Guyton city council's approval to rezone a 2.06 acre portion of property located at 705 Central Blvd. from R-1 to C-1 means the citizens will be getting a new post office.
A late Sunday morning fire has left a Rincon family homeless, and only a few days after the father of the family returned to his job as a civilian contractor in Iraq.
Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA) Executive Director Chris Clark announced Wednesday the approval of a Georgia Fund grant of $100,000 for Effingham County. The grant, approved by the GEFA board of directors, will help finance the installation of a 500,000-gallon water reuse storage tank.
Springfield firefighters will be out with their boots and smiles to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association "Fill the Boot" program. They will be at the lights on the Highway 21 bypass Saturday.
Salzburger Heritage Day Festival will be held Monday at Ebenezer as the town of Ebenezer comes to life.
Rincon City Council gave its thumbs-up to a slate of candidates to be nominated for the regional water council.
Tax bills will go out as normal in Effingham County, even with the prospect of the governor withholding the homeowner's tax relief grant.
The National Weather Service in Charleston, S.C., has not confirmed the sighting of what is believed to be a tornado in the Pineora around 10:45 Friday morning.
A Rincon tow truck operator is weighing her options after Effingham County commissioners told her there wasn't anything they could to help her in her squabble with Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie.
The plans for what is expected to be a groundbreaking event in more ways than one are coming together for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
Rincon city officials huddled quickly Wednesday afternoon to discuss what they might do in case of an emergency.
Effingham County will send two federal agencies packing from their current no-rent space from the county.
The Savannah Red Cross is monitoring Tropical Storm Fay for further development. Currently the storm is a "rain maker" but could develop into Hurricane Fay.
Georgia-Pacific officials say they are cooperating with federal investigators in the wake of a fatal accident at the Savannah River Mill.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning Georgia Power customers about scammers posing as company employees in an attempt to bilk money from people.
For years, Homer Wallace pushed for voting rights and to have Effingham County's own observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday morning, the former longtime county commissioner and community activist was recognized and hailed for his work.
Effingham County now has in its hands a $30,000 check, the result of its settlement with King America Finishing.
An off-duty Effingham County firefighter who was one of the first to respond to a tanker-pickup truck collision and fire that claimed the lives of three brothers, and two Springfield firefighters were honored for their efforts in that incident.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.