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Work on old courthouse hits impasse

A deadlock has left Effingham County commissioners at an impasse on how to proceed in restoring the old courthouse.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Flonnory, Jones attend CGRDC orientation

Brunswick – Effingham County residents, Barry Flonnory and Herb Jones attended a full day of new board member orientation on Oct. 24 at the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


A GREAT debate for Springfield council

Members of the Springfield City Council discussed state Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson's "GREAT Plan" to deal with local tax issues last Tuesday.

December 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Rincon approves new cell antennas for AT&T users

Cell phone reception for Rincon AT&T users should be getting better soon.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


OSHA to look into death at mill

Georgia-Pacific is cooperating with the investigation into the accidental death of a worker, officials said.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Browher, Wendelken returned to Rincon council

Incumbents Reese Browher and Paul Wendelken will keep their seats on Rincon's city council, and they will be joined by newcomer Ann Daniel.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Wilkins steps down from IDA board

Effingham County Industrial Development Authority Chairman Martin Wilkins is stepping down from the board.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Kieffer to lead Christmas in Effingham

Veterans' Day is a day that many people take off to pay homage to those that have served our country. Butch Kieffer chose to not only pay honor to those that have served, but do a little serving of his own.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Park ready for Veterans Day event

Orchestral music will ring out on Veterans Day at the Veterans Park of Effingham in Springfield. The music will be preformed by the recently formed Effingham Community Orchestra, presenting a program, "Patriotic Tribute." This program includes solos and narrations as part of the orchestra's performance.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon approves plans for O'Reilly's

Rincon City Council OK'd preliminary plans for an O'Reilly's Auto Parts franchise, as long as engineers can attest to the site being clean.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Purple Heart ladies auxiliary gives to Veterans Park fund

The Veterans Park of Effingham County was recently presented with a check for $1,000 from the National Ladies Auxiliary of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Vendors participating in the Dickens Craft Festival

1st Dickens Craft Festival

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


State sticking to water limits

Water use in north Georgia has been curtailed, and the state Environmental Protection Division is sticking to its demand to reduce the amount of water taken from the upper Floridan aquifer, Effingham Chamber of Commerce members learned Wednesday morning.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


CGRDC recognized for transportation work

The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick received a 2007 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the Regional Rural and Coordinated Public Transportation Program.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Guyton gears up for annual Christmas festival

Signups for the annual Guyton Christmas craft fair are coming in briskly, according to organizers of the Guyton Christmas Festival.

December 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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Lewis averts runoff for magistrate seat

Even with a three-man field, Scott Lewis won't need a runoff win to be Effingham County's next chief magistrate.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


School board approves budget and trims millage

Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a budget that is larger but also reduces the millage on property taxpayers.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners approve pay increases in first pass at budget

Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a budget that extends longevity and stair-step pay increases for county employees.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Burns rolls to win in District 159 primary

Facing his first primary challenge, state Rep. Jon Burns likely is headed back for another two-year term in the General Assembly.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hall, Muldrew start gearing up for runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 31, 2016 | By Al Hackle Statesboro Herald | Local


Primary results

Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Scott Lewis will be the next Effingham County magistrate after he won a three-way race in Tuesday's general ...

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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