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Rebels boot Knights with field goals

Rebels boot Knights with field goals

EVANS -- A dialed-in kicker found the winning frequency for the Effingham County Rebels on Friday. » Read More
South Effingham, Long County to try again

South Effingham, Long County to try again

GUYTON -- South Effingham's football season didn't kick off as planned Friday night because of lightning. » Read More
South Effingham momentum continues

South Effingham momentum continues

GUYTON -- Allie Ergle socked three hits Thursday as South Effingham's softball team improved to 8-0 with a 5-0 Region 2-AAAAA win over Statesboro. » Read More
High-speed chase ends on I-95

High-speed chase ends on I-95

SPRINGFIELD -- A high-speed chase after a late-night traffic stop ended on I-95 with the apprehension of three suspects. » Read More
Lady Mustangs move to 7-0 with comeback win over Lady Rebels

Lady Mustangs move to 7-0 with comeback win over Lady Rebels

GUYTON -- A game that started more than 24 hours later than expected was very much worth the wait for the South Effingham Lady Mustangs. » Read More
Springfield DDA directors to meet

Springfield DDA directors to meet

The Board of Directors of the Springfield Downtown Development Authority will be holding a regular public meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. » Read More
Mustangs searching for defensive answers

Mustangs searching for defensive answers

GUYTON - After tasting victory just once in each of the last two years, the South Effingham football team is hungry for success. » Read More
Rebels seeking spark from newcomers

Rebels seeking spark from newcomers

SPRINGFIELD - After losing a tremendous amount of firepower to graduation last year, the Effingham County Rebels are in need of some new sparkplugs. » Read More
Cub Scout Pack 691 welcomes girls

Cub Scout Pack 691 welcomes girls

GUYTON - The door at the Zion Lutheran Church Scout Hut was open wider than usual. » Read More
Marching Mustangs' show coming together

Marching Mustangs' show coming together

GUYTON - The South Effingham Marching Mustangs been working tirelessly this summer to put together and rehearse their new halftime performance for the year and director ... » Read More
Robotic surgical system introduced at Effingham Health System

Robotic surgical system introduced at Effingham Health System

SPRINGFIELD -- In a move that is redefining surgery options for local residents, the first surgeries using advanced robotic surgery at Effingham Health System were performed ... » Read More
Fall gardening preparation has begun

Fall gardening preparation has begun

The spring gardening season is mostly wrapped up at this point and folks are already getting the fall gardens prepared. This is a good point ... » Read More
South Effingham maintains hot pace

South Effingham maintains hot pace

The South Effingham Mustangs steamrolled their fifth and sixth opponents without a loss Saturday. » Read More
Mustangs reel off fourth straight victory

Mustangs reel off fourth straight victory

GUYTON -- South Effingham is off to a 4-0 softball start, winning three times via shutout. » Read More
Rebels make offensive, defensive strides in scrimmage

Rebels make offensive, defensive strides in scrimmage

SYLVANIA -- Even though they didn't win their scrimmage Friday night, the Effingham County Rebels got what they needed most against Screven County. » Read More
Effingham County Branch of the NAACP to celebrate golden anniversary

Effingham County Branch of the NAACP to celebrate golden anniversary

Leroy Lloyd, president of the Effingham County Branch of the NAACP, recently announced that a committee has been working hard for months to prepare for ... » Read More
South Effingham blanks Richmond Hill

South Effingham blanks Richmond Hill

GUYTON -- Kastin Belogorska logged nine strikeouts in the second straight game to lead South Effingham to a 3-0 softball victory over Richmond Hill on Thursday. » Read More
Emancipation Diploma process explained

Emancipation Diploma process explained

On March 30, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed the Emancipation Diploma Bill (HB 91) into law. » Read More
SEMS student participates in AgDiscovery program

SEMS student participates in AgDiscovery program

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Joshua Black, a South Effingham Middle School freshman from Guyton, Ga., was among 19 junior and senior high school students from eight ... » Read More
Effingham County Fair Committee seeking photos for 75th anniversary celebration

Effingham County Fair Committee seeking photos for 75th anniversary celebration

SPRINGFIELD - The Ferris wheel of history is about to complete a momentous circuit. » Read More
Mustangs pluck Lady Gamecocks in opener

Mustangs pluck Lady Gamecocks in opener

GUYTON -- The sun wasn't the only thing that glimmered during South Effingham's season-opening softball game Tuesday. » Read More
Strickland's attorney blasts Guyton's 'hasty' actions

Strickland's attorney blasts Guyton's 'hasty' actions

GUYTON - According to attorney Joey Turner, the City of Guyton is guilty of speeding. » Read More
Mosquito precautions urged by Coastal Health District officials

Mosquito precautions urged by Coastal Health District officials

Southeast Georgia counties have seen a lot of rain this summer and that means a higher risk for mosquitoes that can carry diseases such as ... » Read More
Effingham Museum and Living History Site has role in star-laden film

Effingham Museum and Living History Site has role in star-laden film

SPRINGFIELD - A soon-to-be released Sobini Films movie is almost guaranteed to be a big hit in Effingham County. » Read More
Rebel Regiment marches on despite rain

Rebel Regiment marches on despite rain

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Rebel Regiment is doing everything it can to get ready to provide a spectacular halftime show for the Rebels' first football ... » Read More
Effingham County Democrats to elect state convention delegates

Effingham County Democrats to elect state convention delegates

Effingham Democratic Committee Chairperson Tony Chiariello has announced that a special election to select Effingham County Democratic delegates to the Georgia State Democratic Convention will ... » Read More
Summit takes aim at human trafficking

Summit takes aim at human trafficking

RINCON - Darius Scott's words about human trafficking are being punctuated by action. » Read More
Local group attends 4-H State Congress

Local group attends 4-H State Congress

Effingham County 4-H sent four representatives to Georgia's 76th Annual 4-H State Congress held in Atlanta on July 24-27th at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia. » Read More
Effingham County 4-H goes to camp

Effingham County 4-H goes to camp

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H Center in the world, located in Eatonton. » Read More
New Rincon Elementary School opens with excitement, congestion

New Rincon Elementary School opens with excitement, congestion

RINCON - The traffic snarl at Effingham County's new school developed as anticipated Thursday morning. » Read More
Effingham County bus involved in minor accident

Effingham County bus involved in minor accident

RINCON -- Just after 8 a.m. Friday, an Effingham County school bus was involved in a minor accident. » Read More
Scott claims national title in AAU Junior Olympics triple jump

Scott claims national title in AAU Junior Olympics triple jump

Former South Effingham track star Darius Scott, son of Roger Scott Sr. and Sonja Scott, earned All-America status and a national championship in the triple ... » Read More
Sapp to test game on Peggy Kirk Bell Tour

Sapp to test game on Peggy Kirk Bell Tour

Bella Sapp is only a sophomore but she's approaching her golf career like a pro. » Read More
Guyton team World Series champ

Guyton team World Series champ

The 18-and-under Angels Gold of Guyton finished their season as the USA Softball Diamond Classic World Series champions. The team is comprised of fastpitch softball ... » Read More

AT&T technology makes Effingham County school zones safer

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) installs technology from Applied Information to improve road safety in school zones in Effingham County with the company ... » Read More
Georgia Tech's Hunt set for senior season

Georgia Tech's Hunt set for senior season

Although high school football is right around the corner, true lovers of the game frequently look back at the ones who paved the way for ... » Read More
Windstream invests in faster internet services for Rincon

Windstream invests in faster internet services for Rincon

RINCON -- Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, announced an investment of more than $188,000 in network infrastructure to power ... » Read More
Riggs legacy continues as daughter takes funeral home reins

Riggs legacy continues as daughter takes funeral home reins

GUYTON - A noise that Heather Riggs used to find quite annoying has evolved into a beautiful sound. » Read More
Final plan for Rincon Chick-fil-A receives approval

Final plan for Rincon Chick-fil-A receives approval

SPRINGFIELD - The Rincon City Council has given cows everywhere a reason to rejoice! » Read More
Rape Crisis Center takes multi-faceted approach against sexual assault

Rape Crisis Center takes multi-faceted approach against sexual assault

RINCON - The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire (RCCCE) exists to ensure that no one is left alone in the wake of a sexual ... » Read More
ARRESTING PERFORMANCE: Effingham County Sheriff's Office video an internet sensation

ARRESTING PERFORMANCE: Effingham County Sheriff's Office video an internet sensation

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is used to having a captive audience. It's never had one this big, however. » Read More
Anderson eager to start work on Effingham County Board of Education

Anderson eager to start work on Effingham County Board of Education

RINCON - Lynn Anderson admits that she has a lot to learn. Fortunately, she is an eager student. » Read More
Wilkins resigns IDA post, returning to private sector

Wilkins resigns IDA post, returning to private sector

SPRINGFIELD - During the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) meeting on July 26, Project Manager Tre Wilkins issued his monthly report in familiar fashion. He ... » Read More
12-year-old Jenkins,  dog winning combo

12-year-old Jenkins, dog winning combo

RINCON - To see 12-year-old Wyatt Jenkins walking the halls of Ebenezer Middle School, you wouldn't think you were looking at a champion dog show ... » Read More
IDA rejects amendment to Master Development Plan for industrial hub

IDA rejects amendment to Master Development Plan for industrial hub

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is eager to see a return on an investment that is extremely significant to the county's ... » Read More
Rincon girls finish second in state tourney

Rincon girls finish second in state tourney

Rincon's 8-and-under all-star team finished second in the recent Georgia Recreation and Parks Department State Tournament in Moultrie. The squad, coached by Melissa Turner ... » Read More
New city manager getting familiar with surroundings

New city manager getting familiar with surroundings

RINCON - Haven't met Rincon's new city manager yet? » Read More
Anderson topples incumbent, earns school board seat

Anderson topples incumbent, earns school board seat

SPRINGFIELD -- It was another close battle in the race for the Effingham County Board of Education District 1 seat. The outcome was entirely different, however. » Read More
AMERICAN TROUBADOUR: Dean adds screenwriting to impressive musical résumé

AMERICAN TROUBADOUR: Dean adds screenwriting to impressive musical résumé

SPRINGFIELD - Billy Dean's songwriting pen has gushed with thoughtful words for nearly three decades. He has quite a knack for telling stories. » Read More
FAMILY CONNECTION PARTER FOCUS: Education issues top concerns for Teach Right owner

FAMILY CONNECTION PARTER FOCUS: Education issues top concerns for Teach Right owner

RINCON - Lots of people can see the positive impact that Effingham County Family Connection has on the community. No one, however, has a vantage point ... » Read More


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