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Shaun Stokes found safe

Shaun Stokes found safe

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help to find a missing boy who was last seen on Sunday, April ... » Read More

RepowerIT helping with recycling of electronics in Guyton Saturday

Tomorrow is Earth Day and in celebration of that, RepowerIT is giving the residents of Effingham County a chance to do their part. » Read More

I-95 moving lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be collecting data with a moving lane closure utilizing an impact attenuator truck along with law enforcement ... » Read More

Online grocery pickup headlines Rincon Walmart Supercenter remodel

RINCON - The Walmart Supercenter remodel at 434 S. Columbia Ave. is complete – and, in addition to the physical changes inside, customers now have access to ... » Read More

Georgia Southern University, Armstrong merger talks continue

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley has approved a new organizational chart for the top leadership of the new three-campus Georgia Southern University being ... » Read More
Rep. Bill Hitchens selected as finance chairman for "Y" Clubs of Georgia

Rep. Bill Hitchens selected as finance chairman for "Y" Clubs of Georgia

Representative Bill Hitchens has been selected to serve as the Finance Chairman for the "Y" Clubs of Georgia in Effingham County for 2017. » Read More
Suspect commits suicide after U.S. Marshals serve warrant in Clyo

Suspect commits suicide after U.S. Marshals serve warrant in Clyo

A Clyo man was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday after U.S. Marshals served a warrant at his residence. » Read More
Mossy Oak hosting 47th Bluegrass Festival

Mossy Oak hosting 47th Bluegrass Festival

They've said it here before, if you appreciate acoustic music played in the best traditional bluegrass and gospel style, then you'll certainly want ... » Read More
Local hero Winston Hencely returns home

Local hero Winston Hencely returns home

American flags waved through the air Saturday morning along Highway 21 as local hero, Winston Hencely, made his way back home to Effingham County. » Read More

Olde Effingham Day Festival set for Saturday

It's time again to step back into time and enjoy a day at the Effingham Museum and Living History Site in Springfield. » Read More

I-95 Bridge Maintenance Project requires double lane closure at Exit 102

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be installing nighttime double lane closures today and Tuesday on I-95 Interchange Bridge over US 80 at ... » Read More

State Route 21 lane closures scheduled next week in Port Wentworth

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will utilize lane closures on SR 21 in both directions between Hendley Road and Highway 30 in Port ... » Read More
Upset Rincon residents take up road issue with city

Upset Rincon residents take up road issue with city

Many Effingham County residents made their way to the Rincon City Council meeting Monday night to appear before the council to discuss the streets in ... » Read More
Nominees honored by Rotary Club

Nominees honored by Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Effingham County held the 15th Annual Herb Jones Volunteer of the Year Awards Banquet Thursday night at the New Ebenezer Retreat ... » Read More

Lane closures scheduled on SR21 at Bonnie Bridge Road in Port Wentworth

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be resurfacing SR 21 southbound at the intersection of Bonnie Bridge Road, which requires nighttime lane closures ... » Read More
Eggs and Issues Breakfast April 19

Eggs and Issues Breakfast April 19

Springfield – The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announced its annual Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast, scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 a.m. at ... » Read More
ECHS Drama Club performs The Sound of Music

ECHS Drama Club performs The Sound of Music

The Effingham County High School Drama Club hosted three presentations of the Rodgers and Hammerstein beloved musical 'The Sound of Music' with performances on March ... » Read More
Hathaway speaks to Exchange Club on American Values

Hathaway speaks to Exchange Club on American Values

Members of the Exchange Club of Effingham County were treated to quite the guest speaker at their meeting Thursday afternoon as Effingham County High School ... » Read More

SR21 Southbound lane closure scheduled Monday

If weather permits, contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be milling and resurfacing at the Bojangles' driveway along SR 21 southbound. » Read More
Springfield's own Braxton Calhoun to perform at Mars Theatre

Springfield's own Braxton Calhoun to perform at Mars Theatre

Springfield native Braxton Calhoun will perform at the Mars Theatre in Springfield Saturday at 8 p.m. » Read More

I-95 Bridge Maintenance Project requires lane closures on Jimmy Deloach Parkway

In conjunction with a $2.9 million bridge preservation project on I-95, a contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures from ... » Read More

Rincon approves payments, OKs hiring two officers

The Rincon City Council approved a motion to pay R.B. Baker Construction $257,043.09 Monday night at a regulary-scheduled meeting for their work ... » Read More

Clyo El Cheapo store held up, robbed Saturday

The El Cheapo gas station in Clyo was held up by three suspects Saturday afternoon, two of whom had handguns. » Read More
Savannah Police searching for missing man

Savannah Police searching for missing man

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing male who was last seen Tuesday, Mar. 28. » Read More

Georgia farmers celebrate Agricultural Awareness Week

This week, Georgians throughout the state are celebrating the first annual Agriculture Awareness Week, a tradition that surely will continue for many years to come. » Read More
Nominations for Herb Jones Award now being taken by Rotary Club

Nominations for Herb Jones Award now being taken by Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Effingham County will be hosting their 15th Annual Herb Jones Volunteer of the Year Award Banquet on Thursday, April 6, at ... » Read More
EHS Cancer Care Center opens its doors

EHS Cancer Care Center opens its doors

SPRINGFIELD - Expert cancer care is coming to Effingham County. » Read More
4-H archers compete at State Invitational

4-H archers compete at State Invitational

Effingham County 4-H Archers competed in the State Indoor Archery Invitational at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry in January. » Read More

Nighttime Striping Scheduled on SR 21 at DDI

Weather permitting, contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be thermostriping tomorrow night beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on SR ... » Read More
ECMS team wins area FFA event

ECMS team wins area FFA event

The Effingham County Middle School FFA recently won the Area 4 FFA Conduct of Chapter Meeting Career Development Event. The event was held at Southeastern ... » Read More

Rincon City Council approves work order

The Rincon City Council voted unanimously to approve a motion to pay $28,800 for the 9th Street Extension Project. » Read More
Music In Our Schools Concert a hit as students let voices be heard

Music In Our Schools Concert a hit as students let voices be heard

A lot of joyful noise was heard Thursday night at Countryside Baptist Church in Guyton as choirs from four Effingham County schools performed as part ... » Read More
Purcell cuts ribbon; new Welcome Center opens

Purcell cuts ribbon; new Welcome Center opens

Hundreds of Georgia residents – many from Effingham County – turned out Friday morning to the ribbon cutting of the new Georgia Welcome Center on Interstate 95 ... » Read More
ECSO Searching for Runaway Juvenile

ECSO Searching for Runaway Juvenile

Effingham County Sheriff's Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a runaway juvenile, Shane Caleb Sellers, 16 of Bloomingdale, GA. » Read More
Effingham County Recreation and Parks holds 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run

Effingham County Recreation and Parks holds 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run

On Saturday, Feb. 25, Effingham County Recreation and Parks hosted the 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run in downtown Springfield. » Read More
Blandford Elementary's Family Academic Night brings out the heroes

Blandford Elementary's Family Academic Night brings out the heroes

Blandford Elementary School hosted Family Academic Night on Feb. 23, where students and parents were able to enjoy food, door prizes, games, face painting, animals ... » Read More

DDI striping installation scheduled this week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation have scheduled moving lane closures with crash trucks on SR 21 north and south bound and the I-95 ... » Read More

Rincon, Guyton Elementary earn Title I honors

Two Effingham County elementary schools were honored recently by the Georgia Department of Education as both were named to the 2016-2017 list of Title I ... » Read More
Taste of Effingham a sweet treat for all

Taste of Effingham a sweet treat for all

Hundreds of patrons got a taste of local cuisine Thursday night as they took part in the 7th Annual Taste of Effingham, an event showcasing ... » Read More

SR 21 and I-95 DDI lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 north and south bound in Port Wentworth next week for construction ... » Read More

Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual ... » Read More
Effingham County IDA cuts ribbon on Rincon solar farm

Effingham County IDA cuts ribbon on Rincon solar farm

Members of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority were on hand Thursday as they cut the ribbon to a 287-acre solar farm in Rincon. » Read More
Rincon Elementary students get moving at Bobcat Fun Run

Rincon Elementary students get moving at Bobcat Fun Run

Rincon Elementary School students released more energy than usual on Friday as they participated in the First Annual Bobcats Fun Run, an event put on ... » Read More
NAACP honors drowned slaves at Ebenezer Creek

NAACP honors drowned slaves at Ebenezer Creek

Leroy Lloyd, President of the Effingham County chapter of the NAACP, and other members honored the lives of hundreds of freed slaves who drowned trying ... » Read More

Georgia earns Water Wars win

ATLANTA – "I recommend that the Court deny Florida's request for relief." With that recommendation to the U. S. Supreme Court, Special Master Ralph Lancaster ... » Read More
7th annual Taste of Effingham set for March 2

7th annual Taste of Effingham set for March 2

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its 7thannual Taste of Effingham, presented by Vision Financial, on March 2. The event will be held at ... » Read More

Interstate 16 Safety Enhancement Project begins this week

SAVANNAH – On Monday, the Georgia Department of Transportation will begin a two-year safety enhancement project along portions of Interstate 16 starting at the Candler/Emanuel ... » Read More
Swain finishes basic training

Swain finishes basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Joe C. Swain III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio ... » Read More


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