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Hursey to seek re-election

Superior Court Clerk Elizabeth Z. Hursey, 55, has announced her intentions to qualify for re-election for the office of clerk of Superior Court.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield court gets power to set some penalties

The Springfield City Council voted to authorize the Municipal Court to impose penalties for violations of the charter or city ordinances.

May 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


A trail into Georgia’s past

Georgia's history and its booming tourism industry could be intertwined again, if state and community officials are successful in their plans.

May 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Effingham UDC chapter to host Confederate Memorial Day

The Effingham Hussars Chapter No. 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will host Effingham County's annual Confederate Memorial Day program on Sunday at 4 p. m. This remembrance will he held at the Confederate burial section of the Guyton Cemetery.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Barrow’s Congressional offices ‘go green’ on Earth Day

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) announced that, in recognition of Earth Day, his office has gone green.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Wright to seek another term as tax commissioner

Tax Commissioner Lisa E. Wright of Springfield is making a bid for re-election to serve her fourth term in office.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


County backs water-sewer commission

Effingham County commissioners like the idea of a countywide water and sewer commission.

May 13, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Commissioner Loper to seek re-election

Effingham County 4th District Commissioner Reggie Loper has announced he will seek re-election.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Suhor to run for county probate judge

Effingham County Probate Court chief clerk Judy Suhor announced Monday she is seeking election as probate judge.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon man killed in Monday collision

A Rincon man was killed and a Springfield man was hurt in an accident on Fort Howard Road early Monday afternoon.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon driver involved in fatal wreck

One man was killed Friday night and two others injured in a head-on collision on Highway 196 in Liberty County, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham receives food, shelter aid

The State Set-Aside has awarded Effingham $9,914 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


IDA agrees to school board's price

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority is ready to come to terms with the school system on a land deal.

May 10, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Barrow backs student loan access

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) joined a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to approve legislation to ensure that upheaval in the financial markets doesn't keep students and families from getting the federal student loans they need to pay for college.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Mosley to run for probate judge seat

Beth Rahn Mosley announces her intentions to run for probate judge.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


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Park ceremony set on Veterans Day

SPRINGFIELD -- A Veterans Day ceremony featuring guest speaker Lt. Col. Glyn Goldwire is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park ...

November 03, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Park ceremony set on Veterans Day

SPRINGFIELD -- A Veterans Day ceremony featuring guest speaker Lt. Col. Glyn Goldwire is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park ...

November 03, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon police officer under investigation for domestic dispute

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has been asked by the Rincon Police Department to investigate a domestic dispute involving one of their officers.

November 02, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Fun Run generates more than $21,000 for Mini Mustangs

GUYTON -- Every South Effingham Elementary School student shined in a big way Thursday.

November 02, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Panthers flatten Yellow Jackets in title game

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County Middle School continues to make the Coastal Empire Region its personal playground.

November 01, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Vigil conducted for domestic violence victims

SPRINGFIELD -- A series of startling statistics was read during Monday's Effingham County Victim/Witness Assistance Program & Effingham County Domestic Violence Task Force Candleight Vigil ...

November 01, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Seven girls receive crowns during fair pageant

SPRINGFIELD - Seven girls were crowned at the 74th Effingham County Fair Pageant on Saturday.

October 31, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Restaurant reopens after scoring 14

RINCON - The Georgia Department of Public Health has allowed Omelette Cafe on Columbia Avenue to reopen on a provisionary basis after it was shut down ...

October 31, 2017 | | Local


Early voting to conclude Friday

RINCON - Early voting for Tuesday's municipal elections in Effingham County ends Friday.

October 31, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs win Raider Rumble to finish perfect regular season

The South Effingham varsity cheerleading team won first place in Class AAAAA at the Raider Rumble at Swainsboro High School on Saturday to complete a ...

October 31, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Absent Arnsdorff wins championship

SPRINGFIELD - Haley Arnsdorff missed out on one title but gained another in absentia.

October 31, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Unbeaten Panthers to play for second straight championship

SPRINGFIELD - A hurdle that the Effingham Middle School football has cleared before is all that stands between it and a championship.

October 30, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham County softball team to enter 2018 with same goal

SPRINGFIELD - The sting of defeat in their final two games still lingers. Eventually, however, memories of the many softball victories that came before those season-ended ...

October 30, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Sex offenders required to report to sheriff's office on Halloween

SPRINGFIELD -- While everyone is gearing up for Halloween, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is doing its part to keep registered sex offenders at a ...

October 30, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Jett goes out a winner in final fair contests

SPRINGFIELD - Dusty Jett went from the bottom of the barrel to the top of the heap during his 10 years of participation in goat shows.

October 30, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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