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.
The mother of an Effingham County teenager charged in with hitting another teen with an axe handle says her son was trying to defend himself and another youngster.
Guyton held a public workshop Tuesday evening to discuss Demetrios Sotiropoulos's request to sell beer and wine by the drink at The Olive Branch Restaurant in Guyton.
Guyton held a second public hearing on consideration of adopting a millage rate of 2.246 on Thursday. Despite the no rollback in the rate, property taxes for 2008 will increase by 0.11 percent.
In a lively exchange, incumbent U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) traded words with 12th District challenger Regina Thomas during a Democratic primary debate Wednesday evening at Ogeechee Technical College.
The Effingham Herald will be returning to its roots, in a manner of speaking. The Herald will suspend the publication of its Sunday issue and will return to a twice-a-week print schedule. Beginning July 8, the Effingham Herald will be published on Tuesdays and Fridays. In the meantime, the Herald is further enhancing its Web site, www.EffinghamHerald.net. The pending additions and improvements to the Web site - to roll out in August - will make ...
Augusta - Three patients who were injured in the Feb. 7 Imperial Sugar refinery explosion in Port Wentworth continue to receive medical treatment at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep John Barrow (D-Savannah) has received the endorsement of the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC). According to Roll Call, Barrow is "the first incumbent the business group has gotten behind this election cycle."
The Georgia State Patrol is preparing for a busy July 4th holiday period despite higher gasoline prices that could mean fewer vehicles on Georgia roads.
Effingham County's two sheriff candidates said they want to be able to put officers on the streets, but they also tried to show the differences between themselves at a forum Tuesday night.
Effingham County tax commissioner Republican candidates said they would improve customer service and would be a constant presence at the tax commissioners' office, charges the incumbent tried to rebuff.
Effingham County has made more than a dent on the county's drug problem, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie said.
After he finished his career in the Army, Rick Gossett decided to pursue a lifelong dream. "I always wanted to be a police officer," he said. "I thought I'd give it a try for a couple of years and get it out of my system." So Gossett, who got out of the Army as a chief warrant officer involved in missile maintenance across Europe for most of his career, joined the Hinesville Police Department in ...
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.