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Commissioners continue talks on videos of meetings

Video recording of Effingham County commissioners' meetings may be coming soon - a live stream doesn't appear likely.

April 08, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Giving it the once-over

Effingham County commissioners went room to room Tuesday afternoon, getting an up-close look at what could be the new home for several social services agencies.

April 04, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


EPD to hold public hearing on KAF permit

The state Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing on a draft wastewater permit for King America Finishing.

April 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


GSU targets fall for start of shooting sports center work

Plans for a $7 million Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University could go to the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents within two months for construction to begin this fall.

April 01, 2013 | By Al Hackle | Local


18-wheeler wreck claims one life

Criminal charges are expected against an Alabama man after the tractor trailer he was driving collided with a car and killed an Effingham County woman Friday morning.

April 01, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County goes over timber ordinance

The debate over a possible timber operations ordinance likely will continue, after commissioners batted it around at their meeting last Tuesday.

April 01, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Bryan sheriff: Dogs maul, kill toddler

A North Bryan toddler died Wednesday after reportedly being mauled outside her home by a pack of family dogs while family members were inside.

March 28, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick | Local


VA clinic opens its doors in Statesboro

Military veterans, politicians and civic groups battled for more than six years to bring a Veterans Affairs health clinic to Statesboro.

March 28, 2013 | By Jeff Harrison | Local


County OKs swap for Central School site

Effingham County commissioners may be able to move ahead with plans for the old Central School site, after agreeing to a property swap with the Board of Education.

March 25, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Riverkeeper ‘disappointed’ in judge’s ruling

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Emily Markesteyn said she is "disappointed" in a Georgia judge's denial of a petition seeking a halt on a Screven County textiles industry from discharging wastewater into the Ogeechee River.

March 21, 2013 | By Holli Deal Bragg and Jason Wermers | Local


Cribbs wins special election

The Springfield City Council will have a full complement of members once Justin Cribbs is sworn into office.

March 21, 2013 | Staff report | Local


Man accused in shovel attack pleads guilty

An Effingham County man scheduled to go on trial this week for murder instead pled guilty to a lesser charge.

March 21, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


County may look at effect of log trucks on roads

Effingham County commissioners are expected to take up Tuesday a proposal for a timber operations ordinance.

March 18, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


A volunteer spirit

Shaw Wilkerson appreciates the people who have helped him since he was diagnosed with autism at age 5.

March 18, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


City to take look at how to run Mars Theatre

Springfield City Council is creating an advisory board to help figure out who will run the Mars Theater once renovations are complete and the building is open for business.

March 14, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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SR 21 and I-95 DDI lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 north and south bound in Port Wentworth next week for construction ...

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual ...

March 02, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County IDA cuts ribbon on Rincon solar farm

Members of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority were on hand Thursday as they cut the ribbon to a 287-acre solar farm in Rincon.

March 02, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Rincon Elementary students get moving at Bobcat Fun Run

Rincon Elementary School students released more energy than usual on Friday as they participated in the First Annual Bobcats Fun Run, an event put on ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


NAACP honors drowned slaves at Ebenezer Creek

Leroy Lloyd, President of the Effingham County chapter of the NAACP, and other members honored the lives of hundreds of freed slaves who drowned trying ...

March 01, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


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