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County digs into jail work

It might be a couple of years before Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie can move jail inmates and his personnel into a brand-new building. But he's already looking forward to that day.

February 21, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners to discuss resolution on non-partisan elections

Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to break ground today on the new jail and when they go into their regular meeting later this afternoon, they may take up the matter of a resolution opposing non-partisan elections for their seats.

February 18, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Pridgeon takes seat on council

Springfield City Council officially welcomed a new member and accepted the resignation of another.

February 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County may look at airing meetings

Effingham County residents may be getting to see their commissioners in action - without having to sit in the pews at the county administrative complex.

February 18, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Changes coming to Olde Effingham Days

The Olde Effingham Days festival is losing a day but gaining a parade.

February 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


EPD to hold public meeting on King America consent order

People with an interest in the Ogeechee River will be able to offer their input about a proposed consent order for a textile mill's pollution discharge.

February 18, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


ECSO seeks help identifying two sets of cremains

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying human cremains.

February 11, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Hall re-indicted for 2011 fatal wreck

An Effingham County grand jury has re-indicted a Guyton man for a 2011 crash that killed an Effingham teen and seriously injured three other people.

February 11, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Clyo man one of four people killed in I-16 pileup

An Effingham County man was one of four people killed in a massive pileup Wednesday on Interstate 16.

February 07, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Effingham takes Capitol by storm

Nearly 80 Effingham County government, business and civic leaders made the annual trek to Atlanta for Effingham Day at the Capitol and by all accounts, it was one of the most successful and productive in some time.

January 31, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Conviction in molestation that may have led to suicide

(Editor's note: To protect the alleged victim's identity, her name and her family members' names are not used.)

January 31, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Man dies in motorcycle wreck

A Rincon man died Sunday night in a motorcycle crash on Highway 21.

January 28, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Springfield moving ahead with streetscape work

Springfield's streetscape improvement could be moving ahead later this year.

January 28, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County strikes deal on Old Augusta signal

Effingham County and the ownership group of a large industrial tract have reached an agreement for a road into the property.

January 28, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield awards bid for Railroad Ave. sewer work

Springfield's long-awaited sewer improvement project is closer to getting started.

January 24, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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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


Primary results

Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Scott Lewis will be the next Effingham County magistrate after he won a three-way race in Tuesday's general ...

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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