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Rincon PD to get in-car computers

Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon won city council approval Monday night to purchase and install new mobile data terminals in all 12 police cruisers.

April 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


STC offering free building classes

Got a broken window at home?

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Autopsy to be conducted on body found in missing student's truck

An autopsy will be conducted Wednesday morning to determine the identity of a body found in a truck that belonged to a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student.

April 27, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Phillips won't seek re-election to 5th District seat

Effingham County 5th District Commissioner Verna Phillips will not seek re-election.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Search still on for Baker Pond vandals

Authorities are still looking for those responsible for an act of vandalism at Baker Pond two weeks ago. But most of the damage done has been repaired.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County looks at second phase of Old Augusta

With the first phase of Old Augusta Road completed and open, the long-awaited plans for the second phase have been completed, County Administrator David Crawley said.

April 26, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hinely Center work almost completed

Work on refurbishing the Hinely Community Center in Rincon should be complete by the end of next week according to Rincon Recreation Director David Wooten.

April 26, 2010 | Rick Lott | Local


State Senate backs restoring arts funding

At a time when the arts seem to be sprouting up all over Effingham County, many state lawmakers were ready to eliminate the state's own Council for the Arts - and the grants funding that it disperses to arts organizations all over the state.

April 26, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County nets $22K for emergency food, shelter

The State Set-Aside has awarded Effingham County $22,951 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


State anti-meth group to visit Effingham County

Meth use costs Georgia $1.3 billion annually and 1 in 5 teens report meth is easy to get.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Work progresses on Mars Theatre

The renovation of Springfield's Mars Theatre is continuing to move along, Springfield City Council members learned last week.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners work on SPLOST to-do list

Effingham County commissioners are starting to think about what they want accomplished in any future rounds of special purpose local option sales taxes.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County draws up leaner budget

Effingham County commissioners are working on a budget for fiscal year 2011 that will be substantially smaller than the current operational plan.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


30 and Midland Road re-opened

All lanes of Highway 30 are now open after an accident at the intersection of Highway 30 and Midland Road forced it to be closed earlier this evening.

April 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Hadley talking to anyone and everyone in campaign

Even as a Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate, R.J. Hadley isn't restricting himself to events sponsored and hosted by his own party.

April 20, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Rincon City Council approves addition of two vehicles for police department

The Rincon City Council met Monday night in the first meeting of 2017 and voted on a number of issues, including the addition of two ...

January 11, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lane closures this week on SR 21

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 in both directions between Hendley Road and Highway 30 in Port ...

January 09, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Winston Hencely battling headaches

After battling a case of pneumonia a few weeks ago and dealing with the removal of a chest tube so that he could begin eating ...

January 04, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Guyton woman arrested for marijuana possession, DWI

A Guyton woman was arrested by an Effingham County Sheriff's deputy Dec. 22 after an altercation at a Dollar General store in Guyton led ...

January 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Smith's expertise in budgeting critical as Rincon City Manager

Wes Smith is a busy man.

January 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Winston Hencely continuing to improve from injuries

Following a stint in the ICU last week due to pneumonia, Winston Hencely is continuing his recovery from injuries sustained in a bombing at Bagram ...

December 28, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Sunday package sales in Rincon to begin Jan. 1

After voters determined that Sunday package sales of alcohol would be allowed on Election Day last month, the implementation of that ordinance will commence Jan ...

December 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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