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BoC to look at county government set-up

Effingham County commissioners will meet with an Association of County Commissioners of Georgia representative next month to discuss a possible change in how the county government is organized.

October 21, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


No damage found from plant’s chemical spill

A chemical spill in September at a Screven County textiles plant was no threat to the Ogeechee River, according to an attorney speaking for the Ogeechee Riverkeeper.

October 21, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


More than a facelift

Some Effingham County neighborhoods are getting their own version of an extreme makeover.

October 17, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County holds off on KAF settlement

Effingham County commissioners tabled executing an agreement with King America Finishing at a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon.

October 17, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


The drive begins for Last Mile project

PORT WENTWORTH - The move to get Savannah port truck traffic off Highway 21 got a major shove Thursday afternoon.

October 17, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


New title but same duties for theater director

It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.

October 17, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Grant gives ECSO new breath-testing tool

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has a new and up-to-date device to make county roads safer.

October 10, 2013 | Staff report | Local


City takes next steps for walking trail

Springfield City Council members are taking the next step in a potential recreational trail along Jack's Branch.

October 10, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Moretz trial set for November

A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.

October 10, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County, state looking to improve intersection

One of the county's most wreck-plagued intersections could be in line for more safety upgrades.

October 07, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County jail turning on to video visitations

Visitations at the Effingham County Jail are undergoing a makeover almost as drastic as the one for the jail itself.

October 07, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Kitchen safety the emphasis in Fire Prevention Week

ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.

October 07, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Firm withdraws as county auditor

Effingham County commissioners will start the process to choose a new auditor at their meeting Tuesday.

October 03, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Sheriff: New jail could be ready in March

Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie is hesitant to use the word "nice" to describe a jail.

September 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Driver in fatal wreck dies from injuries

South Effingham High School paid tribute at Friday's homecoming game to a current student and an alumnus who died during the week.

September 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


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Springfield Fall Festival rescheduled

The City of Springfield and the Fall Festival Planning Committee have decided to reschedule the 2016 Springfield Fall Festival to Nov. 18-19.

October 14, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lady Mustangs sweep Jones County

South Effingham Lady Mustangs sweep Jones County

October 14, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lady Rebels hosting playoff tilt

The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels volleyball team has earned the No. 1 seed and will be hosting Lanier High School in the opening ...

October 13, 2016 | | Local


Sikes awarded for Effingham Teacher of the Year

Local educators gathered Wednesday night at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon for the annual Effingham County Teacher of the Year banquet.

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Omnitracs project moving right along

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has been busy over the last few years bringing in new industries and developments into Effingham County – none bigger ...

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


The angel on Long Pond Road

"Angels come in many forms."

October 12, 2016 | By Zack Lee Editor for the Effingham Herald | Local


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