Rincon City Council is on the verge of hiring its next police chief and could do so soon.
The Springfield City Council approved the purchase of five laptop computers for the police department Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Effingham County Commissioner Reggie Loper and Michelle Liotta of Georgia-Pacific were named to the Coastal Georgia Regional Water Planning Council announced Wednesday.
The first round of the Rincon City Council's investigation into its police department and its former chief has revealed an atmosphere of fear and intimidation, according to city officials.
Until the night of Feb. 7, 2008, Paul Seckinger's full-time job was at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth.
Effingham County commissioners are trying to steer a course they believe may help push several road projects along.
Effingham County commissioners are worried a change to a water and sewer agreement may be opening the flood gates of requests from developers.
Rincon City Council members have interviewed three candidates for police chief and may not be done.
Community members were given information and made comments Tuesday night concerning Springfield's proposed spray field and draft permit.
The city of Rincon has added another chapter in a legal battle with former police chief Michael Berry.
ATLANTA - Lorraine Lopez, a housekeeper and team leader for the Air National Guard, is celebrating a Georgia Lottery win. Lopez, 46, won $198,753 as one of two players to match all five winning numbers in the Jan. 24 Fantasy 5 drawing.
Effingham County business and government leaders got a first-hand look earlier this week at just how deep the state's fiscal problems are.
While Effingham County business and government leaders are still wondering just how much money will be available for such mammoth undertakings as the Effingham Parkway, not all the news was bad this week.
Developers of the Fort Howard Square are confident they can fill quickly the hole that will be left by Goody's impending closing.
As Effingham County Chamber of Commerce members and other community leaders gather in Atlanta, they'll be knocking on doors of key lawmakers and administrators in the state.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development scheduled to visit in a few weeks, Effingham Health System leaders want to resolve an issue on how much money the hospital is owed from the county.
Rincon residents can expect to pay more for water, sewer, sanitation and fire fees.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Community leaders want to get Effingham County residents to not just think local but act local - especially when it comes to spending their money.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Effingham Parkway likely won't look like the design submitted a few years ago, with a tie-in to the Jimmy Deloach Parkway. But even with a scaled-back version, finding the money to complete the work may not be easy, Effingham County community leaders learned Thursday.
Rincon City Council has approved changes to how it will handle violations and enforcement of its nuisance ordinance.