Effingham County commissioners will spend the next two weeks going over the details of a proposed budget that's $2 million short.
With the desired rezoning in hand for its massive I-16 holdings, the Effingham Economic Development Authority now it's trying to put the rest of the pieces in place for its deal with DP Partners.
A fundraising drive for the American Red Cross got off to a fast start in Effingham County on Thursday when the First Effingham Bank presented the organization with a check for $1,000.
Air National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Thomas Matthew Hoover of Guyton recently re-enlisted for an additional six years in the 117th Air Control Squadron of the Georgia Air National Guard.
Rincon building inspector Cathy Hughes put up a mighty fight as she tried to hold on to her job at her public hearing Monday evening.
The last rezoning hurdle for the Effingham Economic Development Authority's plans for its massive I-16 tracts was cleared with ease Tuesday night.
Guyton's police department showed its muscle as officers conducted a third drug counter operation April 13.
Today is the last day to donate items for the Ferst Foundation thrift sale planned for Saturday.
More than 100 acres were burned as a fire off Go Cart Road traveled through an Effingham community on Monday afternoon.
Property assessment notices for 2007 are scheduled to be mailed by April 23. This year the appearance of the notice has changed. The tax assessors' office has heard complaints in the past about the notice layout and small print on the notice and has listened. Instead of an 8x5 form, the notice will be letter size, and the printing is large enough for most folks to read.
Harry O'Donoghue performs "Follow Me Up to Carlow" on the bodhran, a traditional Irish drum, during a presentation of classic and traditional Irish music at the South Effingham Branch Library in Rincon on Thursday.
The Georgia House of Representatives resoundingly overturned Gov. Sonny Perdue's veto of the fiscal year 2007 amended budget Friday.
Two groups are asking local employers to allow employees to wear jeans as part of "Jeans for Justice" on April 27.
A Rincon man was rescued by two police officers after his house went up in flames Saturday morning at 208 Quartz Drive.
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.