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Springfield takes high bid for land next to spray field

Springfield City Council members approved the high bid for an acre parcel of land adjacent to the spray field site at their July 8 meeting.

August 05, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


McDuffie, Gossett espouse qualifications

Effingham County's two sheriff contestants made some of their final pitches to potential voters Thursday and Friday nights.

August 05, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Sheriff’s deputies go through active shooter training

Effingham County sheriff's deputies combed the halls of Ebenezer Middle School, guns at the ready as they readied for a worst-case scenario.

August 05, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Candidates making final push

Effingham County tax commissioner candidates sparred again over customer service at the office during a forum Thursday night.

August 05, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Fuel price may fuel rise in garbage rates

The rising cost of gasoline is about to have an impact on trash bills in Rincon.

August 01, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Guyton’s Olive Branch gets closer to beer, wine sales

The Olive Branch Restaurant in Guyton is one step closer to getting a license to sell beer and wine by the drink.

August 01, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local


Arden banks on his experience in race for tax commissioner

Among Effingham County's current office seekers, Frank Arden is a relative newcomer. But he's banking on his experience in banking and finance to win over the voters.

August 01, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


McDaniel enjoying being out in front as a candidate

inda McDaniel has often been behind the scenes in political campaigns, helping with the elections of candidates.

August 01, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Springfield may seek help with fireworks

Springfield's annual Fourth of July fireworks show was a hot topic at Springfield City Council's meeting Tuesday.

August 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Springfield, Guyton open talks on capacity

Springfield City Manager Brett Bennett says he opened the lines of communication between Springfield and Guyton regarding water and sewer because he wanted them to know: "Springfield is an option."

August 01, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local


Photo ID required to vote at the polls

Voters will be required to show one of the following six forms of photo ID when voting in-person on Election Day:

August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Voting precinct names and addresses

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August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Initial unemployment claims continue to rise

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 45,553 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in June, a 35.9 percent increase over the same period a year ago. The May to June increase was 1.9 percent. Most of the increase came in trade and services. Initial claims are considered to be a good barometer of economic activity.

August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Hill to serve on education funding study committee

ATLANTA - State Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) has been appointed to the Senate Education Funding Mechanisms Review Study Committee by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. The study panel will meet this summer to take a comprehensive look at the way Georgia's public education system is funded and may recommend legislation for the 2009 session.

August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Isakson praises FISA passage

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., praised the Senate's passage of legislation to update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, also known as FISA, so that our nation can take advantage of the latest communication technologies in protecting our country.

August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


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Chamber to host job fair in Ellabel

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, the Development Authority of Bryan County (DABC) and the North Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host ...

September 25, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham cheerleaders relish competition

GUYTON -- Great ahletes don't always wear football helmets. Sometimes they wear gigantic bows in their hair.

September 25, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Fourth-down gamble pays off for Burke County

SPRINGFIELD -- There was no magical comeback for Effingham County this time. The Burke County Bears wouldn't allow it.

September 22, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Football final scores

Brunswick 44, South Effingham 13

September 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Habitat for Humanity makes another dream come true

RINCON -- The happiness -- perhaps relief -- was evident on Lauren Alvarado's face.

September 22, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham County Board of Education juggles schedule to recover time lost to storm

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Education squeezed 1 1/2 days into the 2017-18 school calendar without extending it.

September 21, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Forensics program growing at Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD -- A lot of adults are under the impression that today's teenagers are clueless.

September 21, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs trample Phoenix

South Effingham's softball team smashed New Hampstead 15-0 at New Hampstead on Tuesday.

September 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


County officials work on trash backlog

SPRINGFIELD -- Due to severe weather, trash pick-up in Effingham County has fallen behind.

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham softball team keeps rolling

South Effingham continued its hot streak in softball by whipping Wayne County 4-0 on Monday.

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Alumni and Friends Gala set at East Georgia State College

East Georgia State College will hold its second Alumni and Friends Gala, "A Night Under the Stars," on Saturday, Oct. 7 beginning at 7 p ...

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Community calendar Sept. 20 edition

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September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


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