The Springfield City Council allocated $25,000 for engineering fees expected for a planned land application system for wastewater treatment.
Albert Jeffcoat was in court again on Wednesday where he learned that his sentence would be reduced and his charge changed.
On Monday, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office added two more suspects to a throng of marijuana manufacturing arrests.
Savannah - Along with thousands of volunteers taking part in hundreds of cleanups across the country to remove trash from rivers and streams, local citizens are tackling pollution in the Savannah River, as part of National River Cleanup Week 2007. The Savannah Riverkeeper and Marine Rescue Squadron 5A are making it happen.
Water rates will increase in Springfield effective in the June billing cycle. The city council voted unanimously for the rate increase at its meeting Tuesday night.
After many long months of negotiations, the deal between Effingham County and the city of Rincon for surface water has finally been completed.
This Memorial Day weekend, travelers will not only have to contend with a slew of other drivers on the road, but law enforcement officers, too.
Sunday was more than just the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Manna House in Effingham County. It was also a chance to dedicate their building after two weeks of rapid and major renovation.
Springfield citizens got an explanation of an ordinance to create a historic preservation commission at a public meeting in Springfield last Tuesday.
Five individuals were arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office over the span of two days for drug-related crimes.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) took another step toward fulfilling his campaign pledge to end reckless spending in Washington by signing as a co-sponsor of legislation to reduce the federal deficit and reform the federal budget process.
The Effingham County Board of Commissioners announced its intention to increase property taxes because of the hospital authority's proposal not to rollback its millage rate from 2 mills to 1.827 mills. This is a 9.47 percent increase.
The Effingham County Economic Development Authority may be close to landing exactly what it's been seeking for its land along Highway 21.
The Effingham County Board of Education has announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 9.39 percent over the rollback millage rate.
Effingham County commissioners voted not to cede any of its groundwater withdrawal permit so a proposed development could install a well and water tank that the county eventually would operate.
The millage rate is increasing in Springfield, after city council members approved a hike last Tuesday night.
State Rep. Bill Hitchens has seen the two "diverging diamond interchanges" in use on metro Atlanta highways.
Effingham County Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Emergency Management Agency met with Michael Murphy, emergency management health care professional at Effingham Health System, to discuss plans for the 2014 hurricane season.
Effingham County commissioners approved a slightly lower millage rate and also voted to keep fire and sanitation fees the same during a special called meeting Wednesday evening.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to set the 2014-15 millage rates when they meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The next audit of Effingham County's government appears to be on track.
Effingham County commissioners will meet with members of the county's recreation board as part of a process to come up with a master plan for the county's recreation needs.
Former Effingham County administrator David Crawley has been hired to be the county manager in McDuffie County.
ATLANTA - With the Labor Day weekend approaching, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to consider travel insurance to protect against possible vacation losses.
The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed diverging diamond interchange on Highway 21 at I-95 Exit 109 in Chatham County.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a bid for repairs for nearly a dozen ash roads, but also are urging the contractor to exert traffic control measures to prevent cars from becoming damaged.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.
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.