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Stone calls for transportation, energy fixes

The gas crunch that much of the state and the South are in now could be alleviated if the U.S. began increasing - and diversifying - its number of oil refineries.

October 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Collins appeal delayed

A police officer fired by Rincon will have his appeal heard later this month.

October 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


State high court backs day care over city

A local day care center has fought city hall - and won.

October 18, 2008 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield ready to light up street for Christmas

The Springfield City Council gave City Manager Brett Bennett permission to purchase new Christmas decorations to go on Laurel Street at Tuesday night's meeting.

October 17, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Rincon moves ahead with Patriot Park plans

Rincon City Council discussed tentative plans for Patriot Park at its meeting Monday night and gave the city manager the go-ahead to seek out bids for the first phase of work, which includes two tennis courts and parking areas.

October 17, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local


Fired chief to go before council

Rincon City Council members have agreed to hear the appeal of Michael Berry, who was fired as the city's police chief Sept. 10.

October 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


IDA ‘thrilled’ day is finally here

Effingham County Industrial Development Authority members, past and present, couldn't contain their glee that their long-awaited day was finally here.

October 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Portuguese flagship lands in Effingham

One of Europe's leading manufacturers is receiving a large dose of Southern hospitality.

October 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Fired police chief to appeal decision

Rincon City Council members have agreed to hear the appeal of Michael Berry, who was fired as the city's police chief Sept. 10.

October 16, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


State budget woes have county anxious

The state's budget worries have Effingham County commissioners worried, too.

October 14, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


IDA, EFACEC prep for big day

Effingham County Industrial Development Authority officials are preparing for their big day Thursday with EFACEC, with a few questions - beyond placesettings - lingering.

October 14, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


OCRK starts online petition

Don't slime the Ogeechee. That's the headline splashed across the Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper's online petition posted on its Web site.

October 10, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local


Detective to appeal firing to Rincon council

A Rincon police officer fired last week will appeal city council's decision.

October 10, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Mayor says why police chief was fired

Contact with police officers and others after being warned not to do so without the mayor's presence led to Chief Michael Berry's firing Wednesday night, according to Rincon Mayor Ken Lee.

October 07, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


New Ebenezer ready for 5th annual 5K

New Ebenezer Retreat Center will host its fifth annual 5K on Saturday. Proceeds from the event will be used toward a handicapped accessible cottage at the center.

October 07, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


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IDA to seek community input during CEO selection process

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority is looking for more than new business partners these days. It's also in the market for a ...

December 08, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union breaks ground on Rincon branch

RINCON -- Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union broke ground on a new branch office in Rincon on Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 21 and Silverwood ...

December 08, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


DRT America here to stay

RINCON - The book on DRT America's brief history in Effingham County didn't end last month when the Springfield City Council rejected its request ...

December 08, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs stumble after forcing OT

BLUFFTON, S.C. -- Even though he looked emotionally drained Thursday night, South Effingham coach James Finlen was overflowing with pride inside.

December 07, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Turnovers sink South Effingham girls

BLUFFTON, S.C. -- It is the season of giving, but South Effingham's girls were much too generous Thursday night.

December 07, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Bartley graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Nieem R. Bartley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 07, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Henry resigns as IDA CEO

John Henry resigned as CEO of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) effective at the close of business Friday, Dec. 1.

December 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Mars Theatre receives GCA grant

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, awarded $300,000 in funding grants to 84 ...

December 06, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Dairy evaluation team excels

The Effingham County FFA junior dairy evaluation team won the Area IV and Central Region competition and placed fourth in the state at the Georgia ...

December 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Reddick reads to elementary school students

RINCON -- Josh Reddick has invited everyone in Effingham County to share in his World Series success -- including elementary school students.

December 06, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Paintball battle results in $10,000 donation

Savannah's Willie Starker moves into position to shoot a couple of paintball rivals in Saturday's Battle of the Badges at Big Nasty ATV ...

December 05, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Ward graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Julia D. Ward graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 05, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County delivers keys to 19th house

RINCON - Wilhelmina Roberson was virtually speechless, but she didn't need to say anything. Her beaming face told the story.

December 04, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Schaffner wants to make state impact

GUYTON - Just four years ago, Jack Schaffner was a homeschool student looking to pursue a new sport.

December 03, 2017 | | Local


Emergency personnel to battle in paintball war, raise funds

SPRINGFIELD -- The Battle of the Badges is set Saturday. Employees from the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, Effingham Fire and Rescue, Effingham County EMS, Rincon ...

December 01, 2017 | | Local


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