Visitors named a couple of reasons for attending Olde Effingham Days in Springfield on Saturday. However, at the top of the list was a love of history.
April 22-28 is national Crime Victims' Rights Week - a time to learn about victimization, reflect on the cost of crime to our society, and promote laws, policies and programs to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
The numbers only reveal part of the story in Rayne Highsmith's life.
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.
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.
A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.
Gov. Nathan Deal approved the hire of 100 new child protective service workers to assist with a recent influx of cases. The number of reports of child abuse and neglect has significantly increased since the opening of a centralized 24/7 Child Protective Services Intake Communications Center.
Only a small number of Effingham County's 28,000 registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff.
Water and sewer rates for Effingham County's customers are going back down.
So you're looking for something to do this weekend in and around Effingham County, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia's past.
The city of Springfield received a clean bill of financial health from its auditors Tuesday night.
The challenge to an Effingham County commissioner's candidacy appears to be over.