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Student-Athletes at Effingham, Savannah Christian and Windsor Forest sign on Thursday

SAVANNAH, Ga.  (WJCL)  The pens were out in Springfield and Savannah Thursday.  A total of four student-athletes were making their college choices on where to hit the books and fields. 98 more words


Restoring an 1872 Courthouse and Revitalizing a Downtown

A couple of weeks ago, I visited the Effingham County Courthouse (now the Effingham County Museum), a town centerpiece that was almost torn down in 2009 due to deferred maintenance and a tight county budget. 627 more words

Effingham's Nieem Bartley and Savannah Christian's Hunter Jiran sign Letters of Intent

SAVANNAH, Ga.  (WJCL)  A pair of coastal empire high school football standouts had the pens out Thursday.

Effingham County’s Nieem Bartley and Savannah Christian’s Hunter Jiran signing letters of intent to hit the books and gridiron at the next level. 159 more words


Effingham sweeps rival South Effingham on the Hardwood

SPRINGFIELD, Ga.  (WJCL)  Bragging rights go to the Rebels.

In front of a packed house in Springfield, the Effingham County boys and girls basketball teams swept rival South Effingham on Friday night.  141 more words


Soccer and softball standouts sign letters of intent

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — National Signing Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the signings have stopped here in the coastal empire.

Several area soccer and softball standouts putting pens to paper this week. 230 more words


Southern Illinois cross drew nearly 10,000 visitors in 2014

EFFINGHAM, Ill. (AP) _ Officials say a nearly 200-foot tall cross in Southern Illinois recorded close to 10,000 visitors last year.

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Effingham softball standout Jordan Fogle signs with East Georgia

SPRINGFIELD, Ga.  (WJCL)  Effingham County High School softball standout Jordan Fogle will be hitting the field and books at the next level.

Friday morning, Fogle signed a letter of intent with East Georgia State College. 103 more words