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...

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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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...

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...

Unwise and unwanted

...public hearings. Then they refused to release public documents ? they even had the gall to direct officials in Effingham County to do the same ? that showed the pipeline's proposed route.And then, just last week, three of their contractors...

Public panning the pipeline

...the company said in a recent regulatory filing that it has since modified the route to avoid the historic area. In Effingham County, the company wouldn't even publicly release its proposed route map to the public until the media pursued legal...

Drawing the line

...look like official public hearings, and treating basic project information like matters of national security.In Effingham County, the Georgia county with the largest-single stretch of pipeline, Kinder Morgan refused to release to the public...

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...