Effingham County commissioners have extended, and David Crawley has accepted, a contract to be the next county administrator.
Former commissioner of the state Department of Human Resources Jim Martin will face Republican incumbent Saxby Chambliss and Libertarian candidate Allen Buckley in November for a seat in the U.S. Senate.
It's a little more than five months before Dusty Zeigler takes his seat among the Effingham County commissioners as chairman, but Rincon City Council members wanted his ear anyway Monday night.
Georgia's Environmental Protection Division recently announced its official call for nominations to the state regional water planning councils, outlining the minimum and preferred qualifications.
The Rincon Recreation Department's new director laid out some of the changes and improvements he has in mind to city council members.
The lessons Mary Bright wants to impart from her father's tragic and untimely death have more to do with how he lived, rather than how he died.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment, introduced by John Barrow (D-Savannah) and Bart Stupak (D-Michigan), to H.R. 6599, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2009. This amendment will prevent the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) from increasing the deductible that disabled veterans must pay in order to receive their mileage reimbursement when they travel to get medical treatment.
The regional rural transit system scheduled to start this month may not get rolling until later this year.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is searching for Explorers.
Firefighters in Rincon battle more than fires.
A few hundred votes in his former home county could have turned the tide for Ray McKinney.
Georgia Ports Authority's Chairman of the Board Steve Green announced the GPA handled more than 2.6 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent unit containers) in fiscal year 2008, a 14.9-percent increase, setting a record for containers handled at the port of Savannah.
Frustrated citizens voiced their concerns with such issues as the environmental and financial impacts during a public meeting on Guyton's proposed wastewater treatment plant.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., praised the Senate's passage of legislation to stimulate the nation's declining housing market. The legislation passed by a vote of 72-13.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., reacted to the findings by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that Imperial Sugar "egregiously and willfully" violated safety and health standards by allowing excessive amounts of combustible dust to collect in its Port Wentworth facility.
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.
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he'll have more time to devote to his elected duty.
The long-awaited premiere for the Mars Theatre has been set.
For a third time, a jury has been selected for Kimberly Moretz's trial.
Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 17 at Roebling Road.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro on Jan. 24 and 25.
Effingham County commissioners will take up a travel policy Tuesday that has been tabled three times.
More chilly weather is in store for Effingham County, with temperatures likely in the teens and wind chills as low as single digits early Tuesday morning and into Wednesday.
Statesboro City Council members will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning to hear evidence as to whether the alcohol license issued to Karen Pittman Brown for the operation of Primetime Lounge, 608C Northside Drive W., should be suspended or revoked.
ATLANTA - With historic low temperatures expected for across the state over the next few days, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners policies.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and key partners will host a Twitter chat to help promote winter weather preparedness.