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Forestry outlook getting brighter

There may be light at the end of a long tunnel for Southern tree growers currently struggling under depressed timber markets resulting from the housing slump. A new assessment of the South's forest resources expects timber demand to increase in the coming year, especially for lumber and building materials.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Senators praise Corps for updating water control plan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has now committed to begin to update its outdated water control plan for the drought-ravaged river basin that serves Georgia and Alabama.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Crop disaster losses signups under way

USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Teresa Lasseter announced that eligible farmers who suffered quantity losses to their crops in recent years can enroll in the Crop Disaster Program 2005-2007 (CDP) at local FSA service centers. FSA will announce and conduct sign-up for quality losses under CDP as soon as possible.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Hospital expands its rehab unit

She called it the "chamber of pain," but Ruth Lee readily showed the full range of motion she had on her left arm, thanks to Effingham Hospital's physical therapy unit.

November 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Uzupan runs for love of the city

Tim Uzupan is running for Springfield City Council because of his love for the city.

November 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Wilson earns peer supporter status

Jason Wilson of Rincon has just become certified as a peer supporter for people with disabilities. The class was sponsored by and held at LIFE, Inc. in Savannah and conducted by Disability Link of Macon. Funds were made available from the Georgia Department of Human Resources through the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Northway completes basic training

Army Pfc. Zachery Northway has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Pitts joins Alpha Battery ranks

The Georgia Army National Guard welcomes Pvt. Zachary A. Pitts, who graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Okla., on Oct. 5.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Alpha Battery promotes two during drill weekend

Alpha Battery of 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion held its monthly drill Oct. 13-14 at the Georgia Army National Guard armory in Springfield.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


County holds off on courthouse architect

Effingham County commissioners have pushed back the decision on hiring an architect to take a look at renovating the jail and the old courthouse.

November 10, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Effingham firefighters mourn loss of Andrews: update 2

Effingham County firefighters are mourning the loss of one of their own.

November 10, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Cleanup of 21/307 wreck going fast

Cleanup of an accident involving two tractor trailers and a train at Highways 21 and 307 is under way, according to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon Police to hit the city's streets for Halloween

On Oct. 31, the Rincon Police Department will have a Halloween detail out in subdivisions and city streets around the city of Rincon.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


HES seeks items for auction fundraiser

Historic Effingham Society is holding its 6th Annual Auction with a spaghetti supper on Nov. 3, in the Springfield United Methodist Family Life Center at the corner of Cleveland and Pine streets in Springfield, one block off Laurel Street.

November 10, 2007 | Susan Exley | Local


Rincon's ballot

Rincon General Election

November 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


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State to expand efforts for highway safety

During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and ...

June 16, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Ramp work to affect I-16/I-95 interchange

A slow-moving concrete grinning operation this weekend will affect traffic for the eastbound Interstate 16 Exit 57A ramp and southbound Interstate 95 Exit 99A ramp.

June 12, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Owners to close Ebenezer Landing

For more than a century, boaters, kayakers, canoeists and others have been putting their crafts into the water at Ebenezer Landing. But that has come ...

June 09, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to look at other parks as it plans central facility

Effingham County commissioners soon may be getting a look at what their next recreation complex could look like.

June 09, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon repaving on 9th Street to start soon

A repaving and sidewalk project in the city of Rincon is being pushed to get completed by the start of the next school year.

June 09, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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