Effingham County Newswire (Page 3)

Effingham County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Effingham County, GA. (Page 3)

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  1. School board to start lining up E-SPLOST list itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Effingham Herald

    Effingham County school board members will start putting together a list for the next round of the education special purpose local option sales tax. If the school board approves a list of projects for the next E-SPLOST round, it likely will go on the ballot Nov. 3. While there are no countywide elections this year, all three cities will have municipal elections.

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  2. Guyton man gets 10 years in sex case involving 14-year-old cousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | SavannahNow

    A mentally challenged Guyton man pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of children in case involving his 14-year-old cousin and was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 10 years of probation. Fanning was 19 on Nov. 19, 2012, when he and his 14-year-old cousin were captured on video performing and receiving anal and oral sex at a house in Effingham County, Assistant District Attorney Ben Edwards has said.

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  3. Effingham Parkway critics call it 'road to nowhere'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | SavannahNow

    ... traffic," he said. "It will not be utilized. The only thing that it benefits is backdoor politics in Effingham County." Mary Ann Callaway, who lives on Squirrel Run, said, "I moved into this neighborhood primarily for the peace and quiet, privacy ...

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  4. Local students make Georgia Southern spring dean's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    Georgia Southern University recently named 2,611 students for excellence in academics to the spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

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  5. Habitat accepting home ownership applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County will be accepting applications for home ownership until Aug. 29. Applicant criteria information and an application can be downloaded from the Web site at www.habitatec.org/homeownership/ or picked up from Habitat's offices at 3605 Highway 21 South in Rincon.

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  6. City already working on next Freedom RingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    The city of Rincon expected a large crowd for its annual Freedom Rings event, but the lure of fireworks likely brought in more people than the city expected. City officials are working on how to make the event better for 2016.

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  7. Guyton man arrested trying to pawn stolen goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    ... vehicle identification number showed the vehicle had been stolen out of Savannah. Allenovitch was taken to Effingham County Jail and booked on obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers and theft by receiving stolen property. Both charges are ...

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  8. Guyton OKs budget for FY16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    ... fund revenue is shrinking from $764,000 to $737,000. The city is projecting to get $12,400 less from Effingham County for recreation, under the service delivery agreements, but get an increase of nearly $16,000 for roads. Local option sales tax ...

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  9. Historic Society seeks county help with improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    The Historic Effingham Society wants to add bathrooms as it brings more visitors to the Old Jail Museum, above, and Living History Site. The Historic Effingham Society wants to make improvements to the Living History Site and the Effingham Museum - and it's looking for some help from the county commissioners.

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  10. Barrow appealing ruling on Guyton permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    Craig Barrow, who owns property adjacent to where the plant will be built and its sprayfield established, has appealed a state administrative judge's ruling that the state's land application system permit for the city was valid - even though the judge agreed with Barrow on several key points. "We're still in a holding process," said Guyton City Manager Robert Black.

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  11. Effingham Flea girls all-stars finish third at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Effingham Herald

    The Effingham County Flea girls all-stars, playing out of Sand Hill, finished third in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association's state tournament at Moultrie/Colquitt County's Jim Buck Goff Complex. Team members are: Hailey Burns, Emma-Addison Darrow, Lindsay Eversole, Kaylee Foster, Carsyn Genens, Violet Hall, Aeralyn Jarrell, Brooke Jones, Sarah Messex, Haley Adamson-Peluso, Karolyne Sanders, Ava Wingate and Gracey Woods.

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  12. Effingham Habitat for Humanity accepting home applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | SavannahNow

    Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County will be accepting applications for home ownership until August 29, 2015. Applicant criteria information and an application can be downloaded from their website at http://www.habitatec.org/homeownership/ or picked up from our offices at 3605 Ga.

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  13. Coastal Georgia Film Alliance aims to lures productions away from AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Business Journal

    Six counties in Coastal Georgia have banded together to try to entice more film and television productions to choose it over Atlanta. Barbara Ryan and Doug Vaught formed The Coastal Georgia Film Alliance in 2010 after filming in Georgia started picking up due to the state's 30 percent production incentive.

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  14. Stronger Jakeenan Gant seeks to expand, refine game in sophomore season at MizzouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | NewsOK.com

    He was listed at a playing weight of 207 pounds last season and said he's up to 208 pounds this summer, but Gant has added 20 pounds to his bench press. "He's getting strong, but he's not getting heavier," MU coach Kim Anderson said.

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

    Monday Jul 13 | SavannahNow

    Brutus is a cat that's available for adoption from the Effingham County animal shelter. . Ivan is a boxer that was flown from the Effingham County animal shelter to a rescue group in Jacksonville, Fla.

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  16. GSP investigating deadly wreck on Old Dixie Highway near Silver Hill Church RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WTVM

    Georgia State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle accident on Old Dixie Highway near Silver Hill Church Road that lead to the death of one Springfield woman. According to officials with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, the Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck left the road way and hit a light pole causing the passenger to be ejected.

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  17. Fire breaks out behind Cuthbert board of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Seven candidates have filed to run for the South Carolina District 45 Senate seat previously held by Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was tragically killed during the church shooting in Charleston that claimed the lives of eight others.

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  18. Q&A with Moon River Studios chairman: Savannah superior to AtlantaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Business Journal

    After its recent purchase of film equipment rental house AppleBox Productions, Rincon, Ga.-based Moon River Studios became the largest film and television studio project in America . On July 9, Atlanta Business Chronicle spoke to Jake Shapiro , chairman of the board at Moon River Studios Inc. in Rincon, Ga.

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  19. Rincon Police: Fireworks set chairs on fireRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | SavannahNow

    June 21: An officer stopped a vehicle for doing 51 mph in a 35 mph zone on Ga. 21. The driver was arrested for driving without a license.

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  20. Effingham Sheriff: Drunk hands deputy debit card, not driver's licenseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | SavannahNow

    May 1: A Rincon man said he believes a Springfield contractor took $3,600 from him and never intended to do the work. A deputy said an investigator would determine if the case was theft by deception or if it would remain a civil suit only.

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