Effingham County's state lawmakers have backed resolutions that call for the county to study its current tax structure.
Effingham County's municipalities are looking at ways to preserve their historic areas as they finish their portions of the comprehensive plan.
A downed fuse has caused approximately 900 Rincon residents to be without power in the Lost Plantation area. Georgia Power crews have been called to the scene.
An early Friday morning single vehicle wreck on I-16 at the Old River Road overpass left two people who had to be taken to a Savannah hospital.
SAVANNAH - George Justice Jr from Savannah received an unexpected Father's Day gift when he was announced as the grand-prize winner of the newly-built, $345,000 St. Jude Dream Home house Sunday. His winning ticket was pulled from among more than 5,267 other tickets during the live St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway on WSAV TV.
The ceremonial shovels turned over a little bit of dirt Thursday morning but within a couple of months, Effingham Hospital officials hope even more earth can be moved for its new imaging center.
ATLANTA - If this was your vehicle's gas gauge, you'd be more than a little nervous.
Some residents are asking Effingham County commissioners for more time before the county sends its comprehensive plan to the state for review.
Effingham County commissioners are weighing a proposal from a developer to waive an impact fee in exchange for access to recreation areas in a planned subdivision.
Rincon's city council denied a petition by CORR Development to rezone nearly 20 acres on Fort Howard Road from single-family to multi-family residential.
STATESBORO - Without the help of child advocates, several hundred children slip through the cracks of the judicial system every year and many more have to reenter the system utilizing an inefficient amount of resources from the courts. Recognizing the importance of this issue, the Jewelers for Children Foundation gave the Court Appointed Special Advocates Program for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit a $10,000 grant to help recruit and train advocates for foster children.
Springfield City Councilman Dennis Webb recommended the city send a letter to the Environmental Protection Division refusing to pay "fines or penalties" for withdrawals above their permit Tuesday.
Effingham County residents will get a chance to have their say in the direction of the county tonight (Thursday).
The state Department of Community Health gave the Effingham Hospital the go-ahead Wednesday for the construction of an imaging and diagnostic center adjacent to its primary care facility at Highway 21 and Goshen Road.
Another Guyton resident has hit the jackpot.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Community leaders want to get Effingham County residents to not just think local but act local - especially when it comes to spending their money.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Effingham Parkway likely won't look like the design submitted a few years ago, with a tie-in to the Jimmy Deloach Parkway. But even with a scaled-back version, finding the money to complete the work may not be easy, Effingham County community leaders learned Thursday.
Rincon City Council has approved changes to how it will handle violations and enforcement of its nuisance ordinance.
Effingham County commissioners voted not to cede any of its groundwater withdrawal permit so a proposed development could install a well and water tank that the county eventually would operate.
The millage rate is increasing in Springfield, after city council members approved a hike last Tuesday night.
State Rep. Bill Hitchens has seen the two "diverging diamond interchanges" in use on metro Atlanta highways.
Effingham County Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Emergency Management Agency met with Michael Murphy, emergency management health care professional at Effingham Health System, to discuss plans for the 2014 hurricane season.
Effingham County commissioners approved a slightly lower millage rate and also voted to keep fire and sanitation fees the same during a special called meeting Wednesday evening.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to set the 2014-15 millage rates when they meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The next audit of Effingham County's government appears to be on track.
Effingham County commissioners will meet with members of the county's recreation board as part of a process to come up with a master plan for the county's recreation needs.
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.