Monday Aug 18
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The history of Springfield City Hall
George M. Brinson came into Springfield, building his railroad about 1905, buying large tracts of land and selling lots, creating a big building boom in town.
Effingham sheriff: Building scam, aggressive dogs
July 9: A resident of Shirley Drive in the Guyton area said he paid a man $27,000 to build an addition to his house.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The McDuffie Progress
Commissioners divided, select new city manager
The McDuffie County Board of Commissioners tapped David Robert Crawley, Jr., of Rincon, as the manager of the county during a called July 29 meeting.