Volunteers from all over landed upon Effingham County last week as part of Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-A-Vanners.
Effingham County will go ahead with a unique agreement with the developers of Grandview for water and sewer service.
D-Day for Effingham County property owners is June 5 this year. That's the last day to file an appeal on property assessments as many property owners have called the tax assessors' office to question their property values. "Everybody is upset about the values," county commission Chairwoman Verna Phillips said. Said 1st District Commissioner Hubert Sapp: "Everyone I talked to is up in arms." Chief Appraiser Janis Bevill said only about 250 appeals have been filed ...
Richard Alton Saxon, by his own admission, doesn't like to blow his own horn. Sunday, he became the latest recipient of the Cross of Military Service from the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Effingham County Hussars. Saxon served two tours as a Navy chief petty officer in Vietnam. "It means a great deal to me today," he said, "that they would pick someone like me to bestow this award upon." His great-great-grandfather, William Lee, served ...
Effingham County commissioners will try to work out an agreement with the builder of the new justice complex to settle more than $100,000 back charges.
CJ Satterfield of Rincon will join thousands of other dedicated women and men at the Atlanta Breast Cancer 3-Day benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. After months of training and fundraising, participants will walk 60 miles during three days to raise awareness and funds for critical research and community outreach programs.
Riding around his house on a large toy bike, Daniel Trowell could easily be mistaken for a preschooler. He smiles easily from ear to ear and laughs heartily. However, he talks like a child much older than he looks.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Department will be getting new bullet-proof vests, thanks to a Department of Justice grant the county commissioners accepted this week.
A Guyton woman has won $50,000 playing the Georgia lottery. Hedy English, 59, played the Triple Diamonds instant win game, a scratch off game. She purchased the $2 lottery ticket from the Parker's convenience store at the corner of Highways 119 and 17 in Guyton. "I had to get my glasses to make sure it was real," she said. The retiree from International Paper said that she may use the money to pay some bills, ...
Athletes from Chatham, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties will come together to compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Georgia Area 17 Summer Games on Wednesday at Savannah Country Day School (SCDS) and Bacon Park Golf Complex. Opening ceremonies will be at 10:30 a.m. at SCDS.
ATLANTA - State Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine joins FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to remind consumers that experts are predicting another above-average hurricane season, and now is the time for people to protect their homes and property against the most frequent natural disaster in America - floods.
Lt. Cmdr. John L. Lowery, grandson of the late John and Dorothy Crapps of Guyton, was awarded the Bronze Star at the Naval Sea System Command in Washington, D.C. for his actions in countering radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IED) in Iraq.
An Effingham County teen will be tried as an adult for fatally stabbing his younger brother and the stabbing of his parents on April 20 in Guyton.
Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority's Interim Executive Director Gregory R. Mason announced last Thursday that a loan of $2,904,759 has been executed with Rincon to expand and upgrade the current Sweigoffer Creek treatment facility.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to consider a unique proposal from a developer to put in water and sewer lines when they meet Tuesday.
The city of Springfield is making plans for one of the highlights of the summer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service is opening the updating process for the USDA National Farmers Market Directory, the official count of the nation's farmers markets. For the first time this year, the directory will track farmers markets with multiple locations and operating days.