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County, cities find a LOST agreement

Effingham County commissioners and the three city councils have agreed on how to split up sales tax proceeds and possibly averted a two-day court proceeding.

April 15, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Like father, like son

For many military service members, the toughest aspect of an overseas deployment is leaving family behind for months at a time.

April 15, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Komen for the Cure funds Effingham Health System forums

Six breast health education forums hosted by Effingham Health System are part of a record-breaking total of $345,000 the Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded for community services to fund everything from educational programs to screening mammograms.

April 11, 2013 | Staff report | Local


City OKs alcohol permit for Mars event

Springfield City Council approved plans Tuesday for a Mars Theatre fundraiser to be held May 4.

April 11, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Mars work to begin soon

The next step in the Mars Theatre restoration efforts could begin soon.

April 11, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners continue talks on videos of meetings

Video recording of Effingham County commissioners' meetings may be coming soon - a live stream doesn't appear likely.

April 08, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Giving it the once-over

Effingham County commissioners went room to room Tuesday afternoon, getting an up-close look at what could be the new home for several social services agencies.

April 04, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


EPD to hold public hearing on KAF permit

The state Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing on a draft wastewater permit for King America Finishing.

April 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


GSU targets fall for start of shooting sports center work

Plans for a $7 million Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University could go to the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents within two months for construction to begin this fall.

April 01, 2013 | By Al Hackle | Local


18-wheeler wreck claims one life

Criminal charges are expected against an Alabama man after the tractor trailer he was driving collided with a car and killed an Effingham County woman Friday morning.

April 01, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County goes over timber ordinance

The debate over a possible timber operations ordinance likely will continue, after commissioners batted it around at their meeting last Tuesday.

April 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Bryan sheriff: Dogs maul, kill toddler

A North Bryan toddler died Wednesday after reportedly being mauled outside her home by a pack of family dogs while family members were inside.

March 28, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick | Local


VA clinic opens its doors in Statesboro

Military veterans, politicians and civic groups battled for more than six years to bring a Veterans Affairs health clinic to Statesboro.

March 28, 2013 | By Jeff Harrison | Local


County OKs swap for Central School site

Effingham County commissioners may be able to move ahead with plans for the old Central School site, after agreeing to a property swap with the Board of Education.

March 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Riverkeeper ‘disappointed’ in judge’s ruling

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Emily Markesteyn said she is "disappointed" in a Georgia judge's denial of a petition seeking a halt on a Screven County textiles industry from discharging wastewater into the Ogeechee River.

March 21, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg and Jason Wermers | Local


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Rincon to light up sky again for July 4th

Rincon's Freedom Rings celebration will be set to tune of fireworks again this year.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners to back roundabout at Old Augusta-Fort Howard

Effingham County commissioners will support the construction of a roundabout at Fort Howard and Old Augusta roads.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton ponders improving fire service

The city of Guyton is looking at ways to bolster its fire department and its fire services.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Training on fighting propane fires lights up Freedom Park

As flames roared into the sky and even toward them, wave after wave of firefighters advanced to the burning propane tank Saturday evening, all as ...

April 06, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Central rec complex getting $100K grant

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) announced that the Effingham County Recreation Complex ...

April 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Guyton to forge ahead with treatment plant

Guyton City Council voted unanimously to move forward with the construction of a proposed wastewater treatment plant.

April 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Central rec complex to get $100K in grant money

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) today announced that the Effingham County Recreation ...

April 01, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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