4 hrs ago
New York Daily News
Ga. siblings had sex after watching 'The Notebook': police
Christopher Buckner, 20, and her brother, Timothy Savoy, 25, were arrested early Tuesday walking down a highway in Effingham County, Georgia.
8 hrs ago
The Raw Story
Georgia brother and sister arrested for having sex in church parking lot
A brother and sister were arrested in Effingham County, Georgia for having sex in a semi truck parked in a church parking lot across the street from a high school.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Guyton man pleads guilty in sex case involving 14-year-old cousin
A mentally challenged Guyton man pleaded guilty today to sexual exploitation of children in a case involving his 14-year-old cousin.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Brother and sister arrested for incest in Effingham
A brother and sister were arrested this morning in Effingham County and accused of having sex with each other in a tractor trailer parked at a church.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Leaders look for ways to get the word out
Community leaders want to get Effingham County residents to not just think local but act local - especially when it comes to spending their money.
Guyton Police: Stolen steaks; shots fired
July 2: Someone was staying in a vacant house on Anderson Avenue. The owner said the house did not have water or power.
John Guyton McCorkle, 71, died Tuesday, August, 19, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. He was a United States Army veteran and graduate of The University of Georgia and Commerce High School.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
School system enrollment tops 11,000
A total of 11,046 kindergarten-12th grade students were enrolled in the county's 13 schools as of the seventh day of class, Superintendent Randy Shearouse told the Effingham County Board of Education last week.
Oh, that's cold
Scholl joined other city representatives Tuesday in accepting the ice bucket challenge, the campaign sweeping the Internet to raise money and awareness for ALS, known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
VIDEO: Rincon officials take Ice Bucket Challenge
Rincon Police Chief Phillip Scholl, City Manager Wesley Corbitt, City Councilman James Dasher and Lou Reed with the fire department took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS at the fire department Tuesday afternoon.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Chapman to compete in Miss Georgia USA pageant
Lauren Chapman, 21, of Guyton will compete for the title of Miss Georgia USA 2015 Nov. 20-22 at the Henry County Performing Arts Theatre in McDonough.
Rincon Police: Welfare check finds woman dead of natural causes
Aug. 1: A woman from Guyton said she lost her wallet. The last place she remembers using it was at the Arby's in Rincon.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
ECSO's - Broken Candy' results in five child sex arrests
Two men are in jail for attempting to meet children for sex, and three others are facing child pornography charges following a four-month investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Remembering the postal building by ci...
According to Betty Renfro in "River to River," in April 1836, John Charlton was named postmaster in Springfield, a rapidly growing town.
Knick, Lamon to lead United Way campaign
Knick will serve as chairperson and Lamon as vice chair for the campaign, which the United Way of the Coastal Empire has conducted in Effingham annually since 1983.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Effingham sheriff: joke text message taken seriously; dead fish in mailboxes
July 23: A deputy stopped the driver of a pickup truck for not wearing a seat belt on Longbridge Road at Stillwell Clyo Road in the Springfield area.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Guyton observes National Night Out
Sgt. Rich Reale of the Guyton Police Department hands out a frisbee. Guyton Police and Fire also gave children school supplies and coloring books at Night Out.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Suspects in armed robberies arrested
Casey Shearouse, 20, and Aaron Kirby, 20, both of Guyton, were arrested following a 10-month investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Effingham Sheriff's Office: Rolling domestic dispute, drunken commotion
June 13: A woman said another woman who had been boarding a horse at her farm, on Goshen Road in the Rincon area, stole some tack.