Springfield Police Chief Paul Wynn requested an additional officer for the police department be placed in the 2009 budget at a special called meeting Wednesday.
Guyton's controversial plans to build a 500,000 gallons-per-day wastewater treatment facility will be up for discussion at Tuesday's 7 p.m. council meeting.
Finding out what land and homes are selling for in Effingham County can continue to be done from the comfort of a computer.
Effingham County commissioners will meet later this month with transportation officials and consultants to discuss the future of the Effingham Parkway.
Rincon City Council will hear the appeal from former police chief Michael Berry on Nov. 3 after council members voted to delay the hearing during a special called meeting Monday night.
The massive Wall Street bailout package passed and signed into law last week won't be a quick fix for the nation's economic woes, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said Wednesday morning.
Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program Inc. announced a partnership with Target in recognition of its efforts in fostering safe families and communities through education.
An Effingham County teenager was killed Tuesday when the all-terrain vehicle he was a passenger on turned over.
Doug J. Marchand, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, outlined actions required to achieve continued growth and prosperity for the Port of Savannah during his annual State of the Port speech Thursday, "Strengthening Our Advantages."
Political forums featuring the candidates in all contested races on Nov. 4 are set for Oct. 14 and Oct. 16. The LIFE group has invited all candidates to participate in these forums on Oct. 14 at South Effingham High School and Oct. 16 at the Board of Education auditorium in Springfield. Both forums will begin at 7 p.m.
Voter registration for the 2008 general election concluded Monday, and by all indications it could be a strong turnout.
Rincon city officials are trying to show the state that they aren't out of compliance with their handling of probations.
Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program Inc. and the Effingham County Domestic Violence Task Force will sponsor a candlelight vigil Tuesday at 6:30 on the steps of the Effingham County Courthouse with a reception to follow.
The board of directors of the Jekyll Island Authority reviewed revised plans Monday from Greensboro-based Linger Longer Communities for a beach village that will be a key part of the island's overall revitalization effort.
Deputies and Georgia State troopers inspect the crumpled patrol car after a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon at Highway 21 and McCall Road.
At least one Effingham County commissioner race will be contested in the May 20 general primary.
Traffic at the Highway 21/Interstate 95 intersection could be getting a unique solution, Effingham County leaders learned recently.
A group of local high school students got an up-close look Tuesday at how to investigate a crime scene.
Landry Oliver was "a joy to be around," according to Wallace Blackstock, the boy's principal at Marlow Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - The seven Republican candidates vying this year for the state's U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss have more than a few things in common.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue wants to remind citizens that if you purchased a motor vehicle on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, you have the opportunity to opt in to the new title ad valorem tax. However, this expires at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2014.
ATLANTA - Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell urges customers to be careful of third-party Web sites when trying to access the Georgia Driver's Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third-party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are not connected with or sanctioned by the DDS.
A 9-year-old Effingham County boy has died after being shot Thursday night at a home on Zittrouer Road.