The makeup isn't the only thing that's changing about the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Commission.
Rincon could have a new city manager on the job as soon as Monday.
Work on the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's Gateways project is expected to begin in earnest this fall, after the state gave approval a long-awaited grant.
Rincon City Council could hire a new city manager within the next two weeks after narrowing its choices down to two candidates.
It's more than just location, location, location that the owners of Grande View believe will make their property attractive - but it doesn't hurt, either.
Effingham County commissioners have sent a letter to Guyton Mayor Michael Garvin, expressing their desire to work with the city on wastewater treatment issues.
Effingham County firefighters put out a fire that damaged a home in Eden on Wednesday.
Rincon City Council has named two finalists, Robert Anderson and Michael Phillips, for its vacant city manager position.
Effingham County could be home to a major recreation complex, if the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's plans come to fruition.
Effingham County commissioners and development authority members are in agreement that the newly-formed transportation committee is the right path to take.
Rates for Effingham County water users may be heading up.
Farmers and agricultural landowners have until June 1 to sign up for the 2009 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment program (DCP). Agricultural producers and landowners located in Effingham, Bryan and Chatham counties should contact the local Farm Service Agency Office at 203 S. Laurel St. in Springfield on the second floor of the First Effingham Bank Building. The phone number is 754-6664, option 2.
The city of Rincon is giving businesses a break - but not a long one - to get their licenses renewed.
The Springfield City Council has approved a new nuisance abatement ordinance.
Guyton's plans to buy a new fire truck for its fire department are on hold.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System officials have agreed on a plan that will ensure the hospital's funding and enables both bodies to track the payments to the hospital.
The Effingham County Democratic Committee recently held a public caucus to elect and re-elect members to the committee to represent all Democrats in the county. Vice- hair Jimmie Snooks presided over the election.
Rincon City Council members agreed last month to cut the fees by $100 for a home being built by Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County.
Effingham County commissioners could shape the future of the county's recreation for the coming decade and more at their next meeting.
ATLANTA - With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.
Early voting continues through Friday for the general election, and polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is marking National Teen Driver Safety Week by encouraging parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.
A Savannah man died after crossing the center line and causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 21 near Highway 275, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.
The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.