ATHENS - Extreme drought conditions have developed across southeast and south-central Georgia. Another week with little or no rain and temperatures in the 70s and 80s have led to worsening drought conditions statewide.
Though the afternoon was perfect for sitting outside chatting in the shade, Susan Altman wasn't chatting, she was crying out for help.
The Sea Grill restaurant in Port Wentworth sponsored a fundraising golf tournament for the Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County on April 4 and raised $4,790.
The Springfield City Council passed an ordinance instituting fire service fees Tuesday night.
Several Rincon residents had plenty of questions on Rincon's water supplies at a public hearing Tuesday night.
Two local men were honored with the Life Saving Award at Rincon's city council meeting on Monday night for their actions during a house fire.
Federal agents apprehended an Effingham County prisoner who fled from a work detail Monday afternoon.
Local parents spoke out against the new uniform policy at an Effingham County Board of Education meeting Thursday.
For Gert Campbell, the laps around the track at Effingham County High School on Friday night and Saturday morning were more than mere steps.
Federal agents captured a man Wednesday morning who fled from an Effingham County Prison work detail Monday afternoon.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is seeking volunteers who are looking for a rewarding and unforgettable experience at MDA summer camp. Volunteer counselors are needed to help young people with neuromuscular diseases enjoy a fun-filled week of camp June 9-15 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon.
An Effingham County teen accused of stabbing his younger brother to death and severely wounding his parents Friday night will face a first hearing this morning in an Effingham County courtroom.
It may be years before DP Partners and the Effingham Economic Development Authority see buildings spring out of the ground at the EDA's I-16 tracts near Meldrim. But the EDA is catching the eyes of others.
Starting today, the Effingham Herald's Web site will take on a whole new look.
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.
A local insurance agency saw Friday's Effingham County-South Effingham football game as the ideal place and time to kick off a safe driving initiative for teenagers.
Technology and new ways of communicating are reaching and affecting even an industry that's been around for nearly 500 years.
Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.
A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.
Funeral arrangements have been made for a mother and daughter who died Sunday in a car crash in Effingham County.
On a tearful day at Effingham County High School, friends and colleagues of Megan Kessler reflected on the difference she made on campus and off.
An Effingham County woman and her mother died in a crash on Old Augusta Road Sunday afternoon.
While the Mars Theatre's slate of shows and programs continues to expand and attract visitors, there is also a growing demand to rent the facility.
A Georgia Power worker hurt late Tuesday afternoon is recuperating at an Augusta hospital.
A delivery came across Sam Ingram's desk Wednesday, his second day as the agriculture and natural resources agent in the University of Georgia Extension Service's Effingham County office.
Springfield City Council members have voted to raise the millage rate, but officials say the increase won't have much effect on most property owners.
The Labor Day holiday weekend was a deadly one on Effingham County roads, as two women died from injuries in separate single-car crashes.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell has announced a new customer service for active/former military service members and their dependents requesting a motorcycle license. These customers may exempt the written and road skills testing for a motorcycle endorsement - if they have successfully completed a safety course based on the Motor Safety Foundation curriculums offered by the U.S. Department of Defense or branch of the U.S. military.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development scheduled to visit in a few weeks, Effingham Health System leaders want to resolve an issue on how much money the hospital is owed from the county.
Rincon residents can expect to pay more for water, sewer, sanitation and fire fees.