The stimulus package passed by Congress and signed by President Obama may not be the panacea for Effingham County's road woes, Congressman John Barrow said.
The Effingham County Kiss-a-Pig Campaign Committee is hosting a Junior Olympic carnival and health fair at the South Effingham High School track on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
BRUNSWICK - An opportunity to learn, better understand and utilize the education and outreach element of the regional plan of Coastal Georgia is being kicked-off Thursday by the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center (CGRDC) in Brunswick. It is the first practicum (workshop) of a planned six-part series being offered free to elected and appointed officials, local governments, and interested citizens, according to Lupita McClenning, Senior Planner of the CGRDC.
Plans are in the process to promote a parade in honor of the troops of Alpha Battery, the Springfield-based Georgia Army National Guard unit that is deploying to Afghanistan.
The Effingham Hospital's move to a non-profit corporation could happen soon, Hospital Authority Chairman Stephen Mobley said.
Effingham County commissioners rebuffed Guyton's request to endorse its proposal to annex more than 3,000 acres, including the land where it intends to build its controversial wastewater treatment plant.
Work is going to move forward on renovating the old Effingham Courthouse, but county commissioners were split on who should carry out the task.
Selling Girl Scout cookies in Guyton will go on - but the city is trying to crack down on what it considers aggressive sales techniques.
The outdoor burning restrictions are:
Just hours after being offered - and taking - the job as police chief for Rincon, Mike Bohannon was on the job.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a recess in the middle of their meeting Tuesday to hear what the Effingham Hospital Authority has in mind.
The first round of the Rincon City Council's investigation into its police department and its former chief has revealed an atmosphere of fear and intimidation, according to city officials.
Rincon City Council is on the verge of hiring its next police chief and could do so soon.
The Springfield City Council approved the purchase of five laptop computers for the police department Tuesday.
Even before his first official day as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office's fire investigator, Dan Mealor was on the job.
ATLANTA - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from tropical storms during hurricane season, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a storm.
The state Department of Public Safety reported there were 11 fatalities on Georgia's roads during the 4th of July holiday weekend, which ran from July 3 at 6 p.m. to July 6 at midnight.
ATLANTA - It is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions-producing products.
A late June fire has displaced several residents of a group home.
A fire chief is sounding the call to consolidate the various fire departments in Effingham County.
As Effingham County officials listened, they heard plenty about the proposed route for a reworked Courthouse Road Extension.
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.