Thursday Jun 13
Down Syndrome Society to hold Camp Buddy
The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is holding Camp Buddy summer camps. These educational, therapeutic and fun camps run over two weeks in Chatham and Effingham counties this summer.
Thursday Jun 13
Local students earn college degrees
Kalyn Todd of Springfield graduated summa cum laude from CSU with a bachelor of music degree in music education .
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Springfield teen goes missing
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Springfield Police Dept. are asking for the public's help in finding a missing teenager.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Local students earn honors at Mercer
Lauren Spradley of Springfield, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts, was named to the president's list and dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2013 semester.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
More school system test scores improve
The Effingham County School System improved its scores this year from last year in both the Fifth-Grade Writing Assessment and Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, school officials reported Wednesday.
Thu May 30, 2013
Thomas leaving First Baptist of Springfield to join Billy Graham
Dr. Darren W. Thomas, minister of education at the First Baptist Church of Springfield, will be leaving Springfield to begin a new ministry position with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Asheville, N.C. In his new place of ministry, Thomas will manage The Cove, the Billy Graham Training Center located in the Smoky Mountains east of ... (more)
Second arrest made in attack on Ga. pet pig
Authorities in southeastern Georgia say a second man has been arrested in an attack that left a pet pig with 23 stab wounds.
Second arrest made in Effingham pig attack
Clyde McFearin, 52, of Springfield, was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and obstruction of a law enforcement officer, according to Effingham County Sheriff's Spokesman David Ehsanipoor.
Tue May 28, 2013
Census estimates show Savannah, Chatham County gains
If it seems a little bit more crowded hereabouts in the past couple of years, you're not imagining things: Savannah's population continues to grow.
Mon May 27, 2013
4-H starting its summer programs
If you were a fifth- or sixth-grader in 2012-13, you are invited to enjoy Effingham County 4-H for its summer programs.
Thu May 23, 2013
Family Connections grants awarded
Shown left to right are: Erin Woodcock, board chair of the Effingham Victim Witness Assistance Program; Ann Resto, director of EVWAP; David Grandgeorge, board chair of Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Effingham County; and Elaine Spencer, director of FC-CIS of Effingham County.
Remembering heroes on Memorial Day
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, it is a time to honor our soldiers who are fighting today for our freedom in many areas of the world.
ECSO search for person of interest in overnight shooting
It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday at the Quail Run Mobile Home Park at the intersection of Quail Run Circle and Standard Lane in Springfield.
Tue May 21, 2013
Suspect gives himself up
An Effingham County man who had been on the run since an April 30 armed robbery is now in jail.