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Rincon worries about ISO ratings

Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn said a result of the Effingham County commissioners' recent decision to terminate its contracts for service with the cities could end up raising insurance rates for many in unincorporated areas of the county.

May 03, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Burns, Purcell to face November opposition

Both Jon Burns and Ann Purcell will face opposition in November for their state House of Representatives seats.

May 03, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


A day for champions

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Search comes to a grim end

Family and friends will hold funeral services this weekend for an Armstrong Atlantic State University whose body and missing truck were found Tuesday after a three-month search.

April 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Heidt trial to be delayed

The trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother won't start next month as originally planned.

April 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Zeigler changes affiliation to independent

The chairman of the Effingham County Board of Commissioners was elected to office two years ago as a Republican.

April 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lewis to run again for District 2 seat

Current Effingham County commissioner Myra Lewis has qualified to run for re-election.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon PD to get in-car computers

Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon won city council approval Monday night to purchase and install new mobile data terminals in all 12 police cruisers.

April 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


STC offering free building classes

Got a broken window at home?

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Autopsy to be conducted on body found in missing student's truck

An autopsy will be conducted Wednesday morning to determine the identity of a body found in a truck that belonged to a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student.

April 27, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Phillips won't seek re-election to 5th District seat

Effingham County 5th District Commissioner Verna Phillips will not seek re-election.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Search still on for Baker Pond vandals

Authorities are still looking for those responsible for an act of vandalism at Baker Pond two weeks ago. But most of the damage done has been repaired.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County looks at second phase of Old Augusta

With the first phase of Old Augusta Road completed and open, the long-awaited plans for the second phase have been completed, County Administrator David Crawley said.

April 26, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hinely Center work almost completed

Work on refurbishing the Hinely Community Center in Rincon should be complete by the end of next week according to Rincon Recreation Director David Wooten.

April 26, 2010 | Rick Lott | Local


State Senate backs restoring arts funding

At a time when the arts seem to be sprouting up all over Effingham County, many state lawmakers were ready to eliminate the state's own Council for the Arts - and the grants funding that it disperses to arts organizations all over the state.

April 26, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


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Eggs and Issues Breakfast April 19

Springfield – The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announced its annual Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast, scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 a.m. at ...

April 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


ECHS Drama Club performs The Sound of Music

The Effingham County High School Drama Club hosted three presentations of the Rodgers and Hammerstein beloved musical 'The Sound of Music' with performances on March ...

April 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Hathaway speaks to Exchange Club on American Values

Members of the Exchange Club of Effingham County were treated to quite the guest speaker at their meeting Thursday afternoon as Effingham County High School ...

April 05, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


SR21 Southbound lane closure scheduled Monday

If weather permits, contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be milling and resurfacing at the Bojangles' driveway along SR 21 southbound.

March 31, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield's own Braxton Calhoun to perform at Mars Theatre

Springfield native Braxton Calhoun will perform at the Mars Theatre in Springfield Saturday at 8 p.m.

March 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


I-95 Bridge Maintenance Project requires lane closures on Jimmy Deloach Parkway

In conjunction with a $2.9 million bridge preservation project on I-95, a contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures from ...

March 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon approves payments, OKs hiring two officers

The Rincon City Council approved a motion to pay R.B. Baker Construction $257,043.09 Monday night at a regulary-scheduled meeting for their work ...

March 29, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Clyo El Cheapo store held up, robbed Saturday

The El Cheapo gas station in Clyo was held up by three suspects Saturday afternoon, two of whom had handguns.

March 29, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Savannah Police searching for missing man

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing male who was last seen Tuesday, Mar. 28.

March 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Georgia farmers celebrate Agricultural Awareness Week

This week, Georgians throughout the state are celebrating the first annual Agriculture Awareness Week, a tradition that surely will continue for many years to come.

March 24, 2017 | By Ben Cantrell | Local


Nominations for Herb Jones Award now being taken by Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Effingham County will be hosting their 15th Annual Herb Jones Volunteer of the Year Award Banquet on Thursday, April 6, at ...

March 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


EHS Cancer Care Center opens its doors

SPRINGFIELD - Expert cancer care is coming to Effingham County.

March 22, 2017 | Staff report | Local


4-H archers compete at State Invitational

Effingham County 4-H Archers competed in the State Indoor Archery Invitational at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry in January.

March 20, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Nighttime Striping Scheduled on SR 21 at DDI

Weather permitting, contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be thermostriping tomorrow night beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on SR ...

March 20, 2017 | Staff report | Local


ECMS team wins area FFA event

The Effingham County Middle School FFA recently won the Area 4 FFA Conduct of Chapter Meeting Career Development Event. The event was held at Southeastern ...

March 17, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


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