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County weighing OMI contract

Effingham County commissioners will decide on a renewal of the contract with OMI at their meeting this afternoon.

May 17, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon man survives small plane crash

A Rincon man suffered minor injuries after his experimental plane had an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in northern Effingham County.

May 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


City, county working on park promenade

Springfield City Council has made three appointments to a committee that will work with county representatives on a planned park promenade in downtown Springfield.

May 17, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to shoot for 4-10 week

Effingham County commissioners are pushing forward to go to a four-day, 10-hour work week for county employees.

May 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Budget cuts force new chapter for library

Effingham County commissioners are trimming their financial support for the Live Oak Public Library System and want to consolidate the library's services.

May 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


ECSO seeks help in finding theft suspects

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance with identifying suspects who have been involved in thefts from area doctors' offices.

May 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Disaster plan prepares hospital for emergencies

On a seemingly splendid late spring day, Effingham Hospital and Care Center made its preparations for a hurricane.

May 13, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City looks to save its old post office

Rincon City Council has discussed taking the first steps to refurbish the city's old post office building.

May 13, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County preparing tighter budget

Even as Effingham County has pared its budget to more than $1 million less than the previous plan, commissioners are still looking at what else to trim.

May 10, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County, Guyton may be close to sewage pact

A proposal between Effingham County and the city of Guyton that seemed to have been stalled is getting new life.

May 10, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


SPLOST wish list lengthy

As Effingham County commissioners ponder the to-do list for a possible next round of special purpose local option sales tax, a few priorities are taking shape.

May 10, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon getting Clean Up Day in gear

Rincon is getting ready to recycle - at least for a day.

May 10, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


GOP governor hopefuls square off in Statesboro

Candidates discussed states rights, the fair tax, illegal immigration and mercury in Georgia's freshwater fish during Friday night's Statesboro Republican gubernatorial debate. About 325 citizens and supporters came out to Statesboro High School to hear five of the seven GOP candidates for governor stake out their positions on statewide issues.

May 10, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


No more ‘Methingham’?

Autumn Whitfield hears the question every time she goes to represent her school at a function across the state.

May 06, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Effingham mail back rate jumps

Slightly more than 72 percent of U.S. households believed to be occupied mailed back their 2010 Census forms, the same rate that was achieved in

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Smith's expertise in budgeting critical as Rincon City Manager

Wes Smith is a busy man.

January 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Winston Hencely continuing to improve from injuries

Following a stint in the ICU last week due to pneumonia, Winston Hencely is continuing his recovery from injuries sustained in a bombing at Bagram ...

December 28, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Sunday package sales in Rincon to begin Jan. 1

After voters determined that Sunday package sales of alcohol would be allowed on Election Day last month, the implementation of that ordinance will commence Jan ...

December 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


State’s College and Career Ready Index is released

The Georgia Department of Education released recently the scoring for the 2015-2016 Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) that measures schools and school ...

December 23, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Winston Hencely remains in Surgical Intensive Care Unit with injuries

Effingham County local hero, Winston Hencely, remains in critical condition with injuries he sustained from an explosion during an attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan ...

December 23, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Honorable Beth Rahn Mosley swears in Effingham Officials

Seven Effingham County Officials were sworn in Thursday night in the historic courtroom of the Effingham County Courthouse by the Honorable Beth Rahn Mosley.

December 23, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon Fire Chief found not guilty

Corey Rahn, Rincon Fire Chief, was found not guilty on all charges Thursday by a jury of his peers stemming from an incident back in ...

December 21, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Trial begins for Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn

The trial for Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn began Monday morning with testimony given from the officer who attempted to pull Rahn over back in ...

December 21, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham County School District achieves GSBA Distinguished School Board Status

The Effingham County School District was recently recognized as the Georgia School Boards Association's (GSBA) 2016 Distinguished School Board recognition.

December 21, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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