Effingham's Victim Witness Assistance Program held its 20th anniversary appreciation banquet on Thursday evening and had a full house at the Mill Creek Lodge in Rincon. Chairman Ted Kandler opened the meeting and served as emcee for the evening. The group was made up of volunteers and others involved in some way in utilizing the services of this group.
The Georgia State Patrol and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety announced a new safety education initiative aimed at reducing the number of motorcycle crashes across Georgia. The project was announced at the First Army Commander's Motorcycle Safety Rally at Fort Gillem.
USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Hobby Stripling reminds tobacco quota holders and producers not currently enrolled in the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) that they have until Nov. 2 to sign-up to receive a 2010 TTPP payment.
As plans for its Research Forest Tract and holdings straddling I-16 move slowly along, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority is trying to squeeze some available sites out of its current industrial park.
The City of Rincon held a meeting Wednesday evening hoping to bring the county and the other municipalities together in a last attempt to reach an agreement on where to draw the lines for service delivery.