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Mustangs roll on Senior Night

GUYTON -- It was meant to be a special occasion but it exceeded all expectations.

March 22, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


South Effingham girls maul New Hampstead

GUYTON -- Seven players scored as South Effingham's girls rolled to a 10-0 soccer victory over Region 2-AAAAA rival New Hampstead on Wednesday.

March 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Wayne County wallops South Effingham

GUYTON -- James Maudlin ripped a first-inning home run against South Effingham on Wednesday, propelling the Wayne County Yellow Jackets to a 10-0 victory in six frames.

March 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Rebels pluck Gamecocks

The Effingham County Rebels jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back against Screven County in Sylvania on Wednesday.

March 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County soccer games postponed again

Already delayed once, Effingham County's Region 2-AAAAAA home soccer games versus Brunswick have been moved to April 16.

March 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County audit reveals 'fiscally sound budget'

SPRINGFIELD -- At Tuesday's Effingham County Board of Commissioners meeting, County Administrator Steve Davis announced that the county's annual audit has been completed and shows that there were no control findings, indicating the county is in full compliance with various laws, regulations, contracts and grant agreements.

March 21, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


South Effingham students receive cultural exposure

GUYTON - Everyone can't go to France or Spain so the South Effingham High School media center brings those countries to some of its students through Cultural Museum Week.

March 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham County postpones soccer games

Because of weather concerns, Effingham County has postponed Tuesday's home soccer games versus Brunswick until Wednesday,

March 20, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Hwy 21 lanes to be closed for pedestrian bridge installation

PORT WENTWORTH -- In conjunction with the Hwy 21 pedestrian bridge construction in Chatham County, Massana Construction will need to install lane closures through Thursday and again Saturday morning. A detour will be in place.

March 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Interact Club makes international impact

GUYTON - The impact of South Effingham High School's Interact Club extends well beyond the walls of the room where it meets.

March 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Local schools pay tribute to Florida shooting victims

GUYTON - They made a statement but it wasn't a political one.

March 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


OmniTRAX Inc. pursuing industries for hub

SPRINGFIELD - A major part of Effingham County's economic future is sitting on the launch pad ready for takeoff.

March 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rebels whitewash Tigers

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Rebels made quick work of the Metter Tigers on Monday.

March 19, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County agriculture mechanics team advances

The Effingham County High School FFA agriculture mechanics team placed first in a recent Area IV competition.

March 19, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


FFA members challenged at leadership conference

COVINGTON - Members of the Effingham County and South Effingham high school FFA chapters attended the Georgia FFA Association's Greenhand Jamboree on March 2-3 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington.

March 19, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


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Nonprofit provides services to victims of domestic violence

RINCON - Safe Haven is an organization that provides much more than shelter for victims of domestic abuse. It also offers numerous free, confidential programs designed ...

May 01, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham County's Ulmer receives 'reward'

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County offensive tackle Casey Ulmer signed a national letter of intent on April 23 to attend Brevard College in Brevard, N.C.

May 01, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Buford ends South Effingham girls' perfect run

GUYTON - The curtain has closed on a tremendous show by South Effingham's girls tennis team.

May 01, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast set Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham Chamber of Commerce invites the community its annual Legislative Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast, starting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at ...

April 30, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Lieutenant governor joins ECCA party

RINCON -- Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's education babies are growing up. The visionary behind Georgia's college and career academy concept visited one of them ...

April 30, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Family Promise of Effingham Yard Sale conducted

Kaylee (left) and Candice Anderson browse an item that caught their attention at Saturday's Family Promise of Effingham Yard Sale at Rincon's Centerpoint ...

April 29, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


4-H'er adds personal touch to entrance to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - A simple wave of the hand or nod of the head isn't good enough for Owen Mercer.

April 29, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham County's Johnson puts his name on Carson-Newman line again

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County speedster Toot Johnson is eager to prove that he is ready for double athletic duty at the college level.

April 29, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


National Day of Prayer event set Thursday

Pastors and churches from around Effingham County and the area are invited to join together for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday 6:30 ...

April 27, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Yellow Jackets push Mustangs out of playoffs

"GUYTON -- Teams with similar resumes met Friday to determine the one that would get the job of taking on Locust Grove in the second round ...

April 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Yellow Jackets push Mustangs out of playoffs

GUYTON - Teams with similar resumes met Friday to determine the one that would get the job of taking on Locust Grove in the second round ...

April 27, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Sheriff's office seeking help to find robbery suspect

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect from an attempted armed robbery at the ...

April 27, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Mustangs rally, keep playoff hopes alive

GUYTON -- There's that word again.

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County grinds Coffee in sweep

SPRINGFIELD -- The steady hand of comeback experience helped the Effingham County Rebels overcome a shaky start Thursday in the opening round of the Class AAAAAA ...

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield DDA growth efforts sprouting

SPRINGFIELD - The signs of new life in Springfield aren't all related to the onset of spring.

April 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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