A local developers group is asking the Effingham Industrial Development Authority for its help in improving the image of the county - and in getting a better range of restaurants to the community.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's annual membership drive is surging along and the number of new members is steadily increasing.
Rincon City Council honored William Gibson, who recently stepped down from the city's planning and appeals commission.
Concerted Services, Inc., is accepting applications from eligible households who need assistance with cooling bills. Eligible individuals and families may apply for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program beginning Oct. 1.
The Rincon Noonday Lions Club of Effingham County has turned over its Christmas festival to First Baptist Church of Rincon to organize.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Scott A. Shuman has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
New Rincon city manager Donald Toms spoke to the Rincon noon Lion's Club on Tuesday afternoon, sharing a little about background and addressing the crowd's concerns about city operations.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority won't continue the fight to get immunity from local zoning laws.
For the first time since its start, Guyton's police department experienced a decent turnout for their quarterly town hall meeting.
Effingham County commissioners will ask the state Department of Transportation to look at putting in a traffic light at the intersection of Highway 21 and Chimney Road.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to decide next month which architect will lead the renovations of the old courthouse and the sheriff's complex and jail.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow doesn't believe Congress should set deadlines for the Iraqi government, but he thinks timelines can help send a message to the floundering leadership.
The Springfield City Council approved an agreement to develop a master plan for the downtown park areas.
Well-known resident and public figure George Saraf is once again throwing himself into Rincon politics. And the fire in the belly is no less flaming.
The Springfield City Council approved a system that will allow city employees to adjust water rates in the event of a verified leak.
The Georgia Southern School of Nursing Students' Memorial Fund has been established to honor the five nursing students who tragically lost their lives Wednesday morning. Visitwww.GeorgiaSouthern.edu/memorial to make a gift to the fund.
RICHMOND HILL-Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at Tuesday's public hearing at the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline Project.
Five Georgia Southern University students were killed and two others were injured Wednesday morning in an accident on Interstate-16.
A deal that would consolidate the Effingham County and Springfield fire departments could be resolved in a matter of weeks, following a workshop last Wednesday between county commissioners, Springfield City Council and staff from both bodies.
Rincon soon may have new tornado sirens up and active, just in time for tornado season.
The Rincon Police Department is going to help the Guyton force add to its fleet.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to strengthen during the fourth quarter of 2014 and is expected to experience sustained growth at a healthy pace throughout 2015. Over the past year, the regional economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2004.
Rincon City Council has agreed to support the Effingham County library system, committing $12,000 it had set aside in its fiscal year 2015 budget.
A five-week trip was more than a pleasure cruise for Joanne Steele, her son Jesse and their friend Bob Brooksher.
Melinda Harr of Springfield and her neighbor Marianna Alger stood alongside Highway 21 Saturday morning, watching the procession of vehicles for Deputy Lee Witt's funeral.
For the second year in a row, Effingham County Farm Bureau was awarded as the District 7 Agency of the Year. This honor recognizes all of the staff's hard work and dedication serving the county and their members. The award is presented to the large agency that excels in their district in overall sales performance.
Two people were injured Friday afternoon when a trash truck hit a tractor trailer carrying fuel on Highway 21.
The intersection of Highway 17 and Marlow Road may be in line for an upgrade that could augment safety at the crossing.
NerdWallet's survey results are cool with Rincon.
A company proposing to build a petroleum pipeline through Effingham County faced another round of stern opposition during a public meeting last Tuesday.