The Rincon Police Department is joining the social media ranks - and it's looking for some new friends.
Effingham County commissioners have unanimously approved setting a minimum number of acres landowners can set aside in a conservation use assessment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due Monday.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Transportation, home of one of the most popular, heavily used real-time traveler information systems in the country, today unveiled the next generation of Georgia NaviGAtor 511. The new system brings new features and, through a public-private partnership, new sponsors, allowing the Department and its 511 provider, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., an Iteris company, to operate and maintain the system at no cost to Georgia taxpayers.
Effingham County commissioners are proposing to amend their impact fee ordinance in an effort to kick-start a flagging development and building sector.
Effingham County's Public Safety Department is going to put two old school buses to use for a mobile command post.
Cleanup from a powerful storm that swept through Effingham County just before dawn Tuesday morning got under way quickly.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has denied Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway's motion to dismiss an action brought by four city council members seeking his removal.
After months of work, the Springfield Fire Department has a set of standard operating procedures and also will have a new vehicle on the way.
Armed with cameras and clipboards, students from the University of Georgia combed through the streets of Guyton at the end of last week. Their mission was to conduct a historic resources survey of the town.
For the sixth year, the Olde Effingham Days Festival is upon us. The event is set for April 15-16 in Springfield between the new and old courthouses and the Living History Site.
Dateline, one of NBC's newsmagazine programs, will devote two hours to the murder trial of Craig Heidt and its aftermath tonight.
Rincon City Council members and First Baptist Church of Rincon representatives have agreed to a series of changes to the roads around the church campus that are expected to improve safety greatly.
That Effingham County's population has been growing is no mystery. By how much, though, wasn't known until the Census figures were revealed.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a twice-tabled jail agreement with the three municipalities.
The Effingham Parkway could be forging ahead soon, though in a scaled-down version.
Longstanding drainage problems for a subdivision could be remedied soon, if Effingham County commissioners agree Tuesday.
Summer is quickly approaching, which means that mosquito activity will soon become more widespread.
While an overwhelming majority of teen drivers felt a personal sense of responsibility for themselves (98 percent) and their passengers (99 percent), many admitted to feeling helpless about their own crash risk.
Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division announced.
Rincon City Council members held off on committing their financial assistance to upgrades at the south communications tower, waiting to see just how committed Effingham County is to getting it fixed.
As work on the Mars Theater progresses, Springfield City Council members are taking up the task of how it should be operated and who should do it.
The state Department of Transportation has re-opened both northbound lanes of Highway 21 in Effingham County.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that more Internet services are available to Georgia driver's license and ID card holders from the Georgia Department of Driver Services. Customers can now provide additional residency information and/or Social Security information through the secure DDS website, www.dds.ga.gov, eliminating the need for a return trip to complete their permanent driver's license or ID issuance.
Effingham County property owners could be getting a substantial break on their flood insurance premiums.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a capacity agreement with Effingham County Prison, though commissioners still have questions on what benefits the prison provides.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security advises there is no better time for the public to get prepared for hurricane season. As Superstorm Sandy revealed last year, it only takes one storm to devastate a community.
A fiscal year 2014 budget could be finalized and approved in August, after Effingham County commissioners approved an adjusted budget calendar Tuesday.
Effingham County could have a boost to tourism efforts, after commissioners' action Tuesday night.
GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing to create a new law enforcement division, separating it from the Wildlife Resources Division, a move that concerns many wildlife advocates.