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Monday deadline approaching for voters in presidential primary

ATLANTA - Secretary of State Karen Handel reminded voters that the deadline to register to vote and be eligible to cast a ballot in the Feb. 5 presidential preference primary is Monday.

January 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners to go over comp plan

Effingham County commissioners are scheduling a workshop to go over a laundry list of topics, including information on the nearly completed comprehensive plan.

January 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County looks at service lines

Discussion of service delivery lines has prompted Effingham County commissioners to revisit the possibility of a countywide water and sewer commission.

January 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


A look back at what made news in 2007: March, April

MARCH 2007

January 22, 2008 | Staff Reports | Local


A look back at what made news in 2007: May, June, July

May 2007

January 22, 2008 | Staff Reports | Local


A look back at what made news in 2007: August, September, October

AUGUST 2007

January 22, 2008 | Staff Reports | Local


A look back at what made news in 2007: January, February

JANUARY 2007

January 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Firefighters to hit the Web for more training

Effingham County firefighters will be able to get more training without having to leave the comforts of home - or at least their home station.

January 20, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Sand Hill park nearing completion

The Effingham County Recreation Department's sprawling Sand Hill complex is nearing completion after commissioners approved a long slate of projects for that park and several others.

January 19, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Absentee ballots available for February's primary

ATLANTA - Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds voters that they can request an absentee ballot for Georgia's presidential preference primary, which will be held statewide on Feb. 5. Voters can request an absentee ballot through Feb. 1. All absentee ballots must be received by the county registrar by 7 p.m. on election day. Photo identification is not required when voting by mail.

January 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners have questions on at-large seat

Effingham County voters will decide on a county commission chairman at-large in the 2008 elections, and current commissioners still have plenty of questions about the position.

January 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Jail repairs a 'serious' issue

Effingham County officials will go ahead with finding a structural engineer to recommend improvements to the county jail, improvements that demand immediate attention, according to county staff.

January 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Guyton won't renew contract with Republic

Guyton's city council may have opened the door for a new waste disposal service contract.

January 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


IRS working on 'patch' for alternative minimum tax

The Internal Revenue Service announced it will immediately begin the final reprogramming steps for its income-tax processing systems to prepare for the upcoming tax season following final passage of the alternative minimum tax "patch" Dec. 19 by the House.

January 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Guyton eyes putting police right next door to city hall

The Guyton Police Department could be on the move to a new home that would make it more visible, city council members believe.

January 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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Lewis averts runoff for magistrate seat

Even with a three-man field, Scott Lewis won't need a runoff win to be Effingham County's next chief magistrate.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


School board approves budget and trims millage

Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a budget that is larger but also reduces the millage on property taxpayers.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners approve pay increases in first pass at budget

Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a budget that extends longevity and stair-step pay increases for county employees.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Burns rolls to win in District 159 primary

Facing his first primary challenge, state Rep. Jon Burns likely is headed back for another two-year term in the General Assembly.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hall, Muldrew start gearing up for runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 31, 2016 | By Al Hackle Statesboro Herald | Local


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