There was barely any standing room at the Effingham County administrative complex in Springfield on Thursday evening as residents packed the building to question huge increases in property assessments.
The community came together to support Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie's efforts to establish an honor guard.
After much demand, the Adventure Radio Group, along with WSAV, will again be holding a drive for the firefighters in Ware County.
Concerted Services, Inc. and Step Up Savannah are collaborating to hold a simulation on poverty on May 14 in Springfield at the recreation department.
Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill presented a check for $9,000 to Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday to assist with the completion of a home for a local woman.
The Springfield City Council discussed possible steps to gain more water and sewer capacity for the city's service area at its meeting Tuesday night.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Department is complying with a grand jury's recommendation to improve the jail, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie told county commissioners last week.
A developer is at odds with the Effingham County commissioners over what he thought was a deal to set impact fees.
After nearly a year of consideration, the MedCare Center at Goshen Road and Highway 21 is changing its focus.
Guyton's city council members and department heads met on Jekyll Island over the past weekend to work out details of the fiscal year 2007-08 budget.
As Effingham County commissioners look for ways to pare a $30 million budget, county department heads pleaded their cases for more help.
The Effingham County Board of Education will have public hearings June 5 at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and June 18 at 6 p.m. regarding the millage rate for the 2008 fiscal year.
The Effingham County Scenic Byway committee held a public meeting in Meldrim on Thursday as part of their ongoing efforts to educate the public about the proposed scenic byway.
Volunteers from all over landed upon Effingham County last week as part of Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-A-Vanners.
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.
In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.
The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was awarded $6.75 million in federal grant money to support re-entry services for rehabilitated offenders. The grants were administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to the Governor's Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry (GOTSR) and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police major accident investigation team is looking into a three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Savannah man Tuesday afternoon.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System representatives may try to revise a deal between the two groups that enabled the hospital to embark on its modernization and expansion.
An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.
An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.