Thursday marked the 48th anniversary of the 1959 Meldrim Trestle Disaster.
Rincon's city council likely will start hitting violators where it hurts - their wallets - as they get ready to put two ordinances into effect.
The Springfield City Council approved a bid for a new dewatering facility and the purchase of automatic meter reading software Tuesday.
The city of Rincon is holding their annual Fourth of July parade on Saturday, June 30 beginning at 10 a.m.
Work has already begun on improving the chaotic intersection of Highway 21 and Towne Park.
Effingham County commissioners approved giving Springfield $3,000 to help with its annual Fourth of July fireworks display, but let it be known they want others outside of government to help.
Effingham County commissioners are looking at lower the speed limit on two roads.
A former governor and chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee. A former U.S. attorney credited with squashing the mob in New York City and later mayor of the nation's largest city. A former Navy pilot and prisoner of war who is currently a U.S. senator. A senator from Kansas, an Arkansas governor, congressmen from California, Colorado and Texas, a former Wisconsin governor, a former governor of Virginia and now, add to the list of Republican candidates for the presidency in 2008 a 1980 graduate of Effingham County High School.
Effingham County commissioners have given their approval to the partial plan update for the comprehensive plan.
A domestic dispute between a group of friends led to two violent confrontations and also may lead to felony charges.
LifeStar wants to land in Effingham County - permanently.
Savannah - With blood donations at such low levels that the Red Cross can currently supply only one fourth of Georgia hospitals' demand for blood, an urgent call for donors has been issued by the humanitarian organization.
Bids are expected to go out soon for Effingham County's planned 911 center.
The law enforcement agencies of Effingham County are on the verge of improving the way they work together to fight crime.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
Georgia probate judges began readying themselves for the changes in the state's weapons carry law, many of which directly affect the way judges handle firearms applications, prior to the law becoming effective on July 1.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.
Effingham County commissioners will undertake forming a master plan for future recreation improvements and enhancements, after voting 5-0 Tuesday to enter into an agreement with consulting firm CHA.
Rincon City Council members were handed their 2013 audit, which pointed out two material weaknesses.
Coastal Health District officials remind residents to take precautions to avoid mosquitoes which are not only a nuisance but can carry disease such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and chikungunya.
ATLANTA - Early in-person voting ended Friday for Tuesday's primary runoff.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said Friday he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.
An Effingham County woman died after being hit by a truck on Honey Ridge Road Thursday night.