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Hursey honored
Hursey tribute
Elizabeth Hursey Hursey (fourth from left) helps Commissioners Wesley Corbitt (from left), Roger Burdette, Jamie DeLoach, Reggie Loper, Phil Keiffer and Forrest Floyd plant the tree next to the courthouse Aug. 4. - photo by Photo by Rick Lott
Hursey tribute
With commissioners and other dignataries behind her, County Clerk Stephanie Johnson reads a tribute to Hursey on Aug. 4. - photo by Photo by Rick Lott

On Aug. 4, the Effingham County Board of Commissioners hosted a ceremony on the Judicial Complex grounds in Springfield.  The commissioners planted a tree recogni. tion of Elizabeth Hursey’s 36 years of service as Effingham County’s clerk of Superior Court. Hursey retired July 30 but will continue to work until the end of this month.