Because of extreme weather conditions many producers have not filed a 2009 acreage report. Producers may also need to request prevented planting or report failed acreage if applicable. Where the crop acreage deadlines have not passed for 2009, the final crop reporting dates are extended to Aug. 14, with the exception of the Noninsured Crop Assistance Program.
With the constant chatter of an automatic weapon ringing through the halls - which were now filled with smoke and noise - Effingham sheriff's deputies worked their way down the hall, looking for the gunman, or gunmen, on the loose.
The Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees will host a book signing and reception Nov. 7 to unveil "Medicine in Effingham County 1734-2009."
The first section of the long-waited Old Augusta Road improvements remain on track, County Administrator David Crawley said.
Armed with his Super Bowl ring and mini Lombardi Trophy, Nick Eason delivered a simple and direct message to Guyton-area youth Thursday night.
Work on the long-awaited landing site and building for the LifeStar air ambulance could start by the end of the month.
Guyton's drive to form a leisure services board may be getting a boost from a local organization trying to get youth more involved in activities.
The July 4th holiday travel period ended Sunday night with 20 traffic deaths reported across Georgia from 17 fatal crashes.
In a move that stands to create jobs, boost local economies, reduce diesel emissions and protect human health and the environment for people of the state of Georgia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $748,000 to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to provide truck stop electrification technology for diesel trucks at three truck stop locations. This clean diesel project will create jobs while protecting Georgia's air quality.
In just two weeks the Savannah Red Cross will be hosting a 'Babysitter Boot Camp' for youths ages 11-15 in Effingham County.
The city of Rincon is ready for its annual 4th of July parade.
Guyton City Council members approved another extension for Randy Alexander to continue his double duty as interim city manager.
Effingham County has been awarded federal funds through the American Recovery and reinvestment Act of 2009 for the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.