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Commissioners OK assessors’ review

Effingham County commissioners approved asking the state Department of Revenue for a performance review of the board of assessors and also approved adding two more members to the three-man board.

September 17, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon obtains Lions Club land

In a unanimous decision Monday night, the Rincon City Council voted to purchase the Lions Club property on Lexington Avenue.

September 17, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


Guyton begins search for full-time fire chief

Guyton will take applications for the newly-created paid position of fire chief.

September 14, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Saraf ready to run again

Former Rincon mayor George Saraf is set to challenge incumbent Ken Lee for the mayor's seat in the November elections.

September 10, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Guyton Police earns praise

Joe Powers remembers a time when Guyton was even quieter than it is now.

September 10, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


City to enter into lease-purchase for Lions Club building

Rincon City Council will hold a public hearing Monday night to discuss buying the Lions Club building on Lexington Avenue.

September 10, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Saraf to challenge Lee

A current and former Rincon mayor are running for the seat, and six people have signed up to run for three city council seats.

September 08, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


County, developers work out deal

A compromise solution may have been found to deliver needed water and sewer service to an industrial tract off Old Augusta Road.

September 07, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Rice to discuss core values at GSU tonight

For former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice, leadership starts with core values.

September 07, 2009 | Jim Healy | Local


Hunter named to hospital authority

LaMeisha R. Hunter was sworn in as the Guyton representative on the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees. Hunter was selected as the newest member of the board of trustees on Aug. 4 to fill the chair of Dr. Franklin Goldwire, who served the hospital authority since 2005.

September 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Lee to seek second term

Rincon Mayor Ken Lee has filed to seek another term.

September 03, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Alderman to step down

Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman has announced he will not seek re-election in November.

September 03, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Commissioners to add to assessors board

Effingham County commissioners have agreed to ask the state for a performance review of the board of assessors and to expand the membership of the board.

September 03, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Baxley won’t run for council again

Rincon City Councilman Ken Baxley will not seek another term on council, he announced Monday.

August 31, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Retreat strikes a chord of cooperation

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Community, business and political leaders gathered Thursday and Friday to map out a far-reaching and long-range vision of what they think Effingham County can be.

August 31, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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Two Effingham men hurt in Monday wreck

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the collision of two pickup trucks that left one driver dead and two others injured Monday afternoon.

July 21, 2015 | Staff report | Local


State asks for feedback on historic preservation plan

The Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Natural Resources has begun the process of updating Georgia's statewide historic preservation plan, a document that ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Military convoy to affect traffic on I-16, I-95

Military vehicles from the 3rd Infantry Division will convoy from Hunter Army Airfield to Fort Stewart during the late hours of July 16.

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Local


State’s tax revenues up 3.1 percent for June

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia's net tax collections for June totaled nearly $1.82 billion, an increase of $55.2 million, or ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Local


City already working on next Freedom Rings

City of Rincon officials are reviewing how they can make the annual Freedom Rings event better.

July 14, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Barrow appealing ruling on Guyton permit

The city of Guyton faces another legal challenge to its plans to build a wastewater treatment plant.

July 14, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Historic Society seeks county help with improvements

The Historic Effingham Society wants to make improvements to the Living History Site and the Effingham Museum - and it's looking for some help from ...

July 14, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton OKs budget for FY16

Guyton City Council has adopted a budget for fiscal year 2016 that is a reduction from the previous year's spending plan - but still allows ...

July 14, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County, Rincon to work on inmate work crew deal

Rincon City Council and Effingham County commissioners are trying to finalize an agreement that will provide an inmate work crew for the city.

July 07, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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