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 city of Rincon is giving businesses a break - but not a long one - to get their licenses renewed.
The Springfield City Council has approved a new nuisance abatement ordinance.
Guyton's plans to buy a new fire truck for its fire department are on hold.
Rincon City Council hopes to close in on a new city manager soon, Mayor Ken Lee said Monday.
A landmark year for the descendants of Effingham County's first European settlers is under way.
Rincon City Attorney Raymond Dickey is dismissive about former police chief Michael Berry's complaint against the city.
The State Set-Aside has awarded Effingham $9,914 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.
Any Effingham County taxpayer who disagrees with the current value of their property has the opportunity to file a property tax return between Jan. 1 and April 1 with the Effingham County Board of Tax Assessors. There is no requirement to file a return every year.
The massive structure that will ultimately house Effingham County's newest industry is going up at a rapid pace - and will be open by the end of the year.
Guyton City Council is looking for a better deal than its current loan with the state for its widely-debated wastewater treatment plant.
Rincon City Council members voted to deny the reinstatement of a veteran police officer fired last month.
Firefighters from three departments battled a blaze Wednesday afternoon that threatened a north Effingham County home.
ATLANTA - With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.
Early voting continues through Friday for the general election, and polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is marking National Teen Driver Safety Week by encouraging parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.
A Savannah man died after crossing the center line and causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 21 near Highway 275, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.
The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.
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).