The weather outside may still feel like summer, but the fact is that flu season is here and it's never too early to get vaccinated. The Effingham County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.
Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.
Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.
Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.
A Guyton couple has filed suit against King America Finishing and its parent company, Westex, for damages from the May 2011 fish kill.
Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.
Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman, along with two incumbent city council members, will be returned to office.
Springfield has hired Tommy Deadwyler of the Fox Theatre Institute to be the director of the Mars Theatre.
Incumbent council members Scott Morgan and Levi Scott Jr. have qualified to run for re-election to Rincon City Council.
Barton Alderman and Ken Lee said they will seek re-election as mayor of their respective cities.
Margaret Edwards maintains a positive outlook toward life's challenges. "You have to dance in the rain," she says with a smile. And Edwards has weathered her share of storms. She lost one of her eyes to cancer as a young child, and she and her husband Kyle's first son died from cancer at just 3 years old. Even in the darkest times, though, Edwards' colleagues at Effingham Health System say she remains committed to helping ...
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning about a synthetic drug being sold under the names Crazy Clown and Herbal Madness Incense.
Now through midnight on Labor Day, Georgia state troopers are joining law enforcement officials from across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, an enforcement campaign that targets impaired drivers.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - For many soldiers, a deployment to Afghanistan means early-morning foot patrols, long days wearing heavy gear and the possibility of engaging the enemy.
AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year.
Sometime in early March, the doors of Springfield's Mars Theatre are expected to swing open, welcoming patrons and guests for the first time since the building closed more than 50 years ago.
Some of the images Joe Heath comes across online are so disturbing, he doesn't understand why anyone would want to see them.
Rincon City Council members hope new signs can point the way to what the city has going on.
The city of Guyton could advertise for bids for its planned wastewater treatment plant as soon as next month, Mayor Michael Garvin said.
An already-horrific scene became a tragedy for one Effingham County family when investigators determined the identities of three people who died in a fiery crash on Thursday.
A new discharge permit has been issued for a Screven County textiles plant after recommendations from environmental groups were included in the proposal.
Effingham Health System conducted an emergency preparedness drill in collaboration with Effingham County EMS, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and the Springfield Fire Department.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a short-term work program for the current fiscal year, identifying the projects and equipment to be started or bought.
STATESBORO - In the wake of a Nov. 10 fatal shooting at a Statesboro nightclub, a discussion between Statesboro city officials and police led to the forced closure of two clubs with a history of violent incidents.
The doors for the Mars Theatre are still a few months away from opening, but the seats for the venue have been selected.
Kimberly Moretz's trial has been postponed for a second time.
Fire coverage west of Rincon is expected to improve with the construction of a new station. Just where that station will be could be a matter to be resolved through continued talks between Effingham County commissioners and Rincon City Council members.
Efforts to renovate Ulmer Park may be inching forward, after Springfield officials asked Effingham County commissioners what they could do in support.
Incumbents Levi Scott Jr. and Scott Morgan were re-elected to serve four more years on Rincon City Council, joined by newcomer Christina Shores Ricker.
An Effingham County man found in possession more than a hundred images of child pornography in July was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.