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Rincon takes a step toward recycling

The city of Rincon is taking another step closer toward getting citywide recycling.

March 01, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Purcell receives threats over bill

State Rep. Ann Purcell has received threats from supporters of a gun bill that is pending in her committee, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed Thursday.

March 01, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Johnson gets life without parole

Kevin Johnson has been sentenced to life without parole for the February 2010 murder of 2-year-old Melanie Rose Haynes.

March 01, 2012 | Staff report | Local


Judge rules no new trial for Craig Heidt

An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge has ruled Craig Heidt does not merit a new trial for his December 2010 conviction on the murders of his father and brother.

February 27, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hanging up the badge

Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Julian Delete - Merge UpDelete - Merge UpBowen retired after 26 years of service to the county. He began his tenure with the ECSO in August 1986 and has risen through the ranks, including corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain and was promoted to major in 2010.

February 27, 2012 | Staff report | Local


Chamber ready to sink its teeth into Taste of Effingham

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has announced details of its 2nd Taste of Effingham scheduled for Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

February 27, 2012 | Staff report | Local


IDA casts an eye on its I-16 tract

A lengthy planning retreat Thursday night may lead Effingham Industrial Development Authority members to figure out what's next in attracting more industries.

February 27, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County asked to re-think Goshen station

Effingham County commissioners have been asked to reconsider placing a fire station on Goshen Road

February 27, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Chief pays a visit to Lions Club

Mike Bohannon, Rincon Police chief, spoke to the Rincon Noon Lions Club to give them an update on the changes made in the police department, community policing and future plans for the law enforcement department.

February 27, 2012 | Staff report | Local


Jones: Issue isn’t reimbursement but breach of contract

An outside legal counsel retained by the Effingham County commissioners said the county needs to pay a contractor for a generator it put in for a water and sewer system.

February 24, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


'Bait dog' recovering from wounds

With a name that translates into "brave one," a dog believed to have been used to train fighting dogs and found on a roadside is recovering from his wounds.

February 16, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Family grateful for support

Relatives of a family devastated by an early Saturday morning fire are expressing their gratitude to a community that has come to their aid.

February 16, 2012 | Photo by Patrick Donahue | Local


County, family may have solution to road problem

A solution to a problematic road - which has left a family divided - may be within sight.

February 16, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield drives forward with golf cart statute

After several weeks of wrangling over a proposed golf cart ordinance, Springfield City Council adopted a measure that they believe will give residents plenty of time to get used to it.

February 16, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City to cut out a meeting a month

Springfield City Council members will be spending less time at City Hall.

February 16, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Yellow Jackets push Mustangs out of playoffs

GUYTON - Teams with similar resumes met Friday to determine the one that would get the job of taking on Locust Grove in the second round ...

April 27, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Sheriff's office seeking help to find robbery suspect

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect from an attempted armed robbery at the ...

April 27, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Mustangs rally, keep playoff hopes alive

GUYTON -- There's that word again.

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County grinds Coffee in sweep

SPRINGFIELD -- The steady hand of comeback experience helped the Effingham County Rebels overcome a shaky start Thursday in the opening round of the Class AAAAAA ...

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield DDA growth efforts sprouting

SPRINGFIELD - The signs of new life in Springfield aren't all related to the onset of spring.

April 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rebels' Griffin named Region 2-AAAAAA's top coach

Effingham County's Brett Griffin has been named the coach of the year by his baseball counterparts in Region 2-AAAAAA.

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Mustangs douse Demons in soccer playoff

South Effingham's boys soccer team scored less than two minutes into the match and cruised to a 5-0 opening-round victory over Warner Robins in ...

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


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