The Effingham County Board of Assessors mailed 27,180 change of assessment notices on April 30. Property owners have 45 days to review their new assessment and file an appeal if they feel their assessed value is incorrect.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Marine Patrol Unit will conduct a boater safety course on May 17.
Rincon may be adding to its city staff in the next few months, after city council members approved a job description for a community development planner.
Rincon City Council members approved a bid for the planned Blue Jay/McCall road fire station, granting the contract to Nicky Powell Construction on Monday night.
From fire stations to libraries to water and sewer debt, Effingham County commission candidates staked their positions and their claims to the three seats up for election this month.
See the opening statements for county commission candidates for Districts 2, 3 and 5.
Advance and early voting for the May 20 primary and nonpartisan elections began Monday morning.
Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a large solar farm off Lowground and McCall roads.
The developers of a planned apartment complex have asked for the city of Rincon's assistance in securing financing.
An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge will weigh what to do with an appeal filed on the Effingham County Board of Elections' dismissal of a challenge to county Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 5-month-old girl over the weekend.
Advance and early voting for the May 20 primary and nonpartisan elections begins Monday morning.
The Drug Enforcement Administration, with the support of local law enforcement, to include the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, is hosting a drug take back program Saturday from 10 a.m.-2p.m. at the Rincon Walmart.
Georgia's five wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail.
A Guyton man was killed Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash. Another man remains in critical condition after both motorcycles collided, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.
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.
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
Georgia probate judges began readying themselves for the changes in the state's weapons carry law, many of which directly affect the way judges handle firearms applications, prior to the law becoming effective on July 1.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
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.