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Red Cross flood relief efforts continue across Southeast

Sixteen Red Cross emergency response vehicles are providing mobile feeding and distributing cleanup supplies in flood-ravaged neighborhoods.

October 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Georgia Power plans outage for Thursday

Georgia Power will have a second planned outage to upgrade the system on Thursday beginning at 9 a.m.

September 28, 2009 | By Sandi Van Orden | Local

Deputies, troopers probe Sunday fatal accident

Effingham sheriff's deputies, along with the Georgia State Patrol, are investigating what apparently began as a dispute involving gunfire and then resulted in a car crash Sunday night that proved fatal for the driver.

September 28, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local

UGa team to take close look at Research Forest Tract

A research team from the University of Georgia will be putting together a proposal for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's Research Forest Tract.

September 28, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Owens seeks return to Rincon council

Frank Owens, who served on Rincon's city council beginning in 1990, is seeking a council seat in the upcoming November elections.

September 28, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local

Work forging ahead on Old Augusta Road

Work on Old Augusta Road phase 1 is nearing the end of the road as blacktop has begun to be poured, and phase 2's work may not be far off, Effingham County commissioners learned.

September 28, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Senators, Biden tour flood-ravaged areas

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., joined Vice President Joe Biden on Friday to tour areas in north Georgia and metro Atlanta damaged by severe weather and flooding last week and urged the administration to expand the number of counties eligible for federal aid.

September 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

State DNR announces Coastal Incentive Grants are available

The Georgia Coastal Management Program of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division announces the availability of Coastal Incentive Grant funds for projects that further its mission to balance economic development in Georgia's coastal area with the preservation of natural, environmental, historical, archaeological and recreational resources.

September 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Flood damage toll at $250M

State Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine said flooding across north Georgia has caused an estimated $250 million in losses, most of that amount uninsured.

September 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

CSB cites lapses at Imperial Sugar

U.S. Chemical Safety Board investigators said Thursday the Feb. 7, 2008, explosion at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth resulted from ongoing releases of sugar from inadequately designed and maintained dust collection equipment, conveyors, and sugar handling equipment.

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Stimulus funds can grow longleaf pine forests

Federal stimulus funds are now available to help Effingham County landowners establish longleaf pine forests on storm-damaged woodland areas in need of reforestation.

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Tyler enters House race

Effingham County native Jesse Tyler entered the race Tuesday morning to replace Buddy Carter in the Georgia House of Representatives' 159th District seat.

September 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Rincon seeks answers on potholes

The city of Rincon finds itself caught between a pothole and a hard place.

September 21, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local

Georgia Power plans outage for today

There will be a planned power outage today on Rahn Station Road between Highway 21 and McCall Road, Georgia Power officials said.

September 21, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local

Meldrim Road to be closed Tuesday

September 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

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DOT considering roundabouts for some intersections

Roundabouts could be coming soon to Effingham County.

October 06, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

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