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An elite feeling

The Effingham County High School basketball teams will play their final home games of the 2012-13 season Wednesday night.

February 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Carters discuss life in and after White House

STATESBORO - Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter brought a real-life, personal history lesson to a cheering audience of Georgia Southern University students recently.

February 25, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Rincon pares candidates for city manager to three

The city of Rincon could have a new city manager in a couple of weeks, according to Mayor Ken Lee.

February 21, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County digs into jail work

It might be a couple of years before Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie can move jail inmates and his personnel into a brand-new building. But he's already looking forward to that day.

February 21, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners to discuss resolution on non-partisan elections

Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to break ground today on the new jail and when they go into their regular meeting later this afternoon, they may take up the matter of a resolution opposing non-partisan elections for their seats.

February 18, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Pridgeon takes seat on council

Springfield City Council officially welcomed a new member and accepted the resignation of another.

February 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County may look at airing meetings

Effingham County residents may be getting to see their commissioners in action - without having to sit in the pews at the county administrative complex.

February 18, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Changes coming to Olde Effingham Days

The Olde Effingham Days festival is losing a day but gaining a parade.

February 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


EPD to hold public meeting on King America consent order

People with an interest in the Ogeechee River will be able to offer their input about a proposed consent order for a textile mill's pollution discharge.

February 18, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


ECSO seeks help identifying two sets of cremains

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying human cremains.

February 11, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Hall re-indicted for 2011 fatal wreck

An Effingham County grand jury has re-indicted a Guyton man for a 2011 crash that killed an Effingham teen and seriously injured three other people.

February 11, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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


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Set clocks ahead, change smoke alarm batteries

ATLANTA-Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change ...

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Two Rivers Health Clinic now accepting patients

Effingham County now has the non-profit Two Rivers Health Clinic free for patients.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Hinson won't run for re-election

Chief Magistrate Scott Hinson has decided not to run for re-election.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Mallard to run for re-election as district attorney

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard A. Mallard is running for re-election, having qualified Monday.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Trump leads Effingham primary vote-getters

Donald Trump was the leading vote-getter among those who cast a ballot in Effingham County during the March 1 presidential preference primary.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Daniel wins in bid to return to city council

Ann Daniel will return to a seat on Rincon City Council, having outpolled former city council member Leon Zipperer in a special election Tuesday.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Kicklighter to run for Superior Court judge

Attorney Mickey Kicklighter announced Wednesday he will be a candidate for Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Burns to run again for House seat

State Rep. Jon Burns will seek re-election in House District 159, which includes all or parts of Effingham, Screven and Bulloch counties.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


A ground breaking day

Calling it an "historic day," Effingham County officials turned the first shovels of dirt for the planned central recreation complex Friday afternoon.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County agrees to settlement in prison discrimination suit

Effingham County commissioners approved a settlement between a former Effingham Prison employee and the county, resulting from the employee's federal discrimination lawsuit.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


White to challenge Decker for school board

The Effingham County Board of Education's 5th District will be contested in the May non-partisan election.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Salzburgers not happy reference getting dropped from lessons

A proposed change to the statewide social studies standards has caught the attention of the Effingham County Board of Education and the Georgia Salzburger Society.

March 09, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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