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Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Scott Lewis will be the next Effingham County magistrate after he won a three-way race in Tuesday's general ... » Read More
Effingham County Commission chairman candidates

Effingham County Commission chairman candidates

Age: 62 » Read More
County commission chairman candidates

County commission chairman candidates

Age: 60 » Read More
Superior Court judges

Superior Court judges

Age: 49 » Read More
Magistrate court candidates

Magistrate court candidates

Age: 58 » Read More
House District 159  candidates

House District 159 candidates

Age: 63 » Read More
House District 159 candidates

House District 159 candidates

Age: 37 » Read More
School board District 5 candidates

School board District 5 candidates

Family: Married to Herlene Blake White and we have two children, Dr. Torian White of Brooklet and Tiffani Neely of Snellville. » Read More
School board District 5 candidates

School board District 5 candidates

Age: 41 » Read More

Lundy making a bid for Bulloch commission

Guyton's public safety director, Kelphie Lundy, is a Bulloch County native who has lived in the county all his life, and hopes to give ... » Read More

Polls to open Tuesday for primaries

Advance voting for the May 24 general primary will continue through Friday at the Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration office and also at ... » Read More

Judge hopefuls state their claim to the bench

The three candidates for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge position said they would be accessible to Effingham County residents. » Read More

Candidates for magistrate court praise each other

Two candidates for the chief magistrate judge said each other would be a viable pick for the open seat - but also extolled why they were ... » Read More

School board candidates lay out positions at forum

The Effingham County Board of Education District 5 incumbent and the challenger to the seat agreed that public tax money should be directed toward local ... » Read More
Burns touts record, Almond promises more energy at forum

Burns touts record, Almond promises more energy at forum

State Rep. Jon Burns said at candidates' forum Thursday night he is proud of his record but challenger Daniel Almond said the current majority leader ... » Read More

Amity but differences of opinion among chairman candidates

Wendall Kessler and Wesley Corbitt sat next to each other for the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's candidates' forum Thursday at the Mars Theatre - while ... » Read More
Judge’s race tops $100K in money

Judge’s race tops $100K in money

The three candidates for the available Superior Court judgeship in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit had amassed, and partly spent, almost $85,000 for their campaigns ... » Read More

County starts to set priorities for next SPLOST

Effingham County voters likely will have renewing the one-cent special purpose local option sales tax on the ballot in the November. » Read More

Guyton ponders how to spend SPLOST money

While Guyton City Council members have agreed to how they would split the proceeds from a potential special purpose local option sales tax renewal, it ... » Read More
Trooper urges drivers to keep eyes on road

Trooper urges drivers to keep eyes on road

When drivers are out on the road, their focus and field of vision needs to be on the road ahead, said Georgia State Patrol Sgt ... » Read More
Changes coming from hospital

Changes coming from hospital

The Effingham Health System is set to embark on another set of changes for how it delivers health care. » Read More

Chamber to hold candidates' forum

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has announced that a candidate forum will be held May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Mars Theatre ... » Read More

Guyton awards bids for treatment plant

Guyton City Council members have approved two contracts that will pave the way for the city's own wastewater treatment plant. » Read More
Runaway juveniles found unharmed

Runaway juveniles found unharmed

Effingham County Sheriff's Office has reported that two runaway juveniles have been found unharmed. » Read More

Settlements reached in 3 GSU nursing students' deaths

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that "substantial" settlements ... » Read More

UGA to dedicate cabins at Wormsloe

SAVANNAH-The University of Georgia will hold a dedication ceremony for its newest facilities, the Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe cabins, on Friday ... » Read More
Religious freedom bill likely to be revived in 2017

Religious freedom bill likely to be revived in 2017

The religious freedom bill vetoed last month by Gov. Nathan Deal could be revived in a future General Assembly session, state Rep. Jon Burns said. » Read More

Guyton City Council hits stalemate trying to fill seat

Filling the vacant seat on Guyton City Council will have to wait at least one more meeting. » Read More

Dig it - top archaeologists to survey Springfield historic site

Some of the nation's top archaeologists will be trekking across the city of Springfield's property near the famed Ebenezer Crossing. » Read More
Rincon to light up sky again for July 4th

Rincon to light up sky again for July 4th

Rincon's Freedom Rings celebration will be set to tune of fireworks again this year. » Read More

Commissioners to back roundabout at Old Augusta-Fort Howard

Effingham County commissioners will support the construction of a roundabout at Fort Howard and Old Augusta roads. » Read More

Guyton ponders improving fire service

The city of Guyton is looking at ways to bolster its fire department and its fire services. » Read More
Training on fighting propane fires lights up Freedom Park

Training on fighting propane fires lights up Freedom Park

As flames roared into the sky and even toward them, wave after wave of firefighters advanced to the burning propane tank Saturday evening, all as ... » Read More

Central rec complex getting $100K grant

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) announced that the Effingham County Recreation Complex ... » Read More
Guyton  to forge ahead with treatment plant

Guyton to forge ahead with treatment plant

Guyton City Council voted unanimously to move forward with the construction of a proposed wastewater treatment plant. » Read More
Central rec complex to get $100K in grant money

Central rec complex to get $100K in grant money

ATLANTA-House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), state Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), and state Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) today announced that the Effingham County Recreation ... » Read More
Kinder Morgan stops work on Palmetto Pipeline

Kinder Morgan stops work on Palmetto Pipeline

A company looking to build a controversial pipeline through much of eastern Georgia, including Effingham County, has announced it is suspending work on the project. » Read More
Rincon road work expected to last for a couple of months

Rincon road work expected to last for a couple of months

Right-of-way improvements on Highway 21 South from Fort Howard Road to Lisa Street are under way. » Read More
3rd ID, 48th Brigade team up to test associated unit concept

3rd ID, 48th Brigade team up to test associated unit concept

The 3rd Infantry Division and the Georgia Army National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are teaming up. » Read More

County adds to list of potential LMIG road projects

Effingham County commissioners have approved a supplemental list of road projects to be done through an influx of money provided by the state transportation funding ... » Read More

Four vying to replace Eaton on Guyton council

Guyton City Council members will be going over applications from four people seeking to fill Ulysses Eaton's seat. » Read More

Rincon may put the city on an app

If you want to pay your city of Rincon bill through your phone, the city soon just may have an app for that. » Read More


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