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Rincon housekeeper cleans up in Georgia Lottery

ATLANTA - Lorraine Lopez, a housekeeper and team leader for the Air National Guard, is celebrating a Georgia Lottery win. Lopez, 46, won $198,753 as one of two players to match all five winning numbers in the Jan. 24 Fantasy 5 drawing.

February 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


State leaders painting dire budget picture

Effingham County business and government leaders got a first-hand look earlier this week at just how deep the state's fiscal problems are.

January 29, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


But not all of Effingham’s news is bad

While Effingham County business and government leaders are still wondering just how much money will be available for such mammoth undertakings as the Effingham Parkway, not all the news was bad this week.

January 29, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Developers search for Goody’s replacement

Developers of the Fort Howard Square are confident they can fill quickly the hole that will be left by Goody's impending closing.

January 26, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County to push for more parkway help

As Effingham County Chamber of Commerce members and other community leaders gather in Atlanta, they'll be knocking on doors of key lawmakers and administrators in the state.

January 26, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County tallies up sewage spill amount

The amount of sewage that spilled out of a ruptured force main is approximately 4,700 gallons, according to Effingham County engineer Steve Liotta.

January 26, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Ports open new intermodal container transfer facility

Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Thursday the opening of the Chatham Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) at the Georgia Ports Authority's Garden City Terminal. The new facility features three working tracks at 2,145 feet each and a total of 12,406 feet of storage tracks.

January 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon digs into searches

Rincon City Council is about to start in earnest its search for the city's next police chief.

January 22, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Three-car accident at Courthouse, Midland

Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a three-car accident at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Midland Road. The intersection has been closed temporarily.

January 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Much rejoicing taking place as Obama takes oath of office

It's a day they thought they wouldn't live to see.

January 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Dr. King’s dream is still alive, Dunham says

The dream is still alive, Chester Dunham proclaimed Monday morning, and now it rests in the hands of the people.

January 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Guyton continues talks with county

Guyton officials are continuing their talks with Effingham County representatives on sewage plans, Mayor Michael Garvin said.

January 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Rincon to defer some single-family building fees

The Rincon City Council has taken a unique step to help out the homebuilding industry.

January 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County probes cause, extent of sewage spill

Effingham County officials are trying to figure out what caused a sewage spill Thursday afternoon and determine how much got out.

January 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County tries to figure out cause of sewage spill

Effingham County officials are trying to figure out what caused a sewage spill Thursday afternoon and determine how much got out.

January 16, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Alderman provides update on Springfield happenings

SPRINGFIELD - Don't be fooled by Springfield's sleepy appearance. Its government officials are alert and looking for ways to improve the city.

April 10, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Political novice Tippins taking on familiar faces in gubernatorial race

RINCON - A former championship swimmer has jumped into Georgia's political pool.

April 10, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Olde Effingham Day Festival approaching

The Historic Effingham Society will hold its annual Olde Effingham Day Festival on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 09, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

April 02, 2018 | | Local


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