The Springfield City Council gave City Manager Brett Bennett permission to purchase new Christmas decorations to go on Laurel Street at Tuesday night's meeting.
Rincon City Council discussed tentative plans for Patriot Park at its meeting Monday night and gave the city manager the go-ahead to seek out bids for the first phase of work, which includes two tennis courts and parking areas.
Rincon City Council members have agreed to hear the appeal of Michael Berry, who was fired as the city's police chief Sept. 10.
The state's budget worries have Effingham County commissioners worried, too.
Effingham County Industrial Development Authority officials are preparing for their big day Thursday with EFACEC, with a few questions - beyond placesettings - lingering.
Don't slime the Ogeechee. That's the headline splashed across the Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper's online petition posted on its Web site.
A Rincon police officer fired last week will appeal city council's decision.
Contact with police officers and others after being warned not to do so without the mayor's presence led to Chief Michael Berry's firing Wednesday night, according to Rincon Mayor Ken Lee.
New Ebenezer Retreat Center will host its fifth annual 5K on Saturday. Proceeds from the event will be used toward a handicapped accessible cottage at the center.
Treutlen House hosted a computer lab dedication on Friday.
Even as all signals point to a hard landing for the economy, the sky very well may be the limit for Gulfstream.
Effingham County Tax Commissioner Lisa E. Wright announced 2008 tax bills were mailed Sept. 10 and carry a due date of Nov. 15. The tax commissioner's office will accept a U. S. postmark as evidence of timely payment received.
Rincon City Council voted unanimously to dismiss Police Chief Michael Berry and another officer Wednesday night for failure to carry out directives issued by the mayor and council.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he is co-sponsoring legislation that would help volunteers deal with rising gas prices by increasing the mileage deduction rate allowed for charity work.
The city of Guyton received "a little over $500,000 in tap fees" for Crossgate Subdivision, according to Phillip King's committee report on water and sewer during Tuesday's council meeting.
ATLANTA - With the end of the 2014 open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens released data which represents the number of Georgians who sought health insurance coverage through the Federal Healthcare Marketplace.
Rincon City Council members tried to assure a neighbor of its newly-annexed property that it won't be home to sprawling new subdivision anytime soon.
Effingham County commissioners may seek another method to alleviate their water and sewer debt.
A 72-year-old man and a teenager died from injuries in separate accidents Thursday on Effingham County roads.
With the grand opening of Springfield's Mars Theatre two weeks away, city council members approved a list of policies and procedures for the facility Tuesday night.
While beer and wine will be served at certain live performances, alcohol likely won't flow at the Mars Theatre when it shows movies.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
Rincon City Council members are expected to hold a zoning hearing at their next meeting on the city's newly-annexed 66 acres off Blue Jay and McCall roads.
Improvements to McCall and Blue Jay roads are expected to start this week, according to temporary county administrator Toss Allen.
Vera Jones can continue her re-election bid, after the Effingham County Board of Elections voted 3-1 Friday morning to dismiss a challenge to her candidacy.
The numbers, Rick Allen believes, are in his favor.
STATESBORO - In their first debate, the five Republican candidates for Congress in Georgia's 12th District responded to questions about Obamacare, Ukraine, reducing regulations, and states' rights in regard to medical marijuana.
A disputed road will remain open, Effingham County commissioners decided Tuesday night.
Effingham County commissioners approved an engagement letter for the elections board's attorney choice in Friday morning's hearing.
The challenge to Effingham County 2nd District Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy will be heard Friday at 9 a.m. at the Effingham County administrative complex.