Recently, we had a conversation with a construction manager for large commercial projects about home remodeling and construction.
Full Throttle, a team out of Effingham County, won the Top Gun Summer national championship in Concord, N.C.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for the new Guyton Animal Hospital.
Josh Sanders, a singer/songwriter from Faulkville, will record a live video at the Mars Theatre on Sept. 12. Sanders recently opened for Corey Smith at the Music Vault and Red June at the Mars Theatre.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will hold his annual jobs fairs in the 12th District during the August district work period. The jobs fairs are part of a series of events that will be held while Congress in away from Washington for the month of August.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
George M. Brinson came into Springfield, building his railroad about 1905, buying large tracts of land and selling lots, creating a big building boom in town. Brinson built his business offices on Laurel Street in 1907. This building is still standing in operation now as city hall in Springfield.
My grandmother - Daddy's mother - was sometimes called "crazy" by others who didn't quite understand her eccentric ways. Of course, in the South, we are proud of such a label for it means that we are interesting and worthy of being the center of coffee and cake conversation.
The United States is the land of opportunity. Our country's heritage is a rich tapestry interwoven from Native Americans and immigrants of all colors and cultural backgrounds.
Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare as it is commonly referred, has been dying a slow death.
Since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in 1937, it has been an attraction for those wanting to commit suicide. Only 2 percent survive the jump. It is 220 feet down and when jumpers hit, they still have to contend with the cold, extremely swift water.
Let's imagine someone needs to replace a taillight bulb on an automobile. Is there any way to navigate the strange screws, hidden plastic bolts and pins without breaking the thing? Thanks to YouTube, many of the most obscure, money-saving do-it-yourself repairs are shown in detail.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence is featured in a new trailer for "Mockingjay - Part 1," the third film in "The Hunger Games" series.
Effingham Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rick Lott estimated the crowd for the fifth annual Oktoberfest at about 3,500 for the two days, a little bit down from last year.
MACON - The Georgia State Patrol's Troop I was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize last Wednesday when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.
Fifteen law enforcement students graduated Friday from basic jail officer training at the Effingham County Sheriff's Office. This was the first in-house jail officer school hosted by ECSO.
A Brunswick man was arrested Thursday on charges he shared child pornography in Effingham County.
A group of businessmen recently spruced up the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer.
An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.
An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.
Family and friends are invited to the marriage celebration of Kerrie Angela Gnann and William Jack Thain II. The wedding ceremony is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 at Jerusalem Lutheran Church located at 2966 Ebenezer Rd. in Rincon.
The South Effingham Middle School Lady Mustangs added two more region softball wins against Southeast Bulloch and Richmond Hill.
If you had told me a year ago that Gov. Nathan Deal would essentially be tied at this point in his reelection campaign with an inexperienced Democratic legislator, I would have asked if you were smoking some of that stuff that is now legally on sale in Colorado.
On the back of a successful effort to revamp the state's criminal justice system in 2012, the state took a similar approach in the 2013 legislative session to reform its juvenile justice system.
Last Saturday while the Bulldog nation sweated out a 35-32 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers that should not have been as hard as our scholar-athletes made it, former head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley's first team at UGA was recognized on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. As nice as that was, more - much more - needs to be done to honor the legendary hall of fame coach.