Effingham County's 911 center is expected to be ready to handle calls in early to mid June, county project manager Adam Kobek said.
A downburst brought down trees and power lines and damaged porches in Clyo early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service office in Charleston, S.C.
For now, at least, last week's heavy rains have quieted what had been a busy start to the fire season.
The makeup isn't the only thing that's changing about the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Commission.
Rincon could have a new city manager on the job as soon as Monday.
Work on the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's Gateways project is expected to begin in earnest this fall, after the state gave approval a long-awaited grant.
Rincon City Council could hire a new city manager within the next two weeks after narrowing its choices down to two candidates.
It's more than just location, location, location that the owners of Grande View believe will make their property attractive - but it doesn't hurt, either.
Effingham County commissioners have sent a letter to Guyton Mayor Michael Garvin, expressing their desire to work with the city on wastewater treatment issues.
Effingham County firefighters put out a fire that damaged a home in Eden on Wednesday.
Rincon City Council has named two finalists, Robert Anderson and Michael Phillips, for its vacant city manager position.
Effingham County could be home to a major recreation complex, if the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's plans come to fruition.
Effingham County commissioners and development authority members are in agreement that the newly-formed transportation committee is the right path to take.
Rates for Effingham County water users may be heading up.
Farmers and agricultural landowners have until June 1 to sign up for the 2009 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment program (DCP). Agricultural producers and landowners located in Effingham, Bryan and Chatham counties should contact the local Farm Service Agency Office at 203 S. Laurel St. in Springfield on the second floor of the First Effingham Bank Building. The phone number is 754-6664, option 2.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was awarded $6.75 million in federal grant money to support re-entry services for rehabilitated offenders. The grants were administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to the Governor's Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry (GOTSR) and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police major accident investigation team is looking into a three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Savannah man Tuesday afternoon.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System representatives may try to revise a deal between the two groups that enabled the hospital to embark on its modernization and expansion.
An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.
An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A sand mine operator was granted two more years to finish digging out his property, after county commissioners voted to deny a rezoning application but allow the extension.