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Hospital picks builder of imaging center

The Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees has selected Jack Carter Construction for the building of the Effingham Hospital's new Multi-modality Imaging Center at a cost of $1.28 million.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Citizens tell council don't fence them in

The Springfield City Council discussed an ordinance restricting fences and bushes that block driver vision at street corners and pulling out of driveways.

December 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Georgia Guard gets first female leader

The Georgia National Guard pinned its newest general recently when Maria L. Britt was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Garvin, Lovett win big in three-way races

Mayor Michael Garvin will begin a full four-year term after Guyton voters overwhelmingly re-elected him Tuesday.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Super 7's super indeed for Rincon railroad engineer

ATLANTA - A retired railroad engineer from Rincon has reached a lucky crossing. Larry Findley won $100,000 playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Super 7's.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Henry: EFACEC biggest local industrial deal in years

When Portuguese company EFACEC drops anchor in Effingham County soon, it could mean an overseas journey for dozens of prospective employees.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


For honors

Before an overflow crowd, the newly-formed Effingham Community Orchestra did its part in recognizing the service of America's soldiers past and present.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Exley addresses Sunrise Rotary

Judge Preston Exley spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club on Tuesday. He described the Magistrate Court's case load and answered several questions about the legal process.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


EFACEC signs on the dotted line

ATLANTA - Signed, sealed and entregar.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Work on old courthouse hits impasse

A deadlock has left Effingham County commissioners at an impasse on how to proceed in restoring the old courthouse.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Flonnory, Jones attend CGRDC orientation

Brunswick – Effingham County residents, Barry Flonnory and Herb Jones attended a full day of new board member orientation on Oct. 24 at the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


A GREAT debate for Springfield council

Members of the Springfield City Council discussed state Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson's "GREAT Plan" to deal with local tax issues last Tuesday.

December 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Rincon approves new cell antennas for AT&T users

Cell phone reception for Rincon AT&T users should be getting better soon.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


OSHA to look into death at mill

Georgia-Pacific is cooperating with the investigation into the accidental death of a worker, officials said.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Browher, Wendelken returned to Rincon council

Incumbents Reese Browher and Paul Wendelken will keep their seats on Rincon's city council, and they will be joined by newcomer Ann Daniel.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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EHS Cancer Care Center opens its doors

SPRINGFIELD - Expert cancer care is coming to Effingham County.

March 22, 2017 | Staff report | Local


4-H archers compete at State Invitational

Effingham County 4-H Archers competed in the State Indoor Archery Invitational at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry in January.

March 20, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Nighttime Striping Scheduled on SR 21 at DDI

Weather permitting, contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be thermostriping tomorrow night beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on SR ...

March 20, 2017 | Staff report | Local


ECMS team wins area FFA event

The Effingham County Middle School FFA recently won the Area 4 FFA Conduct of Chapter Meeting Career Development Event. The event was held at Southeastern ...

March 17, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


Rincon City Council approves work order

The Rincon City Council voted unanimously to approve a motion to pay $28,800 for the 9th Street Extension Project.

March 16, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Music In Our Schools Concert a hit as students let voices be heard

A lot of joyful noise was heard Thursday night at Countryside Baptist Church in Guyton as choirs from four Effingham County schools performed as part ...

March 15, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Purcell cuts ribbon; new Welcome Center opens

Hundreds of Georgia residents – many from Effingham County – turned out Friday morning to the ribbon cutting of the new Georgia Welcome Center on Interstate 95 ...

March 15, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


ECSO Searching for Runaway Juvenile

Effingham County Sheriff's Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a runaway juvenile, Shane Caleb Sellers, 16 of Bloomingdale, GA.

March 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County Recreation and Parks holds 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run

On Saturday, Feb. 25, Effingham County Recreation and Parks hosted the 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run in downtown Springfield.

March 13, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Blandford Elementary's Family Academic Night brings out the heroes

Blandford Elementary School hosted Family Academic Night on Feb. 23, where students and parents were able to enjoy food, door prizes, games, face painting, animals ...

March 10, 2017 | Staff report | Local


DDI striping installation scheduled this week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation have scheduled moving lane closures with crash trucks on SR 21 north and south bound and the I-95 ...

March 08, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Rincon, Guyton Elementary earn Title I honors

Two Effingham County elementary schools were honored recently by the Georgia Department of Education as both were named to the 2016-2017 list of Title I ...

March 08, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Taste of Effingham a sweet treat for all

Hundreds of patrons got a taste of local cuisine Thursday night as they took part in the 7th Annual Taste of Effingham, an event showcasing ...

March 08, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


SR 21 and I-95 DDI lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 north and south bound in Port Wentworth next week for construction ...

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual ...

March 02, 2017 | Staff report | Local


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