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State to begin appliance rebate program next week

ATLANTA - Starting Feb. 12, the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program will provide Georgia residents with rebates ranging from $25 to $199 on ENERGY STAR rated appliances. ENERGY STAR appliances eligible for the program include clothes washers, dishwashers, air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces, water heaters, refrigerators and freezers. The total amount available for rebates is $8.6 million. Purchases made prior to Feb. 12, 2010, will not be eligible.

February 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Driver in fatal accident faces charges

The driver of the vehicle involved in a fatal accident Sunday night is now facing criminal charges related to the wreck that killed the front seat passenger.

January 31, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Taxpayers have opportunity to contest 2010 land values

Any Effingham County taxpayer who disagrees with the current value of their property can file a property tax return between Jan. 1 and April 1 with the Effingham County Board of Tax Assessors.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Another day in court awaits local taxpayers group

A local taxpayers group said it is no longer seeking the removal of three members of the Effingham County Board of Assessors - but it is asking for a state law to be enforced.

January 28, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


ECSO to step up traffic patrols

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office will be increasing traffic enforcement as part of a crackdown to be conducted throughout the county next month.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Group draws legislative praise

ATLANTA - State lawmakers praised the efforts of the Effingham County delegation, both in the General Assembly and those who traveled to Atlanta for Effingham Day at the Capitol.

January 28, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Driving toward road funding

ATLANTA - In the midst of the dire news of budget constraints emanating from the Capitol, there is some good news on the horizon, state Sen. Jack Hill said.

January 28, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Health care reform to start over

The process on proposed health care reform likely is about to start from scratch, U.S. Rep. John Barrow said Saturday.

January 25, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lions turn building sale into donations

Big donations have been made by the Rincon Lions Club from proceeds from the first distribution of funds from the sale of their building to the city of Rincon.

January 25, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Webb to lead IDA board

Members of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority selected Dennis Webb as the board's new chairman Thursday morning.

January 21, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Drivers getting a pain from ash roads

Effingham County commissioners said they are looking at what to do next when it comes to the county's roads.

January 21, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Service delivery mediation gets under way

All the players were on hand Thursday as the mediation process for the service delivery strategy began in Effingham County.

January 21, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


A touch of old, a touch of new

The rehabilitation project for the historic Effingham Courthouse is on track, contractors said Tuesday.

January 21, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Local pastor seeks to rebuild Haiti orphanage

As the devastation mounts in Haiti from the earthquake and its sizable aftershocks over the past week and a half, 62 lives were spared at an orphanage supported by a local pastor's mission organization.

January 21, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade

Organizers couldn't have asked for a nicer day for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Road work at intersection of Fort Howard Rd-Hwy 21 causing traffic jam

Construction at the intersection of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21 in Rincon has traffic backed up for over a mile.

December 02, 2016 | Staff report | Local


DDI construction requires lane closures on SR 21

Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be paving for the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) on SR 21 at I-95 interchange in Port Wentworth.

November 30, 2016 | Staff report | Local


David Exley named Coroner of the Year

On Nov. 19, the Georgia Coroners Association held their Annual Meeting at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon and during that meeting, the Honorable ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Former University of Georgia football coach and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Vince Dooley, was put to work Tuesday afternoon signing autographs ...

November 30, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Legendary University of Georgia football coach, Vince Dooley, will be signing copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m ...

November 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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