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Dining and dancing to kick off Olde Effingham Days

Olde Effingham Days will be held April 18-19 in Springfield, beginning with "Dining and Dancing Under the Stars" from 7-10 p.m. that Friday night at the old courthouse and the judicial complex square. Leon Jacobs will provide live music, playing oldies, country, beach and rock. Food vendors will be open during the evening.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


County ready to break ground on Old Augusta

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners will be breaking ground on the Old Augusta Phase I project Tuesday at 2 p.m.

April 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Seniors make pitch for help

The number of senior citizens in Effingham County is expected to increase in the next five to 10 years and with that, so will their needs and concerns, a senior citizen advocate told county commissioners.

April 19, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Chambliss gearing up for re-election run

Saxby Chambliss said he anticipates his campaign spending will top the amount from the 2002 U.S. Senate race.

April 19, 2008 | Statesboro Herald | Local


Another refinery victim discharged

The Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital announced Friday afternoon another patient burned in the Imperial Sugar explosion has been discharged from the Burn Center and is receiving further treatment in the Doctors Hospital Rehab Unit.

April 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Driver walks away from fiery collision

A driver of a log truck that burst into flames after being struck by another vehicle early Friday morning walked away from the accident, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

April 19, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Another refinery burn patient goes home

The Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta said Tuesday that one of its Imperial Sugar Company patients has been discharged from the Burn Center and is receiving further treatment in the Doctors Hospital Rehab Unit.

April 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Kelly’s, El Ranchito apply for liquor licenses

The Springfield City Council approved the first two liquor licenses in the city pending all administrative processes be completed appropriately.

April 17, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Georgia Democrats trying to rebuild party, message in state

After losing control of both houses of the General Assembly, and being outnumbered in the state's Congressional delegation, Georgia's Democrats believe they can make inroads on the Republican majorities.

April 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


IDA, school board to work on land deal for bus shop

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is preparing an offer for the board of education for land in the IDA's Research Forest Tract.

April 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


New chief ready to get to work

He's already got the keys to the office.

April 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Cleanup continues

Crews from around southeast Georgia - and with help from folks from much farther away - continued to sift through the remnants of the tornadoes that swept through Effingham County a week ago.

April 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County makes the call on 911 center

Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead to Brunson Construction to build the county's 911 center.

April 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Georgia Power pitches in with tornado help

The Georgia Power Foundation is donating $5,000 to the United Way of the Coastal Empire to be administered to Effingham County residents affected by the March 15 tornadoes.

April 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Zeigler ready to be a part of Effingham's 'team'

Through his years of playing football, in Effingham County, at the University of Notre Dame and with the NFL's Buffalo Bills and New York Giants, Dusty Zeigler believes he learned about teamwork.

April 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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SR 21 and I-95 DDI lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 north and south bound in Port Wentworth next week for construction ...

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual ...

March 02, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County IDA cuts ribbon on Rincon solar farm

Members of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority were on hand Thursday as they cut the ribbon to a 287-acre solar farm in Rincon.

March 02, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon Elementary students get moving at Bobcat Fun Run

Rincon Elementary School students released more energy than usual on Friday as they participated in the First Annual Bobcats Fun Run, an event put on ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


NAACP honors drowned slaves at Ebenezer Creek

Leroy Lloyd, President of the Effingham County chapter of the NAACP, and other members honored the lives of hundreds of freed slaves who drowned trying ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


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