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Challenge filed on Effingham County Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy
A challenge to Commissioner Vera Jones' qualifications and eligibility as a candidate for reelection has been filed at the Effingham County Board of Elections.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Effingham jobless rate up slightly from December's mark
ATLANTA The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia region increased to 7.5 percent in January, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in December.
Honoring Martha O. Zeigler
Martha Zeigler is retiring after 15 years as curator of the Georgia Salzburger Museum at Ebenezer.
Pictured are retiring United Way Effingham advisory board members Mike Griffith, left, and Frank Huff, second from right, and new advisory board members Dan Pennings, right, and Franklin Goldwire, second from left.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Convicted felon gets 5 years for assaulting family trying to help
A once-convicted felon who pointed a shotgun at a family and led Effingham County Sheriff's deputies on a chase is going back to prison.
Man back in trouble after fighting deputies
A convicted child molester was arrested Thursday after he fought Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies who were making a routine check on him.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Repeat offender back in jail after ar...
A Sylvania man jailed last year on drug and weapons charges in Effingham County was arrested again Thursday in Screven County.
Oh, the places they go - without leaving their seat
Effingham County Middle eighth-grader Micah Fansler portrays the "Cat in the Hat" as he and other students in Leadership ECMS act out the classic tale for the children.
2 men arrested for child molestation in Effingham
A man from Guyton and one from Hortense, Ga., were arrested for child molestation in Effingham County after a three-month investigation by the Sheriff's Office.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Police seek car in Battlefield Park vandalism
Detectives are asking the public for help identifying a car that heavily damaged a historical park in downtown Savannah on Sunday morning.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Victim in Dosha Nightclub shooting speaks out
Nychovia Morell, 19, was caught in the crossfire in a shooting outside Dosha Nightclub on Savannah's Broughton Street in the early morning hours of Feb. 23. "I really don't know like, how to feel," she said, "cause I have a son, you know, and I could've been gone, over some foolishness that I didn't have anything to do with."
350 attend Taste of Effingham
Gracy Burns, 8, of Springfield, checks out the honey and bee display at Taste of Effingham onThursday.
Wrapup of qualifying in Effingham County
Former Effingham County Commission Chairman Dusty Zeigler qualified as a Republican today to run against Vera Jones in District 2. Also qualifying to run in local elections today was Ronald Thompson for State Court judge.
Rezoned parents have a week left to ask for waivers
Families of elementary school students who will be rezoned next school year have one more week to apply for their children to remain at their current school.
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.
Field keeps growing for county commission, school board races
The field for the May 20 primary is growing for a number of Effingham County races.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports
Criminal trespass A Greene Drive resident said he was asleep in his living room when he heard someone at the door.
Alleged repeat meth cook arrested in Coastal Empire
An alleged repeat methamphetamine cook was arrested Thursday afternoon during a joint operation by sheriff's deputies from Effingham and Screven counties.
Deputy suffers minor injury in fight with wanted person
According to information from the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Deputy 1st Class Randall Norman stopped a vehicle on Kyle Sorrell Rd at Newton's Mobile Home Park for a minor traffic offense.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Rincon will annex 65-acre island in Effingham County for fire station
Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday night to allow the City of Rincon to open a fire station on Blue Jay Road and annex the 65 acres surrounding the building.