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Brandon Davis Memorial Scholarship Honors Workforce-Bound Effingham County Seniors
May 24, 2024
- Four standout students from this year’s Workforce PhD program received a jump start for their career goals with a $500 scholarship. Jesse Clifton and Jaquez Jones from Effingham County High School and Dylan Edwards and Christopher Fletcher, Jr. from South Effingham High School received the Brandon Davis Memorial Scholarship...

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Delegation from Effingham County Embarks on Productive Visit to South Korea as Guests of Sewon Group
May 16, 2024
- A delegation comprised of nine representatives from the City of Rincon, Effingham County Board of Commissioners, and Effingham County Industrial Development Authority recently completed a fruitful visit to South Korea, graciously hosted by Sewon Group. The visit, spanning several days, aimed to foster collaboration, exchange insights, and strengthen ties between...

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Effingham County Seniors Earn their Workforce PhD
March 29, 2024
- Over the course of four days, seniors from all three Effingham County high schools learned how to showcase their skills, spruce up their resumes and see firsthand the industrial career opportunities available close to home through the Workforce PhD program. “With the addition of thousands industrial jobs in the...

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Sewon Drives Positive Growth: An Update on Rincon’s Largest Economic Development Project
January 29, 2024
- If you’ve been driving on Old Augusta Road lately, you can see the progress that has been ongoing at the Sewon America facility at Grande View Industrial Park. Sewon America, a subsidiary of Sewon Precision Industry Co., first announced its investment of more than $300 million in February 2023, which...

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Effingham County Industrial Development Authority Shows Appreciation to Local Industries
December 22, 2023
- RINCON, GA - The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority honored the new arrivals and existing industries that have set up shop in Effingham County with its annual reception Dec. 7th. Representatives from 16 Effingham industries attended, coming together to represent more than 3,400 people employed in the area. “We are pleased...

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Bradshaw Home Officially Opens East Coast Distribution Facility
December 14, 2023
- RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA – Bradshaw Home (“Bradshaw” or the “Company”), a leading designer and marketer of kitchenware, bakeware, and cleaning products, with brands including GoodCook® and Casabella®, celebrated the official opening of its 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center in Effingham County, Georgia. The facility, located at...

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Kyungshin America Selects Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub
December 6, 2023
- Savannah, Ga. – The Broe Group’s Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) has added global automotive parts supplier Kyungshin America Corporation (KAC) to its 2,600-acre multimodal logistics park near Georgia’s Port of Savannah. A division of the South Korean Kyungshin Corporation, KAC’s new operation will...

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Diamond Concrete Products Recognized as Part of National Concrete Pipe Week
October 23, 2023
- Rincon, GA - Concrete pipe is an essential component of stormwater infrastructure that is used in site development and transportation projects. Effingham County’s Diamond Concrete Products is a local source of this durable material that has benefited from the tremendous growth in the region. It is because of...

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Effingham County Industrial Development Authority Awarded $2.5 Million Federal Grant for Infrastructure Upgrades
October 2, 2023
- RINCON, Ga. – The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA), in partnership with the City of Rincon, has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to fund water and sewer infrastructure improvements at Grande View Industrial Park. Grande View Industrial Park is located at...

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HYUNDAI TEACHES EFFINGHAM COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOLERS HOW TO BUILD HYDROGEN CARS
September 1, 2023
- RINCON, GEORGIA — Middle schoolers in Effingham County got a unique opportunity to explore hydrogen technology with representatives from Hyundai Motor America this week. STEM students from Ebenezer Middle, Effingham County Middle, and South Effingham Middle participated in a mini hydrogen car building competition held at the Effingham College &...

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