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Clyo man one of four people killed in I-16 pileup

An Effingham County man was one of four people killed in a massive pileup Wednesday on Interstate 16.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Effingham takes Capitol by storm

Nearly 80 Effingham County government, business and civic leaders made the annual trek to Atlanta for Effingham Day at the Capitol and by all accounts, it was one of the most successful and productive in some time.

January 31, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Conviction in molestation that may have led to suicide

(Editor's note: To protect the alleged victim's identity, her name and her family members' names are not used.)

January 31, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Man dies in motorcycle wreck

A Rincon man died Sunday night in a motorcycle crash on Highway 21.

January 28, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Springfield moving ahead with streetscape work

Springfield's streetscape improvement could be moving ahead later this year.

January 28, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County strikes deal on Old Augusta signal

Effingham County and the ownership group of a large industrial tract have reached an agreement for a road into the property.

January 28, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield awards bid for Railroad Ave. sewer work

Springfield's long-awaited sewer improvement project is closer to getting started.

January 24, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Slow and steady

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is making steady progress in getting one of its tracts more appealing to potential customers - going at a pace a little quicker than what is being removed is accustomed.

January 24, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County OKs resolution in support of Ogeechee River

Effingham County commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday night that asks the state to continue monitoring the Ogeechee River.

January 24, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Bicyclist hit by semi on 80 dies

A Bloomingdale man who was hit by a tractor-trailer while riding his bicycle on Highway 80 on Jan. 9 has died.

January 21, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Springfield signs agreement on VOA group home

The city of Springfield and an organization seeking to open a second group home for people with mental and intellectual disabilities have reached an agreement in a lawsuit filed against the city.

January 17, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Folder can’t wait for ‘best’ MLK Parade

At 84 years old, Adam Folder Jr. doesn't get around like he used to. However, his family says, that doesn't keep from attending every local Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade he can.

January 17, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Another tragedy touches ECHS

Several Effingham County teenagers have died in car wrecks in recent years, and the community suffered another loss Wednesday night.

January 17, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


No word yet on King America Finishing hearing

A court hearing regarding a local textile plant's continued discharge of chemical-laden effluent into the Ogeechee River was postponed after a court-ordered change of venue.

January 14, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Guyton sewage plant draws vocal, fierce opposition

In a near-unanimous voice, attendees at a state Environmental Protection Division public hearing on Guyton's proposed wastewater treatment plant expressed their displeasure and opposition.

January 14, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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County renews agreement with Chamber

Effingham County commissioners have approved a new professional services agreement with the Chamber of Commerce, but it the decision was not unanimous.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Massive tract along Altahama bought for preservation

The Nature Conservancy and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources announce the protection of a 3,986 acre tract known as Altama along Georgia's ...

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Identification begins on remains found in woods

It may take anywhere from several days to several weeks to identify skeletal remains found in Effingham County over the weekend.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Teen killed in crash mourned

An Effingham County High School student killed in a Dec. 29 traffic accident was laid to rest last week.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Services set for Statesboro airman killed in Afghanistan

Chester McBride Jr., a Statesboro native and 2003 graduate of Statesboro High, was killed Dec. 21 along with five fellow American troops when a suicide ...

December 30, 2015 | Statesboro Herald | Local


Johnson crowned Miss Southeastern

Megan Johnson, daughter of Patrick and Sara Johnson of Bloomingdale, was recently crowned as the 2016 Miss Southeastern in Brunswick. Johnson will compete for the ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Tuesday crash kills teenager

Georgia State troopers are investigating a Tuesday morning accident that claimed the life of an Effingham County teenager.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County ponders prison's future

As Effingham County commissioners approve an agreement with the state for the Effingham County Prison's capacity, they also are pondering the future of the ...

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Deputies, officers help deliver meals to elderly in need

Local law enforcement officers spread holiday cheer to elderly citizens earlier Thursday.

December 24, 2015 | Staff report | Local


Cruz banking on ground work

BLOOMINGDALE-The next time Ted Cruz visits H.B. Waller's Ottawa Farms in Bloomingdale, former Congressman Jack Kingston vowed to put a gun in ...

December 23, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Law enforcement will be out in force on the roads

With gas prices under $2 a gallon and Christmas falling on a Friday, law enforcement and highway safety officials are bracing for what is expected ...

December 23, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County hires new warden for prison

Effingham County commissioners have hired a veteran of the state's corrections organization to be the next warden at Effingham County Prison.

December 23, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon council gives final approval to budget

The city of Rincon has approved an overall budget of more than $15.5 million for the coming fiscal year, encompassing all of its operations.

December 22, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon Police to get new cameras

The Rincon Police Department will be outfitted soon with newer and better cameras.

December 22, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Company hopes to get water-sewer deal for proposed plant

A French company that will open a manufacturing plant in Effingham County is working with Springfield officials on a water and sewer arrangement.

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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