Effingham County leaders headed back from a retreat with a renewed commitment to working together, organizers said.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has asked Effingham County commissioners to fund a new position to handle sex offender registration at the sheriff's office.
In an effort to boost critically low local blood supplies, several Rotary Clubs are coming together to host a blood drive Aug. 21.
Rincon interim City Manager David Schofield has less than a week left in his temporary post before new city manager Donald Toms takes the reins.
Springfield hosted its 18th annual National Night Out on Tuesday at Ulmer Park as part of the nationwide effort.
Plans for water and sewer service at the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's I-16 project are moving ahead after Effingham County commissioners agreed to a pact with the IDA on Tuesday.
In terms of mileage, Rebecca Boston is going far. In terms of a challenge, it's more than a leap.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new poll of registered voters in the 12th Congressional District of Georgia finds that 64 percent of voters support Congress passing a bill to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate tobacco products. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) is a cosponsor of the legislation. As a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Barrow is expected to play a key role on this legislation.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised the announcement by the Bush Administration to implement a series of border security measures as a positive step forward but renewed their call for President Bush to send an emergency supplemental bill to Congress to fully fund border security.
Evonne Mobley, System CTAE coordinator for the Effingham County Board of Education, spoke to the Effingham Rotary Sunrise about the Effingham Career Academy and its benefits to the community.
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA), sponsored by America's pharmaceutical research companies, will be in Springfield, stopping at the National Night Out 2007 tonight at Ulmer Park.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved an agreement with the city of Springfield to run a water line down Highway 119.
Government and local officials from Effingham County are preparing to make the annual trip to Jekyll Island to attend the 2007 Effingham Chamber of Commerce community retreat.
Guyton's city council held a special called meeting Monday morning to dispose of property and purchase additional property.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.
The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and in a building that won't be as much of a problem.
Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring.
Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting.
The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9.
Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements.
There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home.
With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs.