The Effingham County Board of Education has announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 9.39 percent over the rollback millage rate.
The city of Rincon is getting closer to finally having a permanent city manager in place. According to Mayor Ken Lee, the city could have the position filled within six weeks to two months.
The public is invited to a meeting regarding improving the water quality of Runs Branch and Ebenezer Creek.
After a year in the works, the deal with DP Partners is done.
Effingham County commissioners are set to adopt a balanced budget and a millage rate that will rollback the assessed growth in real property.
A group of four men allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint at his home in Faulkville on May 11.
Effingham County and Rincon officials may meet one more time - and one last time - to discuss water and sewer service for the Grandview development.
The long-awaited agreement between Effingham County and Rincon for water service may not have to wait much longer to be put into motion.
A public meeting to discuss the comprehensive plan of Springfield was held Thursday.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to go over the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget at their meeting today.
Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center (CGRDC) recently announced awarding of a special grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The purpose of the grant request is to bring a preservation economist to coastal Georgia for a two-part lecture series, "Preservation Economics in Coastal Georgia."
Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will be the keynote speaker at the 20th annual meeting of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce. The event is set for June 7, 6-9 p.m. at Effingham County High School in Springfield.
Guyton's fire chief is considering charging service fees to the insurance companies of individuals the fire department serves.
The Springfield City Council discussed proposals Tuesday to remove truck traffic from Laurel Street.
There was barely any standing room at the Effingham County administrative complex in Springfield on Thursday evening as residents packed the building to question huge increases in property assessments.
Having set clocks ahead one hour is a good reminder to check home smoke alarms, according to Effingham Fire and Rescue.
A once-convicted felon who pointed a shotgun at a family and led Effingham County Sheriff's deputies on a chase is going back to prison.
Guyton's permit for its planned wastewater treatment plant sprayfield may be headed back to the state Environmental Protection Division.
The race for the Effingham County Board of Education District 4 seat has drawn four candidates, and all three county commission seats up for election will be contested in the May 20 primary.
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.