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9 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

Statesboro shooting victim's family pleads for answers

Barbara Hightower remembers her daughter, Akiela Martin, during a gathering at Mill Creek Regional Park Thursday.

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

12 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

Water, sewer work on 9th Street to lead to road closure

Delta Construction will be working along 9th Street in Rincon, starting next week, on the 9th Street water and sewer project.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA

16 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Rincon police make marijuana arrest

Lyndi Brasile, 30, was arrested when police executed a search warrant at Brasile's home and found a "sophisticated" marijuana manufacturing operation.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Rincon, GA

20 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Two perish in Bryan County wreck

The women, Martha Baker and Wanda Mitchell, were travelling west in a Ford Probe on U.S. 80 near the Bryan County and Effingham County line when their vehicle swerved into the eastbound lane and struck an oncoming tractor-trailer.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA

Yesterday | WTOC-TV Savannah

Copper wiring worth tens of thousands stolen in Effingham County

The copper was stolen from Central Elementary School. The school itself is no longer in use, but several events are held there and several offices are still in use.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Effingham Herald

County turns down request for groundwater use

Effingham County commissioners voted not to cede any of its groundwater withdrawal permit so a proposed development could install a well and water tank that the county eventually would operate.

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Effingham Herald

NAACP swears in new officers

The Effingham County NAACP recently swore in its slate of officers. From left to right are: Richard Shinholster, vice president of the Savannah chapter and district coordinator; Rev.

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

Effingham Herald

Oh, that's cold

Scholl joined other city representatives Tuesday in accepting the ice bucket challenge, the campaign sweeping the Internet to raise money and awareness for ALS, known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA, Guyton, GA

Effingham Herald

Sipping Salzburger lemonade on Labor ...

From left to right on Labor Day 1971 are: Walter Zoller, Vance Dasher, Freddie Helmly, Earl Jaudon, Hubert Dasher, David Seckinger and Charles Gnann.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Dasher, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Rincon, GA,

Business Journal

Big questions about $90M Savannah film studio deal, future

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority was peppered with questions this week about how Medient Studios plans to pay for a $90 million studio the company has planned for 1,500 acres owned by the county.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SavannahNow

VIDEO: Rincon officials take Ice Bucket Challenge

Rincon Police Chief Phillip Scholl, City Manager Wesley Corbitt, City Councilman James Dasher and Lou Reed with the fire department took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS at the fire department Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA, Guyton, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

New traffic signal to improve South Effingham left turn movements

New traffic signals designed to improve safety and increase traffic flow, especially for left-turn movements, will be installed this week on State Route 21 in Effingham County, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Effingham Herald

Springfield opts to bump up its millage rate

Council members approved the first reading of an ordinance to set the levy at 4.8 mills, up from its current 4.3 mills.

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Related Topix: Springfield, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SavannahNow

Effingham Sheriff's Office: Burglaries; Woman passed out in van at Parker's pump

July 11: A check for $160 was returned to the Clyo Trading Post for insufficient funds.

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Related Topix: Clyo, GA, Guyton, GA, Bloomingdale, GA, Chatham County, GA

Effingham Herald

Silverwood looks for ways to let in school buses

Silverwood Plantation residents offered what a spokesman called an "easy solution" to the Effingham County Board of Education's request for gated communities to make access easier for school buses.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA

Effingham Herald

Two students earn Master 4-H status

Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Georgia Southern University

Effingham Herald

City employee to the rescue

City of Rincon public works employee Joey Pilat is shown with city public works director Tim Bowles, left, and Rincon firefighter Lou Reed, right.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA

Effingham Herald

Chapman to compete in Miss Georgia USA pageant

Lauren Chapman, 21, of Guyton will compete for the title of Miss Georgia USA 2015 Nov. 20-22 at the Henry County Performing Arts Theatre in McDonough.

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Related Topix: Guyton, GA, Henry County, GA, McDonough, GA, Student Society, Alpha Sigma Tau, Sororities

SavannahNow

Rincon Police: Welfare check finds woman dead of natural causes

Aug. 1: A woman from Guyton said she lost her wallet. The last place she remembers using it was at the Arby's in Rincon.

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Related Topix: Rincon, GA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Guyton, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

SavannahNow

Springfield raises property taxes

Springfield 's City Council agreed on Aug. 12 to raise the property tax rate, costing the owner of a house valued at $100,000 an additional $20 a year.

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Related Topix: Springfield, GA

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