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Fort Howard Square gets ready

The Rincon South shopping plaza has a new name to go with its new look.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Guyton to weigh new trash pact with Republic

Guyton City Council will discuss renewing a contract with Republic Waste Services at a called meeting Monday after tabling a discussion on the agreement earlier this week.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Kelly's takes part in run for Charleston 9

Firefighters hold a special place in Walter Keith's heart.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Care Center celebrates Thanksgiving

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Water projects a hot topic for county

Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a look at a reuse water agreement with Staffordshire Estates at their first meeting next month.

November 29, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


CGRDC honors Martin

The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center's (CGRDC) Board of Directors celebrated the career and accomplishments of Vernon D. Martin, AICP, Executive Director of the CGRDC on Oct. 11.

November 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Hill speaks to Hospital Authority

State Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, spoke on the current state of Georgia health care at the Tuesday meeting of the Effingham Hospital Authority. Norma Jean Morgan, chief executive officer of Effingham Hospital, presented Hill with a PAC contribution check on behalf of the Georgia Healthcare Association. After the presentation a representative from Draffin and Tucker CPAs presented the hospital's annual financial report.

November 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


IDA closes in on landing Project Supreme

For seven months, the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has wooed perhaps its biggest prospect ever. It appears its efforts are about to pay off in a big way.

November 28, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


McKinney sets sights on Congress

Ray McKinney has a new job in mind.

November 28, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Rincon PD delivers treats on Halloween

November 25, 2007 | Patrick Donahue | Local


IDA, Project Supreme close to deal

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority approved a memorandum of understanding with Project Supreme at a special called meeting Thursday afternoon.

November 25, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Springfield OKs change to sewer pact with Guyton

The Springfield City Council unanimously approved an amendment to the city's sewer agreement with Guyton last Tuesday.

November 25, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


State offers online license renewal

The Georgia Department of Driver Services continues to give qualified customers an early birthday present - the opportunity to renew their driver's licenses without visiting a customer service center in person.

November 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


New commander for Georgia Guard

The 13,000-member Georgia National Guard welcomed a new leader Sunday during a traditional military ceremony at Atlanta's Fort McPherson. Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue officiated over the ceremonial transfer of command as Maj. Gen. William T. (Terry) Nesbitt became the state's 41st adjutant general.

November 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


County eyes start of Old Augusta Road project

Effingham County officials are hoping to start work on the Old Augusta Road project by the end of the year.

November 24, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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Local paddlers explore natural beauty of lower Ebenezer Creek

On Saturday, the Georgia Conservancy, City of Springfield and Georgia DNR welcomed more than 30 paddlers on an exploration of lower Ebenezer Creek.

December 08, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Adjustments to SPLOST budget to be made after shortage of funds

At a called workshop of the Effingham County Commissioners Wednesday, Nov. 30, the commissioners discussed SPLOST, Capital Needs and the Short Term Work Program (STWP ...

December 07, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


United Way of the Coastal Empire raises $337,813 in Effingham Campaign

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2016 Effingham County Campaign announced Wednesday morning that donations from various businesses and groups in the area ...

December 07, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Lady Rebels finish fourth at state

The 2016 Effingham County High School competition cheer season was a successful one for the Lady Rebels as they finished with a fourth-place showing at ...

December 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Road work at intersection of Fort Howard Rd-Hwy 21 causing traffic jam

Construction at the intersection of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21 in Rincon has traffic backed up for over a mile.

December 02, 2016 | Staff report | Local


DDI construction requires lane closures on SR 21

Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be paving for the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) on SR 21 at I-95 interchange in Port Wentworth.

November 30, 2016 | Staff report | Local


David Exley named Coroner of the Year

On Nov. 19, the Georgia Coroners Association held their Annual Meeting at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon and during that meeting, the Honorable ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Former University of Georgia football coach and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Vince Dooley, was put to work Tuesday afternoon signing autographs ...

November 30, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Legendary University of Georgia football coach, Vince Dooley, will be signing copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m ...

November 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Teacher of the Year: Bilinda Sikes

Some people grow up not knowing what they want to do with their life or what they want to be when they grow up – others ...

November 22, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


City of Rincon receives $500,000 grant

SAVANNAH - The City of Rincon has received a 2016 Employment Incentive Program (EIP) grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Georgia Department of ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Jerry Schaufelberger chosen as Grand Marshal for Lions Club Christmas Parade

Longtime Effingham County resident and former Lions Club President, Jerry Schaufelberger, has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the 37th Annual Lions Club Christmas ...

November 17, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Orchestra Holiday Concert Dec. 4

Effingham Community Orchestra will present its 10th annual Holiday Concert and homemade cookie sale fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 4. The event will be held at ...

November 17, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Effingham soldier, Winston Hencely, injured in Afghanistan

Winston Hencely, a 2014 graduate of Effingham County High School and a soldier in the United States Army stationed in Afghanistan, was injured Saturday when ...

November 17, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Massive turnout for Veterans Day Program in Springfield

Veterans from all branches of service and conflicts were honored for their service Friday morning at the Veteran's Day Program at Veterans Park of ...

November 17, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


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