Vera Jones (incumbent)
Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgians that early voting ends on Friday for the May 20 primary election.
The start of hurricane season is just around the corner and those residents who meet certain criteria are encouraged to apply to be on the Effingham County Functional and Medical Needs Registry.
The trial of an Effingham County man accused in the March 2013 attack on a pet pig is delayed as defense attorneys wait on a witness - the accused's alleged accomplice.
The Georgia State Patrol is working to determine who was driving a car that crashed early Saturday morning in Effingham County, killing one of the two men inside the car.
Kiersten Close's plans for a beach day with her best friend came to a jarring halt Monday afternoon.
One man was killed in an overnight crash in Effingham County.
Springfield officials asked Effingham County commissioners Tuesday if and when they could help with improvements around Ulmer Park.
The fabled Georgia writer Sidney Lanier described Georgia covered from "Rabun Gap to Tybee Light." Jack Kingston is now more than familiar with what Lanier had in mind.
An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge will hear an appeal filed on the Effingham County Board of Elections' dismissal of a challenge to county Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy.
Effingham Health System is making the public aware of scammers who are targeting people in the area.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds Georgians of Saturday early voting this weekend. Polling locations throughout the state will be open this Saturday.
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.
Effingham County commissioners voted not to cede any of its groundwater withdrawal permit so a proposed development could install a well and water tank that the county eventually would operate.
The millage rate is increasing in Springfield, after city council members approved a hike last Tuesday night.
State Rep. Bill Hitchens has seen the two "diverging diamond interchanges" in use on metro Atlanta highways.
Effingham County Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Emergency Management Agency met with Michael Murphy, emergency management health care professional at Effingham Health System, to discuss plans for the 2014 hurricane season.
Effingham County commissioners approved a slightly lower millage rate and also voted to keep fire and sanitation fees the same during a special called meeting Wednesday evening.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to set the 2014-15 millage rates when they meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The next audit of Effingham County's government appears to be on track.
Effingham County commissioners will meet with members of the county's recreation board as part of a process to come up with a master plan for the county's recreation needs.
Former Effingham County administrator David Crawley has been hired to be the county manager in McDuffie County.
ATLANTA - With the Labor Day weekend approaching, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to consider travel insurance to protect against possible vacation losses.
The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed diverging diamond interchange on Highway 21 at I-95 Exit 109 in Chatham County.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a bid for repairs for nearly a dozen ash roads, but also are urging the contractor to exert traffic control measures to prevent cars from becoming damaged.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.
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.