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Mars could be open by early next year

The doors to a finished and ready-for-business Mars Theatre are expected to open early next year.

September 23, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


12th District hopefuls court GOP voters

SYLVANIA - With the general election more than 13 months away, Rick Allen and John Stone, vying for the Republican nomination for Georgia's 12th Congressional District, are speaking at fish fries and jostling over debate plans.

September 23, 2013 | By Al Hackle | Local


Health department makes flu vaccine available

The weather outside may still feel like summer, but the fact is that flu season is here and it's never too early to get vaccinated. The Effingham County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.

September 16, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Decison on audit for next year splits commissioners

Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.

September 12, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County moves to bolster inmates’ breakfast

Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.

September 09, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to drive ahead with ash road fixes

Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.

September 05, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


King America faces more civil suits

A Guyton couple has filed suit against King America Finishing and its parent company, Westex, for damages from the May 2011 fish kill.

September 02, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Finished road means new addresses for some

Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.

September 02, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alderman, Lee won’t face opposition

Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman, along with two incumbent city council members, will be returned to office.

September 02, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Springfield hires Mars director

Springfield has hired Tommy Deadwyler of the Fox Theatre Institute to be the director of the Mars Theatre.

August 29, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alderman, Lee qualify for re-election

Incumbent council members Scott Morgan and Levi Scott Jr. have qualified to run for re-election to Rincon City Council.

August 29, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Alderman, Lee to run for mayor again

Barton Alderman and Ken Lee said they will seek re-election as mayor of their respective cities.

August 26, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Seeing opportunities, not challenges

Margaret Edwards maintains a positive outlook toward life's challenges.

August 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


ECSO issues warning over ‘Crazy Clown’

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning about a synthetic drug being sold under the names Crazy Clown and Herbal Madness Incense.

August 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


State troopers to take part in Operation Zero Tolerance

Now through midnight on Labor Day, Georgia state troopers are joining law enforcement officials from across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, an enforcement campaign that targets impaired drivers.

August 26, 2013 | Staff report | Local


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Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Former University of Georgia football coach and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Vince Dooley, was put to work Tuesday afternoon signing autographs ...

November 30, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Legendary University of Georgia football coach, Vince Dooley, will be signing copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m ...

November 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Teacher of the Year: Bilinda Sikes

Some people grow up not knowing what they want to do with their life or what they want to be when they grow up – others ...

November 22, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


City of Rincon receives $500,000 grant

SAVANNAH - The City of Rincon has received a 2016 Employment Incentive Program (EIP) grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Georgia Department of ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


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