Effingham County officials want to hold off an impending state deadline on coming to terms on a service delivery strategy.
With the current fiscal year ending - and the next fiscal year scheduled to start July 1 - Effingham County commissioners are looking at further paring back the expected budget.
Georgia State Patrol troopers are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Savannah woman Sunday night .
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center will hold a second round of public workshops for the expansion of the Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Plan.
Rincon's 7th Street/Atlantic Avenue Park will be going by a new name soon.
Jamie Labonte is both delighted and overwhelmed at the kindness extended to her family.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a restructuring of state parks and historic sites as a result of a nearly 39 percent reduction in state appropriations and 24 percent projected loss of revenue. Reorganization will include:
Springfield's annual Fourth of July fireworks show will go on as planned.
The annual Memorial Day program at the Veterans Park will pay special tribute to the veterans of World War II and to the members of the Alpha Battery, now deployed in Afghanistan. The program will feature special patriotic music presented by the choir of the Springfield United Methodist Church.
More than 20 firefighters from the Effingham County and Rincon fire departments battled a fire that consumed a two-story house off Sand Hill Road on Monday afternoon.
As the need for Manna House grows, the ministry has grown, too.
With its plans for recreation in its sprawling Research Forest Tract in the nascent stages, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority wants input on those proposals - and it may ask for help in finding a way into its 2,600-acre holdings.
Guyton residents looking for something to do may not have to go very far this summer.
Hoping to reduce the millage this year, Effingham County commissioners have asked department heads to make further cuts in their budget requests.
Springfield City Council members heard three possible plans for the streetscape project that is to be funded through a $300,000 transportation enhancement grant.
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.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing regarding the Palmetto Pipeline's application to the DOT for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a proposed petroleum pipeline that is expected to run from the Georgia-South Carolina border to the Georgia-Florida border.
The city of Rincon will ask the state Department of Transportation to install a "stop and go" traffic signal at Brentwood Drive and Highway 21 to accommodate the traffic stemming from the planned new Kroger store.
While continuing to search for staff for the animal shelter, Effingham County commissioners have approved new job descriptions for two of the positions there.
The Effingham County commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed Palmetto Pipeline project March 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
Effingham County Farm Bureau members traveled to Atlanta recently to participate in Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol.