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County OKs deal with prison

Effingham County commissioners approved an agreement to continue to house inmates at the Effingham County Prison.

June 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


LIFE, Herald to sponsor forum

A forum featuring the candidates for Effingham County sheriff and tax commissioner will be held at South Effingham High School on July 1 at 7 p.m.

June 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Chamber pushes forth with plans

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is going forward on plans to spruce up the county's gateways.

June 24, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County, state ready to reel in improvements

Tuckasee King Landing could be holding bass tournaments as part of the state's Go Fish Georgia program within 18 months, and maybe even sooner.

June 21, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Barrow calls for halt in adding to strategic reserve

As oil prices continue to set records, and gas approaches the $4 a gallon mark, several lawmakers - including U.S. Rep. John Barrow - are asking President Bush to suspend adding to the nation's strategic petroleum reserve.

June 21, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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


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Effingham County Board of Education juggles schedule to recover time lost to storm

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Education squeezed 1 1/2 days into the 2017-18 school calendar without extending it.

September 21, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Forensics program growing at Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD -- A lot of adults are under the impression that today's teenagers are clueless.

September 21, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs trample Phoenix

South Effingham's softball team smashed New Hampstead 15-0 at New Hampstead on Tuesday.

September 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


County officials work on trash backlog

SPRINGFIELD -- Due to severe weather, trash pick-up in Effingham County has fallen behind.

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham softball team keeps rolling

South Effingham continued its hot streak in softball by whipping Wayne County 4-0 on Monday.

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Alumni and Friends Gala set at East Georgia State College

East Georgia State College will hold its second Alumni and Friends Gala, "A Night Under the Stars," on Saturday, Oct. 7 beginning at 7 p ...

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Community calendar Sept. 20 edition

Thursday

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Students put journalism skills to work for schools

RINCON - Olivia Nelson is a storyteller, but don't hold it against her. It is a good thing.

September 19, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rincon City Council holds line on property taxes

RINCON - Rincon maintained its membership in a shrinking club Monday night.

September 19, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


South Effingham softball team sweeps four weekend games

South Effingham's softball team reeled off victories in four games in the Brookwood Tournament at Powder Springs, upping its record to 15-5.

September 18, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Bilbo in position to help county agencies, public

SPRINGFIELD -- There is something symbolic about Deputy Gena Bilbo's office. It doesn't have a door, projecting a sense of openness that she and ...

September 18, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Stirring comeback powers Rebels past Blue Devils

SPRINGFIELD -- Against a defense that had been exceptionally leaky in the first half Saturday night, the Statesboro Blue Devils eventually ran dry.

September 16, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Parent University-Effingham to celebrate fifth graduation

Parent University-Effingham's fall session will be held Sept. 23.

September 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


I-95 resurfacing to resume Sunday

SAVANNAH – The $8.5 million resurfacing project of Interstate 95 beginning north of I-16 and extending to Savannah River Bridge at the Georgia/South Caroline ...

September 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Raiders overwhelm Mustangs

DEXTER --The South Effingham Mustangs got hit with a gigantic snowball Friday night.

September 16, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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