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Farm Bureau has its day at the Capitol

Farm Bureau has its day at the Capitol

Effingham County Farm Bureau members traveled to Atlanta recently to participate in Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol. » Read More
Driving ahead on the parkway

Driving ahead on the parkway

The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral. » Read More

Second K9 joins Rincon police’s ranks

Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats. » Read More
Lundy sworn in as Guyton police chief

Lundy sworn in as Guyton police chief

Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets. » Read More
Diverging diamond work could start by end of year

Diverging diamond work could start by end of year

Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday. » Read More

County to alter rec board makeup

By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board. » Read More
Pipeline project draws questions, critics

Pipeline project draws questions, critics

A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening. » Read More

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


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