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Rincon local to walk 60 miles during Atlanta Breast Cancer 3-Day

CJ Satterfield of Rincon will join thousands of other dedicated women and men at the Atlanta Breast Cancer 3-Day benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. After months of training and fundraising, participants will walk 60 miles during three days to raise awareness and funds for critical research and community outreach programs.

May 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Family seeks kidney donor for ailing son

Riding around his house on a large toy bike, Daniel Trowell could easily be mistaken for a preschooler. He smiles easily from ear to ear and laughs heartily. However, he talks like a child much older than he looks.

May 26, 2007 | By Ralna Pearson Effingham Herald | Local


Sheriff's deputies to get new vests

The Effingham County Sheriff's Department will be getting new bullet-proof vests, thanks to a Department of Justice grant the county commissioners accepted this week.

May 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Scratch off game pays off for one Guyton woman

A Guyton woman has won $50,000 playing the Georgia lottery.

May 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Four counties to participate in Special Olympics

Athletes from Chatham, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties will come together to compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Georgia Area 17 Summer Games on Wednesday at Savannah Country Day School (SCDS) and Bacon Park Golf Complex. Opening ceremonies will be at 10:30 a.m. at SCDS.

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Oxedine urges residents to look into flood coverage

ATLANTA - State Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine joins FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to remind consumers that experts are predicting another above-average hurricane season, and now is the time for people to protect their homes and property against the most frequent natural disaster in America - floods.

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Grandson of Guyton native receives Navy Bronze Star

Lt. Cmdr. John L. Lowery, grandson of the late John and Dorothy Crapps of Guyton, was awarded the Bronze Star at the Naval Sea System Command in Washington, D.C. for his actions in countering radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IED) in Iraq.

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Bieber to be tried as an adult

An Effingham County teen will be tried as an adult for fatally stabbing his younger brother and the stabbing of his parents on April 20 in Guyton.

May 22, 2007 | Ralna Pearson Effingham Herald | Local


Rincon gets GEFA loan

Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority's Interim Executive Director Gregory R. Mason announced last Thursday that a loan of $2,904,759 has been executed with Rincon to expand and upgrade the current Sweigoffer Creek treatment facility.

May 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Developers offer unique proposal to county

Effingham County commissioners are expected to consider a unique proposal from a developer to put in water and sewer lines when they meet Tuesday.

May 22, 2007 | By Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Marchman: domestic violence remains 'a community problem'

Effingham County law enforcement officers and the community at large got a serious lesson in domestic violence on Thursday from domestic violence expert Derek Marchman.

May 22, 2007 | By Ralna Pearson Effingham Herald | Local


New coach wins 'em over

In less than 30 months, the Georgia Southern University football program has had three head coaches.

May 22, 2007 | By Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Springfield to take a look at raising water, sewer rates

The Springfield City Council will hold a public hearing on water and sewer rates May 22 at its second monthly council meeting.

May 22, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Local


Fish biting at ECRP rodeo

About 60 anglers took part in the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department's fishing rodeo at Baker Pond earlier this month.

May 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Southeastern, south-central Ga. regions experiencing drought

ATHENS - Extreme drought conditions have developed across southeast and south-central Georgia. Another week with little or no rain and temperatures in the 70s and 80s have led to worsening drought conditions statewide.

May 22, 2007 | By David Stooksbury University of Georgia | Local


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Hospital, county to work on financing

Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System representatives may try to revise a deal between the two groups that enabled the hospital to embark on its modernization and expansion.

September 30, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Motorcycle rider dies after collision with SUV

An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Effingham man dies as result of Bulloch crash

An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Neighbors lobby against sand mine permit extension

A sand mine operator was granted two more years to finish digging out his property, after county commissioners voted to deny a rezoning application but allow the extension.

September 30, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Goshen substation more than fire trucks and ambulances

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has joined county paramedics and Rincon firefighters at their station on Goshen Road Extension.

September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


City OKs gas station for Walmart lot

Rincon City Council members approved a final site plan for a proposed gas station to be built adjacent to Walmart.

September 23, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Investigation into fatal wreck may take months

The investigation of a deadly car crash in Effingham County on Sept. 7 might not conclude for several more months, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Schools, insurance agency push safe driving for teens

A local insurance agency saw Friday's Effingham County-South Effingham football game as the ideal place and time to kick off a safe driving initiative for teenagers.

September 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Herald moving to Wednesdays

Technology and new ways of communicating are reaching and affecting even an industry that's been around for nearly 500 years.

September 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Local


County, rec board setting sights on new central park

Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.

September 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Sunday crash claims a third victim

A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.

September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Funeral Saturday for mother, daughter who died in crash

Funeral arrangements have been made for a mother and daughter who died Sunday in a car crash in Effingham County.

September 09, 2014 | Staff report | Local


ECHS mourns loss of beloved teacher in crash

On a tearful day at Effingham County High School, friends and colleagues of Megan Kessler reflected on the difference she made on campus and off.

September 08, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Rincon woman, her mother die in crash

An Effingham County woman and her mother died in a crash on Old Augusta Road Sunday afternoon.

September 08, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


City approves rental policy for the Mars

While the Mars Theatre's slate of shows and programs continues to expand and attract visitors, there is also a growing demand to rent the facility.

September 04, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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