With the General Assembly set to convene Monday at the state Capitol, the discussion of the state's trauma system - and its lack thereof - is heating up, much to state Rep. Buddy Carter's delight.
A former Effingham County Animal Control employee had the appeal of his termination denied Tuesday.
The gesture from the President of the United States was as unexpected as the visit itself.
They've already started their training in Athens and they've been more than interested observers at the last few county commission meetings.
Effingham County's elected officials took their oaths of office Tuesday, the final step before assuming their offices.
By the time they board the plane that will take them to Afghanistan, the soldiers of Alpha Battery of the 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion will be well-traveled.
Members of four local Christian and civil rights organizations convened at the Church of the Harvest on Saturday to rally support for an Effingham County resident who they believe was wrongfully indicted for killing his 8-week-old daughter in May 2006.
A former Rincon police chief is now charging the city with violating state open records statutes and has filed suit against Rincon for violating open meetings statutes.
The long-awaited Effingham Parkway may have to wait a little longer, if the state Department of Transportation's fiscal woes prolong or worsen.
Crews are working feverishly on the EFACEC site, Effingham Industrial Development Authority members said.
Rincon City Council approved the 2009 operating budget during last Monday night's meeting. And once again, they have done so without charging its resident city property taxes. They voted to set the 2008 millage rate at zero mills.
Effingham County is going to be getting a little more exposure to site selection specialists.
About 100 angry citizens lined up in Guyton's old school gymnasium on Tuesday night to voice their opposition to the city's plans to build a wastewater treatment facility on Riverside Drive.
Beth Rahn Mosley and her husband Danny wasted no time in one of the more mundane tasks that come after a campaign.
With a handshake and a hug, the race for chief magistrate came to a congenial end Tuesday night.
Former Effingham County administrator David Crawley has been hired to be the county manager in McDuffie County.
ATLANTA - With the Labor Day weekend approaching, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to consider travel insurance to protect against possible vacation losses.
The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed diverging diamond interchange on Highway 21 at I-95 Exit 109 in Chatham County.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a bid for repairs for nearly a dozen ash roads, but also are urging the contractor to exert traffic control measures to prevent cars from becoming damaged.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
Georgia probate judges began readying themselves for the changes in the state's weapons carry law, many of which directly affect the way judges handle firearms applications, prior to the law becoming effective on July 1.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.
Effingham County commissioners will undertake forming a master plan for future recreation improvements and enhancements, after voting 5-0 Tuesday to enter into an agreement with consulting firm CHA.