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The Guess Who coming to Effingham

The Guess Who is coming to the Effingham Performance Center on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. Members of the band pictured from left are Garry Peterson, founding member and original drummer/songwriter; Rudy Sarzo, bass guitar and vocals; Derek Sharp, lead vocals and guitar; Will Evankovich, lead guitar

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 21:36:18

Hometown Christmas Set for Saturday in Downtown Effingham

Santa's arrival will be among the highlights during Saturday's Hometown Christmas celebration in downtown Effingham. Santa is to arrive downtown at 4pm Friday. The Effingham County Historical Museum will have tours in the former Courthouse between 4 and 7:15pm. Musical entertainment will include On

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-11-23 00:21:00

Effingham County Grand Jury Indictments

An Effingham County Grand Jury indicted the following recently: Todd Feldkamp, 48, Effingham, was indicted on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. The charging document said Feldkamp had oxycodone on Oct. 17. The case was discharged due to Feldkamp's death on Nov. 18.


Community gathers for Thanksgiving meal

EFFINGHAM - The annual Effingham County FISH Community Thanksgiving Dinner brought together those who otherwise might not have a place set for them at any other table. The meal was held this year at St. John's Lutheran Church on West Jefferson Avenue in Effingham. It rotates every year within five d

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 01:15:00

Timeless story comes to life

Three Chicks and a Stage was created several years ago by Jeannie Wolff, Carol Hourigan and Monique Hortenstine. Wolff retired from the group three years ago and Hourigan retired last year. After Hourigan's departure, the group became the Three Chicks and a Stage Theater Company, a non-for-profit th

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 22:04:05

Sights to light up your holidays

Back and even brighter, the City of Effingham and the Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau have announced another year of its "Wonderland in Lights." Each year, the city's Community Park is turned into a winter wonderland. Wonderland in Lights, a drive-thru light display, features a variety of l

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 03:06:33

Numbers Are In On First Weekend of Shotgun Deer Hunting Season

Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 51,365 deer during the first weekend of the Illinois Firearm Deer Season November 17-19. Hunters took 54,452 deer during the first firearm weekend in 2016. Illinois' seven-day firearm deer season will conclude November 30 through December 3. Area

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-11-23 00:01:00

Gas Leak at Hardee's

Hardee's on West Fayette in Effingham was closed shortly after 3pm Wednesday due to a gas leak. Effingham Fire Chief Joe Holomy said staff members and patrons both had noticed the odor of gas, leading to the decision to summon firefighters. Ameren Illinois personnel was called to the scene to discon

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-11-22 23:53:00

With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror it's now time to look ahead to Christmas

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror it's now time to look ahead to Christmas. Permits for the US forest service's annual "chop-your-own" tree program go on sale this Monday at the Pikes Peak Ranger District Office on Weber Street in Colorado Springs. The $10 fee has been

KVOR.COM - 2017-11-24 10:58:33

Black Friday in Augusta shows retail scene still active

4K television sets, along with video game consoles, seemed to be on every cart in the Augusta Best Buy; WFXG. AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Hundreds of customers essentially pried the doors open with anticipation to get an early crack at the season's hottest toys. Many stores depend on holiday spending spre

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 19:41:10

Structure fire closes Old Augusta Hwy in Columbia Co

Old Augusta Highway in Harlem is closed due to a structure fire. The fire is at 6081 Old Augusta Highway. Columbia County Fire dispatch says the road is closed due to the number of trucks and hoses in the road. No injuries are reported at this time. FOX 54 has a crew on its way to the scene and we w

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 15:58:25

Columbia Co: Temporary road closure Steeplechase Way

Columbia County wants to inform drivers of a temporary road closure at the intersection of Steeplechase Way and Washington Road. The road closure will prevent any thru traffic at the intersection. The temporary road closure will be from 9:00 a.m. Monday, November 27, 2017, lasting thru Friday, Decem

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 14:49:20

52nd annual Chitlin Strut in Salley

The 52nd annual Chitlin Strut is ready to go in Salley, SC. The Chitlin Strut will be held Saturday, November 25 all day on 230 Pine St. NW Salley, SC 29137. Activities scheduled for this year's Chitlin Strut include a parade, food, arts and crafts, carnival, beauty pageant, and of course, lots of c

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 14:36:06

Colleges, high schools use "Hamilton" to enhance teaching

CHICAGO (AP) - Tickets for the blockbuster musical "Hamilton" may be hard to come by in several cities, but not for freshman at Northwestern University. The school in Evanston, Illinois, has given more 2,000 incoming students tickets to Chicago performances of "Hamilton: An American Musical." It is

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-24 17:48:18

Old, meet new: Drones, high-tech camera revamp archaeology

ENFIELD, N.H. (AP) - Scientists from Dartmouth College are turning to several high-tech tools that could help their fellow archaeologists make discoveries by speeding up the search for ancient structures beneath the surface. For the past several years, Jesse Casana and his colleagues have been flyin

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-24 15:18:23

Structure fire shuts down portion of Old Augusta Highway in Columbia County

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Columbia County fire crews are currently responding to a structure fire on Old Augusta Highway Fire officials say when the first unit arrived on scene the structure was fully involved. They are unsure if there was anyone inside when the fire started. Deputies hav

WRDW-TV - 2017-11-24 18:39:00

Huge crowd of shoppers at Augusta Mall

As expected a big turnout at the Augusta Mall for Black Friday shoppers, all eager to catch great deals. Shoppers went in and out of stores and making their purchases. Workers at the mall say what people see on Black Friday does not happen over night. Mall employees have been working hard to make s

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-24 03:06:48

Show Low announces upgrades at city park

SHOW LOW - Show Low City Park, a local favorite at 1100 West Deuce of Clubs, now boasts a state-of-the-art Fitness Zone for ages 14 and older. Over the past few weeks, outdoor exercise equipment and systems were installed in an area west of the Show Low Family Aquatic Center, off the City Park walki

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 15:40:00

Show Low launches 'girl power' self esteem program

SHOW LOW - The City of Show Low is partnering with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to encourage girls, ages 10 to 14 years, to develop a positive relationship with beauty, raise their self-esteem and enable them to realize their full potential. Called "Girl Power," Show Low's program spans four Fridays

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Show Low Senior Center menu

The Show Low Senior Center, 301 E. McNeil offers lunch Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu is subject to change due to availability of food items. Cost is $7 and includes beverage, salad, entree, and dessert. Reservations are recommended at least a day in advance. To make your

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00