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Georgia Guard gets first female leader

The Georgia National Guard pinned its newest general recently when Maria L. Britt was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Garvin, Lovett win big in three-way races

Mayor Michael Garvin will begin a full four-year term after Guyton voters overwhelmingly re-elected him Tuesday.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Super 7's super indeed for Rincon railroad engineer

ATLANTA - A retired railroad engineer from Rincon has reached a lucky crossing. Larry Findley won $100,000 playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Super 7's.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Henry: EFACEC biggest local industrial deal in years

When Portuguese company EFACEC drops anchor in Effingham County soon, it could mean an overseas journey for dozens of prospective employees.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


For honors

Before an overflow crowd, the newly-formed Effingham Community Orchestra did its part in recognizing the service of America's soldiers past and present.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Exley addresses Sunrise Rotary

Judge Preston Exley spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club on Tuesday. He described the Magistrate Court's case load and answered several questions about the legal process.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


EFACEC signs on the dotted line

ATLANTA - Signed, sealed and entregar.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Work on old courthouse hits impasse

A deadlock has left Effingham County commissioners at an impasse on how to proceed in restoring the old courthouse.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Flonnory, Jones attend CGRDC orientation

Brunswick – Effingham County residents, Barry Flonnory and Herb Jones attended a full day of new board member orientation on Oct. 24 at the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


A GREAT debate for Springfield council

Members of the Springfield City Council discussed state Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson's "GREAT Plan" to deal with local tax issues last Tuesday.

December 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Rincon approves new cell antennas for AT&T users

Cell phone reception for Rincon AT&T users should be getting better soon.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


OSHA to look into death at mill

Georgia-Pacific is cooperating with the investigation into the accidental death of a worker, officials said.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Browher, Wendelken returned to Rincon council

Incumbents Reese Browher and Paul Wendelken will keep their seats on Rincon's city council, and they will be joined by newcomer Ann Daniel.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Wilkins steps down from IDA board

Effingham County Industrial Development Authority Chairman Martin Wilkins is stepping down from the board.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Kieffer to lead Christmas in Effingham

Veterans' Day is a day that many people take off to pay homage to those that have served our country. Butch Kieffer chose to not only pay honor to those that have served, but do a little serving of his own.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


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Springfield council members take oath of office

Springfield City Council members Justin Cribbs and Gary Weitman were sworn in to their seats at the Jan. 12 council meeting.

January 19, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Rincon swears in council members

Rincon City Council members Reese Browher, James Dasher and Paul Wendelken took their oaths of office as Rincon City Council members at the Jan. 12 ...

January 19, 2016 | Staff report | Local


One driver killed in Tuesday night wreck on I-16

Authorities are investigating an accident Tuesday night that claimed the life of one motorist and led to three cars catching on fire.

January 14, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Governor announces plan to fix state roads, bridges

Gov. Nathan Deal, joined by legislators and Georgia Department of Transportation representatives, released a comprehensive infrastructure maintenance plan made possible through the Transportation Funding Act ...

January 13, 2016 | Staff report | Local


One more hurdle cleared for rec complex

Work on the planned central recreation complex off Highway 21 and Rahn Station Road has one less obstacle in its path.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Assessors give updates on property tax changes

It's January, a new year is here, and the valuation process on real and personal property in Georgia is under way. Real property is ...

January 12, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Railroad crossings to close for repair work

CSX Railroad has scheduled crossing closings for repair. Traffic will be re-routed and signs will mark the detours. Crossings normally are closed for three days ...

January 11, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Rincon Police to hold citizens academy

The Rincon Police Department is currently accepting applications for its citizens police academy. The CPA will begin March 8 and is a 10-week program.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Springfield puts new semi parking rule into gear

Parking a semi in Springfield will fall under new regulations, after city council members approved changes to a zoning ordinance.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County renews agreement with Chamber

Effingham County commissioners have approved a new professional services agreement with the Chamber of Commerce, but it the decision was not unanimous.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Massive tract along Altahama bought for preservation

The Nature Conservancy and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources announce the protection of a 3,986 acre tract known as Altama along Georgia's ...

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Identification begins on remains found in woods

It may take anywhere from several days to several weeks to identify skeletal remains found in Effingham County over the weekend.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Teen killed in crash mourned

An Effingham County High School student killed in a Dec. 29 traffic accident was laid to rest last week.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Services set for Statesboro airman killed in Afghanistan

Chester McBride Jr., a Statesboro native and 2003 graduate of Statesboro High, was killed Dec. 21 along with five fellow American troops when a suicide ...

December 30, 2015 | Statesboro Herald | Local


Johnson crowned Miss Southeastern

Megan Johnson, daughter of Patrick and Sara Johnson of Bloomingdale, was recently crowned as the 2016 Miss Southeastern in Brunswick. Johnson will compete for the ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Local


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