Studio shoots for late summer start to blockbuster project
The massive deal between a film studio and the Effingham Industrial Development Authority appears to be heading toward a groundbreaking later this year.
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.
Deputies still searching for armed robbery suspect
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office continues to look for a Springfield man who fled from deputies after an April 30 armed robbery.
Tue May 14, 2013
Repeat offenders back behind bars
Robert Stanley Davis, 30, and James Grover, 44, both of Guyton, were arrested Thursday after the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Drug Suppression Unit got a tip that the two men were in possession of drugs.
IDA applauds Medient's deal
The film studio planning a massive studio and development project in Effingham County has entered into a partnership with a major production equipment supplier.
Mon May 13, 2013
Effingham Fire pays visit to Rotary
Effingham County Fire Rescue Lt. Clint Hodges gave a presentation to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary on the services provided by the department.
Guyton men arrested on drug charges
The drug suppression unit of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office got a tip that the pair were on their way to the courthouse and that they had drugs on them.
Thu May 09, 2013
Effingham schools soar past state marks
Effingham County's elementary, middle and high school scores were well above the state average in Georgia's first College and Career Ready Performance Index.
Hursey completes judicial education seminar
Effingham County Superior and State Court Clerk Elizabeth Z. Hursey attended the 2013 mandated and certified continuing judicial education annual spring seminar for Superior and State Court Clerks of Georgia on April 29-May 2. The conference, which provided 21 hours of training, was sponsored by the Superior Court Clerks' Training Council and the ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Medient Studios lands in Georgia
Medient Studios, Inc. plans to build a movie studio , entertainment facility and campus in Effingham County, GA.
Tue May 07, 2013
Film maker signs agreement with production equipment company
Medient Studios Inc., a California-based movie producer with plans to build a $90 million production and entertainment complex in Effingham County, announced Monday it has signed an agreement with a production company for the project.
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.
Fri May 03, 2013
ECSO seeking robbery suspect
One man was arrested after a report of an armed robbery Tuesday night, and Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are looking for another man, after a chase that included the suspects running their car off the road and into a pond.
Thu May 02, 2013
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.
Wed May 01, 2013
1 robbery suspect arrested, 1 at large after chase
Effingham County sheriff's deputies received a call from a victim saying he was robbed on Hester Road by two men and was following the suspect vehicle.
Garden City man arrested for armed robbery
Effingham County sheriff's deputies arrested a Garden City man for armed robbery last night and are asking for the public's help in finding a second suspect.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
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)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
YMCA's Christian Leadership Academy completes its fourth class
Guest speaker and YMCA volunteer Franklin Goldwire shared his wisdom on effective leadership in the community.
Lightning bolt strikes bank
The Coastal Bank branch in Rincon was damaged by a fire caused by a lightning strike during the storm that rolled through Effingham County late Monday afternoon.