Historic Effingham Society is holding its 6th Annual Auction with a spaghetti supper on Nov. 3, in the Springfield United Methodist Family Life Center at the corner of Cleveland and Pine streets in Springfield, one block off Laurel Street.
Banks and other lending institutions all across Georgia are going "nuts" during Georgia Peanut Bank Week this week. Financial institutions in communities across the state are saluting peanut farmers' contributions to the state and local economy during this week-long event. The Georgia Peanut Commission in cooperation with the Georgia Bankers Association promotes the state's official crop by sponsoring Georgia Peanut Bank Week annually.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources kicked off the statewide Red Ribbon campaign Monday at the Capitol in the South Atrium to signal the beginning of the governor's Red Ribbon activities in Georgia.
The 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard will begin a deployment today to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in the Persian Gulf region to support Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a budget for the coming fiscal year that includes teacher pay raises, increased pay for non-certified personnel, additional assistant principals at each middle school and one additional band teacher for each of the system's three middle schools.
As sustained high temperatures in Georgia drive energy use up, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help keep their homes cool and reduce the impact of the hot weather on power bills.
During a Thursday morning stop in North Bryan County, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the addition of 60 commercial-vehicle enforcement officers to improve highway safety and help reduce motor-vehicle crashes in Georgia.