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County awards bid to build Tusculum fire station

The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months. » Read More

DOT schedules lane closures for eastbound I-16

Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closu... » Read More
Interest grows in proposed sprawling park

Interest grows in proposed sprawling park

There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County. » Read More

County sets meeting on plans for Effingham Parkway

Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month. » Read More

EPD chief: textiles plant permit most stringent

The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said. » Read More

Cities worry about effect of transportation tax proposal

As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it. » Read More

Springfield takes a look at license plate readers

The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners. » Read More

Bicyclist dies in collision with SUV

SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man. » Read More
Sheriff’s office happy under one good roof

Sheriff’s office happy under one good roof

The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and ... » Read More
I-95/21 interchange bid could be awarded this summer

I-95/21 interchange bid could be awarded this summer

Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring. » Read More

Springfield adds more parking

Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting. » Read More

Rincon Police sets sights on acquiring second K-9

The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9. » Read More

Commissioners still have questions on transportation resolution

Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements. » Read More

Commissioners OK new sheriff’s office

There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home. » Read More
County approves recreation master plan

County approves recreation master plan

With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs. » Read More
Former mayor pleads guilty

Former mayor pleads guilty

A former Springfield mayor pled guilty last Wednesday to charges of perjury and false swearing. » Read More

Screven textile plant cleaning up its act

STATESBORO - After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter. » Read More
Guyton resident questions mayor, council

Guyton resident questions mayor, council

A Guyton resident brought up a series of concerns about how the city is being run - and how her issues are not being addressed - to the city council. » Read More
Alexander named chief in Pembroke

Alexander named chief in Pembroke

It hasn't taken long - and he didn't have to go far - for Randy Alexander to find a new job. » Read More
Lady Mustangs playing in memory of teammate

Lady Mustangs playing in memory of teammate

The South Effingham girls basketball team's game against Glynn Academy last Tuesday was a happy occasion. » Read More

Commissioners balk at accepting new ECSO headquarters

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies and staff have moved back into their renovated building - but no one is ready to hand over a certificate saying the administrative complex. » Read More

County adds land for planned rec complex

As the master plan has its finishing touches applied, Effingham County will have plenty of room for its anticipated central recreation complex. » Read More

Guyton to start search for new chief

It hasn't taken long - and he didn't have to go far - for Randy Alexander to find a new job. » Read More
SEHS students mourn schoolmate

SEHS students mourn schoolmate

The South Effingham girls basketball team played with heavy hearts tonight against Coffee after losing one of their teammates this week. » Read More

County to open warming station

With temperatures expected to drop below freezing over the next couple days, Effingham Emergency Management is providing an emergency warming station for citizens who would otherwise be exposed to ... » Read More
A quiet respite in the storm

A quiet respite in the storm

As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days. » Read More
County wants to get good word on shelter out

County wants to get good word on shelter out

Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter. » Read More


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