ATLANTA - Former state legislator Jay Shaw of Lakeland has been elected chairman of the State Transportation Board. Don Grantham of Augusta was elected vice chairman, and Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge was elected to the newly formed position of secretary.
Rincon, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority and others may partner to start finding ways to get access to the IDA's sprawling Research Forest Tract.
The state's No. 1 high school basketball prospect appears to be off the board. Before leaving for a visit to the University of Missouri, Effingham County High School senior Jakeenan Gant said he had no favorite. Before he touched down again in Savannah, he had committed to play for the Tigers. "He said it went well and he liked it," said ECHS head basketball coach Donnie Arrington, who spoke with Gant on Monday morning and ...
Springfield property owners will continue to have the same millage rate as they've had for seven years.
Qualifying for Rincon's upcoming municipal elections will be held Aug. 26-30. The qualifying fee for mayor is $126 and the qualifying fee for city council is $90. Four seats are up for election, including mayor. Council members whose terms are up are Scott Morgan, Frank Owens and Levi Scott Jr. Qualifying for Rincon city elections will run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day. Prospective candidates must be registered to vote in Rincon and must be ...
Rincon City Council members will support the Effingham County commissioners' plan to upgrade the south communications tower. But their check will wait until the work is done.
A pit bull that attacked an Effingham County child last July will be sent to live the rest of his days at a New York animal refuge.
Dozens of civil suits brought against a Screven County textile plant in the wake of one of the state's largest fish kills have been settled, according to attorneys for both sides.
The Savannah Coastal Regional Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a final public meeting on potential improvements to Highway 21.
The next farms to come to Effingham County may be growing power instead of crops or livestock.
When 3rd Infantry Division soldier Greg Alford returned to his Effingham County home Wednesday from a tour in Afghanistan, he was touched to see all the "welcome home" signs and American flags in his neighborhood.
An Effingham County man died on the Ogeechee River on Sunday after witnesses say he jumped from a bridge.
For now, as little as possible of Effingham County will be included in metro Savannah's transportation planning arm, commissioners decided.
Radio communications problems that have plagued local emergency personnel could be resolved soon, for the most part.
Changes to Effingham County's animal control could be coming soon, after commissioners approved a new set of standard operating procedures.
An already-horrific scene became a tragedy for one Effingham County family when investigators determined the identities of three people who died in a fiery crash on Thursday.
A new discharge permit has been issued for a Screven County textiles plant after recommendations from environmental groups were included in the proposal.
Effingham Health System conducted an emergency preparedness drill in collaboration with Effingham County EMS, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and the Springfield Fire Department.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a short-term work program for the current fiscal year, identifying the projects and equipment to be started or bought.
STATESBORO - In the wake of a Nov. 10 fatal shooting at a Statesboro nightclub, a discussion between Statesboro city officials and police led to the forced closure of two clubs with a history of violent incidents.
The doors for the Mars Theatre are still a few months away from opening, but the seats for the venue have been selected.
Kimberly Moretz's trial has been postponed for a second time.
Fire coverage west of Rincon is expected to improve with the construction of a new station. Just where that station will be could be a matter to be resolved through continued talks between Effingham County commissioners and Rincon City Council members.
Efforts to renovate Ulmer Park may be inching forward, after Springfield officials asked Effingham County commissioners what they could do in support.
Incumbents Levi Scott Jr. and Scott Morgan were re-elected to serve four more years on Rincon City Council, joined by newcomer Christina Shores Ricker.
An Effingham County man found in possession more than a hundred images of child pornography in July was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Voting will take place from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. today at the Vernon C. Hinely Center for Rincon municipal elections.
The drug court in Effingham County received a shot in the arm from the county law library.
A look at the five candidates for the three seats on Rincon City Council.
A young child was injured when a pick-up truck collided with an Effingham County school bus Wednesday afternoon.