Effingham County residents told their county commissioners that pay raises for county employees pale in comparison to their property taxes.
The Springfield City Council voted to keep the alcohol ordinance the same after considering amending the ordinance to change the time of sales and consumption on premises.
Like Sunday, the same day 50 years earlier was a hot, muggy afternoon.
The Rincon Police Department has taken the first step toward putting tasers in the hands of its officers.
The show will go on Saturday night in Springfield.
The state made good on its promise of a massive grant that helped lure EFACEC to Effingham County.
The millage rate cut Effingham County commissioners are proposing could become a little larger.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has a seat to fill - and wants some answers on making sure that they don't have to fill out the majority of the board.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health urges citizens across Georgia to get tested for HIV on June 27, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD).
MIDVILLE - Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper recently held its Ogeechee Basin Celebration and Annual Membership meeting at Coleman Lake Restaurant near Midville. More than 100 people turned out to enjoy the afternoon and fish fry from the historic restaurant.
Career-growth skills from resume-writing to keeping your new job are the focus of Georgia Southern University workshops in Savannah and Statesboro this summer.
Thanks to the Rincon Lions Club, local soldiers will be able to call home to their families. The Rincon Lions Club donated $1,000 to the Phone Cards for Soldiers campaign. The Veterans Park of Effingham board of directors is raising funds to purchase telephone cards for members of the local National Guard unit, Alpha Battery, now deployed in Afghanistan. With this donation, each of the 100 members deployed will receive at least one $10 phone card. Donations can be mailed to: Veterans Park, P.O. Box 1078, Springfield, GA 31329. For information, call Ruth Lee at 754-6730.
Anticipating a drop in property tax revenues, the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority is paring its budget.
Jacan Brown had friends across the county and across the state she had never met.
Work on renovating the historic Effingham County Courthouse is expected to begin soon, after county commissioners gave the go-ahead for selective demolition and exploration of the building.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.