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Big changes for some districts

One of the most direct impacts of last year's Census is already in the hands of county commissioners.

July 14, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Check, please!

T.C. Madison III and Jennifer Coker of Liberty Mutual present the $10,000 "Bring Back the 4th" grant from Liberty Mutual to the city of Springfield.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon Council members uphold officer’s suspension

Rincon City Council members have upheld the suspension of a police officer who was disciplined for being involved in three collisions but reduced the amount of pay he was docked.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Judge to rule on Springfield mayor by Aug. 1

Jeff Northway will learn by Aug. 1 if he will continue as mayor of Springfield. But in the wake of closing arguments and final testimony Friday morning, Northway could be in more serious trouble.

July 11, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Northway trial continues

Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway will take the stand again this morning as the Effingham County Superior Court proceeding on whether he will continue as mayor enters its third day.

July 07, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton to move ahead with sewer plans

Though Guyton has opted to pursue building its own wastewater treatment plant, Effingham County commissioners say the door for future cooperation is still open.

July 07, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Most of Effingham Parkway makes draft list

Effingham County leaders didn't get everything on their wish list through the regional transportation roundtable's executive committee. Still, plenty of the road projects they want done through the potential sales tax proceeds is moving forward.

July 07, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon may look for help laws, jobs

Rincon City Council may look for help as it considers whether to revise its ordinances and the job descriptions for city employees.

July 07, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Toddler drowning called accidental

Effingham County Sheriff's investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a toddler who drowned in a swimming pool Friday evening in Effingham County.

July 04, 2011 | Staff report | Local


ECSO adopts zero tolerance for holiday

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office will take part in this national mobilization of law enforcement agencies to focus on efforts toward getting drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol off of the road. Operation Zero Tolerance will be in force through the July 4th holiday weekend.

June 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield considers starting farmer’s market

Springfield City Council members want to find just the right spot for potential farmer's market.

June 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon to re-route traffic during parade

Highway 21 will be closed from 9:30 a.m.-noon in Rincon for the annual Fourth of July parade.

June 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


ECSO searching for missing juvenile

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a missing juvenile.

June 30, 2011 | Staff report | Local


County sends T-SPLOST list forward

The executive committee of the regional transportation roundtable will meet Wednesday morning at Richmond Hill City Center to begin paring the list of road and transit projects that may go before voters next year.

June 27, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


ECVB to start plans to mark Civil War

As the state begins its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, organizations are joining forces in Effingham County to do their part.

June 27, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Crowd gathers to reflect on deadly Civil War incident at Ebenezer Creek

RINCON - The past, present and future gathered near the Savannah River on Sunday.

February 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Congressman addresses school safety

RINCON - Congressman Buddy Carter fully appreciates why school safety has jumped near the front of the line of the issues confronting America.

February 25, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Johnson puts clamps on Starr's Mill

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County right-hander Ethan Johnson posted his second complete-game victory Friday night by shutting down Starr's Mill 2-1. He allowed just one hit ...

February 24, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Carter delivers positive economic news

RINCON -- First District Congressman Buddy Carter could barely contain himself Friday. He had plenty of good news to share from Washington.

February 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Late goal powers Mustangs to tie with Richmond Hill

GUYTON -- Even though it won't be credited for it in the win column, South Effingham's boys soccer team logged a victory of sorts ...

February 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Student's initiative leads to creation of SEMS Student Council

GUYTON - Alexis Camacho's voice needs no amplification. She has a knack for getting her message across loudly and clearly.

February 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Former SEHS student charged with making terroristic threats

An investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrest of 18-year-old Noah Tyson of Guyton.

February 22, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Chamber members tour Mars Theatre

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce conducted its monthy Business After Hours meeting at the Mars Theatre on Thursday.

February 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


African Methodist Episcopal Church hub of history, activity

GUYTON - Effingham County is loaded with noteworthy places but few have achieved the status of New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church. The 149-year-old structure has ...

February 22, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Umpire in the dark

During the second inning of Tuesday night's game at Rebel field in Springfield, the home plate umpire watches in right field as Wayne County ...

February 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Yellow Jackets stroll past Rebels

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Rebels were generous to a fault against Wayne County on Tuesday.

February 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Martinez inks with South Florida

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County's Sydney Martinez is taking her talents to South Florida.

February 21, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Chaney competes for Brenau track and field team

Racine Chaney of Rincon competed on the Brenau University track and field team at Friday's Appalachian Athletic Conference Indoor Championships on Friday in Kingsport ...

February 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Hospital hands out annual awards

POOLER - In a ceremony underscoring the importance of people in the transformation of Effingham Health System (EHS), more than four dozen employees were recognized at ...

February 20, 2018 | | Local


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