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Rincon Council takes oath

Rincon Mayor Ken Lee was sworn in for a second term, and council members Scott Morgan, Frank Owens and Levi Scott took the oath of office to take their seats on Rincon City Council. Morgan and Scott were re-elected to their posts while Owens, who previously served on the council, won the seat that was vacated by Ken Baxley.

January 07, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


New crop disaster aid program begins

Hobby Stripling, state executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Georgia announced that USDA has implemented the new Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments program (SURE) in accordance with the 2008 Farm Bill. Stripling also encouraged producers to visit their FSA county office to participate in the program if they suffered crop production losses during the 2008 crop year.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon replaces Bennett on IDA board

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will be seeking a new chairman from its ranks after Rincon City Council replaced its representative on that board.

January 07, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


G-TACT now under way

The Georgia Department of Public Safety has launched the latest enforcement and education wave of the Georgia TACT Program along I-16 in Bulloch County.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners not yet ready to celebrate on Old Augusta Road

Though they braved a chilly morning in early January, Effingham County commissioners said they aren't ready to celebrate the opening of the first phase of the roadwork.

January 07, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Accident shuts down 119

January 05, 2010 | staff report | Local


Holidays safer on roads than projected

There were 10 deaths on Georgia's roads over the New Year's holiday, less than what Department of Public Safety projections had estimated.

January 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


‘I will rebuild’

An Effingham County man who built his home nearly 30 years ago now has to start all over and has vowed to do just that.

January 04, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Audit: County in good financial health

The government of Effingham County is in a strong financial position, its recent audit revealed.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hopes, wishes for the New Year

We wanted to get a feel for what our elected leaders see for our future as they look into the crystal ball for 2010. We asked state Sen. Jack Hill, Effingham Industrial Development Authority CEO John Henry, incoming Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway of Springfield, Mayor Ken Lee of Rincon and Mayor Michael Garvin of Guyton to share their thoughts as they look ahead.

December 31, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


Springfield OKs 2010 budget

Springfield City Council members unanimously approved a fiscal year 2010 budget at a special called meeting Tuesday, putting into action a nearly $1.5 million plan.

December 31, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon PD offering holiday house checks

Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon, reminded city council members Monday night that the department offers citizens the opportunity for periodic house checks while on vacation.

December 31, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


New driver’s licenses already under production

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced that Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) is preparing to issue new and improved driver's licenses and identification cards by fall 2009. The new cards will combat document fraud and protect the identities of Georgia's citizens by using the latest credentialing technology.

December 31, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Keeping an eye out for super speeders

If you thought speeding tickets were bad, just wait until Friday.

December 28, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


Troopers to be out in force

ATLANTA - Traffic safety is the priority for holiday patrols over the next two weeks by Georgia State Troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police Divisions of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

December 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


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Omnitracs project moving right along

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has been busy over the last few years bringing in new industries and developments into Effingham County – none bigger ...

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


The angel on Long Pond Road

"Angels come in many forms."

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee Editor for the Effingham Herald | Local


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