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Effingham sheriff: fear of human trafficking in this week's reports
April 2: A parent with a child at South Elementary school says she's from Brazil and fears human trafficking.
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Board of education taking school choice applications
The Effingham County Board of Education is now accepting requests for students to attend a school other than the one for which they are zoned for the 2014-15 school year.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Honoring unknown soldiers
Guyton Georgia Confederate Cemetery was established to bury the dead from the Guyton Confederate Hospital, including 26 unknown soldiers who had died of illness during the Civil War.
Special needs students show what they can do
Students with special needs sometimes feel left out of events others enjoy, but an awards ceremony last weekend put the spotlight on them.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Bluegrass Blog
Bluegrass Weather Report - 4/15/14
Here's our Very Special Bluegrass Corespondent with this week's Bluegrass Weather Report, previewing the Daughters of Bluegrass festival in Guyton, GA.
Get your Butterducks in a row
"It probably started with that pear tree that was planted when our daughter, Beth, turned two - so many pears, so little time to eat them all What to do with all that fruit?" says Barbara Utter.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Effingham sheriff: woman drives off with gas nozzle in her tank
March 17: A woman said a Comcast installer drilled holes in the siding of her house when he was supposed to install the cable in her attic.
Fatal wreck victim identified
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says Lawrence Brown of Guyton died from his injuries on Thursday after wrecking his vehicle around 4 pm.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Heard Citizen
CES wins Get Active Get Fit Challenge
BlueCross and BlueShield of Georgia, Inc. and BlueCross BlueShield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. , the state's largest health solutions company, today announced the winners of the Get Active, Get Fit School Challenge.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bush promoted to CAP southeast commander
Capt. Richard Bush of Rincon, former squadron commander of the Effingham Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, has been promoted to major and appointed commander of Group IV covering six eastern Georgia squadrons that include Albany, Douglas, Statesboro, Effingham, Savannah and Brunswick.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Nelons to headline Daughters of Bluegrass festival
For those who appreciate acoustic music played in the best traditional bluegrass and gospel style, Guyton is the place to be from April 16-20 for the 38th Bluegrass Festival at the award-wining, 34-acre Mossy Oak Music Park.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Effingham sheriff: woman reported as missing says she was hiding
March 23: A Springfield woman who was reported as missing by her family members said she was not missing, she just didn't want to be found by her brother.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Challenge to Jones' candidacy to be heard Friday
The challenge to Effingham County 2nd District Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy will be heard Friday at 9 a.m. at the Effingham County administrative complex.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Darwin Webb Jr. of Clyo are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Victoria Josie Boma Webb, to Griffin Coy Sikes, son of Dennis Sikes of Springfield and Robbie and Gay Finch of Guyton.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
2 unidentified men connected to 3 incidents Wednesday
One person cashed two fraudulent checks for more than $9,000 total, and another person tried to cash one for more than $1,900, Statesboro police said.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Elections board hires attorney for Jones' candidacy challenge
The Effingham County board of elections has hired an attorney to aid it as it weighs a challenge to a candidate's qualification.
Six locals inducted into honor society at AASU
Initiated into the nation's oldest collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines were: Dayna Anderson of Bloomingdale Jessica Futch of Guyton Ryan Goetz of Rincon Tiffany Reiser of Rincon Joseph Snooks of Springfield Kayla Zittrouer of Guyton Phi Kappa Phi membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Snakes, lizards, scorpions make Savannah home for Repticon
Kevin Gebhart holds a diablo ambilobe panther chameleon he just got at Repticon reptile and exoctic animal convention Sunday at the Georgia Army National Guard Armory in Savannah.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Challenge, Web site ask candidate to return money
A challenge has been filed against an Effingham County commissioner seeking re-election, accusing her of withholding money that should have been refunded to the county.