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City, county working on park promenade

Springfield City Council has made three appointments to a committee that will work with county representatives on a planned park promenade in downtown Springfield.

May 17, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to shoot for 4-10 week

Effingham County commissioners are pushing forward to go to a four-day, 10-hour work week for county employees.

May 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Budget cuts force new chapter for library

Effingham County commissioners are trimming their financial support for the Live Oak Public Library System and want to consolidate the library's services.

May 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


ECSO seeks help in finding theft suspects

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance with identifying suspects who have been involved in thefts from area doctors' offices.

May 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Disaster plan prepares hospital for emergencies

On a seemingly splendid late spring day, Effingham Hospital and Care Center made its preparations for a hurricane.

May 13, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City looks to save its old post office

Rincon City Council has discussed taking the first steps to refurbish the city's old post office building.

May 13, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County preparing tighter budget

Even as Effingham County has pared its budget to more than $1 million less than the previous plan, commissioners are still looking at what else to trim.

May 10, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County, Guyton may be close to sewage pact

A proposal between Effingham County and the city of Guyton that seemed to have been stalled is getting new life.

May 10, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


SPLOST wish list lengthy

As Effingham County commissioners ponder the to-do list for a possible next round of special purpose local option sales tax, a few priorities are taking shape.

May 10, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon getting Clean Up Day in gear

Rincon is getting ready to recycle - at least for a day.

May 10, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


GOP governor hopefuls square off in Statesboro

Candidates discussed states rights, the fair tax, illegal immigration and mercury in Georgia's freshwater fish during Friday night's Statesboro Republican gubernatorial debate. About 325 citizens and supporters came out to Statesboro High School to hear five of the seven GOP candidates for governor stake out their positions on statewide issues.

May 10, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


No more ‘Methingham’?

Autumn Whitfield hears the question every time she goes to represent her school at a function across the state.

May 06, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Effingham mail back rate jumps

Slightly more than 72 percent of U.S. households believed to be occupied mailed back their 2010 Census forms, the same rate that was achieved in

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon may loosen cap on its alcohol laws

It wasn't on the city council agenda Monday night but it might end up in a referendum in November. The issue is a general loosening of restrictions governing the sale of alcoholic beverages in the city of Rincon.

May 03, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


ECSO to go to four-day work week in June

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is tightening its belt by shrinking its work week.

May 03, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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7th annual Taste of Effingham set for March 2

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its 7thannual Taste of Effingham, presented by Vision Financial, on March 2. The event will be held at ...

February 26, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Local


Interstate 16 Safety Enhancement Project begins this week

SAVANNAH – On Monday, the Georgia Department of Transportation will begin a two-year safety enhancement project along portions of Interstate 16 starting at the Candler/Emanuel ...

February 26, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Swain finishes basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Joe C. Swain III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio ...

February 24, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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