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18-wheeler wreck claims one life

Criminal charges are expected against an Alabama man after the tractor trailer he was driving collided with a car and killed an Effingham County woman Friday morning.

April 01, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County goes over timber ordinance

The debate over a possible timber operations ordinance likely will continue, after commissioners batted it around at their meeting last Tuesday.

April 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Bryan sheriff: Dogs maul, kill toddler

A North Bryan toddler died Wednesday after reportedly being mauled outside her home by a pack of family dogs while family members were inside.

March 28, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick | Local


VA clinic opens its doors in Statesboro

Military veterans, politicians and civic groups battled for more than six years to bring a Veterans Affairs health clinic to Statesboro.

March 28, 2013 | By Jeff Harrison | Local


County OKs swap for Central School site

Effingham County commissioners may be able to move ahead with plans for the old Central School site, after agreeing to a property swap with the Board of Education.

March 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Riverkeeper ‘disappointed’ in judge’s ruling

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Emily Markesteyn said she is "disappointed" in a Georgia judge's denial of a petition seeking a halt on a Screven County textiles industry from discharging wastewater into the Ogeechee River.

March 21, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg and Jason Wermers | Local


Cribbs wins special election

The Springfield City Council will have a full complement of members once Justin Cribbs is sworn into office.

March 21, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Man accused in shovel attack pleads guilty

An Effingham County man scheduled to go on trial this week for murder instead pled guilty to a lesser charge.

March 21, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County may look at effect of log trucks on roads

Effingham County commissioners are expected to take up Tuesday a proposal for a timber operations ordinance.

March 18, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


A volunteer spirit

Shaw Wilkerson appreciates the people who have helped him since he was diagnosed with autism at age 5.

March 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


City to take look at how to run Mars Theatre

Springfield City Council is creating an advisory board to help figure out who will run the Mars Theater once renovations are complete and the building is open for business.

March 14, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Corbitt tapped as Rincon city manager

When Wesley Corbitt returns to Rincon City Hall on Monday, he'll get to take the interim tag off his title.

March 14, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Stone sentenced to 1 year for 2010 fatal accident

Robbie Stone received the maximum sentence Thursday of 12 months in jail for reckless driving in a 2010 crash that resulted in the deaths of two teenagers.

March 14, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Jury acquits Stone of vehicular homicide charges

Robbie Stone could not hold back tears Friday as an Effingham County jury cleared him of charges that could have sent him to jail for 75 years.

March 11, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Stone not guilty of vehicular homicide

An Effingham County jury found Robbie Stone of reckless driving but not guilty of vehicular homicide.

March 08, 2013 | Staff report | Local


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Jimmy DeLoach Parkway connector ready for trucks

The number of big trucks on Highway 21 could be reduced significantly soon, according to state officials.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lewis averts runoff for magistrate seat

Even with a three-man field, Scott Lewis won't need a runoff win to be Effingham County's next chief magistrate.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


School board approves budget and trims millage

Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a budget that is larger but also reduces the millage on property taxpayers.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners approve pay increases in first pass at budget

Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a budget that extends longevity and stair-step pay increases for county employees.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Burns rolls to win in District 159 primary

Facing his first primary challenge, state Rep. Jon Burns likely is headed back for another two-year term in the General Assembly.

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hall, Muldrew start gearing up for runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 31, 2016 | By Al Hackle Statesboro Herald | Local


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