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Registration for Nov. 3 elections ends Monday

Voters who want to take part in November's special election for the House District 159 seat must be registered to vote no later than Oct. 5.

October 01, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Bloomingdale Jr. Firefighters to present fallen firefighters memorial

The Bloomingdale Junior Firefighters will present a fallen firefighters memorial program Sunday at 7 p.m. at Taylor Park on Pine Barren Road in Bloomingdale.

October 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Sales tax holiday under way for energy, water efficient appliances

ATLANTA - To help Georgians conserve energy and water and save money, Georgians again are having the opportunity to buy energy-saving and water-efficient products without sales taxes during the 2009 ENERGY STAR and WaterSense sales tax holiday this week.

October 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


State forms water use task force

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced the creation of a task force that will help develop contingencies for water consumption as a result of the recent water ruling limiting the access of Lake Lanier for water supply.

October 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


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


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County renews agreement with Chamber

Effingham County commissioners have approved a new professional services agreement with the Chamber of Commerce, but it the decision was not unanimous.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Massive tract along Altahama bought for preservation

The Nature Conservancy and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources announce the protection of a 3,986 acre tract known as Altama along Georgia's ...

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Identification begins on remains found in woods

It may take anywhere from several days to several weeks to identify skeletal remains found in Effingham County over the weekend.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Teen killed in crash mourned

An Effingham County High School student killed in a Dec. 29 traffic accident was laid to rest last week.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Services set for Statesboro airman killed in Afghanistan

Chester McBride Jr., a Statesboro native and 2003 graduate of Statesboro High, was killed Dec. 21 along with five fellow American troops when a suicide ...

December 30, 2015 | Statesboro Herald | Local


Johnson crowned Miss Southeastern

Megan Johnson, daughter of Patrick and Sara Johnson of Bloomingdale, was recently crowned as the 2016 Miss Southeastern in Brunswick. Johnson will compete for the ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Tuesday crash kills teenager

Georgia State troopers are investigating a Tuesday morning accident that claimed the life of an Effingham County teenager.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County ponders prison's future

As Effingham County commissioners approve an agreement with the state for the Effingham County Prison's capacity, they also are pondering the future of the ...

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Deputies, officers help deliver meals to elderly in need

Local law enforcement officers spread holiday cheer to elderly citizens earlier Thursday.

December 24, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Cruz banking on ground work

BLOOMINGDALE-The next time Ted Cruz visits H.B. Waller's Ottawa Farms in Bloomingdale, former Congressman Jack Kingston vowed to put a gun in ...

December 23, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Law enforcement will be out in force on the roads

With gas prices under $2 a gallon and Christmas falling on a Friday, law enforcement and highway safety officials are bracing for what is expected ...

December 23, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County hires new warden for prison

Effingham County commissioners have hired a veteran of the state's corrections organization to be the next warden at Effingham County Prison.

December 23, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon council gives final approval to budget

The city of Rincon has approved an overall budget of more than $15.5 million for the coming fiscal year, encompassing all of its operations.

December 22, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon Police to get new cameras

The Rincon Police Department will be outfitted soon with newer and better cameras.

December 22, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Company hopes to get water-sewer deal for proposed plant

A French company that will open a manufacturing plant in Effingham County is working with Springfield officials on a water and sewer arrangement.

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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