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Springfield to seek grant for reuse water

Springfield is taking its first furtive steps toward adding a reuse water system to its wastewater treatment plant.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Neighborhood prepares for another busy Halloween

With an assemblage permit from the county in hand, the residents of Royal Oaks subdivision are planning their annual Halloween celebration.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Georgia soldiers teach seed germination to Afghans

WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan-The Georgia Agribusiness Development Team continued working toward building the economy in Wardak province with a seed germination class at the Director of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock compound in Maiden Shahr district Sept. 21.

October 03, 2011 | By Sgt. Brian P. Glass U.S. Army Sergeant Task Force pPatriot PAO | Local


Dancing the night away

Quick, quick, slow; quick, quick, slow. 5-6-7-8.

September 30, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Another tragedy strikes school

Effingham County High School staff, students and administration are coming to grips with the death of another student from an automobile accident.

September 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City welcomes grant

The long-awaited grant is in the city of Springfield's hands.

September 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


ECSO unveils social media platforms

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has launched a social media program. The social media plan includes a Facebook page and a Twitter account.

September 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


City finishes cleanup from storms

Rincon firefighters, public works crews and residents were busy Sunday night and Monday cleaning up the debris and the damage from a sudden, powerful storm that swept through the area Sunday afternoon.

September 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Effingham receives food, shelter set-aside funds

Effingham County has been awarded federal funds under phase 29 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program State Set-Aside.

September 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Courthouse sets a standard

The Effingham County Historic Courthouse received a long-awaited award Monday afternoon, sealing local leaders' commitment to preserving the past with an eye toward the future.

September 26, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Alcohol changes move closer to a vote

Effingham County commissioners have approved the first reading of two ordinances that could allow voters to approve Sunday package sales of beer and wine and to pave the way for Sunday sales of alcohol by the drink.

September 26, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Plant’s penalty not enough, say Riverkeeper, supporters

BLITCHTON-Citizens who live along or near the Ogeechee River were urged not to give up the fight and continue to take their plight through legal channels and elected officials.

September 26, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Historic Courthouse to receive LEED plaque

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners will be holding a LEED Plaque Presentation Ceremony on Monday. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the courtroom of the newly rehabilitated Historic Effingham County Courthouse.

September 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


County takes next step in new jail plans

Effingham County commissioners have agreed to move forward with a design-build contract for a new county jail in three separate phases.

September 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Class action, Riverkeeper suits moving ahead

Two lawsuits pending against a Screven County textile facility alleged to be the source of a massive May fish kill on the Ogeechee River are moving forward - and plaintiffs in one case are hoping to move the suit back to the state level.

September 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Hill to seek re-election to Georgia Senate

District 4 Sen. Jack Hill of Reidsville has announced his intention to seek a fourth term.

March 01, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


South Effingham High School on lockdown

GUYTON -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is presently investigating an "unsubstantiated" threat against South Effingham High School. The school is under lockdown as a ...

March 01, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Error on last play lifts Bears over Rebels

An eighth-inning error allowed Burke County to tally the deciding run a a 3-2 win Wednesday against Effingham County.

March 01, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Benton Boulevard expansion project on track

Right-of-way acquisition and the final design and permitting process for the Benton Boulevard expansion project in Chatham County are underway.

February 27, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County golf team teeming with talent

GUYTON - Coach Henry Dickerson can breathe a little easy. The leader of the South Effingham golf team doesn't have many question marks going into ...

February 27, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Springfield main breaks; Ebenezer Creek tests negative

SPRINGFIELD - Tests indicate that a Feb. 20 force-main break between Shadowbrook and the City of Springfield's watewater treatment plant did not effect Ebenezer Creek.

February 27, 2018 | Staff, submitted reports | Local


Reddick cracks SI's list of top 100 players

In its current issue, Sports Illustrated features a listing of the top 100 players in Major League Baseball according to its baseball writers.

February 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Family Connection Focus: Family Promise of Effingham takes 'holistic' approach

GUYTON - Family Promise of Effingham is a good first option for people in need of a second chance.

February 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham Health System recognized for high quality

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham Health System has been reaching for the stars and it finally got four of them.

February 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Crowd gathers to reflect on deadly Civil War incident at Ebenezer Creek

RINCON - The past, present and future gathered near the Savannah River on Sunday.

February 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Congressman addresses school safety

RINCON - Congressman Buddy Carter fully appreciates why school safety has jumped near the front of the line of the issues confronting America.

February 25, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Johnson puts clamps on Starr's Mill

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County right-hander Ethan Johnson posted his second complete-game victory Friday night by shutting down Starr's Mill 2-1. He allowed just one hit ...

February 24, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


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