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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


Tyler enters House race

Effingham County native Jesse Tyler entered the race Tuesday morning to replace Buddy Carter in the Georgia House of Representatives' 159th District seat.

September 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon seeks answers on potholes

The city of Rincon finds itself caught between a pothole and a hard place.

September 21, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Georgia Power plans outage for today

There will be a planned power outage today on Rahn Station Road between Highway 21 and McCall Road, Georgia Power officials said.

September 21, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Meldrim Road to be closed Tuesday

September 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield man killed in Wednesday accident

Charges likely won't be filed in an accident that claimed the life of a Springfield man Wednesday evening.

September 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Purcell to run for 159th District seat

Surrounded by friends, family and supporters, Ann Purcell said she will seek re-election to the state House of Representatives.

September 17, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners OK assessors’ review

Effingham County commissioners approved asking the state Department of Revenue for a performance review of the board of assessors and also approved adding two more members to the three-man board.

September 17, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon obtains Lions Club land

In a unanimous decision Monday night, the Rincon City Council voted to purchase the Lions Club property on Lexington Avenue.

September 17, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


Guyton begins search for full-time fire chief

Guyton will take applications for the newly-created paid position of fire chief.

September 14, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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Trump leads Effingham primary vote-getters

Donald Trump was the leading vote-getter among those who cast a ballot in Effingham County during the March 1 presidential preference primary.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Daniel wins in bid to return to city council

Ann Daniel will return to a seat on Rincon City Council, having outpolled former city council member Leon Zipperer in a special election Tuesday.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Kicklighter to run for Superior Court judge

Attorney Mickey Kicklighter announced Wednesday he will be a candidate for Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Burns to run again for House seat

State Rep. Jon Burns will seek re-election in House District 159, which includes all or parts of Effingham, Screven and Bulloch counties.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


A ground breaking day

Calling it an "historic day," Effingham County officials turned the first shovels of dirt for the planned central recreation complex Friday afternoon.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County agrees to settlement in prison discrimination suit

Effingham County commissioners approved a settlement between a former Effingham Prison employee and the county, resulting from the employee's federal discrimination lawsuit.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


White to challenge Decker for school board

The Effingham County Board of Education's 5th District will be contested in the May non-partisan election.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Salzburgers not happy reference getting dropped from lessons

A proposed change to the statewide social studies standards has caught the attention of the Effingham County Board of Education and the Georgia Salzburger Society.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


24th ID veterans gather to remember

FORT STEWART-Time heals all wounds, the saying goes. Still, after 25 years, the loss of comrades-in-arms was felt as the name of each of ...

March 02, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Allen to hold office hours in Effingham

WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Rep. Rick Allen (R-Augusta) announced his staff will be holding community office hours in Springfield on March 9 from 1-3 ...

March 02, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Muldrew to run for superior court judge

STATESBORO-Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew officially announced Friday his intentions to run for Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit ...

March 02, 2016 | By Holli Bragg Statesboro Herald | Local


Judge turns down pipeline's appeal on eminent domain

A Fulton County Superior Court judge has upheld state Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry's decision prohibiting a pipeline company from using eminent domain ...

March 02, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Springfield delves into DDA proces

The city of Springfield could have an ordinance for its downtown development authority ready in about three months, City Manager Brett Bennett said.

March 02, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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