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Health department makes flu vaccine available

The weather outside may still feel like summer, but the fact is that flu season is here and it's never too early to get vaccinated. The Effingham County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.

September 16, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Decison on audit for next year splits commissioners

Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.

September 12, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County moves to bolster inmates’ breakfast

Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.

September 09, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to drive ahead with ash road fixes

Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.

September 05, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


King America faces more civil suits

A Guyton couple has filed suit against King America Finishing and its parent company, Westex, for damages from the May 2011 fish kill.

September 02, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Finished road means new addresses for some

Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.

September 02, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alderman, Lee won’t face opposition

Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman, along with two incumbent city council members, will be returned to office.

September 02, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Springfield hires Mars director

Springfield has hired Tommy Deadwyler of the Fox Theatre Institute to be the director of the Mars Theatre.

August 29, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alderman, Lee qualify for re-election

Incumbent council members Scott Morgan and Levi Scott Jr. have qualified to run for re-election to Rincon City Council.

August 29, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Alderman, Lee to run for mayor again

Barton Alderman and Ken Lee said they will seek re-election as mayor of their respective cities.

August 26, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Seeing opportunities, not challenges

Margaret Edwards maintains a positive outlook toward life's challenges.

August 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


ECSO issues warning over ‘Crazy Clown’

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning about a synthetic drug being sold under the names Crazy Clown and Herbal Madness Incense.

August 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


State troopers to take part in Operation Zero Tolerance

Now through midnight on Labor Day, Georgia state troopers are joining law enforcement officials from across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, an enforcement campaign that targets impaired drivers.

August 26, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Guyton’s Kerchief lends a hand to injured soldiers

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - For many soldiers, a deployment to Afghanistan means early-morning foot patrols, long days wearing heavy gear and the possibility of engaging the enemy.

August 26, 2013 | By Staff Sgt. Kristen Duus | Local


AAA predicts busy Labor Day travel

AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year.

August 22, 2013 | Staff report | 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


Primary results

Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Scott Lewis will be the next Effingham County magistrate after he won a three-way race in Tuesday's general ...

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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