Effingham County officials are trying to figure out what caused a sewage spill Thursday afternoon and determine how much got out.
The removal of several stop signs around Guyton has improved the flow of traffic, but it's also meant more speeding - a lot more.
Members of the Treutlen House board announced Wednesday that $146,941 was raised in an effort to keep the facility open.
The Springfield City Council approved a resolution to accept a loan from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority's Georgia Fund with financial conditions.
Ulysses Eaton, left, takes the oath of office from Guyton city clerk Debra Scruggs during the Guyton City Council meeting Tuesday night.
With more than half of the $700 billion pledged from the federal government to the Wall Street bailout already spent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow has one question.
Pastor Verdie Banner will be the grand marshal for the Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Springfield on Monday.
Effingham County and the Effingham Habitat for Humanity may be joining forces to pursue block grants to help the home-building organization.
With the General Assembly set to convene Monday at the state Capitol, the discussion of the state's trauma system - and its lack thereof - is heating up, much to state Rep. Buddy Carter's delight.
A former Effingham County Animal Control employee had the appeal of his termination denied Tuesday.
The gesture from the President of the United States was as unexpected as the visit itself.
They've already started their training in Athens and they've been more than interested observers at the last few county commission meetings.
Effingham County's elected officials took their oaths of office Tuesday, the final step before assuming their offices.
By the time they board the plane that will take them to Afghanistan, the soldiers of Alpha Battery of the 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion will be well-traveled.
Members of four local Christian and civil rights organizations convened at the Church of the Harvest on Saturday to rally support for an Effingham County resident who they believe was wrongfully indicted for killing his 8-week-old daughter in May 2006.
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.