ATLANTA - Traffic safety is the priority for holiday patrols over the next two weeks by Georgia State Troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police Divisions of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
An Effingham County couple whose bodies were found in the Amicalola River were supposed to be visiting their three children over the weekend - and it was supposed to be their last visit before reclaiming custody, according to a family member.
Rick Tomberlin's introductory news conference was delayed by nearly 20 minutes Thursday morning - the new Effingham County High School football coach was busy talking to each of the Rebels players individually.
Residents of the Westwood Heights subdivision just outside the Rincon city limits again face the possibility of annexation, and city council chambers were at seating capacity Monday night for a public hearing.
Effingham County firefighters, under the direction of Fire Chief Val Ashcraft, went through a periodic live fire training exercise on Monday night at their training facilities on 125 acres just outside of Springfield.