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County to vacate court order on gaming machines
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
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Gwinnett man drowns in Lake Allatoona Sunday
A 26-year-old Snellville man drowned while trying to retrieve an inflatable float that had blown away from shore on Lake Allatoona Sunday.
9 hrs ago
Springfield eyes sidewalk, drainage improvements
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
13 hrs ago
Chamber eager to launch membership drive
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announced that it will hold a membership campaign for the first time in several years.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Bashlor back to - Getting It All Toget...
Carolyn Bashlor will sign copies of her book "Getting It All Together" on Thursday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at New Life Flowers and Gifts in Rincon.
Rincon OKs warranty, change order for fire station
City Council members approved a change order for Nicky Powell Construction, for $6,201, and they also approved a final pay request and releasing the 10 percent retainage.
Adopt us -- Effingham animal shelter
Beau and Anna are siblinigs that are available for adoption from the Effingham County animal shelter.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Sherwood Railroad cuts across southwest Bulloch
In 1912, John N. Shearhouse and his "silent" partner, George Brinson decided to open another tram railroad running from Clyo to Claxton.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Resident: Third gas leak in five years
Crews worked for several hours to contain the spewing gas from the line on Fort Howard Road in Effingham County on Friday.
Fort Howard Road back open following gas leak
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.
Rincon Police: Speeder hurries to Walmart; driver 'only' had eight beers
July 13: An officer was running radar on Long Street and Ga. 21 N., across from the Texaco Station.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
New teachers, staff welcomed to school system
Sand Hill Elementary School Principal Kristen Richards, second from right, visits with her new teachers for the 2014-15 school year.
Springfield's early churches
Springfield Baptist Church sat at the corner of Laurel and Franklin streets. The building in the accompanying photograph was the third in the history of the church founded in 1848.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Newman Jr. of Evans are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Erinn Elizabeth Newman, to Mr. Justin Shane Beasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Exley of Springfield and Mr. Robert Beasley Jr. of Savannah.
Former Effingham County Jail officer charged with sexual assault
A former Effingham County Jail officer has been arrested for improper contact with an inmate following a 6 month long investigation which was conducted by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Father upset after mother leaves child in car in Rincon
A father is upset after he found out his eight-year-old son was left unattended in the car while the child's mother was shopping.
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.
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.