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City, SCAD team up again

Springfield's continued collaboration with the Savannah College of Art and Design could help pave the way for a historic district.

December 26, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield sewer project continues to move along

Work on new sewer lines for an area of Springfield that has been asking for help is under way - but construction is still many weeks away, according to City Manager Brett Bennett.

December 26, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Three deaths reported on state’s roads during holiday

Three people were killed on the state's roads during the Christmas holiday travel period as of Monday afternoon, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

December 26, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


State DNR extends shrimping season

State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended beyond Dec. 31. The extension may continue through Feb. 29, 2012 if biological and environmental conditions remain stable.

December 26, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon approves budget

With several large projects ahead, the Rincon City Council has approved its budgets for the 2012 fiscal year.

December 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Corbitt named interim city manager

Rincon City Council members have named Wesley Corbitt as the interim city manager.

December 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Unemployment down in Effingham, metro Savannah

ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah decreased to 8.4 percent in November, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in October. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in November a year ago was also 9.0 percent.

December 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield adopts $1.7M budget

Springfield's city council has approved the budget for fiscal year 2012, which begins Jan. 1.

December 22, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon weighs adding K-9 unit to the force

Rincon City Council is thinking about adding to its police force - with a K-9 unit.

December 19, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


PSC clarifies home heating help

The Georgia Public Service Commission has clarified how eligible low income natural gas customers will receive assistance in paying their winter heating bills.

December 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Interest remains strong for IDA

The final month of a busy year has kept the Effingham Industrial Development Authority staff hopping, IDA CEO John Henry said Thursday.

December 15, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Guyton taps Smith as next city attorney

Richmond Hill lawyer Ray Smith to be the next city attorney.

December 15, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield pushing ahead with recycling

Citywide recycling is coming to Springfield.

December 15, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon wants to drive business at course

The push for new carts at the city of Rincon's golf course is in neutral for now.

December 15, 2011 | Patrick Donahue | Local


City wants more to play a round

Rincon is trying to get more business for its golf course.

December 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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A fire for the job

Even before his first official day as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office's fire investigator, Dan Mealor was on the job.

July 10, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


State insurance office offers tips, help during storm season

ATLANTA - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from tropical storms during hurricane season, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a storm.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local


State records 11 traffic deaths over holiday

The state Department of Public Safety reported there were 11 fatalities on Georgia's roads during the 4th of July holiday weekend, which ran from July 3 at 6 p.m. to July 6 at midnight.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local


State law banning sale of e-cigarettes to minors in effect

ATLANTA - It is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions-producing products.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Fire from lightning strike displaces group home residents

A late June fire has displaced several residents of a group home.

July 07, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City fire chief suggests consolidating departments

A fire chief is sounding the call to consolidate the various fire departments in Effingham County.

July 07, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County, residents go over plans for Courthouse Road Extension

As Effingham County officials listened, they heard plenty about the proposed route for a reworked Courthouse Road Extension.

July 07, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon making changes to alcohol law

The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.

July 07, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Search continues for missing Guyton man

A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.

July 07, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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