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County annex soon will draw city drinking water

County workers at the Effingham County Annex and other offices on Highway 119 North will be turning off county water and turning on Springfield water soon.

November 20, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Exley ready to lead parade

The Rincon Noon Lions Club is making preparations for its 30th annual Christmas Parade, to be held on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at Macomber Park.

November 16, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Making a connection

Effingham County's Family Connections and Communities in Schools awarded three grants recently to local organizations. The group gives mini-grants out of funds from the United Way to eligible Effingham County organizations, to support their efforts in serving the community.

November 16, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


City weighs request for water

Springfield City Council is considering a request to provide water and sewer services for Springfield Investment Company.

November 16, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Chamber preparing for annual Holiday Classic

Officials of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for this year's Holiday Classic Business and Craft Expo set for Sunday from noon-4:30 p.m. at Effingham County High School. Admission is free.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


CWIB recognizes county for summer youth jobs support

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners was presented with a plaque in recognition of their support of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Suez service to begin making calls on port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced Monday at its board meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Mediterranean, would add a new call at Savannah beginning next month.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


3rd annual cotton meeting approaching

Plans are coming together for the Georgia Cotton Commission's 3rd Annual Meeting on Jan. 27 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, to be held in conjunction with the commission co-sponsored Georgia Cotton Production Workshop.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Troopers probe fatal wreck in Springfield

Georgia State Patrol troopers are continuing to investigate a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday night.

November 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon looks at $10.1M budget

Rincon City Council will have a first reading of its budget for fiscal year 2010 at its Nov. 23 meeting, with an anticipated budget of $10.1 million.

November 12, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


County commissioners trim, adopt millage rate

Property tax bills could be in Effingham County residents' hands by the end of the month after Effingham County commissioners adopted a millage rate Monday night.

November 12, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alpha Battery thriving, surviving in Afghanistan

Conditions and duties are tough, but the men of Alpha Battery of the 118th Field Artillery Battalion are doing as well as can be expected, participants at Effingham County's Veterans Day observance learned.

November 12, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Living fun life in TV Land

I gotta admit it, I love watching "All in the Family" and "Sanford and Son." Honestly, you guys know it, and I've said it before, that is some of the dang funniest stuff on television. It is even funnier now that our culture has become so politically correct. How boring.

November 12, 2009 | Ellen Lambert Columnist | Local


Authorities on scene of accident

Springfield Police officers and Georgia State troopers are on the scene of a possible fatal accident on Highway 21 South in Springfield.

November 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Webb steps down at ECHS

Jack Webb's career at Effingham County High School ended with a victory.

November 09, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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Commissioners to back roundabout at Old Augusta-Fort Howard

Effingham County commissioners will support the construction of a roundabout at Fort Howard and Old Augusta roads.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton ponders improving fire service

The city of Guyton is looking at ways to bolster its fire department and its fire services.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Training on fighting propane fires lights up Freedom Park

As flames roared into the sky and even toward them, wave after wave of firefighters advanced to the burning propane tank Saturday evening, all as ...

April 06, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Central rec complex getting $100K grant

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) announced that the Effingham County Recreation Complex ...

April 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Guyton to forge ahead with treatment plant

Guyton City Council voted unanimously to move forward with the construction of a proposed wastewater treatment plant.

April 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Central rec complex to get $100K in grant money

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) today announced that the Effingham County Recreation ...

April 01, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Kinder Morgan stops work on Palmetto Pipeline

A company looking to build a controversial pipeline through much of eastern Georgia, including Effingham County, has announced it is suspending work on the project.

March 31, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Rincon road work expected to last for a couple of months

Right-of-way improvements on Highway 21 South from Fort Howard Road to Lisa Street are under way.

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Local


3rd ID, 48th Brigade team up to test associated unit concept

The 3rd Infantry Division and the Georgia Army National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are teaming up.

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Local


County adds to list of potential LMIG road projects

Effingham County commissioners have approved a supplemental list of road projects to be done through an influx of money provided by the state transportation funding ...

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Four vying to replace Eaton on Guyton council

Guyton City Council members will be going over applications from four people seeking to fill Ulysses Eaton's seat.

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon may put the city on an app

If you want to pay your city of Rincon bill through your phone, the city soon just may have an app for that.

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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