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State Senate backs restoring arts funding

At a time when the arts seem to be sprouting up all over Effingham County, many state lawmakers were ready to eliminate the state's own Council for the Arts - and the grants funding that it disperses to arts organizations all over the state.

April 26, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County nets $22K for emergency food, shelter

The State Set-Aside has awarded Effingham County $22,951 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


State anti-meth group to visit Effingham County

Meth use costs Georgia $1.3 billion annually and 1 in 5 teens report meth is easy to get.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Work progresses on Mars Theatre

The renovation of Springfield's Mars Theatre is continuing to move along, Springfield City Council members learned last week.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners work on SPLOST to-do list

Effingham County commissioners are starting to think about what they want accomplished in any future rounds of special purpose local option sales taxes.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County draws up leaner budget

Effingham County commissioners are working on a budget for fiscal year 2011 that will be substantially smaller than the current operational plan.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


30 and Midland Road re-opened

All lanes of Highway 30 are now open after an accident at the intersection of Highway 30 and Midland Road forced it to be closed earlier this evening.

April 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Hadley talking to anyone and everyone in campaign

Even as a Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate, R.J. Hadley isn't restricting himself to events sponsored and hosted by his own party.

April 20, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Tea Party event draws a crowd

Even without power for the public address system, the speakers at Monday night's Tea Party called for a return of power to the people.

April 15, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Log truck overturns at 21 and Chester Thomas

Traffic is back to normal on Highway 21 at the intersection of Chester Thomas Road.

All lanes of Highway 21 at Chester Thomas Road were closed following an accident involving a log truck which has flipped over and lost its load versus a vehicle.

April 13, 2010 | staff report | Local


Searchers planning another effort

Friends and family will resume the search for a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student next weekend.

April 08, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Alleman eyes return home

Little Brayden Alleman is expected to return home soon.

April 08, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Logsdon: Free market can come up with better health insurance coverage plans

A candidate for the state insurance commissioner's office said he beliees the recently signed health care overhaul won't pass Constitutional muster.

April 05, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Highways intersection reopened

The intersection of Highways 17 and 30 is reopened after a log truck overturned there earlier today.

April 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield goes forth with grant application

Springfield officials are hopeful they'll get the chance to help out of some of the city's residents.

April 01, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Road work at intersection of Fort Howard Rd-Hwy 21 causing traffic jam

Construction at the intersection of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21 in Rincon has traffic backed up for over a mile.

December 02, 2016 | Staff report | Local


DDI construction requires lane closures on SR 21

Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be paving for the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) on SR 21 at I-95 interchange in Port Wentworth.

November 30, 2016 | Staff report | Local


David Exley named Coroner of the Year

On Nov. 19, the Georgia Coroners Association held their Annual Meeting at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon and during that meeting, the Honorable ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Former University of Georgia football coach and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Vince Dooley, was put to work Tuesday afternoon signing autographs ...

November 30, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Legendary University of Georgia football coach, Vince Dooley, will be signing copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m ...

November 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Teacher of the Year: Bilinda Sikes

Some people grow up not knowing what they want to do with their life or what they want to be when they grow up – others ...

November 22, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


City of Rincon receives $500,000 grant

SAVANNAH - The City of Rincon has received a 2016 Employment Incentive Program (EIP) grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Georgia Department of ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


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