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Carter delivers positive economic news

Carter delivers positive economic news

RINCON -- First District Congressman Buddy Carter could barely contain himself Friday. He had plenty of good news to share from Washington. » Read More
Late goal powers Mustangs to tie with Richmond Hill

Late goal powers Mustangs to tie with Richmond Hill

GUYTON -- Even though it won't be credited for it in the win column, South Effingham's boys soccer team logged a victory of sorts ... » Read More
Student's initiative leads to creation of SEMS Student Council

Student's initiative leads to creation of SEMS Student Council

GUYTON -- Alexis Camacho's voice needs no amplification. She has a knack for getting her message across loudly and clearly. » Read More
Former SEHS student charged with making terroristic threats

Former SEHS student charged with making terroristic threats

An investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the arrest of 18-year-old Noah Tyson of Guyton. » Read More
Chamber members tour Mars Theatre

Chamber members tour Mars Theatre

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce conducted its monthy Business After Hours meeting at the Mars Theatre on Thursday. » Read More
African Methodist Episcopal Church hub of history, activity

African Methodist Episcopal Church hub of history, activity

GUYTON - Effingham County is loaded with noteworthy places but few have achieved the status of New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church. The 149-year-old structure has ... » Read More
Umpire in the dark

Umpire in the dark

During the second inning of Tuesday night's game at Rebel field in Springfield, the home plate umpire watches in right field as Wayne County ... » Read More
Yellow Jackets stroll past Rebels

Yellow Jackets stroll past Rebels

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Rebels were generous to a fault against Wayne County on Tuesday. » Read More
Martinez inks with South Florida

Martinez inks with South Florida

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County's Sydney Martinez is taking her talents to South Florida. » Read More

Chaney competes for Brenau track and field team

Racine Chaney of Rincon competed on the Brenau University track and field team at Friday's Appalachian Athletic Conference Indoor Championships on Friday in Kingsport ... » Read More
Hospital hands out annual awards

Hospital hands out annual awards

POOLER - In a ceremony underscoring the importance of people in the transformation of Effingham Health System (EHS), more than four dozen employees were recognized at ... » Read More
Mayor updates Exchange Club on Rincon happenings

Mayor updates Exchange Club on Rincon happenings

SPRINGFIELD - Rincon Mayor Ken Lee overflowed with information during Thursday's Exchange Club of Effingham County meeting. He gushed so much that he apologized for ... » Read More
SEMS students get dose of reality

SEMS students get dose of reality

GUYTON - On Feb. 14, eighth graders at South Effingham Middle School got a taste of the real world. The students participated in the annual Reality ... » Read More

Family Connection Focus: Ready2CONNECT offers a path to independence

RINCON - Ready2CONNECT (R2C) offers tools to help people become financially independent. » Read More

Home invasion reported

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion that occurred Friday afternoon. » Read More
Lady Mustangs' season ends

Lady Mustangs' season ends

South Effingham's girls were ousted from the Class AAAAA state tournament Friday. They fell 83-16 at Region 1-AAAAA champion Harris County. » Read More
Johnson handcuffs Mustangs to spark Rebels to series win

Johnson handcuffs Mustangs to spark Rebels to series win

GUYTON -- Right-hander Ethan Johnson went the distance on the mound Friday night to lead Effingham County to a 2-0 baseball victory over South Effingham. » Read More
Zielicke new United Way executive director

Zielicke new United Way executive director

RINCON - Maybe it's in her DNA. » Read More

Effingham County rallies to tie season-opening baseball series

GUYTON -- The ability to bounce back helped Effingham County set up a rubber game in their season-opening baseball series against South Effingham. » Read More
Hildebrandt, Lady Rebels slip past Lady Mustangs

Hildebrandt, Lady Rebels slip past Lady Mustangs

GUYTON -- Despite an abundance of early misfires Thursday afternoon, the Effingham County Lady Rebels hit their ultimate target -- a soccer victory over county rival South ... » Read More
Mustangs blank Rebels in boys soccer

Mustangs blank Rebels in boys soccer

GUYTON -- The South Effingham Mustangs jumped to an early lead and trotted to the finish line ahead of the Effingham County Rebels in a boys ... » Read More

Multi-agency probe turns up evidence of credit card fraud

SPRINGFIELD -- Just before 5 a.m. Thursday, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, along with numerous assisting agencies, served five search warrants in Effingham County ... » Read More
Mustangs rally past Rebels

Mustangs rally past Rebels

SPRINGFIELD - "Small ball" worked in a big way for the South Effingham Mustangs on Wednesday. » Read More

Scholarship auction set March 22

The Lloyd Arnsdorff Young Farms Scholarship Auction is slated March 22 at 6 p.m. in the Effingham County High School cafeteria. » Read More
South Effingham girls trample Windsor Forest

South Effingham girls trample Windsor Forest

South Effingham's girls soccer team toppled Windsor Forest 4-1 in Savannah on Tuesday. » Read More
Democrat chairman announces qualifying instructions

Democrat chairman announces qualifying instructions

Tony Chiariello, chairperson of the Effingham County Democratic Committee, has announced that prospective Democrat candidates for the May 22 partisan elections in Effingham County must ... » Read More
57-0! Gant completes perfect wrestling season

57-0! Gant completes perfect wrestling season

SPRINGFIELD - Zebrandon Gant is finally a state champion. » Read More

Black History Month Spotlight: Effingham County NAACP remains viable, valuable

SPRINGFIELD - Five decades after taking its first step, the Effingham County branch of the NAACP is still marching forward in its quest for political, educational ... » Read More
Relieved Taylor gets her chance at East Georgia College

Relieved Taylor gets her chance at East Georgia College

SPRINGFIELD - Taylor Morgan can breathe a sigh of relief. » Read More

Brandt taking college plunge

GUYTON - After an outstanding career in the Savannah Coastal Swim League, Megan Brandt, 18, is about to jump into much bigger pool. » Read More
Family Connection Focus: Ready2CONNECT cuts ribbon on revamped space

Family Connection Focus: Ready2CONNECT cuts ribbon on revamped space

RINCON - Thanks to some hardworking volunteers and donors, Ready2CONNECT is more prepared than ever to help Effingham County residents improve their employment prospects. » Read More
Venerable Conlee remains true to what made him successful

Venerable Conlee remains true to what made him successful

SPRINGFIELD - Country music's "Common Man" has uncommon staying power. » Read More
Treutlen House to benefit from Nelons concert

Treutlen House to benefit from Nelons concert

GUYTON - Joyful, harmonic noises will emanate from Countryside Baptist Church on Feb. 24. » Read More

Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program lessens trauma for its clients

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program (EVWAP) is a unique member of the Effingham County Family Connection family. » Read More

Driver dies in Robeling Road Raceway event

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has reported that a man is deceased and another man is seriously injured after an accident during a ... » Read More
Rebels girding for tough baseball classification

Rebels girding for tough baseball classification

SPRINGFIELD - Even though Class AAAAAA is by far one of the most competitive classifications in the state for baseball, Effingham County has held its own ... » Read More
Rebels, Tigers to meet with No. 3 seed on the line

Rebels, Tigers to meet with No. 3 seed on the line

BRUNSWICK -- Effingham County's boys basketball team will meet Bradwell Institute at 5 p.m. today at Brunswick High School in the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament. » Read More
Ware County wallops South Effingham girls

Ware County wallops South Effingham girls

STATESBORO -- Other than a glaring flub to start the game, the Ware County Lady Gators played virtually flawlessly Thursday night. » Read More

Highly decorated Kilmartin named Effingham County's director of finance

SPRINGFIELD -- Steve Davis, county administrator for Effingham County, has announced the selection of Thomas Kilmartin as director of finance effective Feb. 5. » Read More

Sheriff's office warns of check scam

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Investigative Unit has received three fraudulent checks in the past week from Craig's list purchases. » Read More
Board of Education approves new lines for elementary, middle schools

Board of Education approves new lines for elementary, middle schools

SPRINGFIELD -- The lines on their faces told as much of the story as the lines on their maps. » Read More
Effingham County starts tennis season

Effingham County starts tennis season

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County opened its tennis season with an exhibition tournament against Screven County and Wayne County on Saturday. » Read More
Stifling defense propels Lady Mustangs into state tourney

Stifling defense propels Lady Mustangs into state tourney

BLOOMINGDALE -- It wasn't the Phoenix that rose from the ashes on Wednesday. » Read More
Mustangs have lofty tennis expectations

Mustangs have lofty tennis expectations

GUYTON -- Regardless of what type of shot they face -- backhand, forehand or overhead volley -- South Effingham's tennis players always aim high. » Read More
Black History Month Spotlight: Guyton school filled education gap

Black History Month Spotlight: Guyton school filled education gap

GUYTON - Even though the sound of children playing and working at the site were silenced more than eight decades ago, echoes of an impactful legacy ... » Read More

Lab results indicate ash roads safe

SPRINGFIELD -- On Jan. 3, a wintry storm swept through the area, leaving dozens of ash roads in Effingham County nearly destroyed. » Read More
South Effingham set for play-in games; Faith appeals to GHSA to move girls contest

South Effingham set for play-in games; Faith appeals to GHSA to move girls contest

GUYTON - After losing 73-61 and 71-41, respectively, at home to Ware County on Monday, South Effingham's boys and girls are set to visit Ware ... » Read More

Body discovered in vehicle ID'd

The Georgia State Medical Examiner's Office and the Effingham County coroner have identified the deceased person recently found in a burned vehicle as 24-year-old ... » Read More
Mustangs looking to reload in 2018

Mustangs looking to reload in 2018

GUYTON - Coach Johnny Dering will be the first to say that South Effingham's baseball team doesn't rebuild. It simply reloads - and that starts ... » Read More
Ebenezer Elementary School student wins spelling bee

Ebenezer Elementary School student wins spelling bee

SPRINGFIELD - Seventeen students from elementary and middle schools throughout the Effingham County School District competed Thursday in the annual spelling bee at Effingham College and ... » Read More


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