The city of Rincon has added another chapter in a legal battle with former police chief Michael Berry.
ATLANTA - Lorraine Lopez, a housekeeper and team leader for the Air National Guard, is celebrating a Georgia Lottery win. Lopez, 46, won $198,753 as one of two players to match all five winning numbers in the Jan. 24 Fantasy 5 drawing.
Effingham County business and government leaders got a first-hand look earlier this week at just how deep the state's fiscal problems are.
While Effingham County business and government leaders are still wondering just how much money will be available for such mammoth undertakings as the Effingham Parkway, not all the news was bad this week.
Developers of the Fort Howard Square are confident they can fill quickly the hole that will be left by Goody's impending closing.
As Effingham County Chamber of Commerce members and other community leaders gather in Atlanta, they'll be knocking on doors of key lawmakers and administrators in the state.
The amount of sewage that spilled out of a ruptured force main is approximately 4,700 gallons, according to Effingham County engineer Steve Liotta.
Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Thursday the opening of the Chatham Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) at the Georgia Ports Authority's Garden City Terminal. The new facility features three working tracks at 2,145 feet each and a total of 12,406 feet of storage tracks.
Rincon City Council is about to start in earnest its search for the city's next police chief.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a three-car accident at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Midland Road. The intersection has been closed temporarily.
It's a day they thought they wouldn't live to see.
The dream is still alive, Chester Dunham proclaimed Monday morning, and now it rests in the hands of the people.
Guyton officials are continuing their talks with Effingham County representatives on sewage plans, Mayor Michael Garvin said.
The Rincon City Council has taken a unique step to help out the homebuilding industry.
Effingham County officials are trying to figure out what caused a sewage spill Thursday afternoon and determine how much got out.
Growing up with an adopted and abusive father, there was plenty for Howard Wasdin to overcome. And that was before he signed up to take basic underwater demolition/SEAL team training.
Effingham County commissioners have approved $45,000 in improvements for Sand Hill Park and want to take a closer look at improvements for one of its oldest facilities.
A 4-year-old child died and two people were injured in a traffic crash caused by a reckless driver Friday afternoon, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has received a report of a white man in a white or silver SUV who approached two children Thursday afternoon in the Stonegate subdivision and tried to get them into his car.
Effingham County commissioners know the way they want to proceed with a revised Effingham Parkway plan. Who will pay for it remains to be seen.
A former Springfield mayor who resigned his post two years ago now faces an indictment stemming from his run for office.
Effingham County's pending budget will include a little more money for the libraries, and commissioners also pledged to help the library system find ways to further pare expenses.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.