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Commissioners, hospital lock horns

Sharp exchanges highlighted a lengthy and pointed discussion between Effingham County commissioners and Hospital Authority representatives Tuesday afternoon.

March 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Tearin’ the roof off the place

After almost four years of talking about it, construction on the historic Mars Theatre in downtown Springfield became a reality on Monday morning as the old roof began to come off.

March 15, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Tour group rattles residents

While the desire to see tourism in Effingham County grow may be on many people's minds these days, one tour group appears to have gotten off on the wrong foot - and angered some local citizens in the process.

March 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


The count is on

The push is on for Effingham County citizens to be counted.

March 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City gets to work on Hinely Center

A major refurbishing of Rincon's Hinely Center is under way and is expected to be finished by the end of the month.

March 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Statewide anti-meth effort starts

The Georgia Meth Project launched a statewide prevention campaign Monday designed to significantly reduce methamphetamine use.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Holding out hope

It's been more than a month since 19-year-old Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Tarter didn't come home.

March 08, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Mars Theater lease in hand

The lease for the Mars Theater is finally signed, sealed and delivered.

March 08, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


This week's scheduled outages/upgrades

Georgia Power's scheduled outages/upgrades for this week begin Monday.

March 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


King outlines platform for 2nd District race

Michael King stood on the steps of Guyton's City Hall holding his youngest daughter, Braya, in his arms while he announced his candidacy for the County Commission seat for District 2. He cited rising tax burdens, property tax assessments, and communications problems as reasons he decided to run.

March 04, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Handel ready to take axe to government

A Republican gubernatorial candidate is calling for a 10 percent cut in the state's workforce.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Firm to start probe of county’s ash roads

A firm hired by Effingham County to probe its ash road problem is scheduled to start its work by the weekend.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


All positive for Alpha Battery

A year to the day - and almost to the minute - after friends and family and members of the Effingham County sent Alpha Battery off to Afghanistan, they gave those same soldiers a warm welcome home from their combat mission.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Revell named head football coach at SEHS

The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously approved Donnie Revell as the next head football coach at South Effingham High School.

March 03, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


President tours Savannah

Following are excerpts from President Obama's remarks at Savannah Technical College's main campus:

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Springfield Fall Festival rescheduled

The City of Springfield and the Fall Festival Planning Committee have decided to reschedule the 2016 Springfield Fall Festival to Nov. 18-19.

October 14, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lady Mustangs sweep Jones County

South Effingham Lady Mustangs sweep Jones County

October 14, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lady Rebels hosting playoff tilt

The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels volleyball team has earned the No. 1 seed and will be hosting Lanier High School in the opening ...

October 13, 2016 | | Local


Sikes awarded for Effingham Teacher of the Year

Local educators gathered Wednesday night at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon for the annual Effingham County Teacher of the Year banquet.

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Omnitracs project moving right along

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has been busy over the last few years bringing in new industries and developments into Effingham County – none bigger ...

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


The angel on Long Pond Road

"Angels come in many forms."

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee Editor for the Effingham Herald | Local


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