Steve Thomas, host of "Save Our History" on The History Channel and former host of PBS's "This Old House," will present the keynote address at the Georgia Historical Society's 168th annual meeting. Thomas will speak on the importance of preserving the artifacts of history and the adventure of discovering the past. The keynote address will be held at the historic Lucas Theatre for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
The Effingham County Economic Development Authority and DP Partners are inching closer and closer to development of the 1,700-acre tract the development company has plans for near Interstate 16 and Old River Road in south Effingham.
Effingham County lawmakers believe the few short days left for the General Assembly will result in a budget both chambers can be happy with and will keep PeachCare afloat.
The Springfield City Council discussed an increase in user fees with Fire Chief Edwin Rahn on Tuesday.
A former gymnastics coach who pled guilty in December to two charges in connection with his arrest for child exploitation was sentenced to 30 years in jail Monday.
Effingham County Sheriff deputies arrested two men who were carrying a dangerous chemical in their car, a chemical used to make methamphetamine.
Rincon officials are looking to the future as they work out plans to gain more water and use the water they have more efficiently.
The Effingham Parkway could be forging ahead soon, though in a scaled-down version.
Longstanding drainage problems for a subdivision could be remedied soon, if Effingham County commissioners agree Tuesday.
Summer is quickly approaching, which means that mosquito activity will soon become more widespread.
While an overwhelming majority of teen drivers felt a personal sense of responsibility for themselves (98 percent) and their passengers (99 percent), many admitted to feeling helpless about their own crash risk.
Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division announced.
Rincon City Council members held off on committing their financial assistance to upgrades at the south communications tower, waiting to see just how committed Effingham County is to getting it fixed.
As work on the Mars Theater progresses, Springfield City Council members are taking up the task of how it should be operated and who should do it.
The state Department of Transportation has re-opened both northbound lanes of Highway 21 in Effingham County.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that more Internet services are available to Georgia driver's license and ID card holders from the Georgia Department of Driver Services. Customers can now provide additional residency information and/or Social Security information through the secure DDS website, www.dds.ga.gov, eliminating the need for a return trip to complete their permanent driver's license or ID issuance.
Effingham County property owners could be getting a substantial break on their flood insurance premiums.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a capacity agreement with Effingham County Prison, though commissioners still have questions on what benefits the prison provides.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security advises there is no better time for the public to get prepared for hurricane season. As Superstorm Sandy revealed last year, it only takes one storm to devastate a community.
A fiscal year 2014 budget could be finalized and approved in August, after Effingham County commissioners approved an adjusted budget calendar Tuesday.
Effingham County could have a boost to tourism efforts, after commissioners' action Tuesday night.
GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing to create a new law enforcement division, separating it from the Wildlife Resources Division, a move that concerns many wildlife advocates.