SAVANNAH -The Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Department at Savannah Technical College will hold a "hospitality casting call" on June 23 at 9 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium at the White Bluff Campus. Interviews will be conducted for admission into the STC's hospitality customer service provider certificate program. Upon successful completion of the 10-week program, students will be given an opportunity to interview with some of Savannah's largest hospitality employers.
As the 2009 hurricane season continues and moves closer toward its August through October peak, a new study from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency's Ready Georgia campaign has found that most Georgians are not adequately prepared for hurricanes and other natural or man-made disasters.
Water and sewer rates in Guyton will be heading up soon.
Effingham County fire investigators are looking into why a Jamestown Road home erupted in flames late Tuesday night in an apparent barbecuing accident.
A local restaurant owner has requested the Springfield City Council extend hours of alcohol sales by one hour Monday through Friday.
The Effingham Herald took seven first-place awards - and a top distinction among all newspapers in the state - Friday night among its 11 honors at the annual Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest on Jekyll Island.
The Mighty 8th Air Force Museum has dedicated June as community appreciation month for Coastal Empire and Low Country residents.
Effingham County commissioners are on track to approve a budget that County Administrator David Crawley said was "better than balanced."
In a vote Tuesday night, Patricia Ann Yarbrough has been selected as the 1st District representative to the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees.
Effingham County officials want to hold off an impending state deadline on coming to terms on a service delivery strategy.
With the current fiscal year ending - and the next fiscal year scheduled to start July 1 - Effingham County commissioners are looking at further paring back the expected budget.
Georgia State Patrol troopers are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Savannah woman Sunday night .
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center will hold a second round of public workshops for the expansion of the Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Plan.
Rincon's 7th Street/Atlantic Avenue Park will be going by a new name soon.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.