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Interfor expands lumber production in Meldrim

Interfor Corp. announced Friday that it plans to invest $16.5 million to upgrade its sawmill in Meldrim.

Lumber from Interfor’s Meldrim mill being shipped on rail. (Courtesy Interfor)

Effingham Health brings telemedicine to county schools

This fall, students at Guyton and Springfield elementary schools will be able to see a doctor via a live camera in a new telemedicine program run through Effingham Health System.

AES Distributed Energy commissions utility-scale solar plant in Effingham

AES Distributed Energy, a subsidiary of The AES Corp., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for its largest solar project so far, a 16-megawatt farm on McCall Road in Effingham County.

Plan will help Effingham health expand

Effingham Health System has announced that it plans to reorganize as a nonprofit, adding more services and making it able to grow beyond the borders of Effingham County.

Rick Rafter is the chairman of the board of Effingham Health System. (Courtesy Effingham Health System).