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ECSO to go to four-day work week in June

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is tightening its belt by shrinking its work week.

May 03, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon worries about ISO ratings

Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn said a result of the Effingham County commissioners' recent decision to terminate its contracts for service with the cities could end up raising insurance rates for many in unincorporated areas of the county.

May 03, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Burns, Purcell to face November opposition

Both Jon Burns and Ann Purcell will face opposition in November for their state House of Representatives seats.

May 03, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


A day for champions

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Search comes to a grim end

Family and friends will hold funeral services this weekend for an Armstrong Atlantic State University whose body and missing truck were found Tuesday after a three-month search.

April 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Heidt trial to be delayed

The trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother won't start next month as originally planned.

April 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Zeigler changes affiliation to independent

The chairman of the Effingham County Board of Commissioners was elected to office two years ago as a Republican.

April 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lewis to run again for District 2 seat

Current Effingham County commissioner Myra Lewis has qualified to run for re-election.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon PD to get in-car computers

Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon won city council approval Monday night to purchase and install new mobile data terminals in all 12 police cruisers.

April 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


STC offering free building classes

Got a broken window at home?

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Autopsy to be conducted on body found in missing student's truck

An autopsy will be conducted Wednesday morning to determine the identity of a body found in a truck that belonged to a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student.

April 27, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Phillips won't seek re-election to 5th District seat

Effingham County 5th District Commissioner Verna Phillips will not seek re-election.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Search still on for Baker Pond vandals

Authorities are still looking for those responsible for an act of vandalism at Baker Pond two weeks ago. But most of the damage done has been repaired.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County looks at second phase of Old Augusta

With the first phase of Old Augusta Road completed and open, the long-awaited plans for the second phase have been completed, County Administrator David Crawley said.

April 26, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hinely Center work almost completed

Work on refurbishing the Hinely Community Center in Rincon should be complete by the end of next week according to Rincon Recreation Director David Wooten.

April 26, 2010 | Rick Lott | Local


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Rincon Elementary students get moving at Bobcat Fun Run

Rincon Elementary School students released more energy than usual on Friday as they participated in the First Annual Bobcats Fun Run, an event put on ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


NAACP honors drowned slaves at Ebenezer Creek

Leroy Lloyd, President of the Effingham County chapter of the NAACP, and other members honored the lives of hundreds of freed slaves who drowned trying ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Georgia earns Water Wars win

ATLANTA – "I recommend that the Court deny Florida's request for relief." With that recommendation to the U. S. Supreme Court, Special Master Ralph Lancaster ...

February 27, 2017 | Staff report | Local


7th annual Taste of Effingham set for March 2

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its 7thannual Taste of Effingham, presented by Vision Financial, on March 2. The event will be held at ...

February 26, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Local


Interstate 16 Safety Enhancement Project begins this week

SAVANNAH – On Monday, the Georgia Department of Transportation will begin a two-year safety enhancement project along portions of Interstate 16 starting at the Candler/Emanuel ...

February 26, 2017 | Staff report | Local


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