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'Like winning the Super Bowl'

FORT STEWART-It was worth the wait for the families and soldiers of Alpha Battery.

February 23, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


A peek at history

You couldn't have asked for better weather for Saturday's time capsule opening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse.

February 22, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


IDA wants to get on the road for tract access

Getting in and out, and through, the easternmost parcel of the Research Forest Tract is becoming a focal point for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.

February 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alpha Battery set to come home

Effingham County residents are in the planning mode for the welcome home celebration of Alpha Battery, 1/118th Field Artillery Battalion.

February 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners won’t go to DC meeting after all

The Washington trip for an Effingham County commissioners' delegation is now off.

February 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Kieffer to run for 5th District seat

Phil Kieffer announced his plans Wednesday to run for the Effingham County Commission 5th District seat in front of a group of family and supporters at Rincon's Macomber Ballpark.

February 18, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


A trip back in time Saturday at Historic Courthouse

It's an event 101 years in the making for Effingham County.

February 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lottery pays off for the county

ATLANTA - The Georgia Lottery Corp. recently announced record first-half profits for education. Georgia Lottery profits for the first half of fiscal year 2010 totaled $429,754,000, surpassing the previous record set last fiscal year by more than $8.49 million.

February 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


IDA likes UGA report on Research Forest

Effingham Industrial Development Authority members have found a report on possibilities for the Research Forest Tract much to their liking.

February 16, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Kieffer to run for 5th District seat

Phil Kieffer will announce his plan to run for the Effingham County Commission 5th District. The announcement will take place Wednesday at 4:30 at Macomber Ballpark in Rincon.

February 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Mock to run for school board seat

After a lot of soul-searching and prodding, Mose Mock wants to re-enter the Effingham County education system.

February 16, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Citizens group to offer tax return help

We, the Tax Payers is offering a public meeting offering help to Effingham County property tax payers. Help will be provided free to any property owner that wishes help with preparing for a hearing before the Equalization Board and/or wants help in filing the annual return of property for tax purposes.

February 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Old River Road reopens

Old River Road is reopened after a collision between a semi and a church van led to its closure Monday evening.

February 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Accident shuts down Old River Road, Highway 80

An accident involving a semi and a church van has shut down the intersection of Old River Road and Highway 80 in southern Effingham County.

February 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Forecast calls for ... snow!

Are you ready for some … snow?

February 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Wilbour Green chosen as 2017 MLK Jr. Parade Grand Marshal

Effingham County resident, Wilbour "Butch" Green, has been chosen as the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade Grand Marshal and will lead the parade ...

January 11, 2017 | Staff report | Local


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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