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Commissioners getting ready to adopt leaner budget

Effingham County commissioners are preparing to adopt their fiscal year 2011 budget, a spending plan that represents a 5.2 percent cut in spending from a year ago.

June 07, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County continues work on four-day week

Though they don't expect to make their target of July 1 to start the four-day work week, Effingham County commissioners will forge ahead with plans for a four-day work week.

June 07, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


In their honor

With the strains of the Effingham Community Orchestra as a backdrop, Effingham residents paid tribute to soldiers who fell in battle in far-flung places during Monday's Memorial Day ceremony.

June 03, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Library support remains hot topic

Effingham County commissioners may be trying to find ways to restore funding they have proposed to cut from the county's two libraries.

June 03, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Another delay in Heidt trial?

The case of the state vs. Craig Heidt could be on hold again.

May 31, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Digging in

An afternoon by the river was a day of work for a team of researchers at Tuckasee King on Thursday.

May 31, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon Police get keyed up for in-car computers

A new tool in their hands will allow Rincon Police Department officers to stay out on the roads longer.

May 31, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton ends deal to use inmate labor

Guyton City Council has opted to end its agreement with the Effingham County Prison for inmate labor.

May 31, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


ECSO to assist Liberty Co. this weekend

Effingham County Sheriff's deputies will be assisting the Liberty County Sheriff's Department this weekend as Liberty deputies pay their final respects to the late J. Don Martin.

May 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Petition asks commissioners to restore library funding

Patrons of the Effingham County libraries are trying to muster support to stave off expected budget cuts from the county commissioners.

May 27, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


No longer lost to history

The Georgia Historical Society paid homage to Effingham County's role in Georgia history by raising a new historical marker Tuesday morning at Ebenezer.

May 27, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Rincon looks to level alcohol playing field

In what they call a move to make their city more competitive with surrounding jurisdictions, Rincon City Council members approved the first reading of a handful of changes to the city's alcohol ordinance.

May 27, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon kicks off Gateway project

Though it took a long time for the shovels to turn dirt, it may not take long for Rincon's Gateway project to be finished.

May 27, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


State troopers preparing for a busy holiday weekend

ATLANTA - The 78-hour Memorial Day holiday travel period begins this Friday evening and the Georgia State Patrol will be watching for impaired drivers and other traffic violations that could potentially cause a traffic crash. The holiday period begins at 6 p.m. Friday and ends Memorial Day.

May 27, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Property assessment notices now in the mail

Property assessment notices for 2010 were mailed May 24, notifying taxpayers of an increase or decrease on their property value from 2009. The deadline for filing an appeal is July 7.

May 25, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Clyo El Cheapo store held up, robbed Saturday

The El Cheapo gas station in Clyo was held up by three suspects Saturday afternoon, two of whom had handguns.

March 29, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


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