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Tea Party event draws a crowd

Even without power for the public address system, the speakers at Monday night's Tea Party called for a return of power to the people.

April 15, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Log truck overturns at 21 and Chester Thomas

Traffic is back to normal on Highway 21 at the intersection of Chester Thomas Road.

All lanes of Highway 21 at Chester Thomas Road were closed following an accident involving a log truck which has flipped over and lost its load versus a vehicle.

April 13, 2010 | staff report | Local


Searchers planning another effort

Friends and family will resume the search for a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student next weekend.

April 08, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Alleman eyes return home

Little Brayden Alleman is expected to return home soon.

April 08, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Logsdon: Free market can come up with better health insurance coverage plans

A candidate for the state insurance commissioner's office said he beliees the recently signed health care overhaul won't pass Constitutional muster.

April 05, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Highways intersection reopened

The intersection of Highways 17 and 30 is reopened after a log truck overturned there earlier today.

April 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield goes forth with grant application

Springfield officials are hopeful they'll get the chance to help out of some of the city's residents.

April 01, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Taking wing

In 2008 a dream became reality for the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum in Pooler as word came from the National Air and Space Museum that it was donating a vintage B-17 bomber to the Mighty 8th. As work began to disassemble and transport the aircraft to Georgia, it was decided to name her the "City of Savannah," after the 5,000th B-17 to process through Savannah during World War II.

April 01, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


More outages scheduled

Georgia Power's next round of outages and upgrades will be conducted April 5-7.

April 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


The search goes on

It was chilly and overcast at 7:30 Saturday morning but that didn't stop a large group of people from taking part in what was probably the largest search yet for young Bryce Tarter, who has been missing since Jan. 31.

March 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Springfield to seek grant to extend sewer service

The city of Springfield will be applying for a $500,000 grant in an effort to get a section of the city off septic tanks and onto the city's sewer system.

March 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Seaver: Tea Party fervor only starting

The simmering dissatisfaction with government that boiled over into the Tea Party movements won't go away anytime soon, said a candidate for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat.

March 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Georgia Power sets outages, upgrades for next week

Georgia Power has announced its planned outages for its upgrades next week.

March 25, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Mason to run for 3rd District seat

Local construction consultant and project manager Steve Mason has decided to make the run for District 3 county commission seat.

March 25, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


IDA to consider work on its industrial park site

With one of its few available sites drawing interest, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority is looking at how best to get that tract for any potential clients.

March 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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SR 21 and I-95 DDI lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 north and south bound in Port Wentworth next week for construction ...

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual ...

March 02, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County IDA cuts ribbon on Rincon solar farm

Members of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority were on hand Thursday as they cut the ribbon to a 287-acre solar farm in Rincon.

March 02, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon Elementary students get moving at Bobcat Fun Run

Rincon Elementary School students released more energy than usual on Friday as they participated in the First Annual Bobcats Fun Run, an event put on ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


NAACP honors drowned slaves at Ebenezer Creek

Leroy Lloyd, President of the Effingham County chapter of the NAACP, and other members honored the lives of hundreds of freed slaves who drowned trying ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Georgia earns Water Wars win

ATLANTA – "I recommend that the Court deny Florida's request for relief." With that recommendation to the U. S. Supreme Court, Special Master Ralph Lancaster ...

February 27, 2017 | Staff report | Local


7th annual Taste of Effingham set for March 2

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its 7thannual Taste of Effingham, presented by Vision Financial, on March 2. The event will be held at ...

February 26, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Local


Interstate 16 Safety Enhancement Project begins this week

SAVANNAH – On Monday, the Georgia Department of Transportation will begin a two-year safety enhancement project along portions of Interstate 16 starting at the Candler/Emanuel ...

February 26, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Swain finishes basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Joe C. Swain III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio ...

February 24, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


EHS honors staff with 2017 Employee Appreciation Banquet

Effingham Health System honored staff members of the hospital Thursday night at the Effingham Health System 2017 Employee Appreciation Banquet at the National Museum of ...

February 23, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Freeman, Van Sickle honored as STAR students

The Rotary Club of Effingham County honored two students Thursday afternoon for being named the STAR Students for the county. Marina Van Sickle won for ...

February 22, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Black History Month Spotlight: Honoring Springfield Central High basketball

Back in the 1960s during the era of segregated schools, Effingham County saw one of its high schools rise to the top and win multiple ...

February 22, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


ECCA recognized by Georgia Senate, House of Representatives

The Effingham College and Career Academy was honored and recognized this month by both the State of Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate ...

February 20, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


FFA members from SEMS, ECMS attend Discovery Conference

COVINGTON – Members of the ECMS and SEMSFFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association's Discovery Conference on Jan. 27-28 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near ...

February 17, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


Rep. Rick Allen's staff to visit Springfield

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) announced Tuesday that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours in Springfield on Thursday, March ...

February 16, 2017 | Staff report | Local


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