McDuffie hires ex-Effingham administrator

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Former Effingham County Administrator David Crawley has taken a job with...position with the county.He was forced out of his Effingham County job in May of 2013 by three commissioners amid controversy...

Georgia lets expire 15-year ban on using coastal aquifer to stash river water for droughts

...in our area and contaminated the Floridan aquifer," Pete Peterson, who has his own well-drilling business in Effingham County outside Savannah, said last week during a legislative study committee hearing on the issue at Jekyll Island...

Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

...Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Effingham County judge in a lawsuit over a pothole.Theron and Dana Davis sued the Effingham County Board of Commissioners, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie...

Parents, grandmother charged in child death

...face charges related to the death of a 5-month-old girl in Effingham County.Summer Shelley, 19, of Bloomingdale, is charged with felony...of a law enforcement officer.The three were all booked in the Effingham County Jail.

The reporter who made a mistake

...weeks. I'm not sure how many people remember Don, who lived near Guyton and also covered the news for a time in Effingham County. But I do. And for now, I choose to remember the good parts. After all, none of us is perfect. And, whatever...

Erinn Elizabeth Newman - Justin Shane Beasley

...Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rivera, and the late Robert Beasley Sr., all of Savannah, Ga. He is a 2007 graduate of Effingham County High School, and a 2010 graduate of Ogeechee Technical College. Justin is employed by Daniel Defense as a CNC Machine...

Georgia county sees record $4 million verdict

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- An Effingham County State Court jury has awarded $4 million to a Maryland man...over the time period would only amount to about $200,000.Effingham County Superior Clerk of Court Elizabeth Hursey confirmed Wednesday...

Screven County 34, Effingham County 6

...6-0 with a 34-6 victory over Effingham County on Friday night. Cooper gained...on a pair of 9-yard runs. Effingham County took the opening kickoff and...next week at Richmond Hill. Effingham County dropped to 5-2 overall and...

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Escaped Effingham County inmate captured

CLYO, Ga. - Authorities have captured an Effingham County inmate who had escaped from a work detail.Effingham County sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor tells the Savannah Morning News that 29-year-old...

Marijuana brownies sicken Effingham County students, police say

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Several Effingham County high school students were taken to an area hospital...brownies authorities believe were laced with marijuana.Effingham County sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said five...

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