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21 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Park and ride lots under consideration to reduce Coastal Empire traffic

Westbound traffic backs up on Ga. 204/Abercorn on Wednesday evening in Georgetown.

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Related Topix: Chatham County, GA, Georgetown, GA, Bryan County, GA

23 hrs ago | SavannahNow

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 .

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Related Topix: Springfield, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Bryan County, GA, Pembroke, GA, Guyton, GA

Friday | SavannahNow

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.

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Related Topix: Springfield, GA

Friday | Effingham Herald

In praise of two great employees

Editor's note: This letter was addressed to the corporate leadership of Krystal and shared with The Herald.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA

Friday | Effingham Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Springfield, GA, Rincon, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Effingham Herald

Two Effingham students earn degrees from Emory

Emily Heidt of Guyton received a master of business administration from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University on May 12. Emory University encompasses nine academic divisions as well as the Michael C. Carlos Museum, The Carter Center, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest and most ... (more)

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA, Emory University

Effingham Herald

The 224th Methodist camp meeting

Prominent Methodists stand outside their tent in 1936. They are, from left to right: Rev.

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Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, Springfield, GA, Brinson, GA, Decatur County, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

Effingham Herald

Savage 60th

Sixty years ago on the 10th day of July 1954, Bruce Rodger Savage and Ranzie Geneva Shores were married in Nashville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Rincon, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Guyton man who was missing is found, arrested

What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Effingham County hires fire investigator

The Effingham County has hired a full time Fire Investigator who is now assigned to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division.

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Related Topix: Fire

SavannahNow

Missing Guyton man knew he was being sought

A Guyton man who was reported missing on Sunday has been arrested for driving through three states without insurance and avoiding authorities' attempts to find out if he was okay.

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

SavannahNow

Guyton Police: Woman says she was hit with toilet seat

June 3: A woman said a man hit her with a toilet seat and punched her. The man had small cuts on his face and hand.

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Stevie B's Pizza holds fundraiser for Guyton family that lost home in fire

Stevie B's in Pooler hosted a fundraiser on Tuesday for the two adults and four children that lost their home on Kitty Drive in a fire.

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA

SavannahNow

Medient Studios working to get stock relisted amid suspension

Effingham County entertainment company Medient Studios is working to get its stock in acceptable shape as a temporary suspension by the Securities and Exchange Commission is due to be lifted later this week, according to its investor relations firm.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Effingham Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Springfield, GA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (Atlanta, GA), Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, Rincon, GA, Toccoa Falls, GA, Stephens County, GA

SavannahNow

Effingham sheriff: Man strongarms woman to retrieve engagement ring

June 18: Someone entered a house on Thoroughbred Drive in the Guyton area through a kitchen window.

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Rincon, GA

Effingham Herald

City fire chief suggests consolidating departments

Springfield Fire Chief Travis Zittrouer said a single, countywide fire department would improve service and cost less than each of the three cities and the county having their own, individual units.

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Related Topix: Fire, Rincon, GA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

ECSO looking for missing Rincon man

He was last seen this evening leaving a home on Highway 119 South. Family members and deputies are concerned for his safety, because he does not have his medications.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA

Effingham Herald

Hill, Burns named to study committee

Two of Effingham County's three state legislation delegation members have been picked to serve on the Joint Study Committee on Critical Infrastructure Funding.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Screven County, GA, Newington, GA, Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, Ocilla, GA, Irwin County, GA

SavannahNow

Probation turns to prison time for Guyton man

Probation has been revoked and changed to three years of prison time for a Guyton man who apparently was unable to stay out of trouble.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guyton, GA

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