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Isakson hails measure to stimulate housing market

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., praised the Senate's passage of legislation to stimulate the nation's declining housing market. The legislation passed by a vote of 72-13.

August 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Local

Senators to take up combustible dust issue

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., reacted to the findings by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that Imperial Sugar "egregiously and willfully" violated safety and health standards by allowing excessive amounts of combustible dust to collect in its Port Wentworth facility.

August 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Local

Young man victim of apparent drowning

A young man apparently drowned in a pond near Old River Road early Thursday afternoon.

August 17, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Sandi Van Orden | Local

City gets GEFA loan to put in new well

Springfield has been given a loan by the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority for $1.38 million to build a new well and connect the two systems by running water lines down Highway 21.

August 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local

Springfield wants new decorations for Christmas

The Springfield City Council discussed Tuesday night purchasing new Christmas decorations for Laurel Street.

August 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local

Gunning for traffic

Traffic accidents in Rincon have decreased, and the Rincon Police Department has stepped up its traffic enforcement.

August 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

GEFA’s tab in Effingham — $45M

The cities of Rincon, Guyton, Springfield and Effingham County collectively owe over $45 million to the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority. And that is just the current numbers.

August 15, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local

Council kicks the tires on vehicle needs

Rincon Police Chief Michael Berry is getting a new vehicle to drive, one he hopes will be more than just his assigned mode of transportation.

August 15, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Carter answers Rincon council questions on legislation

Rincon City Council members had some of their concerns on the Carter-Burns Bill referendum addressed, and posed some others that one of the legislation's authors will have to research.

August 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

County faces well problem at annex

A failing well for the Effingham County annex is leading commissioners to wonder what to do about it.

August 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

OCRK to hold meeting on Guyton's plans

The Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper is holding a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Street Baptist Church in Guyton.

August 12, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local

EFACEC starts hiring process

Portuguese conglomerate EFACEC is beginning the hiring process for the plant it will build in Effingham County.

August 12, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

EFACEC groundbreaking set for October

Portuguese electrical components manufacturer EFACEC is eyeing an October groundbreaking for its planned Effingham County facility, according to the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.

August 09, 2008 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

McDaniel ready to go back to work

Linda McDaniel was at work at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce at 8:30 Wednesday morning - after a 4 a.m. call from her daughter about a sick child and a long night awaiting primary results.

August 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

McDuffie ready for next four years

Effingham County voters are returning Jimmy McDuffie to office by a resounding margin.

August 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

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Panthers' second-half wave swamps Cubs

SPRINGFIELD -- After sputtering badly in the first half, the Effingham County Middle School Panthers shifted into high gear and zoomed past the Burke County Cubs ...

October 25, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Close encounter

Three-year-old Allyson Mohler of Rincon isn't the least bit intimidated by a goat that approached her Tuesday at the 74th Effingham County Fair in ...

October 25, 2017 | Staff Report | Local

Local artists show works at fair

SPRINGFIELD -- In addition to the customary rides, livestock shows and decadent foods, the 74th Effingham County Fair features the works of local artists.

October 25, 2017 | Staff Report | Local

Epling adds surprising achievement to resume

SPRINGFIELD -- Beth Epling, a winner of Effingham County's highest honor, added a completely unexpected achievement to her resume Tuesday. She was named the showmanship ...

October 24, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Tigers thwart Mustangs' volleyball run

GUYTON - The road to the Class AAAAA championship was cut short for South Effingham, which fell to the Harris County Tigers in the Sweet Sixteen ...

October 24, 2017 | | Local

Mustangs have one more shot to avoid winless season

GUYTON - Undone by a rash of errors, South Effingham's football team slipped to 0-9 with a 35-3 loss at Ware County in Waycross on ...

October 24, 2017 | Trice Williams | Local

Rincon City Council candidates want to offer fresh ideas

RINCON - Two fresh political faces hope voters are eager for a fresh perspective on government affairs in Rincon.

October 24, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Rebels' historic volleyball season ends

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County's volleyball season came to a disapointing close in the Elite Eight Saturday.

October 23, 2017 | | Local

74th Effingham County Fair kicks off with parade

SPRINGFIELD -- The show must go on, and so does the parade.

October 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Local

City of Rincon receives $750,0000 grant for water and sewer upgrades

RINCON -- The City has received a 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community ...

October 23, 2017 | Submitted report | Local

South Effingham cheerleaders rack up another win

South Effingham won first place in the Class AAAAA division at Saturday's annual Battle in the Boro cheerleading competition in Statesboro.

October 23, 2017 | Submitted report | Local

Short shower doesn't dampen Country Carnival spirits

RINCON -- The second annual Country Carinval conducted at Freedom Park on Sunday was a hit despite a brief shower just before the event started at ...

October 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Local

Pirates unleash firepower on Rebels

BRUNSWICK -- There were plenty of explosive plays in Friday night's Effingham County-Brunswick football game.

October 21, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Diverse group gathers to pray for unity in the community

RINCON -- The doors of First Baptist Church of Rincon are open for everyone. That was evident Thursday night when it hosted "Love One Another," an ...

October 20, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Port Wentworth candidates face questions

PORT WENTWORTH -- Public safety, transportation, recreation, flood mitigation and business growth were the primary topics at Thursday night's Port Wentworth Candidates Forum at the ...

October 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local

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