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Deputy hurt while enforcing court order
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An Effingham County Sheriff’s deputy is recuperating from injuries sustained Friday.

Deputies went to a residence on Highway 21 North to enforce a court order when Franklin Johnson, 23, attacked Sgt. Danny Harrington with a knife, according to the ECSO. The deputy suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was treated Memorial Health University Center.

Harrington is at home recovering from his injuries. Johnson also was taken to Memorial for treatment and he remains hospitalized.