As Effingham County commissioners start looking at what projects they want to accomplish as part of their short-term work program, they were lobbied Tuesday night to move ahead on renovations at the old Central High School.
Effingham County commissioners still have a series of questions after an auditor presented his report on Keep Effingham Beautiful.
SAVANNAH - People in Effingham County can help local cancer patients get the treatment they need, simply by offering them a ride.
ATLANTA - Former state legislator Jay Shaw of Lakeland has been elected chairman of the State Transportation Board. Don Grantham of Augusta was elected vice chairman, and Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge was elected to the newly formed position of secretary.
Rincon, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority and others may partner to start finding ways to get access to the IDA's sprawling Research Forest Tract.
The state's No. 1 high school basketball prospect appears to be off the board. Before leaving for a visit to the University of Missouri, Effingham County High School senior Jakeenan Gant said he had no favorite. Before he touched down again in Savannah, he had committed to play for the Tigers. "He said it went well and he liked it," said ECHS head basketball coach Donnie Arrington, who spoke with Gant on Monday morning and ...
Springfield property owners will continue to have the same millage rate as they've had for seven years.
Qualifying for Rincon's upcoming municipal elections will be held Aug. 26-30. The qualifying fee for mayor is $126 and the qualifying fee for city council is $90. Four seats are up for election, including mayor. Council members whose terms are up are Scott Morgan, Frank Owens and Levi Scott Jr. Qualifying for Rincon city elections will run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day. Prospective candidates must be registered to vote in Rincon and must be ...
Rincon City Council members will support the Effingham County commissioners' plan to upgrade the south communications tower. But their check will wait until the work is done.
A pit bull that attacked an Effingham County child last July will be sent to live the rest of his days at a New York animal refuge.
Dozens of civil suits brought against a Screven County textile plant in the wake of one of the state's largest fish kills have been settled, according to attorneys for both sides.
The Savannah Coastal Regional Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a final public meeting on potential improvements to Highway 21.
The next farms to come to Effingham County may be growing power instead of crops or livestock.
When 3rd Infantry Division soldier Greg Alford returned to his Effingham County home Wednesday from a tour in Afghanistan, he was touched to see all the "welcome home" signs and American flags in his neighborhood.
An Effingham County man died on the Ogeechee River on Sunday after witnesses say he jumped from a bridge.
Speaking at a recent community meeting in Effingham County about the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace, Robert Campbell began with a caveat.
Effingham County commissioners could make inroads next week on what offices will go where.
Chairman Wendall Kessler had to cast the tie-breaking vote as Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 to refund water and sewer impact fees to four property owners.
Effingham County will prepare an agreement for the city of Rincon to go over, after Rincon officials stated their case Tuesday for a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
Rincon's fiscal year 2014 budget will be slightly smaller than the current budget, after a proposed spending plan was presented for a public hearing at the city council's last meeting.
As of Wednesday, free nicotine replacement therapy supplies are still available for people living in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service, together with representatives from several other federal, state, and local government agencies, will conduct a free "one-stop shop" for veterans benefits at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Effingham County commissioners need to clarify discrepancies in who they want to run the day-to-day operations of county government and how that person should go about doing the job, an Association of County Commissioners of Georgia representative said.
A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during a congressional day office.
The Historic Effingham Society's Living History Site is hoping to add to its collection and exhibits, and it's becoming an increasingly popular destination, Springfield City Council members learned.
Nearly one in four, 23 percent, of consumers think people are more likely to use a designated driver on Thanksgiving, shows AAA Consumer Pulse survey. Yet five in 10, 48 percent, reported they have never been a designated driver.
ATLANTA-The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period.
A Screven County man died in a three-vehicle collision late Monday afternoon at Fort Howard and Old Augusta roads, Effingham's second deadly crash in less than a week.
Sometime in early March, the doors of Springfield's Mars Theatre are expected to swing open, welcoming patrons and guests for the first time since the building closed more than 50 years ago.
Some of the images Joe Heath comes across online are so disturbing, he doesn't understand why anyone would want to see them.