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Lawmakers, residents to ask for independent river tests

State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.

October 06, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

A night for stars

After confidently predicting victory, Adam Kobek delivered on the dance floor Saturday night.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Springfield to seek grant for reuse water

Springfield is taking its first furtive steps toward adding a reuse water system to its wastewater treatment plant.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Neighborhood prepares for another busy Halloween

With an assemblage permit from the county in hand, the residents of Royal Oaks subdivision are planning their annual Halloween celebration.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Georgia soldiers teach seed germination to Afghans

WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan-The Georgia Agribusiness Development Team continued working toward building the economy in Wardak province with a seed germination class at the Director of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock compound in Maiden Shahr district Sept. 21.

October 03, 2011 | By Sgt. Brian P. Glass U.S. Army Sergeant Task Force pPatriot PAO | Local

Dancing the night away

Quick, quick, slow; quick, quick, slow. 5-6-7-8.

September 30, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Local

Another tragedy strikes school

Effingham County High School staff, students and administration are coming to grips with the death of another student from an automobile accident.

September 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

City welcomes grant

The long-awaited grant is in the city of Springfield's hands.

September 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

ECSO unveils social media platforms

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has launched a social media program. The social media plan includes a Facebook page and a Twitter account.

September 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Local

City finishes cleanup from storms

Rincon firefighters, public works crews and residents were busy Sunday night and Monday cleaning up the debris and the damage from a sudden, powerful storm that swept through the area Sunday afternoon.

September 30, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Effingham receives food, shelter set-aside funds

Effingham County has been awarded federal funds under phase 29 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program State Set-Aside.

September 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Local

Courthouse sets a standard

The Effingham County Historic Courthouse received a long-awaited award Monday afternoon, sealing local leaders' commitment to preserving the past with an eye toward the future.

September 26, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Local

Alcohol changes move closer to a vote

Effingham County commissioners have approved the first reading of two ordinances that could allow voters to approve Sunday package sales of beer and wine and to pave the way for Sunday sales of alcohol by the drink.

September 26, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Plant’s penalty not enough, say Riverkeeper, supporters

BLITCHTON-Citizens who live along or near the Ogeechee River were urged not to give up the fight and continue to take their plight through legal channels and elected officials.

September 26, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Historic Courthouse to receive LEED plaque

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners will be holding a LEED Plaque Presentation Ceremony on Monday. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the courtroom of the newly rehabilitated Historic Effingham County Courthouse.

September 22, 2011 | Staff Report | 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

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 ...

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 ...

March 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

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