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County seeks solution to radio tower problems

Effingham County officials are trying to find a solution to a problem plaguing emergency personnel, especially in the south end of the county, when they try to communicate with each other.

April 15, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County, cities find a LOST agreement

Effingham County commissioners and the three city councils have agreed on how to split up sales tax proceeds and possibly averted a two-day court proceeding.

April 15, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Like father, like son

For many military service members, the toughest aspect of an overseas deployment is leaving family behind for months at a time.

April 15, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Komen for the Cure funds Effingham Health System forums

Six breast health education forums hosted by Effingham Health System are part of a record-breaking total of $345,000 the Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded for community services to fund everything from educational programs to screening mammograms.

April 11, 2013 | Staff report | Local


City OKs alcohol permit for Mars event

Springfield City Council approved plans Tuesday for a Mars Theatre fundraiser to be held May 4.

April 11, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Mars work to begin soon

The next step in the Mars Theatre restoration efforts could begin soon.

April 11, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners continue talks on videos of meetings

Video recording of Effingham County commissioners' meetings may be coming soon - a live stream doesn't appear likely.

April 08, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Giving it the once-over

Effingham County commissioners went room to room Tuesday afternoon, getting an up-close look at what could be the new home for several social services agencies.

April 04, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


EPD to hold public hearing on KAF permit

The state Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing on a draft wastewater permit for King America Finishing.

April 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


GSU targets fall for start of shooting sports center work

Plans for a $7 million Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University could go to the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents within two months for construction to begin this fall.

April 01, 2013 | By Al Hackle | Local


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


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Effingham County Animal Shelter Receives State Grant for Dog and Cat Sterilization Program

Effingham County Animal Shelter received the good news on Thursday that they will receive a $3,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Agriculture to ...

January 13, 2017 | Staff report | Local


SCMPD searching for missing woman

SAVANNAH: Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police ask the public's help in locating a missing Savannah woman, last seen on Monday, Jan. 9 at her residence on ...

January 13, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Rep. Bill Hitchens Named Chairman of House Defense and Veterans Affairs Committee

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives' Committee on Assignments named State Representative Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) as the Chairman of the House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee.

January 12, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Wilbour Green chosen as 2017 MLK Jr. Parade Grand Marshal

Effingham County resident, Wilbour "Butch" Green, has been chosen as the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade Grand Marshal and will lead the parade ...

January 11, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Rincon City Council approves addition of two vehicles for police department

The Rincon City Council met Monday night in the first meeting of 2017 and voted on a number of issues, including the addition of two ...

January 11, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lane closures this week on SR 21

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 in both directions between Hendley Road and Highway 30 in Port ...

January 09, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Winston Hencely battling headaches

After battling a case of pneumonia a few weeks ago and dealing with the removal of a chest tube so that he could begin eating ...

January 04, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Guyton woman arrested for marijuana possession, DWI

A Guyton woman was arrested by an Effingham County Sheriff's deputy Dec. 22 after an altercation at a Dollar General store in Guyton led ...

January 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Smith's expertise in budgeting critical as Rincon City Manager

Wes Smith is a busy man.

January 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


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