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Road work at intersection of Fort Howard Rd-Hwy 21 causing traffic jam

Road work at intersection of Fort Howard Rd-Hwy 21 causing traffic jam

Construction at the intersection of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21 in Rincon has traffic backed up for over a mile. » Read More
DDI construction requires lane closures on SR 21

DDI construction requires lane closures on SR 21

Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be paving for the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) on SR 21 at I-95 interchange in Port Wentworth. » Read More
David Exley named Coroner of the Year

David Exley named Coroner of the Year

On Nov. 19, the Georgia Coroners Association held their Annual Meeting at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon and during that meeting, the Honorable ... » Read More
Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Former University of Georgia football coach and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Vince Dooley, was put to work Tuesday afternoon signing autographs ... » Read More
Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Legendary University of Georgia football coach, Vince Dooley, will be signing copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m ... » Read More
Effingham County Teacher of the Year: Bilinda Sikes

Effingham County Teacher of the Year: Bilinda Sikes

Some people grow up not knowing what they want to do with their life or what they want to be when they grow up – others ... » Read More
City of Rincon receives $500,000 grant

City of Rincon receives $500,000 grant

SAVANNAH - The City of Rincon has received a 2016 Employment Incentive Program (EIP) grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Georgia Department of ... » Read More
Jerry Schaufelberger chosen as Grand Marshal for Lions Club Christmas Parade

Jerry Schaufelberger chosen as Grand Marshal for Lions Club Christmas Parade

Longtime Effingham County resident and former Lions Club President, Jerry Schaufelberger, has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the 37th Annual Lions Club Christmas ... » Read More
Effingham Orchestra Holiday Concert Dec. 4

Effingham Orchestra Holiday Concert Dec. 4

Effingham Community Orchestra will present its 10th annual Holiday Concert and homemade cookie sale fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 4. The event will be held at ... » Read More
Effingham soldier, Winston Hencely, injured in Afghanistan

Effingham soldier, Winston Hencely, injured in Afghanistan

Winston Hencely, a 2014 graduate of Effingham County High School and a soldier in the United States Army stationed in Afghanistan, was injured Saturday when ... » Read More
Massive turnout for Veterans Day Program in Springfield

Massive turnout for Veterans Day Program in Springfield

Veterans from all branches of service and conflicts were honored for their service Friday morning at the Veteran's Day Program at Veterans Park of ... » Read More
Effingham Health System gets 501c3 status approval

Effingham Health System gets 501c3 status approval

As of Nov. 1, Effingham Health System has officially restructured as a 501c3 nonprofit corporation. The organizational change is part of a long-range plan that ... » Read More
Rincon voters approve Sunday package sales

Rincon voters approve Sunday package sales

Residents of Rincon will now be able to purchase packaged wine or beer on Sundays after the measure was voted on and approved on Election ... » Read More
Effingham County Commissioners vote down mosquito spraying proposal

Effingham County Commissioners vote down mosquito spraying proposal

The Effingham County commissioners held a public meeting Tuesday night and voted no to a proposal to use taxpayer money to help fight the current ... » Read More
ECHS, SEHS students attend college fair

ECHS, SEHS students attend college fair

Seniors and juniors from both Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School met with representatives from colleges and universities from across the nation ... » Read More
Lunch, Laugh and Learn helps raise spirits, awareness

Lunch, Laugh and Learn helps raise spirits, awareness

It was all smiles Thursday afternoon at the Lunch, Laugh and Learn for Breast Cancer Awareness event held at Effingham College and Career Academy as ... » Read More
ECCA named College and Career Academy of the Year

ECCA named College and Career Academy of the Year

CALHOUN - Effingham College and Career Academy was named the College and Career Academy of the Year on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Calhoun by Lt. Governor ... » Read More
Faith Equestrian Therepeutic Center competes at Special Olympics Horse Show

Faith Equestrian Therepeutic Center competes at Special Olympics Horse Show

GAINESVILLE - Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center in Guyton took eight of their students and ten of their wonderful volunteers to Gainesville, GA to compete in the ... » Read More
Rincon voters to determine sale of alcohol on Sundays

Rincon voters to determine sale of alcohol on Sundays

Voters in the United States have a lot to think about between now and Nov. 8, when the country will decide on the next President ... » Read More
Palmetto Pipeline forum yields differing opinions

Palmetto Pipeline forum yields differing opinions

A public forum regarding a proposed plan to build the Palmetto Pipeline in the coastal area of Georgia was held on Thursday morning at the ... » Read More
SEHS falls to Buford in Elite 8

SEHS falls to Buford in Elite 8

After defeating Loganville 2-1 in the first round and Union Grove 3-1 in the second round, the South Effingham High School Lady Mustangs were defeated ... » Read More

Rebels edge Pirates 14-12

Riding a four-game winning streak coming into Friday night, the Effingham County Rebels made it five consecutive victories with a hard-fought 14-12 win over Brunswick. » Read More
Manna House food drive continues through October

Manna House food drive continues through October

The Manna House Ministries is continuing their Fall Food Drive this month and they encourage you to help your neighbors and friends that need extra ... » Read More

Guyton City Council approves changes to city vehicle operation policy

The Guyton City Council approved a motion Thursday night to change the distance that a Guyton City Police officer can live before having to pay ... » Read More
Lady Rebels sweep Lanier

Lady Rebels sweep Lanier

The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels volleyball team had no trouble Friday afternoon defeating the Lanier High School Longhorns as they completed the sweep ... » Read More

Effingham Lady Rebels sweep Stephenson

It was a clean sweep Wednesday afternoon for the Effingham County High School Lady Rebels softball team as they went on the road to Stone ... » Read More

Springfield Fall Festival rescheduled

The City of Springfield and the Fall Festival Planning Committee have decided to reschedule the 2016 Springfield Fall Festival to Nov. 18-19. » Read More

Lady Mustangs sweep Jones County

South Effingham Lady Mustangs sweep Jones County » Read More
Lady Rebels hosting playoff tilt

Lady Rebels hosting playoff tilt

The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels volleyball team has earned the No. 1 seed and will be hosting Lanier High School in the opening ... » Read More
Sikes awarded for Effingham Teacher of the Year

Sikes awarded for Effingham Teacher of the Year

Local educators gathered Wednesday night at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon for the annual Effingham County Teacher of the Year banquet. » Read More
Omnitracs project moving right along

Omnitracs project moving right along

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has been busy over the last few years bringing in new industries and developments into Effingham County – none bigger ... » Read More
The angel on Long Pond Road

The angel on Long Pond Road

"Angels come in many forms." » Read More


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