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Springfield's Krall receives degree

Wilkes University of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., held its summer commencement ceremony on Sept. 10 in the Henry Gymnasium of the Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference ... » Read More

Heartache lingers for Mustangs

GUYTON - Another game. Another heartbreaking loss for South Effingham. » Read More
Vietnam veterans receive recogntion

Vietnam veterans receive recogntion

SPRINGFIELD - The ceremonial pat on the back they received Thursday night won't relieve the sting left by the way they were treated decades ago ... » Read More
South Effingham's Hinely receives top teaching award

South Effingham's Hinely receives top teaching award

RINCON -- South Effingham Elementary School teacher Jincy Hinely believes in her students. She has lots of people who believe in her, too. » Read More

Guyton student graduates from Valdosta State

Brittney Hunter of Guyton has earned the Bachelor of Science in Biology from Valdosta State University. » Read More
Rebels unload bench in opening round of playoffs

Rebels unload bench in opening round of playoffs

SPRINGFIELD -- The pressure that usually comes with playoff games left Rebel Field early Friday afternoon and it didn't leave alone. » Read More
Unbeaten Panthers fill middle school pipeline

Unbeaten Panthers fill middle school pipeline

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County coach Buddy Holder doesn't have to look toward a distant horizon to see the future of his football program. It's ... » Read More
Effingham County trounces Lovejoy en route to second round

Effingham County trounces Lovejoy en route to second round

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County defeated Lovejoy in three straight sets in the opening round of the Class AAAAAA volleyball tournament Thursday. » Read More
Fishing with a Friend slated Saturday

Fishing with a Friend slated Saturday

Effingham County/Fire Rescue and other first responders invite the community to a fun-filled event featuring good food. » Read More

Candidate forum set in Port Wentworth

The Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce is set to host a candidate forum Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 7210 ... » Read More
South Effingham volleyball team rolls on

South Effingham volleyball team rolls on

GUYTON -- South Effingham swept Fayette County 3-0 in the first round of the Class AAAAA volleyball tournament Wednesday. » Read More
Mustangs advance to second round in softball

Mustangs advance to second round in softball

GUYTON -- South Effingham advanced to the second round of the Class AAAAA softball playoffs by sweeping the Veterans War Hawks on Wednesday 4-0 and 2-1. » Read More
Suspect wounded during execution of search warrant

Suspect wounded during execution of search warrant

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigative Division executed a search warrant on 2nd Street in Meldrim on Monday after a year-long undercover ... » Read More

Effingham County voting officials remain busy

SPRINGFIELD - Even though there won't be any votes for them to tabulate until next year, Olivia Morgan and her staff have plenty to do ... » Read More
Master gardeners start pollinator project

Master gardeners start pollinator project

The past decade has seen declining bee populations across the country for reasons that are still not fully understood. At the same time, Effingham County ... » Read More

Reddick's dream field close to reality

SPRINGFIELD - Effingham County native and Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick is giving back to his hometown community by building a state-of-the-art baseball field. » Read More

Pastors join forces, invite public to event designed to promote unity

RINCON -- Responding to recent divisive events, including the confrontation between groups in Charlottesville, Va., that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer on Aug. 12 ... » Read More

Early voting for municipal races starts Oct. 16

RINCON -- Rincon's mayoral race highlights the 2017 municipal elections in Effingham County. » Read More

Democrat announces candidacy in 1st Congressional District

Barbara A. Seidman, a resident of Waycross, has announced her intention to seek the 2018 Democratic nomination for Georgia's 1st Congressional District seat. The ... » Read More
South Effingham grabs second straight region volleyball crown

South Effingham grabs second straight region volleyball crown

GUYTON -- South Effingham withdrew some helpful knowledge from its memory bank that helped it obtain another championship. » Read More
Rebel Rousers change colors

Rebel Rousers change colors

Instead of their usual blue and white, the Rebel Rousers, ardent student supporters of Effingham County High School sports teams, donned pink for Friday night ... » Read More
Red Terrors grab quick lead, repel Rebels

Red Terrors grab quick lead, repel Rebels

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County had a rough day at the football office on Friday. » Read More

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FINALS

Wayne County 13, South Effingham 9 » Read More
Lottery-funded pre-K program boosting Effingham County children

Lottery-funded pre-K program boosting Effingham County children

RINCON - State Rep. Bill Hitchens enjoyed a 100 percent approval rating on Oct. 4. » Read More
Rallying Rebels clinch 2-AAAAAA softball title

Rallying Rebels clinch 2-AAAAAA softball title

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County had to dig deep to get to the top of Region 2-AAAAAA heap on Thursday. » Read More
Rotary governor urges recruitment of more service-minded people

Rotary governor urges recruitment of more service-minded people

RINCON -- Mere months after deciding he needed a new, more exciting place to live, Dr. Hamsa Thota got snagged in a web of service that ... » Read More

Huddle House raising money to boost kids' health

SPRINGFIELD -- Huddle House is partnering with No Kid Hungry, an organization that focuses on making sure kids are able to eat healthy food through programs ... » Read More
ECMS homecoming court revealed

ECMS homecoming court revealed

Effingham County Middle School revealed its homecoming court during halftime of Wednesday's football game against South Effingham at Rebel Field, Pictured from left are ... » Read More

South Effingham clinches 2-AAAAA softball title

GUYTON -- After Wednesday's performance in the best-of-three Region 2-AAAAA softball championship series, it's fair to say Alex Brown has carried her fair share ... » Read More

Hospital pharmacist facing multiple felony charges

SPRINGFIELD -- According to multiple reports, an Effingham Health System pharmacist was arrested by the Springfield Police Department on Tuesday and is facing dozens of felony ... » Read More
Panthers steamroll Mustangs on homecoming

Panthers steamroll Mustangs on homecoming

The Effingham Middle School Panthers scored every time they got the ball in the first half and continued to roll the rest of the way ... » Read More
South Effingham Middle School cheer team sweeps events

South Effingham Middle School cheer team sweeps events

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team traveled to Dexter for its first competition of the season, The Raider Rumble. » Read More

Sherwood graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Hunter C. Sherwood graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
It's National 4-H Week

It's National 4-H Week

Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. To raise awareness of the state's ... » Read More
Mustangs come close to first victory

Mustangs come close to first victory

GUYTON - South Effingham was on the verge of picking up its first win of the season Friday night but a fourth-quarter comeback by Richmond Hill ... » Read More
New Effingham County recreation facility on track

New Effingham County recreation facility on track

SPRINGFIELD - One of the most impressive recreational facilities in the Coastal Empire is slowly but surely emerging from the ground in Effingham County. » Read More

Nov. 1 deadline to get tax credit to help Effingham Health System

SPRINGFIELD - Nov. 1 is the deadline for local taxpayers to apply to make a charitable contribution to Effingham Health System and receive a 2017 Georgia ... » Read More
South Effingham announces homecoming court

South Effingham announces homecoming court

South Effingham's homecoming court was announced during halftime of Friday night's football against Richmond Hill. » Read More
Sunrise Rotary announces tourney winners

Sunrise Rotary announces tourney winners

Effingham Sunrise Rotary recently hosted its annual golf tournament at Lost Plantation. » Read More
Stand-up crowd

Stand-up crowd

Unlike at many recent NFL games, no one kneeled or sat during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Thursday's Bradwell Institute-Effingham County softball ... » Read More

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FINAL SCORES

Richmond Hill, 31, South Effingham 20 » Read More
Rebels clamp down on Panthers after early struggles

Rebels clamp down on Panthers after early struggles

HINESVILLE -- Effingham County coach Buddy Holder's worst nightmare came true, but at least it didn't last long. » Read More
Broken arm, gender not obstacles to football player

Broken arm, gender not obstacles to football player

SPRINGFIELD -- Even though Shemaree Pitts suffered a broken arm in her youth football debut, the injury didn't break her spirit. » Read More
Riding him down

Riding him down

SPRINGFIELD -- Bryce Jones of the Eagles tackles Kolt Calahan of the Raiders during a 6-and-under Effingham County Parks and Recreation Department football game Thursday. » Read More

Military organization honors Hitchens

ATLANTA -- State Rep. Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) recently received the 2017 Georgia Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Joseph Bartow Award for his support of military ... » Read More
Third grader decides it's better to give than receive

Third grader decides it's better to give than receive

SPRINGFIELD -- Don't feel sorry for Taylor Scott because she didn't get any presents for her ninth birthday. Be proud of her. » Read More
4-H members beautify Springfield street

4-H members beautify Springfield street

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham 4-H has partnered with the Springfield Revitalization Corporation to continue a revitalization effort on Cleveland Street. » Read More
Mustangs to play for region softball crown

Mustangs to play for region softball crown

GUYTON -- South Effingham clinched a spot in next week's Region 2-AAAAA softball championship series by sweeping Ware County on Wednesday 3-0 and 11-1. » Read More
United Way of the Coastal Empire-Effingham sets goal

United Way of the Coastal Empire-Effingham sets goal

RINCON -- Supporters of United Way of the Coastal Empire-Effingham are taking aim at a big target. » Read More
Arnsdorff drives in five runs

Arnsdorff drives in five runs

Haley Arnsdorff collected five RBI to help lead the Effingham County Rebels past Richmond Hill 9-2 on Thursday in Region 2-AAAAAA softball. » Read More


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