The Olive Branch Restaurant in Guyton is one step closer to getting a license to sell beer and wine by the drink.
Among Effingham County's current office seekers, Frank Arden is a relative newcomer. But he's banking on his experience in banking and finance to win over the voters.
inda McDaniel has often been behind the scenes in political campaigns, helping with the elections of candidates.
Springfield's annual Fourth of July fireworks show was a hot topic at Springfield City Council's meeting Tuesday. Springfield Police Chief Paul Wynn said there were approximately 8,000 to 10,000 people at Effingham County High School to watch the fireworks, which were staged July 5. "I would like to make a comment on that I was told by (ECHS athletics director) Tim Hood that the fireworks were very well planned," Council member Troy Allen said. Mayor ...
Springfield City Manager Brett Bennett says he opened the lines of communication between Springfield and Guyton regarding water and sewer because he wanted them to know: "Springfield is an option."
Voters will be required to show one of the following six forms of photo ID when voting in-person on Election Day:
1A Zion Lutheran Church 121 Noel C. Conaway Rd. Guyton, GA 31312 1B Powers Baptist Church 1104 Highway 80 West Eden, GA 31307 1C Meldrim Baptist Church 229 Ohoopee Ave. Bloomingdale, GA 31318 1D Faulkville Baptist Church 144 Zeigler Rd. Bloomingdale, GA 31302 1E Church of Christ 1952 Noel C. Conaway Rd. Guyton, GA 31312 2A Old Guyton Gym 505 Magnolia St. Guyton, GA 31312 2B Pineora Baptist Church ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 45,553 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in June, a 35.9 percent increase over the same period a year ago. The May to June increase was 1.9 percent. Most of the increase came in trade and services. Initial claims are considered to be a good barometer of economic activity.
ATLANTA - State Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) has been appointed to the Senate Education Funding Mechanisms Review Study Committee by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. The study panel will meet this summer to take a comprehensive look at the way Georgia's public education system is funded and may recommend legislation for the 2009 session.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., praised the Senate's passage of legislation to update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, also known as FISA, so that our nation can take advantage of the latest communication technologies in protecting our country.
Springfield and Guyton are revisiting water and sewer issues, Alderman Phillip King announced in Tuesday's council meeting.
Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds all voters participating in the general primary election that in-person advance voting will end Friday.
What happens when government officials take loans based on the promise of future growth? In Guyton, the jury is still out as a loan has been approved and their plans for a 500,000 gallons-per-day wastewater treatment plant are in the hands of Georgia's Environmental Protection Division awaiting approval. According to the design development report that the city's engineer firm, Hofstadter and Associates, submitted on June 10, there are currently six planned subdivisions with a total ...
Effingham County may hold the key to the upcoming Republican Congressional primary. And not just because a native son is in the race.
Guyton residents and other citizens who have an interest in the city's planned wastewater treatment plant may get two more opportunities for input.
Springfield City Council members are taking the next step in a potential recreational trail along Jack's Branch.
A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.