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Separate accidents result in two fatalities
The Labor Day holiday weekend was a deadly one on Effingham County roads, as two women died from injuries in separate single-car crashes.
Crash claims life of elderly Springfield woman
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says a woman has died after their second fatal crash to take place over the Labor Day holiday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Rincon raises fire, sanitation, water and sewer fees
Rincon City Council members agreed unanimously on Aug. 25 to raise fire, sanitation, water and sewer fees as of Oct. 1. Residential fire fees have been $24 a year for the last 14 years.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Springfield opts to bump up its millage rate
Council members approved the first reading of an ordinance to set the levy at 4.8 mills, up from its current 4.3 mills.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Springfield raises property taxes
Springfield 's City Council agreed on Aug. 12 to raise the property tax rate, costing the owner of a house valued at $100,000 an additional $20 a year.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Orchestra to hold annual 'Our Favorites' concert, auction
Silent auction bidding begins at 2:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 3 p.m. at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gymnasium at 808 Highway 119 South in Springfield.
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
Pooler to launch first farmers market this Wednesday
Pooler will welcome its first ever farmers market this Wednesday, a sign of not only the city's growing population but a shift in demand for more locally grown foods.
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
Effingham commissioners spend $1 million to repair ash roads
Littlefield Construction Co. of Waycross, Ga., will try to complete the work by the end of this year, weather permitting, according to Interim County Administrator Toss Allen.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Annual farm tour gets into county's agribusiness
The annual Effingham County Young Farmers tour let participants see how advanced agriculture has become - and get a glimpse of a burgeoning new agribusiness endeavor.