The weather outside may still feel like summer, but the fact is that flu season is here and it's never too early to get vaccinated. The Effingham County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.
Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.
Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.
Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.
A Guyton couple has filed suit against King America Finishing and its parent company, Westex, for damages from the May 2011 fish kill.
Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.
Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman, along with two incumbent city council members, will be returned to office.
Springfield has hired Tommy Deadwyler of the Fox Theatre Institute to be the director of the Mars Theatre.
Incumbent council members Scott Morgan and Levi Scott Jr. have qualified to run for re-election to Rincon City Council.
Barton Alderman and Ken Lee said they will seek re-election as mayor of their respective cities.
Margaret Edwards maintains a positive outlook toward life's challenges. "You have to dance in the rain," she says with a smile. And Edwards has weathered her share of storms. She lost one of her eyes to cancer as a young child, and she and her husband Kyle's first son died from cancer at just 3 years old. Even in the darkest times, though, Edwards' colleagues at Effingham Health System say she remains committed to helping ...
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning about a synthetic drug being sold under the names Crazy Clown and Herbal Madness Incense.
Now through midnight on Labor Day, Georgia state troopers are joining law enforcement officials from across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, an enforcement campaign that targets impaired drivers.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - For many soldiers, a deployment to Afghanistan means early-morning foot patrols, long days wearing heavy gear and the possibility of engaging the enemy.
AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year.
Speaking at a recent community meeting in Effingham County about the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace, Robert Campbell began with a caveat.
Effingham County commissioners could make inroads next week on what offices will go where.
Chairman Wendall Kessler had to cast the tie-breaking vote as Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 to refund water and sewer impact fees to four property owners.
Effingham County will prepare an agreement for the city of Rincon to go over, after Rincon officials stated their case Tuesday for a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
Rincon's fiscal year 2014 budget will be slightly smaller than the current budget, after a proposed spending plan was presented for a public hearing at the city council's last meeting.
As of Wednesday, free nicotine replacement therapy supplies are still available for people living in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service, together with representatives from several other federal, state, and local government agencies, will conduct a free "one-stop shop" for veterans benefits at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Effingham County commissioners need to clarify discrepancies in who they want to run the day-to-day operations of county government and how that person should go about doing the job, an Association of County Commissioners of Georgia representative said.
A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during a congressional day office.
The Historic Effingham Society's Living History Site is hoping to add to its collection and exhibits, and it's becoming an increasingly popular destination, Springfield City Council members learned.
Nearly one in four, 23 percent, of consumers think people are more likely to use a designated driver on Thanksgiving, shows AAA Consumer Pulse survey. Yet five in 10, 48 percent, reported they have never been a designated driver.
ATLANTA-The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period.
A Screven County man died in a three-vehicle collision late Monday afternoon at Fort Howard and Old Augusta roads, Effingham's second deadly crash in less than a week.
Sometime in early March, the doors of Springfield's Mars Theatre are expected to swing open, welcoming patrons and guests for the first time since the building closed more than 50 years ago.
Some of the images Joe Heath comes across online are so disturbing, he doesn't understand why anyone would want to see them.