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GOP hopefuls tout energy independence

SAVANNAH - GOP hopefuls for the 12th District Congressional seat agree on at least one thing - there isn't enough being done to allow for exploration of oil and gas resources within the U.S.

June 21, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Honoring those who paid the ultimate price

Community members gathered to remember those who have died serving in the armed forces Monday at Veterans Park.

June 19, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


McKinney unveils contract with 12th District

What separates him from the other candidates vying for Georgia's 12th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is he's from the district, grew up in the district, has raised a family and works in the district, Ray McKinney said.

June 19, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


City makes acre at sprayfield surplus

The Springfield City Council declared a one-acre parcel of land at the sprayfield site surplus on Tuesday.

June 19, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Barrow gearing up for primary

SAVANNAH - With nearly a handful of opponents, including one from his own party, wanting his job, John Barrow kicked off his Congressional re-election campaign Saturday afternoon.

June 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County readies budget

Effingham County commissioners will go over their proposed fiscal year 2009 budget at their June 3 and 17 meetings and are expected to adopt the spending plan and a countywide millage rate June 17.

June 14, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Veterans Park set for Memorial Day

The annual Memorial Day program will be presented at the Veterans Park in Springfield on Memorial Day at 6 p.m.

June 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Crowd turns out for the first Pregnancy Care Center banquet

The Pregnancy Care Center of Rincon held its first fundraising banquet on April 22 at the Mill Creek Banquet Hall and Lodge.

June 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Public safety officers, agencies to be out in force for Memorial Day weekend

Despite the record-high cost of gasoline across the state, the Georgia State Patrol and officers with the Department of Public Safety's Motor Carrier Compliance Division and Capitol Police Services Unit are ready for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Col. Bill Hitchens, commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, said Wednesday the higher cost of gasoline may keep motorists closer to home this year.

June 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Crawley a finalist for top county job

The Effingham County commissioners have chosen their lone finalist for the position of county administrator.

June 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Effingham chief deputy defends his court testimony

A top Effingham County law enforcement officer is defending himself against attacks based on his testimony in a recent court hearing.

June 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Hospital opens its open MRI

Effingham Hospital's open MRI center is now open for business - and hospital leaders want to make sure potential patients in the county and in surrounding areas know it's here.

June 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Candidate calls for halt of gas taxes

One of the candidates for the Republican bid for the U.S. 12th District seat says he has a plan that would cut the price of gas by 50 cents a gallon - now.

June 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


McKinney signs pledge in support of earmark reform

SAVANNAH - Candidate for Congress Ray McKinney (R-Savannah) signed a pledge Thursday supporting common-sense reform of how Congress spends taxpayer dollars.

June 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


McKinney taps GOP vet as press secretary

Reidsville – Candidate for Congress Ray McKinney (R-Savannah) has named former Tattnall County Republican Chairman David Cutbirth as his campaign's press secretary.

June 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


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City of Rincon lands grant for water improvements

The City of Rincon has been awarded a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant for the water and sewer upgrades in the 7th Street area ...

September 01, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield's Shealy in elite Navy helicopter unit

A 2009 Effingham County High School graduate and Springfield native is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy's newest ...

September 01, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Two nabbed in police car break-in

Two men are in custody after breaking into a Rincon police car Saturday.

August 31, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County Extension coordinator honored

Effingham County Extension Coordinator Abby Smith, was recently recognized with the Early Career Service Award at the 2017 Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Beta Chapter Annual ...

August 31, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Chips off the old block

Ron Womack watches his boys, 7-year-old Cade and 6-year-old Cal, bravely take on a blocking sled Wednesday afternoon at South Effingham High School. Despite the ...

August 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Sheriff plans to continue driving program for teens

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has conducted its last state-funded PRIDE class. State and federal funding has been pulled from the program but Sheriff ...

August 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Rash of vehicle break-ins reported

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has received reports of eight vehicle break-ins in the last 24 hours in the area of Goshen Road and ...

August 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County schools move up in key rankings

Effingham County Schools exceeded the expectations of school officials by ranking in the top 20 Georgia school districts for the 2016-2017 school year, according to ...

August 30, 2017 | Lainey Standiford | Local


Pilot in Monday's crash identified

Randy Hunter of Tryone was the pilot involved in Monday morning's plane crash in Bryan County. He was identified by Bryan County public safety ...

August 29, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Car show generates funds for VFW

According to organizers, Saturday's first Mustang Syndicate Car Show hit on all cylinders.

August 29, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


PLANE CRASH UPDATE

Two victims of Monday morning's plane crash at the Effingham-Bryan county line near Ellabell have been identified.

August 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


PLANE CRASH UPDATE

It is believed that a plane crash near the Effingham-Bryan county line has claimed the lives of three people.

August 28, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Emergency chief: No survivors of plane crash expected

Bryan County Emergency Management Agency Chief/Director Freddy Howell said it is believed that no one survived Monday's plane crash near the Effingham County-Bryan ...

August 28, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Heritage Day designed to remember Salzburgers

A group of people that was unceremoniously dispatched from its homeland nearly three centuries ago is about to be richly embraced.

August 28, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Corbitt defines role of Effingham County government

ST. SIMONS ISLAND -- Wesley Corbitt isn't a fan of big government. He doesn't like little government, either.

August 28, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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