The Rincon and Springfield volunteer fire departments are recipients of a 2009 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant.
A $2.1 trillion bill that would lead to a sweeping overhaul of America's health care system narrowly passed the U.S. House by a 220-215 vote late Saturday night.
Two men may be lucky to be alive after a train struck their pickup Friday afternoon.
It was the incumbents' night at the polls as Mayor Ken Lee retained his seat along with current councilmen, Scott Morgan and Levi Scott.
Surrounded by family members, friends and well-wishers Tuesday night, Ann Purcell anxiously awaited the numbers - any numbers - from her state House District 159 race.
Effingham County commissioners may adopt a 2009 millage rate at a special called meeting Monday.
A Rincon public works team was busy early Thursday afternoon making temporary repairs to a group of potholes that have plagued drivers on Towne Park East since the summer.
Jeff Northway is looking forward to his new job as mayor of Springfield after being elected Tuesday.
Ann Purcell greeted a room of jubilant supporters at the Mulberry Inn and thanked them for their support Tuesday night.
Fresh on the heels of the Oct. 25 dedication of Giles Park, Rincon City Council members voted Monday night to speed up plans for a second basketball court for the park.
The Springfield Fire Department has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade.
As voters in part of Effingham and Chatham counties head to the polls today to determine the next person to hold the state House District 159 seat, its two contestants are upbeat about their chances.
It's been nearly 30 years since a family practitioner had an office in Port Wentworth.
Local demand for family food assistance is at an all time high, according to Archie Jenkins, director of the Food OutReach Co-Op of Effingham.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) has created a new federally funded program called Temporary Child Care Assistance (TCCA) that will be operated under the state's Child Care Program.
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ATLANTA-Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change ...
Effingham County now has the non-profit Two Rivers Health Clinic free for patients.
Chief Magistrate Scott Hinson has decided not to run for re-election.
Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard A. Mallard is running for re-election, having qualified Monday.
Donald Trump was the leading vote-getter among those who cast a ballot in Effingham County during the March 1 presidential preference primary.
Ann Daniel will return to a seat on Rincon City Council, having outpolled former city council member Leon Zipperer in a special election Tuesday.
Attorney Mickey Kicklighter announced Wednesday he will be a candidate for Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge.
State Rep. Jon Burns will seek re-election in House District 159, which includes all or parts of Effingham, Screven and Bulloch counties.
Calling it an "historic day," Effingham County officials turned the first shovels of dirt for the planned central recreation complex Friday afternoon.
Effingham County commissioners approved a settlement between a former Effingham Prison employee and the county, resulting from the employee's federal discrimination lawsuit.
The Effingham County Board of Education's 5th District will be contested in the May non-partisan election.
A proposed change to the statewide social studies standards has caught the attention of the Effingham County Board of Education and the Georgia Salzburger Society.
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