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The count is on

The push is on for Effingham County citizens to be counted.

March 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City gets to work on Hinely Center

A major refurbishing of Rincon's Hinely Center is under way and is expected to be finished by the end of the month.

March 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Statewide anti-meth effort starts

The Georgia Meth Project launched a statewide prevention campaign Monday designed to significantly reduce methamphetamine use.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Holding out hope

It's been more than a month since 19-year-old Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Tarter didn't come home.

March 08, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Mars Theater lease in hand

The lease for the Mars Theater is finally signed, sealed and delivered.

March 08, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


This week's scheduled outages/upgrades

Georgia Power's scheduled outages/upgrades for this week begin Monday.

March 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


King outlines platform for 2nd District race

Michael King stood on the steps of Guyton's City Hall holding his youngest daughter, Braya, in his arms while he announced his candidacy for the County Commission seat for District 2. He cited rising tax burdens, property tax assessments, and communications problems as reasons he decided to run.

March 04, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Handel ready to take axe to government

A Republican gubernatorial candidate is calling for a 10 percent cut in the state's workforce.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Firm to start probe of county’s ash roads

A firm hired by Effingham County to probe its ash road problem is scheduled to start its work by the weekend.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


All positive for Alpha Battery

A year to the day - and almost to the minute - after friends and family and members of the Effingham County sent Alpha Battery off to Afghanistan, they gave those same soldiers a warm welcome home from their combat mission.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Revell named head football coach at SEHS

The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously approved Donnie Revell as the next head football coach at South Effingham High School.

March 03, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


President tours Savannah

Following are excerpts from President Obama's remarks at Savannah Technical College's main campus:

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon’s Grace reflects on Afghanistan deployment

Georgia Army Guard Spc. Andrew Grace of Rincon and a cannon crew member with Springfield's A Battery, 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion, has returned from Afghanistan, his first-ever deployment.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Harrelson ‘proud’ of his duty and glad to be back

Georgia Army Guard Spc. Steven Harrelson of Rincon and a fire direction control technician for Springfield's A Battery 1/118 Field Artillery, talks about his experiences in Afghanistan with radio host Bill Edwards of Savannah's 1290 at the Georgia Guard Garrison Training Center.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Coleman glad to be back after tour of duty

Georgia Army Guard Pfc. Sean Coleman of Rincon, a cannon crew member with Springfield's Battery A, 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery, has returned from Afghanistan, his first-ever deployment.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Smith's expertise in budgeting critical as Rincon City Manager

Wes Smith is a busy man.

January 03, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Winston Hencely continuing to improve from injuries

Following a stint in the ICU last week due to pneumonia, Winston Hencely is continuing his recovery from injuries sustained in a bombing at Bagram ...

December 28, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Sunday package sales in Rincon to begin Jan. 1

After voters determined that Sunday package sales of alcohol would be allowed on Election Day last month, the implementation of that ordinance will commence Jan ...

December 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


State’s College and Career Ready Index is released

The Georgia Department of Education released recently the scoring for the 2015-2016 Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) that measures schools and school ...

December 23, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Winston Hencely remains in Surgical Intensive Care Unit with injuries

Effingham County local hero, Winston Hencely, remains in critical condition with injuries he sustained from an explosion during an attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan ...

December 23, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Honorable Beth Rahn Mosley swears in Effingham Officials

Seven Effingham County Officials were sworn in Thursday night in the historic courtroom of the Effingham County Courthouse by the Honorable Beth Rahn Mosley.

December 23, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon Fire Chief found not guilty

Corey Rahn, Rincon Fire Chief, was found not guilty on all charges Thursday by a jury of his peers stemming from an incident back in ...

December 21, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Trial begins for Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn

The trial for Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn began Monday morning with testimony given from the officer who attempted to pull Rahn over back in ...

December 21, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham County School District achieves GSBA Distinguished School Board Status

The Effingham County School District was recently recognized as the Georgia School Boards Association's (GSBA) 2016 Distinguished School Board recognition.

December 21, 2016 | Staff report | Local


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