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Rincon to seek new carts for course

By a 5-1 vote, council members approved putting out to bid the purchase of new golf carts for the city-owned Lost Plantation Golf Course. The course has had 24 carts under a short-term lease for two months.

October 13, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Streetscape finds receptive, accepting audience

Springfield's long-awaited streetscape project is garnering a great deal of positive feedback for city council members.

October 13, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Clyo man badly burned working on car

A Clyo man was airlifted to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center late Wednesday afternoon after he was burned in an explosion.

October 13, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


DNR begins restocking of Ogeechee River

A handful of citizens, legislators and wildlife officials watched Wednesday as thousands of tiny, baby fish were released into the Ogeechee River.

October 13, 2011 | By Holli Deal Bragg Special to the Effingham Herald | Local


Rincon Police respond to gunshot wound

The Rincon Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at 302 Walthour Rd. this morning. Rincon Police officers responded at 11:08 a.m. this morning and found a white male lying in a pool of blood by the front door of the residence. It appeared that the white male suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The white male has been transported to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah in serious condition.

October 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


One driver badly hurt in accident

Rescue crews had to cut a 19-year-old driver out of her vehicle after a two-car collision Monday morning.

October 10, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Coastal Roundtable first to OK its T-SPLOST list

The Coastal Region roundtable has become the first of the 12 in the state to approve its projects list for the 2010 Transportation Investment Act.

October 10, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City eager to get grant work going

Work won't start for several months on a long-awaited sewer improvement project in Springfield, but city leaders are still ecstatic that it's moving forward.

October 10, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Northway takes his appeal to state Supreme Court

Former mayor of Springfield Jeff Northway and his attorneys have filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court of an Effingham County Superior Court decision that removed him from office.

October 06, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lawmakers, residents to ask for independent river tests

State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.

October 06, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


A night for stars

After confidently predicting victory, Adam Kobek delivered on the dance floor Saturday night.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield to seek grant for reuse water

Springfield is taking its first furtive steps toward adding a reuse water system to its wastewater treatment plant.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Neighborhood prepares for another busy Halloween

With an assemblage permit from the county in hand, the residents of Royal Oaks subdivision are planning their annual Halloween celebration.

October 03, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Georgia soldiers teach seed germination to Afghans

WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan-The Georgia Agribusiness Development Team continued working toward building the economy in Wardak province with a seed germination class at the Director of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock compound in Maiden Shahr district Sept. 21.

October 03, 2011 | By Sgt. Brian P. Glass U.S. Army Sergeant Task Force pPatriot PAO | Local


Dancing the night away

Quick, quick, slow; quick, quick, slow. 5-6-7-8.

September 30, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Local


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Sheriff's Office seeking help to ID credit card fraud suspect

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Criminal Investigative Unit is seeking the public's help in identifying a credit card fraud suspect.

March 29, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Lady Mustangs complete perfect regular season

GUYTON -- Mallori Jenkins was virtually speechless after South Effingham's girls tennis team defeated Screven County 4-1 on Wednesday to finish the regular season with ...

March 29, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Herald announces second $100 gift card winner

A sampling of Effingham Herald readers filled out a survey about the newspaper in the past month and Laurie Beck is the second participant to ...

March 29, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Wildcats silence Rebels

Effingham County's seven-game win streak in baseball ended quietly Wednesday at Richmond Hill.

March 29, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Teen Maze teaches students that choices have consequences

utomobile wreck got students' attention as the Teen Maze got started for Effingham County 10th graders last week.

March 28, 2018 | Rick Lott | Local


LIFE offers tools of independence

RINCON - For 21 years, Fran Todd has been trying to get people to fully embrace the opportunities of LIFE.

March 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Port Wentworth Spotlight: Visitors Information Center welcomes tourists

PORT WENTWORTH - A wide variety of vendors unwrapped the gift that is Georgia during Georgia On My Mind Day at the new Visitor Information Center ...

March 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Catie's Fund reaches milestone

GUYTON - The desire to defeat childhood cancer is growing. The monetary commitment to make it happen is, too.

March 27, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs cool Phoenix with big inning

GUYTON -- South Effingham plated five third-inning runs en route to a 7-1 pasting of the Region 2-AAAAA New Hampstead Phoenix on Monday.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Johnson, Rebels squelch Wildcats

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County's Ethan Johnson maintained his string of consistent pitching Monday, taking down Region 2-AAAAAA Richmond Hill 3-0 with a complete-game five-hitter. He ...

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Former Effingham County star receives West Georgia honor

Former Effingham County basketball standout Randy Rountree received the Honorary Alumnus Award from the University of West Georgia during the recent "Evening with the Stars ...

March 26, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


DRT America helps Rincon Fire Department

RINCON -- On Thursday, DRT America donated $3.000 to the Rincon Fire Department to help it purchase rescue equipment.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Special Olympics puts smiles on competitors, volunteers

GUYTON - It didn't matter how far the tennis ball went. Every throw drew applause and high fives from the crowd.

March 26, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Huddle House slates fundraising event

RINCON -- Thirty percent of Huddle House sales from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday will benefit My Father's House -- a ministry of Guyton Christian Church.

March 26, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


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