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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.
Suspect gives himself up
An Effingham County man who had been on the run since an April 30 armed robbery is now in jail.
Sex offender busted for child porn
A convicted sex offender was arrested Wednesday after Effingham County Sheriff's Office investigators found child pornography on his computer.
Search continues for robbery suspect
A search for Antonial Kirkland, 18, of Springfield, has been expanded and he is considered to be armed and dangerous, according to the ECSO.
Ogeechee River: Polluted permit
SIX MONTHS ago, the operators of the King America Finishing plant quietly switched to bottled water for drinking, as opposed to drawing water from their on-site wells near the Ogeechee River.
Public can weigh in on Ogeechee River concerns
Those who have concerns over the Ogeechee River and King America Finishing's involvement with it can share their input at a meeting Tuesday night in Springfield.
EHS' primary practices designated as rural health clinics
Effingham Health System announced that three of its primary practice locations have received designation by CMS as rural health clinics.
Raisin bread is ingrained in county
Above is a loaf of raisin bread, which has been made in Effingham County since the time of the early Salzburger settlers.
Deputies arrest armed robbery suspects
According to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, two men were in the act of committing the armed robbery when they were interrupted by a deputy in the area.
Three charged in Effingham armed robbery
Deputies arrested Ashton Rashad Wallace, 21, of Springfield, who was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a pistol during the commission of a crime, pointing a gun at another and theft by receiving stolen property; Peter Johnson III, 19, of Springfield, who was charged with ... (more)
Springfield unlikely to join future MPO
Should the Chatham County Metropolitan Planning Organization seek to include portions of Effingham County, Springfield likely won't be taking part.
134th annual Sunday School Convention...
Local Sunday schools are invited to participate in the 134th annual Sunday School Convention on May 5 at the Effingham County Methodist Campground.