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Former Rincon mayor to run for council

Staff report

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield gives go-ahead for spray field

The Springfield City Council approved an agreement with EMC Engineering to work on permitting for the land application site.

September 27, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


CGRDC says it's not getting information it needs on DRIs

Effingham County officials and the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center seem to have a difference of opinion on developments of regional impact submissions.

September 27, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Cadle speaks to Sunrise Rotary

Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Ace Herring thanks Ed Cadle for speaking during their weekly meeting. Cadle is the director of Mission on the Move, which is a non-denominational non-profit organization that ministers to the needs of people in need in Mexico and Central America.

September 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham Living available Thursday

Copies of the Effingham Herald Thursday will seem a little heavier than normal.

September 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Ambrose picked to fill council seat

The Springfield City Council appointed Jeff Ambrose to fill the remainder of Ron Boatright's term Tuesday.

September 26, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Griffin to challenge Garvin for mayor

For the first time in several years the city of Guyton will have two candidates running for mayor. Incumbent Michael Garvin has decided to run again and resident Fred Griffin will run as well.

September 26, 2007 | Ralna Pearson | Local


Rincon to take look at trash service

The city of Rincon will send out requests for trash removal bids in the coming weeks to secure the best service at the best price for residents.

September 26, 2007 | Ralna Pearson | Local


Chicago realtor speaks locally

September 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Hospice Savannah at Rotary

Marna Lewin of Hospice of Savannah presented the benefits of Hospice care to the Rotarians. She also explained how this non-profit organization is successfully serving the five county metro area of Savannah.

September 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Tittle named Ladies Auxiliary national VP

Jan Tittle of Rincon was elected national vice president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. at the 94th national convention of the Ladies Auxiliary held Aug. 18-23 at the Bartle Hall Convention Center in Kansas City.

September 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon looking for new building inspector

As the city of Rincon welcomed its latest employee, city manager Donald Toms at Monday night's city council meeting, it says goodbye to another, longtime building and zoning inspector Cathy Hughes.

September 26, 2007 | Ralna Pearson | Local


Seniors line up to get fans

Senior citizens congregated at the United Way in Rincon on Wednesday to receive free fans as part of the organization's annual fan giveaway.

September 26, 2007 | Ralna Pearson | Local


Springfield approves impact fee for 119 water line

The Springfield City Council approved a water impact fee supplement to be charged for tying onto the new water line that will run down Highway 119.

September 26, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


County ready to land LifeStar

It's now up to the LifeStar directors to decide if they'll make Effingham County their permanent home.

September 25, 2007 | Patrick Donahue | Local


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Articles by Section - Local


A quiet respite in the storm

As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.

January 06, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County wants to get good word on shelter out

Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.

January 06, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County OKs payment for generator

A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.

December 31, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Ready to take office

Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Family picks up the pieces after Christmas night blaze

An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.

December 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County audit headed to state in time

The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.

December 30, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Officials plea for safe driving on New Year’s

For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Animal shelter residents get new Atlanta homes

Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.

December 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County closes in on land for recreation complex

It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.

December 23, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield approves $2.2 million budget

Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.

December 16, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Operation Zero Tolerance hits the road

Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Local


ECHS mourns band student killed in crash

The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.

December 13, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Rincon set to OK smaller FY15 budgets

Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.

December 09, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon may be adding another K9

The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.

December 02, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


State urges doing homework on charities

ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Local


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