Turnout for Tuesday's runoff election already has been strong, Effingham County voting officials said Monday.
The Treutlen House is getting closer to its goal.
As Effingham Industrial Development Authority members ponder their next step in the massive Research Forest Tract, they're wondering where and when to start digging in - literally.
December marks three years since Guyton hired a police chief to start planning the organization of a new police department. Although some citizens thought there was no need for the city of about 1,500 to have its own force, the city moved forward with its plans. The police department opened its doors in June 2006.
By a split vote, the Springfield City Council voted to keep the millage rate at 4.3.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce and the city of Rincon are opening the door to the county's gateway along Highway 21.
Lon L. Day Jr., a Springfied native and a former member of the Days Inn board of directors, died Wednesday in Duluth. He was 79.
The city of Rincon will start its search soon for a new city manager.
His last meeting as an Effingham County commissioner behind him, Hubert "Bucky" Sapp was hailed as a man of integrity who didn't mind digging in his heels when he thought he was right.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority rewarded Chief Executive Officer John Henry by tearing up his one-year contract and giving him a two-year deal.
Treutlen House is looking for the help of the community to remain open in the coming month.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will scale back its construction projects across the state - suspending most lane closures on interstate and major state highways, including the I-95 construction projects in McIntosh, Glynn and Liberty counties - to ease traffic congestion for Thanksgiving holiday travelers.
A group of Effingham citizens has joined together to plan for a community effort of appreciation for the local Georgia Army National Guard, Alpha Battery of the 118th Field Artillery Battalion, headquartered in Springfield. The plan is to provide a Christmas luncheon for the troops and their families, numbering approximately 200.
The Exchange Club of Effingham is beginning the annual Empty Stocking Fund drive. This effort goes into a community fund to fill the needs of local families, children, elderly and disabled at Christmas in the county.
Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program Inc. announces another special emphasis on a cell phone fundraising program. Proceeds from the collection efforts will be applied to fund the services provided to victims of personal injury crime throughout the community.
A mobile home where eight people lived was damaged in a fire Monday that appears to have been intentionally set, according to investigators.
Effingham County commissioners will undertake forming a master plan for future recreation improvements and enhancements, after voting 5-0 Tuesday to enter into an agreement with consulting firm CHA.
Rincon City Council members were handed their 2013 audit, which pointed out two material weaknesses.
Coastal Health District officials remind residents to take precautions to avoid mosquitoes which are not only a nuisance but can carry disease such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and chikungunya.
ATLANTA - Early in-person voting ended Friday for Tuesday's primary runoff.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said Friday he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.
An Effingham County woman died after being hit by a truck on Honey Ridge Road Thursday night.
A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.
Gov. Nathan Deal approved the hire of 100 new child protective service workers to assist with a recent influx of cases. The number of reports of child abuse and neglect has significantly increased since the opening of a centralized 24/7 Child Protective Services Intake Communications Center.
Only a small number of Effingham County's 28,000 registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff.
Water and sewer rates for Effingham County's customers are going back down.
So you're looking for something to do this weekend in and around Effingham County, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia's past.
The city of Springfield received a clean bill of financial health from its auditors Tuesday night.
The challenge to an Effingham County commissioner's candidacy appears to be over.