The Effingham County Sheriff's Office offers the following safety tips for the holiday season.
Rincon City Council members have approved a contractor to begin work on its planned 9th Street utility improvements.
Effingham County commissioners have approved asking for an extension to complete their fiscal year 2013 audit - and it's the last time they can do so without incurring a penalty from the state.
The firm hired to perform the city of Springfield's 2012 audit will be retained for next year's review of the city's finances.
ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season. As Secretary of State, Kemp serves as Georgia's charities regulator.
In more than ways than one, it was a big check presentation for the Mars Theatre on Tuesday night.
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 field for the May 20 primary is growing for a number of Effingham County races.
Effingham County commissioners approved allowing Rincon to annex 66 acres, following a split vote and questions for Rincon city officials.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens reminds Georgians that they must change their clocks to daylight saving time earlier this year - and they should also change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time.
Effingham County officials may be taking steps to address another crash-plagued intersection.
How Effingham County will spend more than $230,000 on recreation is not just a matter on which projects the money will be directed but also how soon.
At least one Effingham County commissioner race will be contested in the May 20 general primary.
Traffic at the Highway 21/Interstate 95 intersection could be getting a unique solution, Effingham County leaders learned recently.
A group of local high school students got an up-close look Tuesday at how to investigate a crime scene.
Landry Oliver was "a joy to be around," according to Wallace Blackstock, the boy's principal at Marlow Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - The seven Republican candidates vying this year for the state's U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss have more than a few things in common.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue wants to remind citizens that if you purchased a motor vehicle on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, you have the opportunity to opt in to the new title ad valorem tax. However, this expires at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2014.
ATLANTA - Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell urges customers to be careful of third-party Web sites when trying to access the Georgia Driver's Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third-party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are not connected with or sanctioned by the DDS.
A 9-year-old Effingham County boy has died after being shot Thursday night at a home on Zittrouer Road.
An Effingham County man is suspected of driving under the influence in a wreck Tuesday that injured a pedestrian and knocked down a power pole.