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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


Shining a light

The day the Toler family moved to Effingham County, they got the heartbreaking news.

December 12, 2011 | Calli Arnold | Local


County may have to re-think its list of SPLOST projects

Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a look at what projects they want to continue, and which ones may have to wait or be abandoned, in light of sales tax receipts not making projections.

December 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hope remains strong for coastal economy

The state of Georgia is expected to meet its budget for fiscal year 2012, though more cuts could be looming for state agencies.

December 12, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Issues aplenty for lawmakers

Effingham County stands to gain from the Transportation Investment Act, if the regional one-cent sales tax is passed, state lawmakers said Thursday morning.

December 08, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Springfield pushing ahead on citywide recycling

The city of Springfield hopes to take its recycling program citywide in the next few months.

December 08, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


'Tis the season

A large crowd turned out on a sunny Saturday, Dec. 3, morning for the annual Guyton Christmas Parade.

December 05, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon Fire awaits new training facility

The Rincon Fire Department soon will get a training facility of its own.

December 05, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon set to push ahead with city manager search in Jan.

As Rincon City Council members and city staff finalize the budget for fiscal year 2012, the search for a new city manager likely won't resume until next month, Mayor Ken Lee said.

December 05, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Empty Stocking Fund drive getting under way

It is time to think about the families and children in Effingham County that are facing "cupboard is bare" Christmas. Times are hard and many families are just getting by. Reggie Loper, chair of the Exchange Club Empty Stocking Fund, reminds citizens that it is time to get into the spirit of Christmas and do for others.

December 02, 2011 | Staff Report | Local


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Burns seizes chance to discuss state budget

RINCON - Politicians talk a lot about a lot of things and Rep. Jon Burns broached as many subjects as he could during his allotted time ...

April 24, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


IDA CEO search enters final stages

SPRINGFIELD - The wheel of industrial development in one of Georgia's premier logistical spots will soon be placed in permanent hands.

April 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Don't miss chance to show support for class of 2018

Show support for your favorite member of the class of 2018 in the Effingham Herald's annual graduation section.

April 23, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


History comes alive at festival

SPRINGFIELD - Barbara Keel yearned to make her hoop skirt history. Instead of portraying a Civil War Southern belle, she wanted to don overalls and be ...

April 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Gant opts to wrestle for Newberry

SPRINGFIELD - Zebrandon Gant has many accolades as a wrestler. He won a state championship, finished the season undefeated and now he can add collegiate wrestler ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Carter accepts surprise opportunity to play soccer for Brewton-Parker

SPRINGFIELD - Jamesa Carter was simply a high school student looking for a college that would enable her to pursue a career as a veterinarian.

April 23, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


New field to feature 'Redd Monster'

RINCON - A monster is moving into the Clarence E. Morgan Complex.

April 23, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Region champs polish off Pirates

Effingham County completed a regular season-endiing sweep of Brunswick on Friday, beating the Pirates 5-4 at Rebel Field in Springfield.

April 20, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Mustangs lock up home playoff series

GUYTON -- The South Effingham Mustangs played like they had a plane to catch -- or maybe a lengthy bus ride to avoid.

April 20, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Alumna partners with Georgia Southern to enhance ECCA student experiences

As director of scientific research at Effingham College and Career Academy (ECCA), Georgia Southern University alumna Michelle Thompson, Ed.D., ('00,'05,'11) is constantly ...

April 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


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