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Effingham County soccer games postponed again

Already delayed once, Effingham County's Region 2-AAAAAA home soccer games versus Brunswick have been moved to April 16.

March 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County audit reveals 'fiscally sound budget'

SPRINGFIELD -- At Tuesday's Effingham County Board of Commissioners meeting, County Administrator Steve Davis announced that the county's annual audit has been completed and shows that there were no control findings, indicating the county is in full compliance with various laws, regulations, contracts and grant agreements.

March 21, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


South Effingham students receive cultural exposure

GUYTON - Everyone can't go to France or Spain so the South Effingham High School media center brings those countries to some of its students through Cultural Museum Week.

March 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham County postpones soccer games

Because of weather concerns, Effingham County has postponed Tuesday's home soccer games versus Brunswick until Wednesday,

March 20, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Hwy 21 lanes to be closed for pedestrian bridge installation

PORT WENTWORTH -- In conjunction with the Hwy 21 pedestrian bridge construction in Chatham County, Massana Construction will need to install lane closures through Thursday and again Saturday morning. A detour will be in place.

March 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Interact Club makes international impact

GUYTON - The impact of South Effingham High School's Interact Club extends well beyond the walls of the room where it meets.

March 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Local schools pay tribute to Florida shooting victims

GUYTON - They made a statement but it wasn't a political one.

March 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


OmniTRAX Inc. pursuing industries for hub

SPRINGFIELD - A major part of Effingham County's economic future is sitting on the launch pad ready for takeoff.

March 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rebels whitewash Tigers

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Rebels made quick work of the Metter Tigers on Monday.

March 19, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County agriculture mechanics team advances

The Effingham County High School FFA agriculture mechanics team placed first in a recent Area IV competition.

March 19, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


FFA members challenged at leadership conference

COVINGTON - Members of the Effingham County and South Effingham high school FFA chapters attended the Georgia FFA Association's Greenhand Jamboree on March 2-3 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington.

March 19, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Guyton officials looking for ways to spruce up city

SPRINGFIELD - Things took at ugly turn during Thursday's Exchange Club of Effingham meeting at Renasant Bank.

March 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Effingham Health System Board of Directors announces meeting

The Effingham Health System Board of Directors will meet in regular session in the Kieffer Hall community room at Effingham Health System in Springfield on March 27 at 7:15 p.m.

March 18, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham shells Ware County

GUYTON -- South Effingham's bench players were confident they knew what was going to happen. They have seen similar things many times before.

March 16, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Early miscue costs Lady Mustangs

GUYTON -- The South Effingham Lady Mustangs played as good as or better than Ware County for 89 minutes Friday. The first 60 seconds were a different story, however.

March 16, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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DRT America helps Rincon Fire Department

RINCON -- On Thursday, DRT America donated $3.000 to the Rincon Fire Department to help it purchase rescue equipment.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Special Olympics puts smiles on competitors, volunteers

GUYTON - It didn't matter how far the tennis ball went. Every throw drew applause and high fives from the crowd.

March 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Huddle House slates fundraising event

RINCON -- Thirty percent of Huddle House sales from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday will benefit My Father's House -- a ministry of Guyton Christian Church.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Grant paves way for boat ramp repairs

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Commissioners has received a grant from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to preform repairs on several of the counties ...

March 24, 2018 | | Local


Mustangs' 'grit' shows in series finale against Jackets

GUYTON -- After getting knocked down hard twice in recent days, the South Effingham Mustangs got up, dusted themselves off and turned in a good showing ...

March 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs roll on Senior Night

GUYTON -- It was meant to be a special occasion but it exceeded all expectations.

March 22, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


South Effingham girls maul New Hampstead

GUYTON -- Seven players scored as South Effingham's girls rolled to a 10-0 soccer victory over Region 2-AAAAA rival New Hampstead on Wednesday.

March 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Wayne County wallops South Effingham

GUYTON -- James Maudlin ripped a first-inning home run against South Effingham on Wednesday, propelling the Wayne County Yellow Jackets to a 10-0 victory in six ...

March 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Rebels pluck Gamecocks

The Effingham County Rebels jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back against Screven County in Sylvania on Wednesday.

March 22, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


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