Effingham County commissioners will take up an agreement with the three municipalities for county jail services at their meeting today.
The Effingham County sanitation department made a pitch to Springfield to see if the city wants to pitch in with the Great American Cleanup.
The city of Springfield is trying to clear up an issue with the state as it pushes forward with a community development block grant application.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area increased to 9.3 percent in January, up three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in December. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in January 2010 was also 9.3 percent.
The Effingham Democratic Committee elected new officers Feb. 17. Gussie Nease, chairperson and Willie Webb, vice-chair, had to resign from their positions due to health reasons. The new officers are chairperson Jack Garvin and vice-chair Homer Wallace. Retaining their positions are Hank Heller as treasurer and Cathy Brantley as secretary. Nease and Webb will continue to serve on the Effingham Democratic Committee. Nease expressed a desire for a fluid transition and continued growth. "In the ...
April 1 is the deadline for filing a property tax return for 2011. The return is your estimation of value of your property. This date is also the deadline for filing for homestead exemption and Specialized Assessments such as Conservation Use Valuation covenants for 2011.
Georgia's farmers not only preserve the lush farmland you enjoy during a drive in the country, they also help feed the world.
The Effingham County Tea Party will be hosting a meeting tonight to discuss the tax system and specifically to provide information about the fair tax.
Effingham County commissioners decided not to buy new patrol cars - at least, not any of the Ford Crown Victorias - for now.
Fixing the troubled ash roads in Effingham County could take several different methods, depending on the remedies needed, county commissioners learned Tuesday.
Rincon fire fighters should be getting upgraded safety equipment, after city council members approved starting a bid process for a host of gear items.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority may be changing how the world sees it - online.
With interest in the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's I-16 tracts percolating, board members are weighing what to do to get those parcels ready - and how quickly they may need to act.
Residents of a flood-plagued neighborhood asked Springfield City Council members what's taken so long to find out what can be done about their problems.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are continuing their search for a man reported missing by his family more than week ago.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during times of national crisis.
Work on a long-awaited sewage improvement project in Springfield could be completed soon, city officials said.
A Springfield home was rendered inhabitable when tree limbs crashed through it Sunday morning.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is taking a simple step in hopes of addressing a big problem.
ATLANTA -T he State Transportation Board's Gateways Committee voted Wednesday to recommend the renovation of Georgia's welcome centers. The Gateways Committee committed funds to the effort from the revenues collected from the Georgia LOGO program.
The court proceedings in a 2011 Effingham County vehicular homicide have taken an unexpected turn.
Last year in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties, more than 100,000 people, including infants and children, got immunized against diseases that could make them very sick or even worse.
An accident-plagued intersection has Effingham County officials wondering what steps to take to make it safer.
Jack Garvin was re-elected chairman of the Effingham Democratic Committee, and Homer Wallace was returned as first vice-chair. Jimmie Snooks was elected as second vice chair. With a growing membership, Claudia Collier was elected to take over the duties from long-time secretary Cathy Brantley, and Carla Freels was elected as treasurer.
Effingham County officials are trying to find a solution to a problem plaguing emergency personnel, especially in the south end of the county, when they try to communicate with each other.
Effingham County commissioners and the three city councils have agreed on how to split up sales tax proceeds and possibly averted a two-day court proceeding.
For many military service members, the toughest aspect of an overseas deployment is leaving family behind for months at a time.
Six breast health education forums hosted by Effingham Health System are part of a record-breaking total of $345,000 the Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded for community services to fund everything from educational programs to screening mammograms.
Springfield City Council approved plans Tuesday for a Mars Theatre fundraiser to be held May 4.
The next step in the Mars Theatre restoration efforts could begin soon.