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Fort Howard, Lisa Street road closure

On April 12, the city of Rincon will close the intersection of Lisa Street and Fort Howard Road due to utility service work. Work will begin at 7 a.m., and is estimated that the road will reopen by April 14. If you have any questions, feel free to contact City Hall at 826-5996.

April 30, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Lights to go out in Guyton Tuesday

Georgia Power will have a scheduled power outage today that will affect the northern half of Guyton, company representatives said.

April 29, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County starts budget work in earnest

Effingham County's staff is beginning work on the fiscal year 2008-09 in earnest.

April 29, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Work done, but a lot left undone

There is one thing members of the state Senate and House of Representatives can agree on easily - they are glad to be done.

April 29, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Warning issued about phony refund scam

ATLANTA - The Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers of an email phishing scam designed to look like it's from the IRS.

April 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Big price tag for road projects

A draft of a transportation study for Effingham County's future transportation needs carries a hefty price tag for the recommendations - $490 million.

April 26, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Carter-Burns bill heads to governor

Effingham County voters likely will head to the polls in November with a chance to determine their property tax futures.

April 26, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Old Augusta about to become a new road

The ceremonial turn of the shovel took place on a warm Tuesday afternoon. The real work will begin in a few days for the long-awaited Old Augusta Road project.

April 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


ECIS fundraiser tops $65,000

Effingham County residents and businesses opened their wallets and hearts on March 8 at Kelly's Tavern to help the four victims of the Imperial Sugar explosion, raising over $65,000.

April 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Adult day care moving into United Way Service Center

Effingham County will have an adult day care at the United Way Effingham Service Center in the coming weeks.

April 24, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Springfield council approves filters for its treatment plant

The Springfield City Council approved the purchase of filters for the wastewater treatment plant upgrades Monday.

April 24, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Analyst ‘bullish’ on local housing market

The housing market is expected to get better, but just how soon is another question, an industry analyst said Wednesday morning.

April 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County constable critical after plane crash

A former Effingham County sheriff's deputy remains in critical condition after his light airplane crashed Saturday afternoon.

April 22, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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


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EHS nurses treated to lunch for National Nurses Week

Nurses at Effingham Health System were treated to a catered lunch Wednesday in celebration of National Nurses Week, which began on Monday and will finish ...

May 05, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon Garden Club member wins Best in Show

The Rincon Garden Club recently attended the Olde Effingham Day flower show, Eighty Years in Bloom, on April 22.

May 04, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham K9's to get body armor

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K9's, Arest and Gero, will receive bullet and stab-protective vests soon thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit ...

May 04, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Edwards Interiors nominated for Mid-Sized Manufacturer of the Year

Edwards Interiors was honored last week at the 2017 Governor's Awards Luncheon at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park by being nominated ...

May 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Ricker to run for Mayor of Rincon

Former Rincon Mayor Pro-Tem and current Rincon City Councilmember, Christi Ricker, has announced that she is running for the position of Mayor of Rincon.

May 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lane closures on SR21 for signal inspections at the DDI

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 in both directions between Hendley Road and SR 30 in Port ...

May 02, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Mars Theatre celebrating three year anniversary

SPRINGFIELD - A lot has happened at the Mars Theatre since reopening its doors in 2014. More than 47,000 tickets have been sold for movies ...

May 01, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Resurfacing project underway on SR 21 south of Rincon

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation started a resurfacing project today and will utilize single lane closures between Lisa Street and Westwood Drive south ...

May 01, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Grammy-nominated recording group The Nelons to perform at First Baptist in Springfield

Nashville, TN - Multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist, The Nelons will be featured in an exciting event on Saturday, May 20 at 6 ...

April 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham Sheriffs to continue presence at schools

On April 26, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Effingham County Sheriff's Office began receiving complaints, referencing a rumor that a shooting ...

April 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


DDI construction continues tonight in Port Wentworth

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install a lane closure on SR 21 tonight from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at ...

April 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


'A Celebration of Champions' held to honor Springfield Central High

Hundreds of Effingham County residents turned out to witness history Saturday afternoon at the 'Celebration of Champions' banner unveiling that took place in the gymnasium ...

April 27, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Chamber hosts 2017 review

Attendees of the 2017 Eggs and Issues Review Wednesday morning filled their bellies and their minds as three local State Representatives spoke about a number ...

April 26, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon council honors 3 for 30 years of service

Three Rincon firemen were honored Monday night at the Rincon City Council meeting for having eclipsed 30 years of service.

April 26, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Shaun Stokes found safe

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help to find a missing boy who was last seen on Sunday, April ...

April 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


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