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DOT to hold meeting on 119, Magnolia work
The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking input on the proposed reconstruction of Highway 119 from Magnolia Place to Highway 21 in Effingham County.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Rick Springfield & Pat Benatar teaming up for summer tour
Rick Springfield and Pat Benatar are making plans to hit the road. The two performers have announced ten shows on their "Together Live" trek, with more stops expected to be added.
Springfield police reports
Feb. 27: A Springfield woman left her wallet on top of her vehicle at Enmark on Ga.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
ECSO arrests two in sweep of child sex suspects
Two local men were arrested last week on charges that they attempted to meet underage girls for sex after chatting with them online.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Effingham deputies arrest 2 after attempt to commit child molestation
Two men have been charged with criminal attempt to commit child molestation this past week during a sting conducted by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Local students recognized
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 246th commencement exercises.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Chamber ready to serve up annual Taste
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is setting the table for the annual Taste of Effingham, set for Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Chamber Director Rick Lott said that as of Feb.16, there were 14 booths signed up to provide food and beverage to the audience at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gymnasium on Highway 119 in Springfield.
Effingham sheriff's reports
Feb. 6: A 26-year-old man who had smoked "spice" fell to the ground, screaming and thrashing wildly.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Pastor's death hits church, friends hard
Jeff Rollins, who was pastor of First Baptist Church of Springfield for more than 25 years, was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Funeral arrangements set for pastor Jeffrey Rollins
Family members share that Jeff was a beloved husband, father, and Papa who served Christ faithfully through his leadership and friendship.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Band reaches 'Homeland' with release of first full-length CD
Tyler Edwards sings a song from "West of Homeland," the band's first full-length CD; the concert in Springfield was the first show to promote the CD.
Remembering J. Wilton and Ellyne Arnsdorff
John Orrin Arnsdorff was born Oct. 23, 1906. He was the son of Johnnie and Lillie Arnsdorff.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Local students earn fall semester honors
Students who made the dean's list were: Jamie Bitting of Guyton Theresa Dominy of Rincon Devan Goforth of Bloomingdale Jonathan Griffin of Rincon Michael Pinder of Guyton Robert Rogers of Rincon Andrew Rushing of Rincon ROME - Samuel Berendsen of Guyton has been named to Berry College's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
2 charged with sexual exploitation of children
The office's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force discovered Snyder was downloading and sharing child pornography, said sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said.