Effingham County Newswire

Effingham County Newswire

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  1. Rescues increase, euthanasia decreases at Effingham animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    In the last two years, the number of animals rescued from the Effingham County animal shelter increased from 175 to 626, while the number of animals euthanized fell from 1,606 to 1,086. And in 2017 the county instituted a new requirement that all animals be spayed or neutered before they leave the shelter.

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  2. DRT America continues to work on odor issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    DRT America has run at 50 percent of capacity on several occasions and has produced and shipped some product as it continues to address odor issues at its new, $43 million Effingham County plant. DRT America President Corey Schneider told members of the county's Industrial Development Authority board Thursday night that workers are finding things that need to be fixed and stopping and fixing them.

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  3. Adopt us - Effingham animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Pickle is a corgi mix that's about 6 months old and is available for adoption from the Effingham County animal shelter. Dogs are tested for heartworms, dewormed, given the DHPP vaccine, rabies and bordetella vaccines and are spayed or neutered.

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  4. Police report -1-24-18; A woman reported that her boyfriend hit her in the face with his fist.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.

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  5. Investigators still searching in Effingham Co. for missing Savannah manRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Effingham County Criminal Investigative Unit was back in Springfield Tuesday looking for clues in a missing person case out of Savannah. Jamison Lemons has been missing since May 7, 2017.

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  6. Daniel Lynch's BummervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Connect Savannah

    WHEN HE lived in Savannah, Daniel Brady Lynch had a reputation for being one of the most, if not the , most prolific music creators in town. Just 'cause he's moved to Chicago, things haven't changed; in fact, he may be giving The Windy City a run for its money.

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  7. New Exchange Club member installedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Effingham Herald

    Peachy Tees owner Tim Polk didn't blink when Sidney Blanton, Georgia district governor, welcomed him to the Exchange Club of Effingham County on Thursday. "From this day forward, you will have many challenging opportunities to serve your community through Exchange," Blanton said before placing an Exchange Club pin on Polk's collar.

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  8. Effingham County School System collects highest monthly sales tax everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    From heating their homes to shopping in stores, school officials say residents are doing quite the spending. The numbers are in and December 2017 was Effingham County School System's largest monthly sales tax collection on record.

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  9. Effingham officials propose redistricting options as schools run out of roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | WALB-TV Albany

    "We haven't grown like this, since way back. We were growing 400 something kids before the recession hit but now we're back at growing 400 something kids again," said Lamar Allen, the board chair of Effingham County Schools.

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  10. Kemp addresses Rotary, talks gubernatorial race laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Effingham Herald

    Secretary of State Brian Kemp deftly avoided talk of this year's gubernatorial race while addressing the Rotary Club of Effingham County on Thursday. After the Rotary meeting ended, however, the Republican eagerly discussed his candidacy to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal.

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  11. Effingham County approves solution to fix, test coal ash roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | WALB-TV Albany

    "We got an excellent resolution we believe will seal these roads, improve them, and it will be a long-term sustainable solution," said Wesley Corbitt, chairman of the Effingham County Commission. Commissioners assessed five options to repair the 47.52 miles of damaged ash road.

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  12. Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Statesboro Herald

    ... According to earlier reports by Evans County Sheriff Randall Tippins, the group allegedly stole a car in Effingham County and crashed it in Claxton. Then, after stealing the three vehicles from different individuals in Hagan, and after the ...

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  13. Adopt us - " Effingham animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | SavannahNow

    Sable is a husky-shepherd mix with two different-colored eyes that's available for adoption from the Effingham County animal shelter. The 1-year-old dog has already been spayed.

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  14. Effingham County leaders meet to discuss solution for coal ash roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Almost two weeks after snow and ice ruined Effingham County ash roads, county commissioners are trying to figure out a fix. People living in the Brookfield Subdivision are some of the dozens who live off coal roads.

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  15. Georgia tops South Carolina 15-3 in inaugural Blitz Border BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Bluffton Today

    ... Saturday, in the inaugural Blitz Border Bowl held at Pooler Stadium. Georgia Coastal Empire's Toot Johnson (Effingham County) scored the only touchdown of the game, while rushing for 106 yards on eight carries and was named the game's MVP. Unable to ...

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  16. Move to appoint Strickland public safety director stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Effingham Herald

    ... ate Lundy. Lee was not on the council at the time. Lundy, a veteran of the Statesboro Police Department and Effingham County Sheriff's Office, had served as public safety director since March 2015.

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  17. GSP investigating wreck on Old River Road in Effingham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | WALB-TV Albany

    Few details are known at this time but we do know the driver hit a tree and has been flown to Memorial by Lifestar.

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  18. Rebels go 1-2 at State DualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Effingham Herald

    Effingham County 195-pound wrestler Zebrandon Gant scores two points on a reveral against Richmond Hill's Taylor Wilson earlier this season. Effingham County won one of three matches in the State Duals in Macon on Thursday through Saturday.

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  19. Rebels' Johnson earns Blitz Border Bowl MVP honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | Effingham Herald

    Effingham County running back Toot Johnson scores on a 6-yard run during Saturday's Blitz Border Bowl in Pooler. Playing for the Georgia's Coastal Empire in the Blitz Border Bowl in Pooler on Saturday, Effingham County Rebels running back Toot Johnson rushed eight times for 106 yards and a touchdown to earn MVP honors.

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  20. Old friends reunite on Coastal Empire defensive line in inaugural Blitz Border BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | SavannahNow

    Ameen Stevens from Jenkins goes out of bounds inside the 5-yard line for the Coastal Empire team in the Blitz Border Bowl on Saturday at Pooler Stadium. Toot Johnson from Effingham County carries the ball for the Coastal Empire team in Saturday's Blitz Border Bowl at Pooler Stadium.

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