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Effingham County IDA zeroing in an Savannah's Herndon

Effingham County IDA zeroing in an Savannah's Herndon

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Industrial Development Authoriy on Sunday named Savannah's Brandt Herndon as the finalist for its CEO opening. » Read More
Springfield Elementary School students to reveal Catie's Fund total

Springfield Elementary School students to reveal Catie's Fund total

SAVANNAH - Springfield Elementary School will recognize Effingham County for its financial contribution and community impact to Catie's Fund, a Named Fund of CURE Childhood ... » Read More
Deloach earns ACCG certificate

Deloach earns ACCG certificate

The Association of County Commissioners of Georgia recently awarded county officials with certificates for completing requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. » Read More
First graders celebrate reading achievements

First graders celebrate reading achievements

GUYTON -- Reading has many rewards. » Read More
4-H team wins state modified trap championship

4-H team wins state modified trap championship

RINCON -- Aiming high helped Effingham County 4-H's junior modified trap team hit a big target Saturday. » Read More
Effingham Health System agrees to record-setting civil penalty

Effingham Health System agrees to record-setting civil penalty

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham Health System is taking its medicine by agreeing to a record civil penalty related to alleged record keeping and notification violations of the ... » Read More

Plane crash cleanup underway

SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE -- Cleanup efforts are underway for Hwy 21 near Savannah Hilton Head International Airport where a Puerto Rico Air National Guard ... » Read More
South Effingham girls make history

South Effingham girls make history

GUYTON - South Effingham's girls golf team made history by qualifying for the state championship meet, a first for the Mustangs program. » Read More
Griffin steps down as Effingham County coach

Griffin steps down as Effingham County coach

Just a couple of weeks after being named Region 2-AAAAAA's top coach, Brett Griffin has stepped down as head of the Effingham County baseball ... » Read More
South Effingham searching for baseball coach

South Effingham searching for baseball coach

GUYTON -- South Effingham has opted not to retain John DeRing as its baseball coach. » Read More
Renasant Bank delivers pet items donated by customers

Renasant Bank delivers pet items donated by customers

Dana Causey, Lauren Kennedy, Misty Folker and Barbara Liscio of Renasant Bank dropped off a bevy of supplies for the Effingham County Animal Shelter on ... » Read More
It's Helmly vs. Johnson for District 4 board seat

It's Helmly vs. Johnson for District 4 board seat

RINCON - The Effingham County Board of Education District 4 seat will be contested in this election and will pit incumbent Beth Helmly against newcomer Ben ... » Read More

Georgia State Patrol reports 15 April crashes

Troopers from the Rincon post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 15 traffic crashes during April in Effingham County. » Read More
Effingham County athletes shine at Class AAAAAA meet

Effingham County athletes shine at Class AAAAAA meet

The Effingham County track team wrapped up its season at the Class AAAAAA state meet in Carrollton where three athletes earned top five finishes. » Read More
P.B. Edwards Gym offering turbo kickboxing

P.B. Edwards Gym offering turbo kickboxing

PORT WENTWORTH - Turbo Kick LIVE is not just a fitness class - it's a total experience that combines a high-energy workout with a party feel. » Read More
Rebels' 2018 football schedule

Rebels' 2018 football schedule

Aug. 10 -- at Screven County (scrimmage) » Read More
Girls get resources to help them navigate challenges of middle school

Girls get resources to help them navigate challenges of middle school

RINCON - Mothers weren't the only ones who received gifts over the weekend. » Read More
Family needs support after leukemia diagnosis

Family needs support after leukemia diagnosis

RINCON - Dwight Lariscy's heart is broken. It was shattered by shocking news. » Read More
Shots fired into Effingham Herald office

Shots fired into Effingham Herald office

RINCON -- The Effingham Herald was struck by projectiles fired from a rifle Saturday night. » Read More
Got snake questions? DNR has answers

Got snake questions? DNR has answers

FORSYTH - As spring fades into summer, the number of snake-related calls and emails to John Jensen go up. But most center on two questions: What ... » Read More
E-911 communications officers face emotional challenges

E-911 communications officers face emotional challenges

SPRINGFIELD - E-911 communications officers have lots of questions. The unanswered ones often linger in their minds. » Read More

Movies to return soon to Mars Theatre

SPRINGFIELD -- There's a lot of excitement at the Mars Theatre this month. » Read More

Sheriff issues warning about ATV hazards

Riding ATV's is a fun outdoor past time, However, many people are losing their lives doing it. » Read More
Citizens gather at courthouse to observe National Day of Prayer

Citizens gather at courthouse to observe National Day of Prayer

SPRINGFIELD - About 50 people from various denominations gathered at the Effingham County Courthouse on Thursday to cry out to God in a unified voice. » Read More
May Day tradition to carry over to new school

May Day tradition to carry over to new school

RINCON - Rincon Elementary School's slow waltz toward a new $20.7 million building on Fort Howard Road has been underway for months. » Read More
'Outsider' eyes job as lieutenant governor

'Outsider' eyes job as lieutenant governor

RINCON - Geoff Duncan wants to do a lot more than change the curtains in the lieutenant governor's office. He said his goal is to ... » Read More
Early voting under way

Early voting under way

Early voting is being conducted at the Board of Elections and Registration Office, 284 Ga. Hwy 119 South, Springfield on Monday-Friday from 8:30 a ... » Read More
District 1 school board race takes new shape

District 1 school board race takes new shape

RINCON - Nancy Floyd has ended her candidacy, leaving Robert Grant and Lynn Anderson to vie for the Effingham County Board of Education District 1 seat. » Read More
Legislative updates on breakfast menu

Legislative updates on breakfast menu

RINCON - Congressman Rick Allen was slightly out of his district but well within his element during the Legislative Eggs and Issues Review at Effingham College ... » Read More
Scott to take Mars Theatre stage May 18

Scott to take Mars Theatre stage May 18

SPRINGFIELD - Savannah jazz favorite Huxsie Scott will take the stage at the Mars Theatre on May 18 at 8 p.m. » Read More
Suspect charged with murder in 2017 case

Suspect charged with murder in 2017 case

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division has made an arrest in the disappearance and death of 28-year-old Jamison Lemons nearly a year ... » Read More
Warriors put end to Rebels' season

Warriors put end to Rebels' season

SPRINGFIELD -- The Grovetown Warriors used another big early inning to win the deciding game of their best-of-three Class AAAAAA baseball playoff series against Effingham County ... » Read More
Rebels' season on line Friday

Rebels' season on line Friday

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Reblels won when hits were scarce and lost when runs with plentiful in the second round of the Class AAAAAA baseball ... » Read More
Whitewater boys blank South Effingham

Whitewater boys blank South Effingham

GUYTON -- The Whitewater Wildcats kept South Effingham's high-octane offense under control in Wednesday's Class AAAAA soccer playoff. » Read More
Plane crash forces Hwy 21 detour

Plane crash forces Hwy 21 detour

An emergency road closure with a detour is in place on Hwy 21 between Crossgate Road and Piedmont Avenue due to an Air National Guard ... » Read More
Military plane crashes near Savannah

Military plane crashes near Savannah

PORT WENTWORTH -- First responders from multiple agencies, including many from Effingham County, are at the scene of a military plane crash near the intersection of ... » Read More
Slow start dooms Lady Rebels

Slow start dooms Lady Rebels

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County's energetic finish wasn't enough to overcome a lethargic start Tuesday. » Read More
Centennial ends Effingham County's tennis push

Centennial ends Effingham County's tennis push

SPRINGFIELD -- The Centennial Knights ended a magical season by hexing Effingham County's boys tennis team Tuesday. » Read More
State champ Gant gets his ring

State champ Gant gets his ring

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County's Zebrandon Gant has a sparkling ring to go with the shiny medal he won at the GHSA state wrestling tournament in ... » Read More
Mustangs' Wallace named Region 2-AAAAA's top baseball player

Mustangs' Wallace named Region 2-AAAAA's top baseball player

South Effingham shortstop/pitcher Dylan Wallace has been named the Region 2-AAAAA player of the year by the region's baseball coaches. » Read More
Pitch, Hit & Run event slated May 9

Pitch, Hit & Run event slated May 9

A free Pitch, Hit & Run skills competition is slated at the Sand Hill Complex on May 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. » Read More
Heavy equipment operators, truck drivers in high demand at chamber's annual job fair

Heavy equipment operators, truck drivers in high demand at chamber's annual job fair

RINCON - Mona Nims has been beating America's bushes in search of of truck drivers with a commercial driver's license. » Read More
Nonprofit provides services to victims of domestic violence

Nonprofit provides services to victims of domestic violence

RINCON - Safe Haven is an organization that provides much more than shelter for victims of domestic abuse. It also offers numerous free, confidential programs designed ... » Read More
Effingham County's Ulmer receives 'reward'

Effingham County's Ulmer receives 'reward'

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County offensive tackle Casey Ulmer signed a national letter of intent on April 23 to attend Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. » Read More
Buford ends South Effingham girls' perfect run

Buford ends South Effingham girls' perfect run

GUYTON - The curtain has closed on a tremendous show by South Effingham's girls tennis team. » Read More

Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast set Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham Chamber of Commerce invites the community its annual Legislative Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast, starting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at ... » Read More
Lieutenant governor joins ECCA party

Lieutenant governor joins ECCA party

RINCON -- Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's education babies are growing up. The visionary behind Georgia's college and career academy concept visited one of them ... » Read More
Family Promise of Effingham Yard Sale conducted

Family Promise of Effingham Yard Sale conducted

Kaylee (left) and Candice Anderson browse an item that caught their attention at Saturday's Family Promise of Effingham Yard Sale at Rincon's Centerpoint ... » Read More
4-H'er adds personal touch to entrance to Springfield

4-H'er adds personal touch to entrance to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - A simple wave of the hand or nod of the head isn't good enough for Owen Mercer. » Read More
Effingham County's Johnson puts his name on Carson-Newman line again

Effingham County's Johnson puts his name on Carson-Newman line again

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County speedster Toot Johnson is eager to prove that he is ready for double athletic duty at the college level. » Read More


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