The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and key partners will host a Twitter chat to help promote winter weather preparedness.
The state Department of Public Safety reported five deaths on state roads during the New Year's Day holiday.
SAVANNAH – An Effingham County man was seriously injured on New Year's Eve when a minivan ran over him in downtown Savannah.
A longtime vocal critic of Guyton's wastewater treatment plans will have another chance to state his case.
As the New Year begins, Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell recommends checking the expiration date of your driver's license or ID card.
Five Georgia communities - Albany, Douglasville, Perry, Porterdale and Rincon - have been selected to begin a three-year program to assist them in addressing their housing needs.
Four conservation rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division, including one who came to the aid of four lost hunters along the Ogeechee Rivers, recently were recognized at the 2013 Governor's Public Safety Awards ceremony.
ATLANTA - State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges parents to protect their children - and themselves - from the dangers of fireworks during the New Year's holiday.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is reminding all citizens to be responsible and not to fire a gun in a reckless manner, to ensure a safe New Year's Eve for all.
When Effingham County commissioners convene next Tuesday, they may resume deliberations on what the next county administrator will do.
Effingham County commissioners are trying to figure out not only what offices need to be grouped together but where the county's main office needs to be.
Rainy weather couldn't keep a crowd of friends and supporters from participating in a softball and kickball tournament to benefit Hugo Soto.
Effingham County will be looking for a new elections supervisor.
Effingham County commissioners and Rincon City Council members are expected to agree next month on a proposal for a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
The kind of farm granted a variance Tuesday night by Effingham County commissioners could be growing in popularity.
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.
Investigators are looking into fires at two vacant homes in Effingham County, including one they are calling suspicious.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce typically hosts candidate forums during election years, but this year's has a new wrinkle.
Canine handler Cpl. Jamie Thompson, and the entire Effingham County Sheriff's Office are mourning the loss of K9 Lt. "Conan."
ATLANTA – Purchasing a Georgia Lottery instant ticket was a grand slam for an Effingham County man, who won big while buying a cup of joe. Mathew McGee, 45, won a $1 million top prize playing the instant game $10 Million Cash Spectacular.
Rincon City Council members cleared the way for a country music festival at Freedom Park this August, but they still have to finalize fees and policies for the venue.
Effingham County commissioners didn't approve a new schedule of fees, but after their discussion on the topic, a restructuring appears to be in the offing.
ATLANTA - With the end of the 2014 open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens released data which represents the number of Georgians who sought health insurance coverage through the Federal Healthcare Marketplace.
Rincon City Council members tried to assure a neighbor of its newly-annexed property that it won't be home to sprawling new subdivision anytime soon.
Effingham County commissioners may seek another method to alleviate their water and sewer debt.
A 72-year-old man and a teenager died from injuries in separate accidents Thursday on Effingham County roads.
With the grand opening of Springfield's Mars Theatre two weeks away, city council members approved a list of policies and procedures for the facility Tuesday night.
While beer and wine will be served at certain live performances, alcohol likely won't flow at the Mars Theatre when it shows movies.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.