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Mom: Dog meant to kill her son

The mother of an Effingham County child badly injured in a pit bull attack last year said Tuesday afternoon the dog meant to kill her son.

August 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners to put audit’s corrections into place

A corrective action plan stemming from Effingham County's audit will be put into place, but commissioners also were advised that their policies may need more review.

July 29, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County may avoid dispossessory action

A dispossessory notice filed against Effingham County could be negated, after the property owner asked the magistrate court to do so.

July 29, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Council member wants to explore selling golf course

A Rincon City Council member is asking for the city to take more than a mulligan on its golf course.

July 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Fire fees hiked, garbage fees remain the same

Fire fees across the unincorporated portions of Effingham County are going up, while sanitation fees will remain level.

July 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County passes budget

Effingham County commissioners adopted a budget for the fiscal year already under way that includes cost-of-living increases for employees, a bigger use of fund balance and less than whole-hearted support from the board.

July 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


CAP cadets go on search for ‘downed plane’

Three cadets from the Civil Air Patrol Effingham Cadet Squadron located a "downed aircraft" at a recent search and rescue exercise hosted by the Brunswick Senior Squadron.

July 25, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Neighborhood comes together to stop crime

People who live in the Barrister Crossing subdivision describe the neighborhood as "very close" and "a big family."

July 22, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Springfield to use different firm for city’s audit

Springfield City Council members hope to have their annual audit in hand soon after choosing a Statesboro firm to perform the work.

July 22, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


River warnings still in effect from EMA

The Effingham County Emergency Management Agency had a "busy night" Wednesday as another storm system rolled through the county, director Ed Myrick said.

July 19, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Commissioners begin changes to agenda process

Effingham County commissioners are changing the way they put together their agendas, and more changes could be coming.

July 15, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County approves first reading of logging ordinance

After four drafts and a split vote, Effingham County commissioners approved the first reading of a timber operations ordinance.

July 15, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


No charges likely in fatal accident on I-16

A Macon man will not face charges in a wreck on Interstate 16 Thursday that claimed the life of his sister.

July 15, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Chief didn’t have a clue

Paul Wynn turned the corner inside Springfield City Hall, expecting to see the aftermath of an alleged crime.

July 15, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Few effects so far from major rainfall

After being deluged by rain for days in a row, Effingham and surrounding counties should see a return to typical July weather this week.

July 15, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


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Billy Beckett hired to serve as Interim Administrator

Billy Preston Beckett, of Peachtree City, has been hired by the Effingham County commissioners to serve as the Interim County Administrator.

June 21, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Board of Education raises taxes 10 percent

The Effingham County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday night to raise property taxes 10 percent.At one time, the board was considering raising taxes ...

June 21, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


3 easy steps to becoming a Red Cross summer blood donor

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take ...

June 18, 2017 | Staff report | Local


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