Rincon's recreation director announced at the city council meeting Monday night that new playground equipment is on the way for Macomber Park.
Guyton's Rails to Trails project has just about everything in place to begin construction except approval.
Builders working in Rincon will soon know up front what inspections are required for structures they build.
The Springfield City Council approved a bid Tuesday night for a water line to run to Effingham County High School, pending approval from the Effingham County Board of Education.
Ace Herring, president of Sunrise Rotary, presented Karen Tanksley with a club pen in appreciation for a presentation she gave this month. Tanksley is publisher of the Effingham Herald and president-elect for the Effingham Noon Rotary Club.
Plans for the sprawling industrial park straddling I-16 near Meldrim are slowly taking shape.
The search for a missing person came to a tragic end on Thursday morning when a farmer found the man dead in his field.
Effingham County commissioners could have a big decision soon on how to spend money.
Developers of The Springs at Towne Park West are trying to get the city of Rincon to cut them some slack on water-related costs as part of a water agreement.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for 58-year-old Robert Francis Hammesfahr. He resides at 119 Old Dixie Highway North in Springfield.
Just how much are Effingham County commissioners willing to pay for training for the newly-seated elections board members?
There is one line on a map that divided opinions at last week's meeting on the comprehensive plan.
United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 is now taking applications for Atlanta Gas Light Company's Home and Heart Warming Program.
The Vernon C. Hinely Center in Rincon is about to get a much needed makeover.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has cancelled its regular monthly meeting, which was to be held today. But it is plenty busy today.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.
One in five consumers said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.