Rincon City Council spent more than seven hours in executive session Monday night, finally adjourning at 3:22 a.m. after closed-door meetings with more than a dozen city employees and others, talking to each individually.
The Coastal Georgia Area Agency on Aging and Care Improvement Plus, Georgia's largest state-wide chronic condition Medicare special needs plan, are hosting a free event for Savannah area seniors Wednesday regarding health preparations for emergencies.
The Effingham Fall Festival will be held Nov. 22 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Historic Effingham Society and Living History Site.
At their Aug. 19 meeting the Effingham County Board of Commissioners established a work group to make recommendations on how best to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our nationally recognized historic courthouse. The historic courthouse was built in 1908 with a later addition added and dedicated in 1979. The courthouse was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
The Springfield City Council has canceled the meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday due to lack of agenda items.
Guyton city officials are scheduled to discuss the proposed purple pipe installation requirement for new construction as well as potential reuse water irrigation during tonight's council meeting.
With two months before his likely election as the initial county commission chairman at-large, Dusty Zeigler is clearing the decks to devote as much time as possible to the position.
Ask longtime Riverside Drive residents if it floods in their neighborhoods and you're likely to hear tale after tale of how canoes or boats were used to get to their homes over the years. Some refer to mass flooding that occurs throughout the county. A few individuals even reference a time when they remember the Ogeechee and Savannah rivers meeting.
Effingham County commissioners could get a contract in their hands this week from the firm that operates the LifeStar emergency helicopter.
The Springfield City Council approved a contract for $471,544 with E&D Enterprises for the re-use expansion at the city's wastewater treatment plant.
Guyton city council's approval to rezone a 2.06 acre portion of property located at 705 Central Blvd. from R-1 to C-1 means the citizens will be getting a new post office.
A late Sunday morning fire has left a Rincon family homeless, and only a few days after the father of the family returned to his job as a civilian contractor in Iraq.
Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA) Executive Director Chris Clark announced Wednesday the approval of a Georgia Fund grant of $100,000 for Effingham County. The grant, approved by the GEFA board of directors, will help finance the installation of a 500,000-gallon water reuse storage tank.
Springfield firefighters will be out with their boots and smiles to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association "Fill the Boot" program. They will be at the lights on the Highway 21 bypass Saturday.
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.