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Virginia Buxton

...Friday, August 28, 2015, at the University Hospital in Augusta following a sudden illness. She was born in Egypt, Effingham County, Georgia, to the late Eula Bell Mills and Oswald Daniel Edwards, Sr. She and her husband, the late James F...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175690294
Rebel nickname stays at Georgia high school

...using the nickname "Rebels" at Effingham County High School and will make sure...People do still have rights." "Effingham County High School will continue using...said. "They have pride in Effingham County High School and respect for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/rebel-nickname-stays-georgia-high-s
NAACP booed at Ga. school board meeting

...Springfield on Tuesday night, booing speakers from the NAACP who asked for the removal of Confederate symbols from Effingham County High School, which is nicknamed the Rebels.Robin Screen said a petition he started two days ago on change.org...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-19/naacp-booed-ga-school-board-meeting
Hot, dry summer boosts Augusta water use

...Richmond County is in D0, which is abnormally dry, and Columbia County is not far behind. Burke, Screven and Effingham counties are in D1."If that part of the CSRA doesn't get much rainfall this week and weekend, I would expect some possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-06/hot-dry-summer-boosts-water-u
Palmetto Pipeline surveys continue despite state denial of project

...Morgan's Palmetto Pipeline project last month. He was wrong. The surveyors came back to his small eco-development in Effingham County recently, undaunted by the Georgia Department of Transportation decision. "A crew of surveyors is on my property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/pipeline-surveys-continue-de
Last pipeline hearing draws crowd

...overhead two to three times a week checking on the safety of the infrastructure. Troy Davis owns timber land in Effingham County that would be disturbed by the proposed route. He said he would not be able to plant trees or run equipment over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/last-pipeline-hearing-draws-c
Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

...the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and sheriff's offices in Columbia and Richmond counties. Officials from the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Richmond County Marshal's Office assisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-04/girl-rescued-4-arreste
More meetings on pipeline proposal

...March 4, and a sixth such meeting is scheduled for Effingham County on Tuesday. At the meetings conducted so far, Kinder...regarding Kinder Morgan's Palmetto Pipeline in Effingham County has been scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Tuesdayat the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/more-meetings-pipeline-propo
Ga. councilman's pig loose at meeting

...Eaton with the help of Guyton police.When alerted Lucky had escaped, Eaton was in a closed session meeting of the Effingham County town located between Savannah and Statesboro."She gets out sometimes," Eaton said.Lucky became a family pet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-13/ga-councilmans-pig-loose-mee
Georgia denies pipeline plan

...a private company because of the devastating effects the pipeline could have on their land and farm operations.Effingham County farmer Troy Davis said roughly three tracts of his family's timber farm would be taken "completely out of production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/georgia-denies-pipeline-plan