Reggie Loper was recently presented the Book of Golden Deeds by the Effingham Exchange Club.
C. Edward Helmey Sr. was honored recently with a surprise recognition supper by the Effingham County Farm Bureau at Zion Lutheran Church.
Children in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties can make the most of their summer with Live Oak Public Libraries and the annual vacation reading program. This year's theme is "Reading Takes You Everywhere!" and three separate kick-off events are planned. Children can register for VRP and enjoy shows by some of the area's most popular children's entertainers.
The Springfield City Council approved an ordinance establishing a historic preservation commission last week.
State Rep. Buddy Carter also said he continues to field questions about the "megasite" off I-16. When Carter was mayor of Pooler, the state began talks with DaimlerChrysler and had a tentative deal for the automaker to build a Sprinter van plant there.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Franklyn A. Hines has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law four bills aimed at Effingham County government, though county commissioners had been hopeful of a veto of some of the local legislation changing the way they do business.
One of the things cited in the comprehensive plan for Effingham County was the limited amount of recreational outlets. The county-sponsored Summer Food Service Program may help address this need.
A parent allegedly stole more than $100 in cash and charged over $1,000 after stealing from teachers and staff at her child's school.
A local woman suffering from Alzheimer's was returned to her family after she went missing for several hours on Wednesday.
The Springfield City Council allocated $25,000 for engineering fees expected for a planned land application system for wastewater treatment.
Albert Jeffcoat was in court again on Wednesday where he learned that his sentence would be reduced and his charge changed.
On Monday, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office added two more suspects to a throng of marijuana manufacturing arrests.
Savannah - Along with thousands of volunteers taking part in hundreds of cleanups across the country to remove trash from rivers and streams, local citizens are tackling pollution in the Savannah River, as part of National River Cleanup Week 2007. The Savannah Riverkeeper and Marine Rescue Squadron 5A are making it happen.
An Effingham County man accused in the April 2011 vehicular homicide of his passenger pled guilty Thursday.
Almost a year after video cameras caught his attack on a pet pig, a Springfield man has pled guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
The warden of the Effingham County Prison has been allowed to resign after a state Department of Corrections investigation revealed cell phones confiscated from prisoners were being sold without authorization.
First District U.S. House candidate Amy Tavio was a big hit at the meeting of the Effingham Democrats last Thursday.
The Effingham County board of elections has hired an attorney to aid it as it weighs a challenge to a candidate's qualification.
Starting Tuesday, if you want to visit the Effingham County Jail, the sheriff's office will ask whom you're there to see.
State troopers from the Rincon post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated eight traffic crashes during February in Effingham County. Sgt. Chris Nease said the traffic crashes resulted in nine injuries and one traffic death.
With six Republicans on the ballot for Georgia's District 1 seat in the U.S. House and five running in U.S. House District 12, John McCallum and Eugene Yu are both in crowded fields in their respective congressional races.
With input from the count recreation board, Effingham County commissioners have agreed to a list of projects that could benefit from the remainder of recreation impact fees.
A challenge has been filed against an Effingham County commissioner seeking re-election, accusing her of withholding money that should have been refunded to the county.
Georgia Public Service Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald rode in Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade Monday in 1929 Model A convertible.
The public will get its first look at the completed Effingham County Jail this weekend, and Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie can't wait to start moving inmates into it.
The often-delayed trial of an Effingham County man accused of a 2011 accident that killed one person and injured three others has a new start date.
An Effingham County man has pled guilty to the July 2013 slaying of his cousin.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the creation of the Child Welfare Reform Council to improve the child welfare system and better protect Georgia's most vulnerable citizens.