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Springfield adds more parking

Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting. » Read More

Rincon Police sets sights on acquiring second K-9

The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9. » Read More

Commissioners still have questions on transportation resolution

Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements. » Read More

Commissioners OK new sheriff’s office

There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home. » Read More
County approves recreation master plan

County approves recreation master plan

With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs. » Read More
Former mayor pleads guilty

Former mayor pleads guilty

A former Springfield mayor pled guilty last Wednesday to charges of perjury and false swearing. » Read More

Screven textile plant cleaning up its act

STATESBORO - After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter. » Read More
Guyton resident questions mayor, council

Guyton resident questions mayor, council

A Guyton resident brought up a series of concerns about how the city is being run - and how her issues are not being addressed - to the city council. » Read More
Alexander named chief in Pembroke

Alexander named chief in Pembroke

It hasn't taken long - and he didn't have to go far - for Randy Alexander to find a new job. » Read More
Lady Mustangs playing in memory of teammate

Lady Mustangs playing in memory of teammate

The South Effingham girls basketball team's game against Glynn Academy last Tuesday was a happy occasion. » Read More

Commissioners balk at accepting new ECSO headquarters

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies and staff have moved back into their renovated building - but no one is ready to hand over a certificate saying the administrative complex. » Read More

County adds land for planned rec complex

As the master plan has its finishing touches applied, Effingham County will have plenty of room for its anticipated central recreation complex. » Read More

Guyton to start search for new chief

It hasn't taken long - and he didn't have to go far - for Randy Alexander to find a new job. » Read More
SEHS students mourn schoolmate

SEHS students mourn schoolmate

The South Effingham girls basketball team played with heavy hearts tonight against Coffee after losing one of their teammates this week. » Read More

County to open warming station

With temperatures expected to drop below freezing over the next couple days, Effingham Emergency Management is providing an emergency warming station for citizens who would otherwise be exposed to ... » Read More
A quiet respite in the storm

A quiet respite in the storm

As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days. » Read More
County wants to get good word on shelter out

County wants to get good word on shelter out

Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter. » Read More

County OKs payment for generator

A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company. » Read More
Ready to take office

Ready to take office

Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and ... » Read More
Family picks up the pieces after Christmas night blaze

Family picks up the pieces after Christmas night blaze

An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening. » Read More

County audit headed to state in time

The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review. » Read More

Officials plea for safe driving on New Year’s

For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year. » Read More
Animal shelter residents get new Atlanta homes

Animal shelter residents get new Atlanta homes

Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder. » Read More
County closes in on land for recreation complex

County closes in on land for recreation complex

It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility. » Read More

Springfield approves $2.2 million budget

Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan. » Read More

Operation Zero Tolerance hits the road

Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia. » Read More
ECHS mourns band student killed in crash

ECHS mourns band student killed in crash

The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own. » Read More

Rincon set to OK smaller FY15 budgets

Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan. » Read More


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