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Unemployment down in Effingham, metro Savannah

ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah decreased to 8.4 percent in November, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in October. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in November a year ago was also 9.0 percent.

December 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield adopts $1.7M budget

Springfield's city council has approved the budget for fiscal year 2012, which begins Jan. 1.

December 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon weighs adding K-9 unit to the force

Rincon City Council is thinking about adding to its police force - with a K-9 unit.

December 19, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


PSC clarifies home heating help

The Georgia Public Service Commission has clarified how eligible low income natural gas customers will receive assistance in paying their winter heating bills.

December 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Interest remains strong for IDA

The final month of a busy year has kept the Effingham Industrial Development Authority staff hopping, IDA CEO John Henry said Thursday.

December 15, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton taps Smith as next city attorney

Richmond Hill lawyer Ray Smith to be the next city attorney.

December 15, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield pushing ahead with recycling

Citywide recycling is coming to Springfield.

December 15, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon wants to drive business at course

The push for new carts at the city of Rincon's golf course is in neutral for now.

December 15, 2011 | Patrick Donahue | Local


City wants more to play a round

Rincon is trying to get more business for its golf course.

December 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Shining a light

The day the Toler family moved to Effingham County, they got the heartbreaking news.

December 12, 2011 | Calli Arnold | Local


County may have to re-think its list of SPLOST projects

Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a look at what projects they want to continue, and which ones may have to wait or be abandoned, in light of sales tax receipts not making projections.

December 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hope remains strong for coastal economy

The state of Georgia is expected to meet its budget for fiscal year 2012, though more cuts could be looming for state agencies.

December 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Issues aplenty for lawmakers

Effingham County stands to gain from the Transportation Investment Act, if the regional one-cent sales tax is passed, state lawmakers said Thursday morning.

December 08, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield pushing ahead on citywide recycling

The city of Springfield hopes to take its recycling program citywide in the next few months.

December 08, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


'Tis the season

A large crowd turned out on a sunny Saturday, Dec. 3, morning for the annual Guyton Christmas Parade.

December 05, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


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Rebels' Griffin named Region 2-AAAAAA's top coach

Effingham County's Brett Griffin has been named the coach of the year by his baseball counterparts in Region 2-AAAAAA.

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Mustangs douse Demons in soccer playoff

South Effingham's boys soccer team scored less than two minutes into the match and cruised to a 5-0 opening-round victory over Warner Robins in ...

April 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Starting time changed for Effingham County baseball series

Because of the possibility of rain, the starting time for Effingham County's Class AAAAAA baseball playoff games versus Coffee on Thursday have been changed.

April 25, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Tennis Rebels advance to Elite Eight

SPRINGFIELD -- An strange ingredient didn't ruin Effingham County's recipe for success in boys tennis Wednesday.

April 25, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Girls soccer season ends for South Effingham

The South Effingham Lady Mustangs were ousted from the Class AAAAA soccer playoffs in the opening round Wednesday, losing to Warner Robins 3-0 at The ...

April 25, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Civic, corporate volunteers teach in ways that fuel students' passion

RINCON - Junior Achievement's reach is long and wide.

April 25, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Lady Rebels emerge from shootout

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County's girls soccer team advanced to the second round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs in thrilling fashion Tuesday at Rebel Field.

April 24, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Burns seizes chance to discuss state budget

RINCON - Politicians talk a lot about a lot of things and Rep. Jon Burns broached as many subjects as he could during his allotted time ...

April 24, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


IDA CEO search enters final stages

SPRINGFIELD - The wheel of industrial development in one of Georgia's premier logistical spots will soon be placed in permanent hands.

April 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Don't miss chance to show support for class of 2018

Show support for your favorite member of the class of 2018 in the Effingham Herald's annual graduation section.

April 23, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


History comes alive at festival

SPRINGFIELD - Barbara Keel yearned to make her hoop skirt history. Instead of portraying a Civil War Southern belle, she wanted to don overalls and be ...

April 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Gant opts to wrestle for Newberry

SPRINGFIELD - Zebrandon Gant has many accolades as a wrestler. He won a state championship, finished the season undefeated and now he can add collegiate wrestler ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Carter accepts surprise opportunity to play soccer for Brewton-Parker

SPRINGFIELD - Jamesa Carter was simply a high school student looking for a college that would enable her to pursue a career as a veterinarian.

April 23, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


New field to feature 'Redd Monster'

RINCON - A monster is moving into the Clarence E. Morgan Complex.

April 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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