Ulysses Eaton, left, takes the oath of office from Guyton city clerk Debra Scruggs during the Guyton City Council meeting Tuesday night.
With more than half of the $700 billion pledged from the federal government to the Wall Street bailout already spent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow has one question.
Pastor Verdie Banner will be the grand marshal for the Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Springfield on Monday.
Effingham County and the Effingham Habitat for Humanity may be joining forces to pursue block grants to help the home-building organization.
With the General Assembly set to convene Monday at the state Capitol, the discussion of the state's trauma system - and its lack thereof - is heating up, much to state Rep. Buddy Carter's delight.
A former Effingham County Animal Control employee had the appeal of his termination denied Tuesday.
The gesture from the President of the United States was as unexpected as the visit itself.
They've already started their training in Athens and they've been more than interested observers at the last few county commission meetings.
Effingham County's elected officials took their oaths of office Tuesday, the final step before assuming their offices.
By the time they board the plane that will take them to Afghanistan, the soldiers of Alpha Battery of the 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion will be well-traveled.
Members of four local Christian and civil rights organizations convened at the Church of the Harvest on Saturday to rally support for an Effingham County resident who they believe was wrongfully indicted for killing his 8-week-old daughter in May 2006.
A former Rincon police chief is now charging the city with violating state open records statutes and has filed suit against Rincon for violating open meetings statutes.
The long-awaited Effingham Parkway may have to wait a little longer, if the state Department of Transportation's fiscal woes prolong or worsen.
Crews are working feverishly on the EFACEC site, Effingham Industrial Development Authority members said.
Rincon City Council approved the 2009 operating budget during last Monday night's meeting. And once again, they have done so without charging its resident city property taxes. They voted to set the 2008 millage rate at zero mills.
A local insurance agency saw Friday's Effingham County-South Effingham football game as the ideal place and time to kick off a safe driving initiative for teenagers.
Technology and new ways of communicating are reaching and affecting even an industry that's been around for nearly 500 years.
Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.
A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.
Funeral arrangements have been made for a mother and daughter who died Sunday in a car crash in Effingham County.
On a tearful day at Effingham County High School, friends and colleagues of Megan Kessler reflected on the difference she made on campus and off.
An Effingham County woman and her mother died in a crash on Old Augusta Road Sunday afternoon.
While the Mars Theatre's slate of shows and programs continues to expand and attract visitors, there is also a growing demand to rent the facility.
A Georgia Power worker hurt late Tuesday afternoon is recuperating at an Augusta hospital.
A delivery came across Sam Ingram's desk Wednesday, his second day as the agriculture and natural resources agent in the University of Georgia Extension Service's Effingham County office.
Springfield City Council members have voted to raise the millage rate, but officials say the increase won't have much effect on most property owners.
The Labor Day holiday weekend was a deadly one on Effingham County roads, as two women died from injuries in separate single-car crashes.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell has announced a new customer service for active/former military service members and their dependents requesting a motorcycle license. These customers may exempt the written and road skills testing for a motorcycle endorsement - if they have successfully completed a safety course based on the Motor Safety Foundation curriculums offered by the U.S. Department of Defense or branch of the U.S. military.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development scheduled to visit in a few weeks, Effingham Health System leaders want to resolve an issue on how much money the hospital is owed from the county.
Rincon residents can expect to pay more for water, sewer, sanitation and fire fees.