Stories by G.G. Rigsby

Thursday, April 28, 2016

3 charged in attack, fire, dog death

RINCON, Ga. -- Three people have been arrested in the robbery of a Rincon man and the arson of his home, which destroyed the house and killed a dog.
By G.G. Rigsby

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Kinder Morgan donates $45,000 to Georgia high school

Kinder Morgan donated $45,000 Thursday to athletics at South Effingham High School and committed to donating another $45,000 next year.
By G.G. Rigsby

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Ga. school keeps Rebel nickname

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Effingham school system will keep using the nickname "Rebels" at Effingham County High School and will make sure that sports uniforms have an "E" rather than a caricature ...
By G.G. Rigsby

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

NAACP booed at Ga. school board meeting

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- More than 500 people packed the school board auditorium in Springfield on Tuesday night, booing speakers from the NAACP who asked for the removal of Confederate symbols from ...
By G.G. Rigsby

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Parents, grandmother charged in child death

BLOOMINGDALE, Ga. -- Parents and a grandmother face charges related to the death of a 5-month-old girl in Effingham County.
By G.G. Rigsby

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Civil War recreation near Savannah

GUYTON, Ga. -- More than a thousand people attended the commemoration Saturday of 150 years passing since Confederate soldiers trained at Camp Davis, two miles north of Guyton.
By G.G. Rigsby

Monday, Dec. 26, 2011

Christmas bank burglary foiled

RINCON, Ga. -- Local police and sheriff's deputies foiled a bank burglary on Christmas night.
By G.G. Rigsby

Friday, April 22, 2011

Georgia gas tax going up

As if the pain at the pump isn’t bad enough already, the price of gasoline in Georgia will increase 3 cents a gallon May 1.
By G.G. Rigsby

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

Father makes girls' guests bathe in prayer at gunpoint

SYLVANIA, Ga. --- A Screven County father who found two young men hiding in the bathroom of his house held them at gunpoint and made them pray aloud until deputies arrived and arrested them on ...
By G.G. Rigsby

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009

Missing stop sign may have led to accident that killed Ga. minister

Log truck may have knocked down stop sign, resulting in accident that killed Methodist official, the Rev. Joseph Roberson
By G.G. Rigsby

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

Carpet yarn plant to close

SYLVANIA, Ga. --- Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. announced Wednesday afternoon that it will close its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year, putting 150 full-time employees out of ...
By G.G. Rigsby

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009

Sylvania yarn plant to close; 150 to lose job

Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. announced this afternoon that it will close its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year.
By G.G. Rigsby

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Dragway's wet T-shirt contest hits roadblock

SYLVANIA, Ga. --- Sheriff Mike Kile says he's going to do everything he can to make sure no more wet T-shirt contests are held in Screven County.
By G.G. Rigsby
 
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