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Sworn in

Ulysses Eaton and Michael Johnson were sworn in as aldermen on the Guyton City Council at the beginning of Tuesday's council meeting.

January 15, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon OKs site plan for Wendy’s

The news that a Wendy's is coming to Rincon is generating a lot of buzz.

January 14, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Northway takes the helm in Springfield

Barton Alderman handed his gavel to Jeff Northway on Tuesday night, as Northway took his position as mayor of Springfield.

January 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Group offers free help for filing property tax return

The We, the Taxpayers, organization will have a public meeting for all citizens who wish to attend to discuss the present efforts of the organization regarding the issue of Effingham County property taxes.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Barrow fields variety of questions in rural listening tour

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) recently completed his 2010 Rural Listening Tour, which included a stop in Statesboro.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon's well may get its permit

The city of Rincon may be a step closer to a long-desired permit for its lower Floridan well, a well that can't be used without the state's blessing.

January 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County moves ahead with animal control plan

Effingham County commissioners have approved funding two sheriff's deputies to take over animal control enforcement issues.

January 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Residents urged to get H1N1 vaccine

SAVANNAH-It's not too late for residents in the Coastal Health District to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu virus. The virus is still circulating and causing mild to severe illness.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County wants a sitdown to go over Guyton offer

Effingham County commissioners aim to hold a meeting with Guyton and Springfield officials to discuss a proposal from Guyton on wastewater treatment.

January 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon Council takes oath

Rincon Mayor Ken Lee was sworn in for a second term, and council members Scott Morgan, Frank Owens and Levi Scott took the oath of office to take their seats on Rincon City Council. Morgan and Scott were re-elected to their posts while Owens, who previously served on the council, won the seat that was vacated by Ken Baxley.

January 07, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


New crop disaster aid program begins

Hobby Stripling, state executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Georgia announced that USDA has implemented the new Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments program (SURE) in accordance with the 2008 Farm Bill. Stripling also encouraged producers to visit their FSA county office to participate in the program if they suffered crop production losses during the 2008 crop year.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon replaces Bennett on IDA board

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will be seeking a new chairman from its ranks after Rincon City Council replaced its representative on that board.

January 07, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


G-TACT now under way

The Georgia Department of Public Safety has launched the latest enforcement and education wave of the Georgia TACT Program along I-16 in Bulloch County.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners not yet ready to celebrate on Old Augusta Road

Though they braved a chilly morning in early January, Effingham County commissioners said they aren't ready to celebrate the opening of the first phase of the roadwork.

January 07, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Accident shuts down 119

January 05, 2010 | staff report | Local


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Lewis averts runoff for magistrate seat

Even with a three-man field, Scott Lewis won't need a runoff win to be Effingham County's next chief magistrate.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


School board approves budget and trims millage

Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a budget that is larger but also reduces the millage on property taxpayers.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners approve pay increases in first pass at budget

Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a budget that extends longevity and stair-step pay increases for county employees.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Burns rolls to win in District 159 primary

Facing his first primary challenge, state Rep. Jon Burns likely is headed back for another two-year term in the General Assembly.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hall, Muldrew start gearing up for runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 31, 2016 | By Al Hackle Statesboro Herald | Local


Primary results

Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Scott Lewis will be the next Effingham County magistrate after he won a three-way race in Tuesday's general ...

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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