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County says yes to gold, no to chickens

Effingham County commissioners are going ahead with an ordinance regulating precious metals dealers - but they scratched off a proposal to allow up to four chickens in R-1 zoned homes.

February 09, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Up to par

Ordinarily, being above par in golf isn't such a good thing - on the course. But getting the course above par is just what Seth Zeigler wants to do with Lost Plantation Golf Club.

February 09, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Corps of Engineers pushes another $2.5M to harbor deepening

The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) received an additional $2.5 million in construction funding Wednesday.

February 09, 2012 | Staff Report | Local


County may scratch up an ordinance for chickens

Chickens will be back on the table before Effingham County commissioners tonight.

February 06, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon man suffers gunshot wound at gun show

A 26-year-old Rincon man was rushed to treatment after leaving a gun show and accidentally shooting himself at the Savannah Civic Center on Sunday afternoon.

February 06, 2012 | Staff Report | Local


Fort Howard Road work moves along

Work on the Fort Howard Road is progressing, Rincon city officials said, and is on target for its projected completion date.

February 06, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Autopsy says inmate died of natural causes

Initial autopsy reports indicate natural causes in the death of an Effingham County Jail inmate who was found unresponsive in her jail cell by a detention officer.

February 02, 2012 | Staff report | Local


Lowe’s builds together for the YMCA

Effingham YMCA Executive Director Kim Dennis was tickled when the Y was selected by local Lowe's employees to benefit from a $1,500 grant for repairs and improvements on their day camp playground.

February 02, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Local


IDA may seek better zoning class for Research Forest

The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will ask for a change in zoning for its massive Research Forest Tract.

February 02, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Close to home

The oohs and aahs were frequent as people toured the OR, ER and other areas of the new Effingham Hospital.

January 30, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Tourism team sees a future for Effingham in promoting its past

Armed with a report weighing in at nine pounds and 130 pages, Effingham County tourism promoters were heartened to hear what a state team had to say about the county's potential.

January 30, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


PSC member pushes for more solar, nuclear use

The newest member of Georgia's Public Service Commission wants to spread the word about solar power.

January 30, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Judge tells river watchdog, textile plant to work together

A judge ruled the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization must work with a Screven County textiles company to come up with an agreeable alternative to a consent order filed previously regarding improvements to the Ogeechee River.

January 30, 2012 | By Holli Deal Bragg Special to the Effingham Herald | Local


ECSO, GBI looking into jail death

An investigation is under way after an inmate was found deceased in the Effingham County Jail early Monday morning.

January 30, 2012 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield to take another turn at golf cart ordinance

Springfield's work on a golf cart ordinance is back on the table.

January 26, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Deal challenger assails governor’s credentials

STATESBORO - David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.

February 17, 2014 | By Al Hackle | Local


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