After some time, improvements to the Atlantic Avenue Park in Rincon are finally near completion.
JESUP - Georgia DOT Commissioner Harold Linnenkohl announces a striping contract awarded in 18 southeast Georgia counties based on bids received in the June 22 letting.
Residents in the Springfield water service delivery area came to the city council to request the city look into concerns about the amount of usage reported on their bills.
Springfield police officers have begun carrying tasers with the help of donations from community members.
Fifty years ago, Walt Gnann opened a small TV and appliance repair shop in Springfield. Saturday, customers packed a now vastly larger store to help Gnann and his family mark the golden anniversary of Walt's TV, Furniture and Appliance.
New businesses are headed to the Rincon South shopping center at the corner of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21.
A family of five lost their home in a fire early Thursday morning due in part to the loss of electricity from the storm on Wednesday.
Rincon announced its final two candidates for the city manager position on Wednesday afternoon.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older persons and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
During the Effingham County Rotary Club's end of the year celebration on a riverboat in Savannah, Jeff Kublin was named the Club's Rotarian of the Year.
SAVANNAH - The growth in the Savannah ports and "Florida flight" are adding to the population ranks in Effingham County and in turn to the number of vehicles of the roads, state lawmakers were told Wednesday afternoon.
The 07/07/07 date was merely coincidence. What led to the Effingham YMCA's doors opening Saturday was the result of lots of hard work, Y officials said.
Effingham County's newly-constituted elections board met for the first time Tuesday morning and already has plenty of questions.
A Sylvania woman was killed on the job in a forklift accident early Tuesday morning at Network Logistic Solutions, Inc. in Rincon.
The Springfield City Council asked the city attorney to begin working with the Industrial Development Authority attorney on an intergovernmental agreement to transfer water permits to supply the I-16 tract.
A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.
Gov. Nathan Deal approved the hire of 100 new child protective service workers to assist with a recent influx of cases. The number of reports of child abuse and neglect has significantly increased since the opening of a centralized 24/7 Child Protective Services Intake Communications Center.
Only a small number of Effingham County's 28,000 registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff.
Water and sewer rates for Effingham County's customers are going back down.
So you're looking for something to do this weekend in and around Effingham County, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia's past.
The city of Springfield received a clean bill of financial health from its auditors Tuesday night.
The challenge to an Effingham County commissioner's candidacy appears to be over.
TIFTON - To educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide wildlife hotline.
Springfield officials hope their action Tuesday night will go a long way toward answering what they say has been a frequent question of late.
Even before his first official day as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office's fire investigator, Dan Mealor was on the job.
ATLANTA - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from tropical storms during hurricane season, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a storm.
The state Department of Public Safety reported there were 11 fatalities on Georgia's roads during the 4th of July holiday weekend, which ran from July 3 at 6 p.m. to July 6 at midnight.
ATLANTA - It is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions-producing products.
A late June fire has displaced several residents of a group home.
A fire chief is sounding the call to consolidate the various fire departments in Effingham County.