Portuguese electrical components manufacturer EFACEC is eyeing an October groundbreaking for its planned Effingham County facility, according to the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
Linda McDaniel was at work at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce at 8:30 Wednesday morning - after a 4 a.m. call from her daughter about a sick child and a long night awaiting primary results.
Effingham County voters are returning Jimmy McDuffie to office by a resounding margin. The six-year Effingham County sheriff fended off a stern challenge from former Effingham sheriff's investigator and current Bloomingdale Police Chief Rick Gossett, taking nearly two-thirds of the ballots cast. "The people of Effingham County have watched and seen what we've done for a number of years," McDuffie said after garnering 3,511 of the 5,333 votes cast. "The deputies get amazed at the ...
What appeared to be a happy marriage between the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and a nationally-renowned development firm is ending in an amicable divorce.
Two-term Congressman John Barrow (D-Savannah) will face Republican challenger John Stone for the U.S House District 12 seat in November.
Effingham County commissioners unanimously approved a much-debated and controversial rezoning request Tuesday night.
Primary results (Effingham County totals) Name, votes, percent Republicans Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie (I) 3,511, 65.84 Rick Gossett 1,822, 34.16 Tax commissioner Frank Arden 2,041. 40.47 Linda McDaniel 3,002, 59.53 County commission chairman Dusty Zeigler 4,608, 100 4th District Commissioner Reggie Loper (I) 895, 100 Coroner David Exley (I) 4,466, 100 State Senate 4th District Jack Hill (I) 4,540, 100 State House 157th District Jon Burns (I) 1,933, 100 State House 159th District Buddy Carter ...
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and DP Partners Effingham, LLC (DP) announced a mutual decision Thursday to terminate the agreement for purchase and dissolve their development on the IDA's properties adjacent to Interstate 16.
John Stone will face incumbent John Barrow in November for the U.S. House of Representatives 12th District seat in Georgia.
11:35 p.m.--Update 5 With 22 of 23 precints reporting... Sheriff: Rick Gossett-1819; Jimmy McDuffie-3504 Tax Commissioner: Frank Arden-2037; Linda McDaniel-2996 10:40 p.m.--Update 4 With 14 precincts reporting (60% of the votes)... Sheriff: Rick Gossett-1110; Jimmy McDuffie-2106 Tax Commissioner: Frank Arden-1210; Linda McDaniel-1831 10:05 p.m.--Update 3 An announcement was made that a machine is broken and no new results will be available until the machine is fixed. Effingham Herald staff is on scene and will bring you the latest update as soon ...
Springfield City Council members approved the high bid for an acre parcel of land adjacent to the spray field site at their July 8 meeting.
Effingham County's two sheriff contestants made some of their final pitches to potential voters Thursday and Friday nights.
Effingham County sheriff's deputies combed the halls of Ebenezer Middle School, guns at the ready as they readied for a worst-case scenario.
Effingham County tax commissioner candidates sparred again over customer service at the office during a forum Thursday night.
The rising cost of gasoline is about to have an impact on trash bills in Rincon. Rincon City Council is expected to raise garbage collection fees by 35 cents a month to make up for the fuel expenses at their July 14 meeting. "When we started the contract and started the negotiations in late December, diesel was $3.18 a gallon," City Manager Donald Toms said. As of June 27, diesel was nearly $4.75 a gallon, ...
Springfield City Council members are taking the next step in a potential recreational trail along Jack's Branch.
A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.