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GEFA’s tab in Effingham — $45M

The cities of Rincon, Guyton, Springfield and Effingham County collectively owe over $45 million to the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority. And that is just the current numbers.

August 15, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local

Council kicks the tires on vehicle needs

Rincon Police Chief Michael Berry is getting a new vehicle to drive, one he hopes will be more than just his assigned mode of transportation.

August 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Carter answers Rincon council questions on legislation

Rincon City Council members had some of their concerns on the Carter-Burns Bill referendum addressed, and posed some others that one of the legislation's authors will have to research.

August 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

County faces well problem at annex

A failing well for the Effingham County annex is leading commissioners to wonder what to do about it.

August 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

OCRK to hold meeting on Guyton's plans

The Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper is holding a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Street Baptist Church in Guyton.

August 12, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local

EFACEC starts hiring process

Portuguese conglomerate EFACEC is beginning the hiring process for the plant it will build in Effingham County.

August 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

EFACEC groundbreaking set for October

Portuguese electrical components manufacturer EFACEC is eyeing an October groundbreaking for its planned Effingham County facility, according to the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.

August 09, 2008 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

McDaniel ready to go back to work

Linda McDaniel was at work at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce at 8:30 Wednesday morning - after a 4 a.m. call from her daughter about a sick child and a long night awaiting primary results.

August 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

McDuffie ready for next four years

Effingham County voters are returning Jimmy McDuffie to office by a resounding margin.

August 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

IDA, DP Partners split ways on I-16

What appeared to be a happy marriage between the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and a nationally-renowned development firm is ending in an amicable divorce.

August 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Barrow, Stone can gear up for the November vote

Two-term Congressman John Barrow (D-Savannah) will face Republican challenger John Stone for the U.S House District 12 seat in November.

August 08, 2008 | Phil Boyum Special to the Effingham Herald | Local

County OKs Exley tract plan

Effingham County commissioners unanimously approved a much-debated and controversial rezoning request Tuesday night.

August 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Primary results for Effingham County

Primary results (Effingham County totals)

August 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Local

Deal off between IDA, DP Partners

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and DP Partners Effingham, LLC (DP) announced a mutual decision Thursday to terminate the agreement for purchase and dissolve their development on the IDA's properties adjacent to Interstate 16.

August 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Local

Stone, Barrow win

John Stone will face incumbent John Barrow in November for the U.S. House of Representatives 12th District seat in Georgia.

August 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Local

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Articles by Section - Local

Sky's the limit for Civil Air Patrol members

RINCON - The wild blue yonder is filled with exciting opportunities for aviation enthusiasts in Effingham County.

January 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

New Exchange Club member installed

SPRINGFIELD - Peachy Tees owner Tim Polk didn't blink when Sidney Blanton, Georgia district governor, welcomed him to the Exchange Club of Effingham County on ...

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

CASA board honors outgoing executive director

RINCON - While packing up her office recently, Lainie Jenkins left something very important behind -- a very large piece of her heart.

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Resident voices concern about potential noise problems at industrial park

SPRINGFIELD -- Jimmy Blakey told the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority that he is concerned about being followed. He lives near the Research Forest tract that ...

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

DRT America still sniffing out odor problem

SPRINGFIELD -- During its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday night, the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority received an upate on DRT America's effort to curb smelly ...

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Fireworks to cap Josh Reddick Foundation concert

RINCON -- The Josh Reddick Foundation Concert at Freedom Park on Jan. 27 is sure to end with a bang.

January 18, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Kemp addresses Rotary, talks gubernatorial race later

RINCON -- Secretary of State Brian Kemp deftly avoided talk of this year's gubernatorial race while addressing the Rotary Club of Effingham County on Thursday ...

January 18, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Hospital board announces next meeting

The Effingham Hospital Inc. Board of Directors will meet in regular session Tuesday at 7:15pm in Kieffer Hall Community at Effingham Health System.

January 18, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Commission moves to repair road damage

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Commissioners approved a motion Tuesday night that it hopes will smooth damaged roads and allay safety concerns.

January 17, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Move to appoint Strickland public safety director stalls

GUYTON - A motion to appoint a public safety director died on the Guyton City Council table on Jan. 9.

January 16, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Rebels go 1-2 at State Duals

Effingham County won one of three matches in the State Duals in Macon on Thursday through Saturday.

January 15, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Springfield honors King

SPRINGFIELD -- Springfield conducted its Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Monday.

January 15, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Rebels' Johnson earns Blitz Border Bowl MVP honors

Playing for the Georgia's Coastal Empire in the Blitz Border Bowl in Pooler on Saturday, Effingham County Rebels running back Toot Johnson rushed eight ...

January 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Registration ongoing for multiple sports

SPINGFIELD - The Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department has started registration for spring baseball and softball.

January 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Conlee tickets going quickly

SPRINGFIELD -- Country music legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose-Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., will be performing on Feb ...

January 12, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

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