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County ends relationship with OMI

Starting July 1, Effingham County's public works and roads department will be a county function.

May 20, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Veterans Park set for Memorial Day ceremony

The annual Memorial Day program at the Veterans Park is set for Memorial Day afternoon at 6 p.m. The program will again recognize by name all those who have given their life in combat, beginning with the Revolutionary War.

May 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County, cities dive into SPLOST work

With a lengthy list of hoped-for projects in front of them, officials from Effingham County and the three municipalities agreed to forge ahead with another round of special purpose local option sales tax.

May 20, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hurricane season about to start

ATLANTA-Hurricane season begins June 1, and Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine wants to remind Georgians that they should check their insurance policies annually to be sure they have adequate coverage.

May 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


STC class to honor fallen Bryan deputy

SAVANNAH – The fourth cohort of Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy students will hold its completion ceremony Tuesday in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Rd.

May 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Burns, Purcell back Smith for GOP bid

State Reps. Jon Burns (R-Newington) and Ann Purcell (R-Rincon) have endorsed Congressional candidate Carl Smith.

May 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Loper endorses Olens

Effingham County commissioner Reggie Loper has endorsed former Cobb County Commission Chairman Sam Olens in his bid to become state attorney general.

May 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County weighing OMI contract

Effingham County commissioners will decide on a renewal of the contract with OMI at their meeting this afternoon.

May 17, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon man survives small plane crash

A Rincon man suffered minor injuries after his experimental plane had an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in northern Effingham County.

May 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


City, county working on park promenade

Springfield City Council has made three appointments to a committee that will work with county representatives on a planned park promenade in downtown Springfield.

May 17, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to shoot for 4-10 week

Effingham County commissioners are pushing forward to go to a four-day, 10-hour work week for county employees.

May 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Budget cuts force new chapter for library

Effingham County commissioners are trimming their financial support for the Live Oak Public Library System and want to consolidate the library's services.

May 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


ECSO seeks help in finding theft suspects

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance with identifying suspects who have been involved in thefts from area doctors' offices.

May 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Disaster plan prepares hospital for emergencies

On a seemingly splendid late spring day, Effingham Hospital and Care Center made its preparations for a hurricane.

May 13, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City looks to save its old post office

Rincon City Council has discussed taking the first steps to refurbish the city's old post office building.

May 13, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


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Clyo El Cheapo store held up, robbed Saturday

The El Cheapo gas station in Clyo was held up by three suspects Saturday afternoon, two of whom had handguns.

March 29, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Savannah Police searching for missing man

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing male who was last seen Tuesday, Mar. 28.

March 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


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