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Some changes for Olde Effingham Days

For the sixth year, the Olde Effingham Days Festival is upon us. The event is set for April 15-16 in Springfield between the new and old courthouses and the Living History Site.

March 31, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Dateline to focus on Heidt trial

Dateline, one of NBC's newsmagazine programs, will devote two hours to the murder trial of Craig Heidt and its aftermath tonight.

March 31, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


City, church finalize traffic safety plan

Rincon City Council members and First Baptist Church of Rincon representatives have agreed to a series of changes to the roads around the church campus that are expected to improve safety greatly.

March 31, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County’s population officially tops 50K mark

That Effingham County's population has been growing is no mystery. By how much, though, wasn't known until the Census figures were revealed.

March 28, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County approves jail agreement

Effingham County commissioners have approved a twice-tabled jail agreement with the three municipalities.

March 28, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Steering the road funding plan

As a former economic developer, Allen Burns equates transportation as jobs. As executive director of the Coastal Regional Commission, he sees the Transportation Investment Act of 2010 as an avenue for economic growth.

March 24, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Attorney has a few questions for city council

Springfield City Council members may take up the matter of who leaked information about a potential legal action against the city.

March 24, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Georgia PSC gets briefing on Japan reactors

Several members of the Georgia Public Service Commission received a briefing from Georgia Power Company officials on the nuclear reactor incident in Japan. The commissioners received details about the incident in Japan at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant and about the integrity and design of the nuclear power reactors operated by Georgia Power and Southern Company near Waynesboro and Baxley.

March 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


DDS to offer limited service Saturday

The Georgia Department of Driver Services urges customers to plan ahead. On Saturday, DDS will offer limited driver licensing services due a scheduled upgrade of a national database used to verify driver's license information.

March 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


County gets recycling pitch

Curbside recycling could be coming to Effingham County, if county commissioners go forward with a proposal from Republic Waste and Recyclebank.

March 21, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


IDA weighs strategic plan, report

Effingham Industrial Development Authority members will work on a strategic plan that they hope will do more than give the IDA a guide to follow.

March 21, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Prospect activity warming up for IDA

Business has been beyond steady for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority, CEO John Henry said.

March 21, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


McKinney named honorary chair of Taxpayer Receipt effort

LYONS-Ray McKinney of Lyons, the 2010 Republican nominee for Georgia's 12th District congressional seat, has been named honorary chairman of One Nation PAC's grassroots initiative to pass the Taxpayer Receipt Act.

March 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners vote to censure chairman

Effingham County commissioners opted to censure commission Chairman Dusty Zeigler, rather than ask for his resignation, after a lengthy ethics hearing Tuesday night.

March 17, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


DoT to help out on Old Augusta Rd.

Effingham County has reached another benchmark in beginning work on phase 2A of Old Augusta Road.

March 17, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Gant leads Effingham County contingent at Coastal Clash

Effingham County's wrestling team participated in the Coastal Clash in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Friday and Saturday. Zebrandon Gant (center) upped his season ...

December 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Students compete in livestock judging career development event

Students from Effingham County Middle School, Ebenezer Middle School, Effingham County High School, South Effingham High School and South Effingham Middle School participated in the ...

December 23, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Narcotics probe results in 34 felony arrests

SPRINGFIELD - On Thursday, the Springfield Police Department ended a lengthy narcotics investigation led by Sgt. James Woodcock.

December 23, 2017 | | Local


South Effingham employee dies after school mishap

GUYTON -- A South Effingham High School employee died Sunday from injuries he suffered at the school.

December 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Lady Mustangs drop tourney finale in heartbreaking fashion

SAVANNAH -- South Effingham's girls didn't get any wins to put in their Savannah Country Day Christmas Classic stocking.

December 22, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Lady Mustangs can't knock Lady Patriots from unbeaten ranks

SAVANNAH -- The Pinewood Christian Lady Patriots stayed perfect Thursday by topping South Effingham 51-35 in the Savannah Country Day Christmas Classic.

December 21, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Commissioners express gratitude to employees

Effingham County commissioners had a great time spnsoring and serving a recent holiday luncheon for all Effingham County employees as a way to show their ...

December 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham girls fall in tourney opener

SAVANNAH -- South Effingham's girls basketball squad unwrapped a loss in its first game of the Savannah Country Day Christmas Classic on Wednesday.

December 20, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Patients display healthy support for Ratchford

SPRINGFIELD -- The Hospital Authority of Effingham County learned during its meeting Tuesday night that some of its residents aren't willing to swallow the bitter ...

December 20, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


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