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Medient Studios gets legal victory, temporary restraining order lifted
A Nevada judge has denied a request by the ex-CEO of Medient Studios for a preliminary injunction and court-appointed receiver to dissolve his former company, a small victory for the beleaguered Effingham County entertainment company and its board of directors.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Springfield Police: Domestic disputes over property, children
June 6: Staff found the door to the senior citizens' center open when they reported to work in the morning.
Harvey to step down from IDA
Harvey has represented the 1st District for more than seven years. She submitted her resignation, effective July 31, at Thursday's board meeting.
Rincon 2013 audit finds two problems
Donald Caines of Caines Hodges CPA said there were two internal control concerns, and both are considered material weaknesses.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
County to take a look at long-range rec plans
Effingham County commissioners will undertake forming a master plan for future recreation improvements and enhancements, after voting 5-0 Tuesday to enter into an agreement with consulting firm CHA.
Community comes out for Clyo back-to-school rally
Scott and Sons Trucking Company partnered with Effingham County Recreation and Parks to host their fifth annual back-to-school rally Saturday at the Clyo Community Center.
Rincon Police: ATM armed robbery
July 6: An off-duty Rincon Police officer complained that people were lighting fireworks in the Cove Subdivision at 12:30 a.m. and keeping her awake.
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.
Guyton girl takes a sweet stand against cancer
Tisha Holland poses with the tri-fold poster board that was part of her research project about Alex Scott, which inspired Holland to host her own lemonade stand to raise money to fight childhood cancer.
United Way offering the aid of Social Apostolate
The United Way Effingham Service Center is offering a program to assist people who need a birth certificate or Georgia photo ID.
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Columbia Daily Herald
Agathos' new headmaster named
The Board of Trustees of Agathos Classical School is pleased to announce that Ted Trainor will serve as Headmaster for the 2014-15 school year and that Mrs. Jennifer Burns will be the Vice-Principal of Academic Affairs.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Kayak Kafe Midtown follows model of freshness and flavor
We wrote about Kayak Kafe again in 2010 when co-owners Brendan Pappas and Mallie Clark expanded the menu and began staying open for dinner.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Effingham judge orders mediation in Old Augusta water and sewer case
Effingham County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner has ordered the parties in the Old Augusta water and sewer lawsuit against the county to mediation.
Alabama truck driver gets probation in fatal Effingham wreck
An Alabama truck driver pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle in the second degree, a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to a year of probation in a wreck that killed a Guyton woman last year.
State jobless rate rises to 7.4 percent for June
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 7.4 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in May. The rate in June of last year was 8.4 percent.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Medient CEO answers questions about future of studio
Medient Studios made headlines the last couple of months for all of the wrong reasons, including an ousted CEO and lawsuits.
ECSO still looking for robbery suspect
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office continues to look for the man who attempted to rob a local hotel last week and was thwarted by the family who owns it.
Rincon Flea Girls win state
The under-8 Rincon Flea Girls all-stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class B state softball championship in Cordele.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Effingham IDA spends $271,000 on Medient
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has spent $271,000 on Medient Studios, the company planning a movie and game production complex on its 1,500-acre property at Interstate 16 and Old River Road.