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Chamber preparing for annual Holiday Classic

Officials of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for this year's Holiday Classic Business and Craft Expo set for Sunday from noon-4:30 p.m. at Effingham County High School. Admission is free.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


CWIB recognizes county for summer youth jobs support

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners was presented with a plaque in recognition of their support of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Suez service to begin making calls on port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced Monday at its board meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Mediterranean, would add a new call at Savannah beginning next month.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


3rd annual cotton meeting approaching

Plans are coming together for the Georgia Cotton Commission's 3rd Annual Meeting on Jan. 27 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, to be held in conjunction with the commission co-sponsored Georgia Cotton Production Workshop.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Troopers probe fatal wreck in Springfield

Georgia State Patrol troopers are continuing to investigate a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday night.

November 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon looks at $10.1M budget

Rincon City Council will have a first reading of its budget for fiscal year 2010 at its Nov. 23 meeting, with an anticipated budget of $10.1 million.

November 12, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


County commissioners trim, adopt millage rate

Property tax bills could be in Effingham County residents' hands by the end of the month after Effingham County commissioners adopted a millage rate Monday night.

November 12, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alpha Battery thriving, surviving in Afghanistan

Conditions and duties are tough, but the men of Alpha Battery of the 118th Field Artillery Battalion are doing as well as can be expected, participants at Effingham County's Veterans Day observance learned.

November 12, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Living fun life in TV Land

I gotta admit it, I love watching "All in the Family" and "Sanford and Son." Honestly, you guys know it, and I've said it before, that is some of the dang funniest stuff on television. It is even funnier now that our culture has become so politically correct. How boring.

November 12, 2009 | Ellen Lambert Columnist | Local


Authorities on scene of accident

Springfield Police officers and Georgia State troopers are on the scene of a possible fatal accident on Highway 21 South in Springfield.

November 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Webb steps down at ECHS

Jack Webb's career at Effingham County High School ended with a victory.

November 09, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Hospital pushes its expansion plans

Effingham Hospital Authority members are hoping to bridge a gap with county commissioners in an effort to win support for their expansion plans.

November 09, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


G-P pitches in for firefighters

The Rincon and Springfield volunteer fire departments are recipients of a 2009 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant.

November 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Health care bill passes House

A $2.1 trillion bill that would lead to a sweeping overhaul of America's health care system narrowly passed the U.S. House by a 220-215 vote late Saturday night.

November 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Two men survive accident with train

Two men may be lucky to be alive after a train struck their pickup Friday afternoon.

November 06, 2009 | By Rick Lott | 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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