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Brewing over TEA party

The tea parties of the 21st century sprung up across the U.S. on Wednesday. But Rincon's own event may have been one of the first in line - and the sentiment expressed at the Vernon C. Hinely Center was no different than the tone at other TEA parties.

April 16, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Springfield considers dousing fireworks

The Springfield City Council is considering if the annual fireworks will be held this year.

April 16, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Rincon has questions on kids’ program

Rincon City Council members want to get more information before making a decision on a summer food program for needy kids.

April 16, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Youth Advisory Council puts out word about autism

The Youth Advisory Council will host an autism awareness night at Effingham County High School.

April 16, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


911 center may be ready in early June

Effingham County's 911 center is expected to be ready to handle calls in early to mid June, county project manager Adam Kobek said.

April 13, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Downburst causes damage in Clyo

A downburst brought down trees and power lines and damaged porches in Clyo early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service office in Charleston, S.C.

April 13, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Rains put a damper on fire season — for now

For now, at least, last week's heavy rains have quieted what had been a busy start to the fire season.

April 06, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Changes coming to Coastal Georgia RDC

The makeup isn't the only thing that's changing about the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Commission.

April 06, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


New city manager could start Monday

Rincon could have a new city manager on the job as soon as Monday.

April 02, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Gateways work set to start in fall

Work on the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's Gateways project is expected to begin in earnest this fall, after the state gave approval a long-awaited grant.

April 02, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lee: New city manager to be named soon

Rincon City Council could hire a new city manager within the next two weeks after narrowing its choices down to two candidates.

March 30, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Grande View expected to draw attention

It's more than just location, location, location that the owners of Grande View believe will make their property attractive - but it doesn't hurt, either.

March 30, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County wants to work with Guyton on sewage needs

Effingham County commissioners have sent a letter to Guyton Mayor Michael Garvin, expressing their desire to work with the city on wastewater treatment issues.

March 26, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Eden home damaged in Wednesday fire

Effingham County firefighters put out a fire that damaged a home in Eden on Wednesday.

March 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Two finalists named for city manager

Rincon City Council has named two finalists, Robert Anderson and Michael Phillips, for its vacant city manager position.

March 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


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Sheriff’s office happy under one good roof

The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and in a building that won't be as much of a problem.

February 10, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


I-95/21 interchange bid could be awarded this summer

Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring.

February 03, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield adds more parking

Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting.

January 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon Police sets sights on acquiring second K-9

The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9.

January 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners still have questions on transportation resolution

Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements.

January 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners OK new sheriff’s office

There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home.

January 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County approves recreation master plan

With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs.

January 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Former mayor pleads guilty

A former Springfield mayor pled guilty last Wednesday to charges of perjury and false swearing.

January 27, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Screven textile plant cleaning up its act

STATESBORO - After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter.

January 27, 2015 | By Holli Deal Roach | Local


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