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Rebels go 1-2 at State Duals

Effingham County won one of three matches in the State Duals in Macon on Thursday through Saturday.

January 15, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Springfield honors King

SPRINGFIELD -- Springfield conducted its Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Monday.

January 15, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Rebels' Johnson earns Blitz Border Bowl MVP honors

Playing for the Georgia's Coastal Empire in the Blitz Border Bowl in Pooler on Saturday, Effingham County Rebels running back Toot Johnson rushed eight times for 106 yards and a touchdown to earn MVP honors. The Coastal Empire beat the South Carolina's Lowcountry 15-3.

January 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Registration ongoing for multiple sports

SPINGFIELD - The Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department has started registration for spring baseball and softball.

January 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Conlee tickets going quickly

SPRINGFIELD -- Country music legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose-Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., will be performing on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Mars Theatre.

January 12, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Bed race to benefit Family Promise of Effingham Inc.

RINCON -- Family Promise of Effingham Inc. is set to conduct its 5th Annual Bed Race at 10 a.m. on March 10 at First Baptist Church.

January 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

FFA members excel in horse evaluation

The Effingham County High School, Effingham County Middle School and South Effingham Middle School FFA horse evaluation teams competed in the Area FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development event.

January 12, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Local trio attends National 4-H Congress

For more than 95 years, National 4-H Congress has been a premiere nationwide opportunity for 4-H members across America.

January 11, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Ratchford gets more time in current space

SPRINGFIELD -- After further diagnosis, the Hospital Authority of Effingham County granted Effingham Medical Partners LLC more time to operate at its current location.

January 10, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Lee takes Guyton City Council seat

GUYTON -- A man used to working behind Guyton's political scenes has finally taken the stage.

January 10, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

South Effingham seeking hall nominations

The South Effingham High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee is accepting nominations for the induction class of 2018. The forms needed to nominate a former SEHS student-athlete or coach are available on the SEHS athletic department webpage. All nominations should be mailed to the SEHS athletic department by no latter than Tuesday, July 31. Contact Athletic Director Jeff Faith at 912-728-7511 ext. 1338 or for more information.

January 10, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

'American Pickers' looking for Georgia treasures

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are excited to return to Georgia.

January 09, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Streaky Rebels break Mustangs

SPRINGFIELD - Saturday's boys basketball matchup at Effingham County was tight until the Rebels broke loose.

January 09, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Rebels advance to state duals

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County wrestling team advanced to the state tournament in Macon after going 1-1 in the area duals Monday.

January 09, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local

Local players set for Blitz Border Bowl

South Effingham linebacker Makenly Newbill will join a trio of Effingham County players on the Coast Empire team in Saturday's inaugural Blitz Border Bowl in Pooler.

January 08, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

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Salzburger descendants celebrate Landing Day

RINCON - Saturday proved to be a beautiful day for Salzburger decendants to celebrate the Georgia landing of their ancestors on March 12, 1734.

March 12, 2018 | Rick Lott | Local

Miss South Effingham crowned

GUYTON -- Kate Brennan won the Miss South Effingham Pageant on Saturday night.

March 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Deloach, Kieffer draw no opposition; Jones not seeking re-election

Republican Vera Jones, commissioner for Effingham County's District 2, did not qualify to seek re-election.

March 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Rebels absorb another tough loss

JESUP -- After falling behind 6-0, the Effingham County Rebels caught the Wayne County Yellow Jackets only to lose 7-6 Thursday night.

March 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Area residents, visitors flocking to Georgia Visitor Information Center

PORT WENTWORTH -- Hundreds of Coastal Empire residents and travelers visited the new Georgia Vistori Information Center on I-95 by mid-morning Friday during Georgia On My ...

March 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Effingham Herald presents first $100 Visa gift card

A sampling of Effingham Herald readers have filled out a survey about the newspaper in the past two weeks and Quent Mikeal now has a ...

March 08, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Bootleg Farms products finalists in UGA’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest

ATHENS -- Judges save chosen Bootleg Farm's Feta Cheese and Cajeta caramel sauce as finalists in UGA's 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.

March 08, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Port Wentworth providing St. Patrick's Day shuttle

PORT WENTWORTH -- Five dollars will buy relief from St. Patrick's Day parking problems in Savannah.

March 07, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Georgia State Patrol releases January traffic statistics

State troopers from the Rincon Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 12 traffic crashes in January in Effingham County.

March 07, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Mustangs blast Blue Devils in boys soccer

GUYTON -- South Effingham's boys soccer team isn't likely to get caught looking ahead. It doesn't even pay much attention to the scoreboards ...

March 07, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Statesboro girls trip South Effingham

GUYTON -- Statesboro nipped South Effingham 2-1 in girls soccer Tuesday afternoon.

March 07, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Georgia Salzburger Society to observe Landing Day

RINCON - A significant event in Effingham County history will be observed at the settlement of New Ebenezer on Saturday.

March 06, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Team Scott seeking support for fund-raising effort

GUYTON - Siblings Darius and Isaiah Scott need help to achieve their goal of helping others.

March 06, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

McDonald's to raise funds for ECMS

RINCON - McDonald's is offering something special besides it sauces.

March 06, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Rebels pummel Gamecocks

SPRINGFIELD -- Ethan Johnson limited the Screven County to one hit to lead Effingham County to a 12-0 baseball victory Monday.

March 06, 2018 | Staff report | Local

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