The Springfield City Council unanimously approved its 2009 budget.
Effingham County commissioners fretted at their meeting last Tuesday about the delayed opening of the 911 center.
Guyton's volunteer fire department received one of 23 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grants on Wednesday. The department will use the $5,000 grant to purchase automated external defibrillators for their fire trucks, which will enable them to quickly respond to cardiac conditions.
Rincon City Council denied former police chief Michael Berry's appeal of his termination Monday night, but that doesn't appear to be the end of the dispute between the city and the ousted chief.
Effingham County commissioners approved a contract proposal to the operators of the LifeStar air ambulance, but whether it will fly with OmniFlight remains to be seen.
Effingham County voters can start heading back to the electronic voting machines this week to take part in five runoff elections.
Rincon City Council unanimously approved a list of 25 general policies during last week's meeting.
When Guyton residents speak up, city council listens.
Rincon City Council members denied, by a unanimous vote, Michael Berry's appeal to be reinstated as poilce chief Monday night.
Join Historic Effingham Society on Nov. 22 for its first Effingham Fall Festival.
The Rincon Christmas Parade is gearing up for its annual run, and the parade committee is taking entries.
Guyton's new public safety department saw an influx in crime this past weekend.
A Tuesday afternoon fire destroyed more than half of a mobile and has displaced its family.
As the nation and Effingham County paid tribute to the millions of veterans who served the country across the globe Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Lawrence Dudney reminded those at Veterans Park in Springfield to keep a group in uniform in mind.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell has announced a new customer service initiative to save customers time by encouraging more online driver's license transactions.