The Springfield City Council approved a bid Tuesday night for a water line to run to Effingham County High School, pending approval from the Effingham County Board of Education.
Ace Herring, president of Sunrise Rotary, presented Karen Tanksley with a club pen in appreciation for a presentation she gave this month. Tanksley is publisher of the Effingham Herald and president-elect for the Effingham Noon Rotary Club.
Plans for the sprawling industrial park straddling I-16 near Meldrim are slowly taking shape.
The search for a missing person came to a tragic end on Thursday morning when a farmer found the man dead in his field.
Effingham County commissioners could have a big decision soon on how to spend money.
Developers of The Springs at Towne Park West are trying to get the city of Rincon to cut them some slack on water-related costs as part of a water agreement.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for 58-year-old Robert Francis Hammesfahr. He resides at 119 Old Dixie Highway North in Springfield.
Just how much are Effingham County commissioners willing to pay for training for the newly-seated elections board members?
There is one line on a map that divided opinions at last week's meeting on the comprehensive plan.
United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 is now taking applications for Atlanta Gas Light Company's Home and Heart Warming Program.
The Vernon C. Hinely Center in Rincon is about to get a much needed makeover.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has cancelled its regular monthly meeting, which was to be held today. But it is plenty busy today.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority could be facing a hefty bill for its condemnation of the Research Forest Tract.
Money dominated Guyton's city council meeting last Tuesday night as the council both accepted money and agreed to pay out some.
Rincon's financial health is improving, auditors told Rincon City Council.
One in five consumers said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to use caution with holiday cooking, and when they heat up leftovers on the stove after the holidays.
The busiest travel period of the year is under way, putting more people on the road, and unfortunately increasing the likelihood of crashes. Law enforcement agencies across the state are joining in a national effort to reach all Thanksgiving travelers with one important message: buckle up.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System officials have agreed on a plan that will ensure the hospital's funding and enables both bodies to track the payments to the hospital.
The Effingham County Democratic Committee recently held a public caucus to elect and re-elect members to the committee to represent all Democrats in the county. Vice- hair Jimmie Snooks presided over the election.
Rincon City Council members agreed last month to cut the fees by $100 for a home being built by Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County.
Effingham County commissioners could shape the future of the county's recreation for the coming decade and more at their next meeting.
ATLANTA - With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.
Early voting continues through Friday for the general election, and polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is marking National Teen Driver Safety Week by encouraging parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.
A Savannah man died after crossing the center line and causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 21 near Highway 275, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.