Skip to main content

Effingham County

Recent Posts

Courtesy of Walter Pinion

Alpharetta Girls Move Up In Hoops Rankings

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 8:28am

If there was any doubt as to whether Norcross would struggle all season long, the Blue Devils pulled out a nice victory in the Hilton Invitational Saturday to continue a recent hot streak and move back into the Top Ten...

Courtesy of Josh Martindale

Buford Up, Mill Creek Down In Latest Polls

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 7:26am

The top three teams in Class AAAAA have not changed, but the action picks up after that. Tift County wrapped up the regular season region championship over the weekend and moved up to No. 4. North Gwinnett entered the...

Courtesy of Parkview High School

Undefeated Parkview Girls Jump In Polls

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 7:47am

Norcross took a bit of a tumble in the girls Class AAAAA rankings after falling twice last week. North Gwinnett defeated Norcross for the region's No. 1 seed and moved up to No. 3. The top four teams in Class AAAA...

Courtesy of Walter Pinion

Region Champs Climb In Polls, Eye Playoffs

Fletcher Proctor - Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 5:56am

The playoffs are upon us and a few of the polls became a jumbled mess after some upsets in various region tournaments. The dilemma always seems to be just to punish a team for losing in the region tournament after a...

Medient Studios Movie "Storage 24"

Major New Movie Studio Near Savannah to Create 1,200 Jobs

- Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 10:41am

Medient Studios has announced plans to build a new $90 million movie studio in Effingham County near Savannah, GA. The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding...

Effingham County's Industrial Authority is Paving the Way for America's Largest Movie Studio

Effingham County Mega-Studio Moves Forward

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 1:33pm

The Effingham County Industrial Authority has approved a bond resolution for the industrial development bonds associated with the Medient Studios project. The up to $300 million in bonds are for capital expenditures...

The Xingfa manufacturing plant will be on 83 acres in Effingham County.

Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group Coming to Effingham County

- Friday, August 23, 2013 - 6:52am

Governor Nathan Deal just announced that a leading phosphate and fine chemical products producer will be opening its U.S. headquarters and manufacturing plant in Effingham County. Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group...

The undefeated Buford Wolves are glowing in pride, as they currently top every ranking poll in the state in Class AAA.

Heading Down The Home Stretch

Tommy Palmer - Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 9:52am

Week seven of the prep football season is here and the action is getting to the point in the 2013 season where each game is crucial. Football teams are heading down the home stretch in anticipation of which one will be...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

Get More Info »