WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised the Senate's passage of legislation to provide funds for American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan on Friday.
On the surface, the design of the Guyton Police Department's town hall meetings is for the police to let citizens know what they're doing. But it's also a chance for residents to tell the cops what they may need to know about their neighborhoods.
The Statesboro Herald, in cooperation with Ogeechee Technical College, is sponsoring a Democratic primary debate for U.S. House District 12, held at OTC's Joseph E. Kennedy Building auditorium July 2 at 7 p.m.
The Springfield Police Department has made it a little more convenient to pay fines for citations.
Plans for the annual Rincon Fourth of July parade are proceeding rapidly, according to city officials and parade organizers.
Local businessman Scott Hinson has qualified to run for the Effingham County chief magistrate seat and local attorney Richard Rafter has qualified to run for probate court judge.
The Springfield City Council approved a resolution Tuesday authorizing a GEFA loan agreement for the upgrades to the wastewater treatment facility and addition of a spray field for $5.4 million.
A political forum will be held on July 1 at 7 p.m. at the South Effingham High School, featuring the candidates in the contested county races in the July 15 primary. The candidates will be questions by a panel of citizens on their qualifications for the office and what their plans for serving in the capacities they seek.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Association of Educators (GAE) endorsed Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Rand Knight.
ATLANTA - Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Rand Knight unveiled his proposal for education policy.
Rincon - Barack Obama's endorsement of U.S. Rep. John Barrow is "hypocritical and nothing more than politics-as-usual" according to candidate for Congress Ray McKinney.
Georgia state troopers along with officers from the Georgia Department of Public Safety's Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police divisions will team with law enforcement officers from local police and sheriffs' departments across Georgia for Operation Zero Tolerance, Georgia's high visibility impaired driving enforcement program.
Qualifying for nonpartisan races in Effingham County got off to a fast start Monday. Beth Mosley Rahn, a local realtor, and probate court chief clerk Judy Suhor filed their qualifying papers for the probate judge position. Longtime probate judge Frances Seckinger has retired. Richard Rafter, a local attorney, has said he intends to run for the position but had not qualified as of 3:15 Monday afternoon. Preston Exley has decided to retire as chief magistrate, ...
The long-awaited groundbreaking for EFACEC could be getting closer. The Portuguese manufacturer of electrical components may be ready to start work as early as next month, Effingham Industrial Development Authority CEO John Henry said. State and local officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the firm in November, with EFACEC planning on making a site at the Effingham Industrial Park its U.S. headquarters. EFACEC has hired an engineering firm, Henry said, and those engineers are ...
With a handful of major tasks ahead of it, and the potential for more looming, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority hopes its budget for the pending fiscal year puts some of those plans in motion.
Springfield City Council members are taking the next step in a potential recreational trail along Jack's Branch.
A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.
One of the county's most wreck-plagued intersections could be in line for more safety upgrades.
Visitations at the Effingham County Jail are undergoing a makeover almost as drastic as the one for the jail itself.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.