The Rincon Police Department is joining the social media ranks - and it's looking for some new friends.
Effingham County commissioners have unanimously approved setting a minimum number of acres landowners can set aside in a conservation use assessment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due Monday.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Transportation, home of one of the most popular, heavily used real-time traveler information systems in the country, today unveiled the next generation of Georgia NaviGAtor 511. The new system brings new features and, through a public-private partnership, new sponsors, allowing the Department and its 511 provider, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., an Iteris company, to operate and maintain the system at no cost to Georgia taxpayers.
Effingham County commissioners are proposing to amend their impact fee ordinance in an effort to kick-start a flagging development and building sector.
Effingham County's Public Safety Department is going to put two old school buses to use for a mobile command post.
Cleanup from a powerful storm that swept through Effingham County just before dawn Tuesday morning got under way quickly.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has denied Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway's motion to dismiss an action brought by four city council members seeking his removal.
After months of work, the Springfield Fire Department has a set of standard operating procedures and also will have a new vehicle on the way.
Armed with cameras and clipboards, students from the University of Georgia combed through the streets of Guyton at the end of last week. Their mission was to conduct a historic resources survey of the town.
For the sixth year, the Olde Effingham Days Festival is upon us. The event is set for April 15-16 in Springfield between the new and old courthouses and the Living History Site.
Dateline, one of NBC's newsmagazine programs, will devote two hours to the murder trial of Craig Heidt and its aftermath tonight.
Rincon City Council members and First Baptist Church of Rincon representatives have agreed to a series of changes to the roads around the church campus that are expected to improve safety greatly.
That Effingham County's population has been growing is no mystery. By how much, though, wasn't known until the Census figures were revealed.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a twice-tabled jail agreement with the three municipalities.
Rincon City Council members are hoping new rates and fees will be just the draw to hook more golfers to the city's course.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office soon will put new cars on the road, replacing four cars no longer serviceable because of wrecks.
The Coastal Bank branch in Rincon was damaged by a fire caused by a lightning strike during the storm that rolled through Effingham County late Monday afternoon.
Should the Chatham County Metropolitan Planning Organization seek to include portions of Effingham County, Springfield likely won't be taking part.
One group of students was not entirely focused on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests given in Effingham County schools over the past several days.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during times of national crisis.
Work on a long-awaited sewage improvement project in Springfield could be completed soon, city officials said.
A Springfield home was rendered inhabitable when tree limbs crashed through it Sunday morning.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is taking a simple step in hopes of addressing a big problem.
ATLANTA -T he State Transportation Board's Gateways Committee voted Wednesday to recommend the renovation of Georgia's welcome centers. The Gateways Committee committed funds to the effort from the revenues collected from the Georgia LOGO program.
The court proceedings in a 2011 Effingham County vehicular homicide have taken an unexpected turn.
Last year in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties, more than 100,000 people, including infants and children, got immunized against diseases that could make them very sick or even worse.
An accident-plagued intersection has Effingham County officials wondering what steps to take to make it safer.
Jack Garvin was re-elected chairman of the Effingham Democratic Committee, and Homer Wallace was returned as first vice-chair. Jimmie Snooks was elected as second vice chair. With a growing membership, Claudia Collier was elected to take over the duties from long-time secretary Cathy Brantley, and Carla Freels was elected as treasurer.
Effingham County officials are trying to find a solution to a problem plaguing emergency personnel, especially in the south end of the county, when they try to communicate with each other.