Guyton's new public safety department saw an influx in crime this past weekend.
A Tuesday afternoon fire destroyed more than half of a mobile and has displaced its family.
As the nation and Effingham County paid tribute to the millions of veterans who served the country across the globe Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Lawrence Dudney reminded those at Veterans Park in Springfield to keep a group in uniform in mind.
The LifeStar air ambulance still isn't cleared for landing at a new home in Effingham County.
A Rincon woman died from injuries sustained in a single-car accident Thursday on Highway 80 in Bryan County, according to authorities.
Democratic incumbent John Barrow secured his third term in Congress, easily defeating Republican challenger John Stone in the race for Georgia's U.S. House District 12.
Troy Alford is ready to get back to work with the Effingham County Board of Education.
Well-wishers from across the state had been calling Linda McDaniel throughout Tuesday night to get an update on her race.
The campaigning isn't over for four Effingham County candidates.
The recent chaos in the city of Rincon's police department has spread to the administration. City council voted unanimously during Monday's special called meeting to place City Manager Donald Toms on administrative leave.
Linda McDaniel easily defeated incumbent tax commissioner Lisa Wright, taking more than 60 percent of ballots cast.
Click on our breaking news header for updates on the elections as they become available as the polls close.
The recent chaos in the city of Rincon's police department has spread to the administration. City Council voted unanimously during Monday's special called meeting to place City Manager Donald Toms on administrative leave.
As with most investigations, more information has come to light, said Mayor Ken Lee.
Effingham County voters already have hit the polls in large numbers.
Connie Burns said she envisioned a time when such a memorial ceremony may not be necessary.
A mobile home where eight people lived was damaged in a fire Monday that appears to have been intentionally set, according to investigators.
Effingham County commissioners will undertake forming a master plan for future recreation improvements and enhancements, after voting 5-0 Tuesday to enter into an agreement with consulting firm CHA.
Rincon City Council members were handed their 2013 audit, which pointed out two material weaknesses.
Coastal Health District officials remind residents to take precautions to avoid mosquitoes which are not only a nuisance but can carry disease such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and chikungunya.
ATLANTA - Early in-person voting ended Friday for Tuesday's primary runoff.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said Friday he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.
An Effingham County woman died after being hit by a truck on Honey Ridge Road Thursday night.
A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.
Gov. Nathan Deal approved the hire of 100 new child protective service workers to assist with a recent influx of cases. The number of reports of child abuse and neglect has significantly increased since the opening of a centralized 24/7 Child Protective Services Intake Communications Center.
Only a small number of Effingham County's 28,000 registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff.
Water and sewer rates for Effingham County's customers are going back down.
So you're looking for something to do this weekend in and around Effingham County, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia's past.
The city of Springfield received a clean bill of financial health from its auditors Tuesday night.
The challenge to an Effingham County commissioner's candidacy appears to be over.