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Family Promise yard sale, bake sale set April 28

Family Promise of Effingham will conduct a dedication service on April 28 at 8:30 a.m. at its new location at 2160 Hwy 21 South in Springfield.

April 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Ebenezer Creek cleanup slated Saturday

Savannah Riverkeeper has scheduled a cleanup event on scenic Ebenezer Creek for Saturday at 9 a.m. at Tommy Long Boat Landing, 158 Tommy Long Road, Rincon.

April 09, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Red Terrors torment Rebels

Glynn Academy raced to a 7-0 first-inning lead en route to a 12-3 Region 2-AAAAAA baseball victory over Effingham County in Brunswick on Friday.

April 09, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Pollett new Exchange Club member

During an Exchange Club of Effingham County meeting at Renasant Bank in Springfield on Thursday, Branden Pollet (left) was installed as a member by Pete Lancaster. Pollet has been attending meetings and working with members for about six months.

April 05, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Mustangs surge past Blue Devils in late innings

GUYTON -- South Effingham coach John DeRing frequently uses "resilient" to describe his baseball team. Wednesday's game against Statesboro was a perfect example of why the word is so prominent in his vocabulary.

April 05, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Rahn slaps game-winning hit for Rebels

SPRINGFIELD -- Jordan Rahn's RBI-single in the seventh inning lifted the Effingham County Rebels to a 4-3 victory over Glynn Academy on Wednesday. Rahn's hit capped a two-run rally in the Region 2-AAAAAA contest.

April 05, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Opportunities abound in 4-H

SPRINGFIELD - Few youth organizations feature a wider door of opportunity than 4-H.

April 04, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Effingham County road repairs slated

SPRINGFIELD -- Starting Wednesday, Effingham County will proceed with its scheduled roadway repairs of Courthouse Extension. The repairs could go through Saturday.

April 03, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Berryville's heart still beating

BERRYVILLE - Most of the buildings from its heyday nearly a century ago are totally gone. Those that remain are crumbling.

April 03, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

South Effingham on region roll

The South Effingham Mustangs earned their fourth straight Region 2-AAAAA baseball victory Monday, winning 9-5 at Statesboro.

April 03, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Effingham County maintains hot baseball pace

The Effingham County Rebels are speeding to the finish line of the regular baseball season.

April 03, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Investigators seeking help to ID fraud suspects

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Investigative Unit is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects involved in defrauding an Effingham County resident of just over $1,600.

April 02, 2018 | | Local

Merle Norman changes hands

RINCON - Mary Jane Brinson didn't just pass the proverbial torch to Tiffany Writch. She passed her the mascara, lipstick, toner, cleanser and the rest of her store's array of Merle Norman products.

April 02, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Marlow students run to assist school's PTO

GUYTON - Even though Thursday's event at Marlow Elementary School was dubbed the "Fun Run," its participants enjoyed jumping, gyrating and cheering, too. Plus, they learned some important lessons.

April 02, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Lady Rebels hang tough against top-ranked team

SPRINGFIELD -- Glynn Academy's girls soccer team maintained its grip on its lofty rankings despite having its hands full with Effingham County on Thursday.

March 30, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

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A bird's-eye view of Josh Reddick Field

SPRINGFIELD -- Josh Reddick Field at the Clarence Morgan Complex is nearing completion,

June 06, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Miss SEMS 2018 crowned

GUYTON -- On May 12, South Effingham Middle School's annual Miss SEMS Pageant took place, honoring our country's active service members and veterans.

June 05, 2018 | By SEMS eighth-grader Diya Patel | Local

Allen receives conservation award

SPRINGFIELD - Tommy Allen humbly contends that he didn't do anything extraordinary. He just did what his father, George, and uncle, Albert, taught him to ...

June 05, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Mustangs infielder opts for USCB

GUYTON -- South Effingham's Blake McCollum has signed a national letter-of-intent to attend the University of South Carolina Beaufort in Hardeeville, S.C., this fall

June 05, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Bank of Newington breaks ground on long-awaited Springfield branch

SPRINGFIELD - The weather was suited for frogs, ducks and, yes, financial institutions.

June 04, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Navigator Team gives financial boost to Project Lifesaver

GUYTON - Even though Project Lifesaver has proven to be highly effective at locating missing loved ones, it hasn't been as good as it needs ...

June 04, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Big eater

Jared Gibson won the men's wing-eating contest at the Rincon Recreation Department's Spring Fair last month at Freedom Park.

June 03, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Teston closes Emmanuel College career strongly

RINCON - Jacob Teston has his future mapped out and he wants to keep traveling a baseball road.

June 01, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Marshland Credit Union opens Rincon branch

RINCON - After inching its way here for 65 years, Marshland Credit Union has arrived.

June 01, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Investigators seeking help to nab thieves

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division is seeking the public's assistance.

May 30, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Anderson, Grant headed to runoff in District 1 BOE race

RINCON - Challenger Lynn Anderson and incumbent Robert Grant haven't reached the finish line in their race for a seat on the Effingham County Board ...

May 30, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Commissioners plan to hold the line on taxes

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Commissioners has announced the proposed FY2019 budget.

May 29, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Guyton traffic to shift into roundabout

GUYTON -- As weather allows, McLendon Enterprises Inc. will shift traffic into the new single-lane roundabout configuration at State Route (SR) 119/Springfield Avenue and SR ...

May 29, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Lady Mustangs finish third in state tournament debut

South Effingham's girls golf team finished third in the Class AAAAA golf tournament at Braelin Golf Club in Peachtree City on May 22. It ...

May 29, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Retreat center unveils bigger, better pavilion

RINCON - The new Boltzius Lake Pavilion didn't rise from the ashes like a phoenix. Still, it emerged from significant damage.

May 29, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

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