Effingham sheriff's reports: Nude neighbor, bulldog evicted
June 30: A resident of Walnut Drive in the Bloomingdale area said his roommate, who has a crack cocaine problem, used his check card to steal $460.
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Suspicious fire reported on Courthouse Road
Photo courtesy of Effingham County Sheriff's Office A structure fire at this home is being called suspicious by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Medient CEO to appear before Effingham County IDA
The CEO of Medient Studios is set to appear before the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority on Thursday to give an update on the entertainment company's studioplex plans.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Effingham Commissioners vote to lower water rates
Dozens packed into the administrative building in Springfield on Tuesday night to see if they would get some relief from their high water bills.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Effingham sheriff's reports: Drugs and alcohol fuel domestic disputes
June 27: An off-duty Bloomingdale Police officer asked a deputy to check on a man who had parked in his driveway for several minutes at 1:30 a.m., on Ga.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Georgia NAACP president to speak in Effingham
Francys Johnson, president of the Georgia NAACP, will speak at a meeting of the Effingham NAACP at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, in Springfield .
Effingham candidacy case ends
The Georgia Supreme Court today denied an application for discretionary appeal in the challenge of Effingham County Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy, effectively ending a three-month battle.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Signs are a coming attraction for the Mars
Springfield officials hope their action Tuesday night will go a long way toward answering what they say has been a frequent question of late.
The 224th Methodist camp meeting
Prominent Methodists stand outside their tent in 1936. They are, from left to right: Rev.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Local students earn degrees, honors
Christina Hillman, a Springfield resident and student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among more than 1,000 students who made the president's list in the spring 2014 semester.
Fire from lightning strike displaces group home residents
The developmentally-disabled residents of the Volunteers of America's Deer Road group home in Springfield returned from a dinner out to find firefighters trying to quell a blaze.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Exploring the gin and the depot
Just north of the Calhoun Tractor Company on the west side of Laurel Street in Springfield, a set of gas tanks was located beside the railroad.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Health department extending hours for back-to-school immunizations
The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Effingham animal shelter: adopt us
The cat is telling everyone at the Effingham County animal shelter that he wants out of the small cage where he's staying.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
ECRP readying for fall signups
The Effingham County Department of Recreation and Parks will be holding registration for fall baseball and softball, youth soccer, football and cheerleading soon.