An Effingham County man who was charged with sexually abusing a minor and videotaping the incident has pled guilty to one count of sexual exploitation.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development scheduled to visit in a few weeks, Effingham Health System leaders want to resolve an issue on how much money the hospital is owed from the county.
Rincon residents can expect to pay more for water, sewer, sanitation and fire fees.
The Rincon City Council honored the city's first two Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state championship teams at their Aug. 26 meeting.
Effingham County commissioners proclaimed Aug. 19 as Effingham Champions Day and read a proclamation honoring the Sand Hill Flea boys for their second-place finish at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association state championship in Cordele last month.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Community leaders want to get Effingham County residents to not just think local but act local - especially when it comes to spending their money.
Effingham County could shape itself into a draw for tourists, if enough resources are applied to making it happen, a state tourism official said Thursday.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Effingham Parkway likely won't look like the design submitted a few years ago, with a tie-in to the Jimmy Deloach Parkway. But even with a scaled-back version, finding the money to complete the work may not be easy, Effingham County community leaders learned Thursday.
Rincon City Council has approved changes to how it will handle violations and enforcement of its nuisance ordinance.
Effingham County commissioners presented a check from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia's civic affairs foundation board of directors to Abby Smith, the Effingham County 4-H agent.
Effingham County commissioners voted not to cede any of its groundwater withdrawal permit so a proposed development could install a well and water tank that the county eventually would operate.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - As director of Armstrong State University's Center for Regional Analysis, Michael Toma has been a bearer of grim economic tidings over the last several years. But Thursday morning, his remarks on the region's outlook appeared to be much more well-received.
While Effingham Industrial Development Authority members expect to get the master plan for Medient Studios' project, they also still have a slew of questions.
ATLANTA - Josh Reddick was just starting to get his season turned around following a stint on the disabled list, when his right knee necessitated a return to the sidelines.
The millage rate is increasing in Springfield, after city council members approved a hike last Tuesday night.
With early voting set to conclude Friday, and election polls to open Tuesday morning, Republican state office holders and seekers urged their supporters to cast their ballots - and to make sure they spread the message.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members have approved amending its memorandum of understanding with EFACEC and approving a transfer and assumption to a new company.
Before the kids in their costumes head out the door to get bags full of candy, St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a special treat lined up for them.
It was his annual thank-you barbecue for his friends and supporters, but Jack Kingston was the one who drew the standing ovation Saturday.
For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.
After weeks of wrangling and discussion, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority has given the go-ahead to a massive studioplex's master plan.
The flag has been in Trenton Spencer's go bag all across the globe.
A crowd lined Laurel Street on Monday afternoon for the annual Effingham County Fair parade.
The master plan, development schedule and supplemental agreement between Moon River Studios and the Effingham Industrial Development Authority could be approved as soon as Thursday evening.
Another big crowd packed Laurel Street for the annual Springfield Fall Festival over the weekend.
Construction on the initial soundstages for a massive studio project could happen as soon as January, Moon River Studios CEO Jake Shapiro said Thursday.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.
An Effingham County man charged in two separate armed robberies pled guilty late last month and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System representatives may try to revise a deal between the two groups that enabled the hospital to embark on its modernization and expansion.
A sand mine operator was granted two more years to finish digging out his property, after county commissioners voted to deny a rezoning application but allow the extension.