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Municipal election qualifying to close this afternoon

Qualifying in the upcoming three municipal elections ends this afternoon at 4:30, and candidates have been lining up for the prospective offices.

September 01, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Residents ask for help in slowing speeders

Residents of a Springfield neighborhood are pleading with city council to curtail what they see as a problem with speeders in their subdivision.

September 01, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


SUV wreck ejects driver, four children hurt

The driver of a Ford Explorer was flown to Memorial University Medical Center on Thursday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 21 north near Clyo-Kildare Road.

September 01, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Retreat-goers like community’s direction

ST. SIMONS ISLAND-Effingham County community leaders left the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort encouraged about being able to work together in the future.

August 29, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


New insurance plan expected to save county close to $900K

County commissioners have approved a new insurance package for Effingham County employees, and it's expected to save the county just under $1 million.

August 29, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Judge: Order on Northway stands

An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge has ruled again that Jeff Northway cannot re-take his seat as mayor of Springfield.

August 29, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City happy to get block grant for residents

The second time is the charm for Springfield in its quest for a community development block grant.

August 29, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


A slow start to qualifying

The first day of qualifying for municipal elections went by quietly.

August 29, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Phillips resigns as Rincon city manager

Rincon City Manager Michael Phillips resigned his position Monday night, effective immediately.

August 25, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Two local games to be shown on television

Coming soon to a TV near you - live high school football.

August 25, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


IDA members approve new bond financing

Effingham Industrial Development Authority members took a step Wednesday they believe will provide long-term financial support for their plans - and give them needed flexibility to entice prospects.

August 25, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon city manager resigns

Rincon City Manager Michael Phillips resigned his position Monday night, effective immediately.

August 23, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Sheriff: Traffic unit living up to billing

The numbers are telling Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie the traffic enforcement unit is doing what he promised it would accomplish. And he says it's doing a better job than anyone realizes.

August 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County prepares to repair some ash roads

Some of Effingham County's ash roads will be getting a fix, after commissioners approved repairs to three damaged roads.

August 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Chambliss talks jobs at EFACEC

During his August recess tour of Georgia, the constant theme has been jobs for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

August 19, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Crowd gathers to reflect on deadly Civil War incident at Ebenezer Creek

RINCON - The past, present and future gathered near the Savannah River on Sunday.

February 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Congressman addresses school safety

RINCON - Congressman Buddy Carter fully appreciates why school safety has jumped near the front of the line of the issues confronting America.

February 25, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Johnson puts clamps on Starr's Mill

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County right-hander Ethan Johnson posted his second complete-game victory Friday night by shutting down Starr's Mill 2-1. He allowed just one hit ...

February 24, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Carter delivers positive economic news

RINCON -- First District Congressman Buddy Carter could barely contain himself Friday. He had plenty of good news to share from Washington.

February 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Late goal powers Mustangs to tie with Richmond Hill

GUYTON -- Even though it won't be credited for it in the win column, South Effingham's boys soccer team logged a victory of sorts ...

February 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Student's initiative leads to creation of SEMS Student Council

GUYTON - Alexis Camacho's voice needs no amplification. She has a knack for getting her message across loudly and clearly.

February 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Former SEHS student charged with making terroristic threats

An investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrest of 18-year-old Noah Tyson of Guyton.

February 22, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Chamber members tour Mars Theatre

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce conducted its monthy Business After Hours meeting at the Mars Theatre on Thursday.

February 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


African Methodist Episcopal Church hub of history, activity

GUYTON - Effingham County is loaded with noteworthy places but few have achieved the status of New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church. The 149-year-old structure has ...

February 22, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Umpire in the dark

During the second inning of Tuesday night's game at Rebel field in Springfield, the home plate umpire watches in right field as Wayne County ...

February 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Yellow Jackets stroll past Rebels

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Rebels were generous to a fault against Wayne County on Tuesday.

February 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Martinez inks with South Florida

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County's Sydney Martinez is taking her talents to South Florida.

February 21, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Chaney competes for Brenau track and field team

Racine Chaney of Rincon competed on the Brenau University track and field team at Friday's Appalachian Athletic Conference Indoor Championships on Friday in Kingsport ...

February 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Hospital hands out annual awards

POOLER - In a ceremony underscoring the importance of people in the transformation of Effingham Health System (EHS), more than four dozen employees were recognized at ...

February 20, 2018 | | Local


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