ATLANTA - The Internal Revenue Service is looking for Georgia taxpayers who are missing more than 12,500 economic stimulus checks totaling about $7.1 million and more than 3,900 regular refund checks totaling about $3.9 million that were returned by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors.
Jimmy McDuffie likely will be re-elected to another term as Effingham County sheriff today, but veteran lawman faces a legal challenge in court.
With only a couple of locally contested races this year, many people are following the U.S House race for Georgia's 12th District between Democrat incumbent John Barrow of Savannah and Republican challenger John Stone of Augusta.
Visitors to the Tompkins' house off Brittany Lane in south Effingham can expect to have a frightfully good time this evening.
The Georgia State Patrol is cautioning drivers to be prepared as they travel today. Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this Halloween with additional motorists traveling the state's roads for the weekend.
The annual Effingham County American Cancer Society memorial service at the Effingham County Board of Education Auditorium on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
The Springfield City Council has authorized Mayor Barton Alderman to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Georgia Department of Transportation for a transportation enhancement grant.
The city of Rincon now has an identity theft ordinance, which puts the city in compliance with the Federal Trade Commission's 2007 Identity Theft Red Flag Rule.
Georgia's citizen-soldiers will be on the move again soon.
Below are the county voting precincts for the Nov. 4 election
A former Rincon police chief whose appeal of his termination was scheduled to be heard Monday night will be asking city council for a continuance.
Effingham County commissioners continue to mull where county offices might be located in the future.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels - one that can access areas standard police cars can't.
As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are promoting the "Look Again" initiative to prevent children from being locked in cars during the hot summer months.
An Effingham County man died in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning.
Effingham County commissioners are poring over a draft fiscal year 2015 budget that is an increase over their current revenue and spending plan.