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Lady Mustangs complete perfect regular season

GUYTON -- Mallori Jenkins was virtually speechless after South Effingham's girls tennis team defeated Screven County 4-1 on Wednesday to finish the regular season with a 13-0 record.

March 29, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Herald announces second $100 gift card winner

A sampling of Effingham Herald readers filled out a survey about the newspaper in the past month and Laurie Beck is the second participant to receive a $100 Visa gift card.

March 29, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Wildcats silence Rebels

Effingham County's seven-game win streak in baseball ended quietly Wednesday at Richmond Hill.

March 29, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Teen Maze teaches students that choices have consequences

utomobile wreck got students' attention as the Teen Maze got started for Effingham County 10th graders last week.

March 28, 2018 | Rick Lott | Local


LIFE offers tools of independence

RINCON - For 21 years, Fran Todd has been trying to get people to fully embrace the opportunities of LIFE.

March 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Port Wentworth Spotlight: Visitors Information Center welcomes tourists

PORT WENTWORTH - A wide variety of vendors unwrapped the gift that is Georgia during Georgia On My Mind Day at the new Visitor Information Center at mile marker 111 on I-95.

March 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Catie's Fund reaches milestone

GUYTON - The desire to defeat childhood cancer is growing. The monetary commitment to make it happen is, too.

March 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs cool Phoenix with big inning

GUYTON -- South Effingham plated five third-inning runs en route to a 7-1 pasting of the Region 2-AAAAA New Hampstead Phoenix on Monday.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Johnson, Rebels squelch Wildcats

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County's Ethan Johnson maintained his string of consistent pitching Monday, taking down Region 2-AAAAAA Richmond Hill 3-0 with a complete-game five-hitter. He logged seven strikeouts.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Former Effingham County star receives West Georgia honor

Former Effingham County basketball standout Randy Rountree received the Honorary Alumnus Award from the University of West Georgia during the recent "Evening with the Stars" alumni awards gala. Rountree, who lives in Bellevue, Wash., attended UWG from 1972-74 and played on its 1974 national champion basketball team. He is retired from Calgary Scientific, where he most recently served as vice president of healthcare alliances. Rountree, at right, is presented the award by UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero.

March 26, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


DRT America helps Rincon Fire Department

RINCON -- On Thursday, DRT America donated $3.000 to the Rincon Fire Department to help it purchase rescue equipment.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Special Olympics puts smiles on competitors, volunteers

GUYTON - It didn't matter how far the tennis ball went. Every throw drew applause and high fives from the crowd.

March 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Huddle House slates fundraising event

RINCON -- Thirty percent of Huddle House sales from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday will benefit My Father's House -- a ministry of Guyton Christian Church.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Grant paves way for boat ramp repairs

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Commissioners has received a grant from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to preform repairs on several of the counties boat ramps.

March 24, 2018 | | Local


Mustangs' 'grit' shows in series finale against Jackets

GUYTON -- After getting knocked down hard twice in recent days, the South Effingham Mustangs got up, dusted themselves off and turned in a good showing in the finale of their Region 2-AAAAA series against Wayne County on Friday.

March 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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Effingham Orthopaedics arrives in Rincon

RINCON -- The Effingham Chamber of Commerce, Effingham Health System and Chatham Orthopaedic Associates came together June 19 to celebrate healthcare partnerships and what they can ...

June 22, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


South Effingham cadets complete Leadership Academy with honors

The South Effingham High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) had six cadets complete the Area-12 Leadership Academy held June 9-16 at Riverside ...

June 22, 2018 | | Local


New CEO expects plenty of IDA activity

SPRINGFIELD - There will be no lazy days of summer for the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA).

June 22, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Springfield mayor, city council announce millage rate proposal

SPRINGFIELD -- The City of Springfield mayor and council members on Thursday announced their intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by ...

June 22, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Effingham County School District achieves Quality Board Status

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County School District announced the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association's (GSBA) 2018 Quality School Board recognition.

June 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Young players amaze Lady Mustangs coach

GUYTON - South Effingham High School was the site of the recent Mini Mustangs Camp where youngsters piled in to learn more about volleyball.

June 21, 2018 | | Local


Sheriff's Office issues warning about dangerous suspect on loose

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an armed fugitive.

June 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Belogorska 'travels' to find improvement

GUYTON - South Effingham's Kastin Belogorska is gearing up for her senior season by sharpening skills with Georgia Impact, a high-caliber travel team.

June 20, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Chamber honors Zemurray

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce recently presented Samuel Zemurrary the John Adam Treutlen Award for his contributions to Effingham County.

June 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


School board candidates tout virtues during forum

SPRINGFIELD - Robert Grant and Lynn Anderson's battle for a spot on the Effingham County Board of Education is far from heated.

June 19, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Georgia Farm Bureau honors first responders, agricultural products

SPRINGFIELD - Georgia Farm Bureau-Effingham County found a tasty way to honor emergency personnel while also highlighting local agricultural products.

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


CASA volunteers bring sense of urgency to children's needs

SPRINGFIELD - Child Advocacy Services SEGA Inc. is a hand that fits into a helpful, loving glove.

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rincon City Council names three city manager finalists

RINCON - Even though a quick resolution to its city manager search is possible, Mayor Ken Lee said Monday that the Rincon City Council is in ...

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Hospital authority, hospital board to meet jointly

The Effingham Hospital Authority and Effingham Hospital Inc. Board of Directors will meet jointly in regular session June 26 at 7:15 P.M. in ...

June 18, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Veterans Open Job Fair set in Hinesville

HINESVILLE -- The Georgia Department of Labor, Hinesville Career Center and Liberty College & Career Academy are partnering to host the 2018 Veterans Open Job Fair. More ...

June 15, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


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