LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas - It can be a terrifying thing to see a dog streaking toward you across a field, fast and low to the ground, lips peeled back from a mouth filled with huge white teeth. But for the son of a Rincon couple, all he can think about, as the 80-pound animal leaps toward his arm, is making sure the dog gets a good bite.
A closer, clearer look at Effingham County could help more readily determine flood zones in the near future.
The Springfield City Council has voted to present the underpass project as the sole transportation priority of the city.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue welcomed the news that Georgia won a Silver Shovel award from Area Development magazine, a key recognition of the state's business-friendly policies by a respected economic development publication. Georgia was one of 11 states honored by the magazine.
The Georgia Southern Continuing Education Center will host The Corporate Education Academy "Superior Customer Service Internal/External" and "Taking Ownership" seminars from 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. on July 16.
SAVANNAH -The Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Department at Savannah Technical College will hold a "hospitality casting call" on June 23 at 9 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium at the White Bluff Campus. Interviews will be conducted for admission into the STC's hospitality customer service provider certificate program. Upon successful completion of the 10-week program, students will be given an opportunity to interview with some of Savannah's largest hospitality employers.
As the 2009 hurricane season continues and moves closer toward its August through October peak, a new study from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency's Ready Georgia campaign has found that most Georgians are not adequately prepared for hurricanes and other natural or man-made disasters.
Water and sewer rates in Guyton will be heading up soon.
Effingham County fire investigators are looking into why a Jamestown Road home erupted in flames late Tuesday night in an apparent barbecuing accident.
A local restaurant owner has requested the Springfield City Council extend hours of alcohol sales by one hour Monday through Friday.
The Effingham Herald took seven first-place awards - and a top distinction among all newspapers in the state - Friday night among its 11 honors at the annual Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest on Jekyll Island.
The Mighty 8th Air Force Museum has dedicated June as community appreciation month for Coastal Empire and Low Country residents.
Effingham County commissioners are on track to approve a budget that County Administrator David Crawley said was "better than balanced."
In a vote Tuesday night, Patricia Ann Yarbrough has been selected as the 1st District representative to the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees.
The Georgia Southern School of Nursing Students' Memorial Fund has been established to honor the five nursing students who tragically lost their lives Wednesday morning. Visitwww.GeorgiaSouthern.edu/memorial to make a gift to the fund.
RICHMOND HILL-Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at Tuesday's public hearing at the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline Project.
Five Georgia Southern University students were killed and two others were injured Wednesday morning in an accident on Interstate-16.
A deal that would consolidate the Effingham County and Springfield fire departments could be resolved in a matter of weeks, following a workshop last Wednesday between county commissioners, Springfield City Council and staff from both bodies.
Rincon soon may have new tornado sirens up and active, just in time for tornado season.
The Rincon Police Department is going to help the Guyton force add to its fleet.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to strengthen during the fourth quarter of 2014 and is expected to experience sustained growth at a healthy pace throughout 2015. Over the past year, the regional economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2004.
Rincon City Council has agreed to support the Effingham County library system, committing $12,000 it had set aside in its fiscal year 2015 budget.
A five-week trip was more than a pleasure cruise for Joanne Steele, her son Jesse and their friend Bob Brooksher.
Melinda Harr of Springfield and her neighbor Marianna Alger stood alongside Highway 21 Saturday morning, watching the procession of vehicles for Deputy Lee Witt's funeral.
For the second year in a row, Effingham County Farm Bureau was awarded as the District 7 Agency of the Year. This honor recognizes all of the staff's hard work and dedication serving the county and their members. The award is presented to the large agency that excels in their district in overall sales performance.
Two people were injured Friday afternoon when a trash truck hit a tractor trailer carrying fuel on Highway 21.
The intersection of Highway 17 and Marlow Road may be in line for an upgrade that could augment safety at the crossing.
NerdWallet's survey results are cool with Rincon.
A company proposing to build a petroleum pipeline through Effingham County faced another round of stern opposition during a public meeting last Tuesday.