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Girl Scout Troop 30197 celebrates  founder’s birthday in special way

Girl Scout Troop 30197 celebrates founder’s birthday in special way

Girl Scout Troop 30197 celebrated the birthday of Girls Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low by honoring Peyton Donchell Thomas, who shares Low's Halloween birthday ... » Read More
Josh Reddick Field just months away

Josh Reddick Field just months away

SPRINGFIELD - Gold-painted shovels moved the first piles of dirt on what will become a golden opportunity for the children of Effingham County. » Read More
World Series champ receives hero's welcome at alma mater

World Series champ receives hero's welcome at alma mater

GUYTON -- Josh Reddick's moral compass keeps him pointed in a homeward direction. » Read More
Lady Mustangs' rebuilding project off to good start

Lady Mustangs' rebuilding project off to good start

GUYTON - It was only a scrimmage, but South Effingham's girls basketball team looked like a good bet to surpass last season's paltry win ... » Read More
Effingham County Board of Education hears redistricting concerns

Effingham County Board of Education hears redistricting concerns

SPRINGFIELD - Some students and parents are going to have to share in Effingham County's growing pains. » Read More
Springfield City Council rejects plant's wastewater request

Springfield City Council rejects plant's wastewater request

SPRINGFIELD -- The Springfield City Council swiftly and unanimously rejected DRT America's request to dispose of thousands of gallons of wastewater in the city's ... » Read More

City of Rincon accepting items for Mayors' Christmas Motorcade

RINCON - The City of Rincon will be doing its part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia's hospitals serving persons with ... » Read More
SANTA'S HELPER

SANTA'S HELPER

RINCON - Santa Claus has lots of helpers. Carl Rushing is one of them. » Read More
Volleyball skills earn Williams college opportunity

Volleyball skills earn Williams college opportunity

SPRINGFIELD -- The love of Hailey Williams' sports life has blossomed into a beautiful opportunity. » Read More
Poinsettia sale underway

Poinsettia sale underway

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County Middle School's FFA chapter is conducting its annual poinsettia sale. » Read More
Poinsettia sale underway

Poinsettia sale underway

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County Middle School's FFA chapter is conducting its annual poinsettia sale. » Read More
Christmas parade to feature World Series champion

Christmas parade to feature World Series champion

RINCON -- The Lions Club Christmas parade at 10 a.m. Saturday in Rincon will feature local World Series champ Josh Reddick. The former South Effingham ... » Read More
Sheriff's office seeking person of interest in homicide

Sheriff's office seeking person of interest in homicide

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigative Division is seeking anyone with information on the current whereabouts of Frank O'Neal Lang. » Read More

Commissioners OK trash deal with Atlantic Waste

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Board of Commissioners has taken a step toward tidying up its residential trash collection contract. » Read More
Crowd shows appreciation on Veterans Day

Crowd shows appreciation on Veterans Day

SPRINGFIELD -- Old Glory and a vivid spirit of appreciation proudly waved at Veterans Park of Effingham County on Saturday. » Read More
South Effingham volleyball players honored

South Effingham volleyball players honored

RINCON -- South Effinghham recently conducted its end-of-season volleyball banquet. » Read More
Hot-starting Trojans burn Rebels

Hot-starting Trojans burn Rebels

DOUGLAS -- The rumor mill churned out some misinformation about the Coffee Trojans. » Read More

Interfor expanding lumber production in Meldrim

Interfor Corporation announced Friday that it plans to invest $16.5 million to upgrade it's sawmill in Meldrim. » Read More

Turpentine plant's wastewater request discussed at public hearing

SPRINGFIELD -- A $43 million turpentine factory's request to send its wastewater to a Springfield treatment facility before being diverted into Ebenezer Creek didn't ... » Read More
Mars Theatre to reopen Dec. 2

Mars Theatre to reopen Dec. 2

SPRINGFIELD -- The Mars Theatre is scheduled to reopen Dec. 2 for an a cappella holiday concert featuring the group Eclipse 6. » Read More
Lee gets right back to work after election

Lee gets right back to work after election

RINCON -- Ken Lee didn't have much time to bask in the glow of his latest election. » Read More
Dickerson makes college choice official

Dickerson makes college choice official

SPRINGFIELD -- Hayley Dickerson's competitive fire will soon burn at a higher level. » Read More

White, Johnson lead in Guyton

GUYTON -- With provisional ballots yet to be tallied, Joseph Lee leads the race for the Post 3 seat on the Guyton City Council. » Read More

Lee retains mayoral post

RINCON -- Incumbent Ken Lee turned back the challenge of Christi Ricker, a Rincon City Council member, is Tuesday's Rincon mayorl election. » Read More

Lee retains mayoral post

RINCON -- Incumbent Ken Lee turned back the challenge of Christi Ricker, a Rincon City Council member, in Tuesday's Rincon mayoral election. » Read More
Rincon officer fired after dispute probe

Rincon officer fired after dispute probe

RINCON - A Rincon police officer was dismissed Monday, four days after his reported involvement in a domestic dispute. » Read More
Shearouse earns prestigious FFA degree

Shearouse earns prestigious FFA degree

Former Effingham County High School FFA Chapter President Annah Shearouse received her American FFA Degree at the recent 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. » Read More

Auxiliary seeking help to stock VA hospital gift shop

Each year, the American Legion Auxiliary stocks the gift shop at the Veterans Hospital in Augusta so that patients there can choose gifts for their ... » Read More
Mustangs' Newbill grateful for postseason opportunity

Mustangs' Newbill grateful for postseason opportunity

GUYTON - South Effingham's Makenly Newbill knows all too well the highs and lows of being a Mustang. » Read More

Illness prevention department's top priority

RINCON - Running a restaurant is a tough job. Making sure it is safe for customers is also challenging. » Read More

Groundbreaking set for Josh Reddick Field

SPRINGFIELD -- The public is invited to a Nov. 18 groundbreaking ceremony for Josh Reddick Field. » Read More
Rebels pulverize Wildcats, clinch No. 3 seed

Rebels pulverize Wildcats, clinch No. 3 seed

RICHMOND HILL -- Effingham County's 1-2 running punch of Toot Johnson and Zebrandon Gant decked the Richmond Hill Wildcats on Friday. » Read More
Park ceremony set on Veterans Day

Park ceremony set on Veterans Day

SPRINGFIELD -- A Veterans Day ceremony featuring guest speaker Lt. Col. Glyn Goldwire is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park ... » Read More
Park ceremony set on Veterans Day

Park ceremony set on Veterans Day

SPRINGFIELD -- A Veterans Day ceremony featuring guest speaker Lt. Col. Glyn Goldwire is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park ... » Read More
Rincon police officer under investigation for domestic dispute

Rincon police officer under investigation for domestic dispute

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has been asked by the Rincon Police Department to investigate a domestic dispute involving one of their officers. » Read More
Fun Run generates more than $21,000 for Mini Mustangs

Fun Run generates more than $21,000 for Mini Mustangs

GUYTON -- Every South Effingham Elementary School student shined in a big way Thursday. » Read More
Panthers flatten Yellow Jackets in title game

Panthers flatten Yellow Jackets in title game

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County Middle School continues to make the Coastal Empire Region its personal playground. » Read More
Vigil conducted for domestic violence victims

Vigil conducted for domestic violence victims

SPRINGFIELD -- A series of startling statistics was read during Monday's Effingham County Victim/Witness Assistance Program & Effingham County Domestic Violence Task Force Candleight Vigil ... » Read More
Seven girls receive crowns during fair pageant

Seven girls receive crowns during fair pageant

SPRINGFIELD - Seven girls were crowned at the 74th Effingham County Fair Pageant on Saturday. » Read More

Restaurant reopens after scoring 14

RINCON - The Georgia Department of Public Health has allowed Omelette Cafe on Columbia Avenue to reopen on a provisionary basis after it was shut down ... » Read More
Early voting to conclude Friday

Early voting to conclude Friday

RINCON - Early voting for Tuesday's municipal elections in Effingham County ends Friday. » Read More
Mustangs win Raider Rumble to finish perfect regular season

Mustangs win Raider Rumble to finish perfect regular season

The South Effingham varsity cheerleading team won first place in Class AAAAA at the Raider Rumble at Swainsboro High School on Saturday to complete a ... » Read More
Absent Arnsdorff wins championship

Absent Arnsdorff wins championship

SPRINGFIELD - Haley Arnsdorff missed out on one title but gained another in absentia. » Read More
Unbeaten Panthers to play for second straight championship

Unbeaten Panthers to play for second straight championship

SPRINGFIELD - A hurdle that the Effingham Middle School football has cleared before is all that stands between it and a championship. » Read More
Effingham County softball team to enter 2018 with same goal

Effingham County softball team to enter 2018 with same goal

SPRINGFIELD - The sting of defeat in their final two games still lingers. Eventually, however, memories of the many softball victories that came before those season-ended ... » Read More

Sex offenders required to report to sheriff's office on Halloween

SPRINGFIELD -- While everyone is gearing up for Halloween, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is doing its part to keep registered sex offenders at a ... » Read More
Jett goes out a winner in final fair contests

Jett goes out a winner in final fair contests

SPRINGFIELD - Dusty Jett went from the bottom of the barrel to the top of the heap during his 10 years of participation in goat shows. » Read More
Effingham County's Garcia earns all-star status

Effingham County's Garcia earns all-star status

SPRINGFIELD - Volleyball season isn't over for Effingham County's Andrea Garcia. » Read More
Sheriff's office seeking help to find suspected burglar

Sheriff's office seeking help to find suspected burglar

SPRINGFIELD -- Just after 2 a.m. Sunday, an Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputy was preforming a routine patrol and noticed that the Clyo Trading ... » Read More

Mustangs avoid winless season

STATESBORO -- After trailing 17-14 at halftime, South Effingham shut out Statesboro the rest of the way Friday night, galloping to a 28-17 win and a ... » Read More


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