See the opening statements for county commission candidates for Districts 2, 3 and 5.
Advance and early voting for the May 20 primary and nonpartisan elections began Monday morning.
Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a large solar farm off Lowground and McCall roads.
The developers of a planned apartment complex have asked for the city of Rincon's assistance in securing financing.
An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge will weigh what to do with an appeal filed on the Effingham County Board of Elections' dismissal of a challenge to county Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 5-month-old girl over the weekend.
Advance and early voting for the May 20 primary and nonpartisan elections begins Monday morning.
The Drug Enforcement Administration, with the support of local law enforcement, to include the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, is hosting a drug take back program Saturday from 10 a.m.-2p.m. at the Rincon Walmart.
Georgia's five wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail.
A Guyton man was killed Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash. Another man remains in critical condition after both motorcycles collided, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.
Investigators are looking into fires at two vacant homes in Effingham County, including one they are calling suspicious.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce typically hosts candidate forums during election years, but this year's has a new wrinkle.
Canine handler Cpl. Jamie Thompson, and the entire Effingham County Sheriff's Office are mourning the loss of K9 Lt. "Conan."
ATLANTA – Purchasing a Georgia Lottery instant ticket was a grand slam for an Effingham County man, who won big while buying a cup of joe. Mathew McGee, 45, won a $1 million top prize playing the instant game $10 Million Cash Spectacular.
Rincon City Council members cleared the way for a country music festival at Freedom Park this August, but they still have to finalize fees and policies for the venue.
TIFTON - To educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide wildlife hotline.
Springfield officials hope their action Tuesday night will go a long way toward answering what they say has been a frequent question of late.
Even before his first official day as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office's fire investigator, Dan Mealor was on the job.
ATLANTA - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from tropical storms during hurricane season, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a storm.
The state Department of Public Safety reported there were 11 fatalities on Georgia's roads during the 4th of July holiday weekend, which ran from July 3 at 6 p.m. to July 6 at midnight.
ATLANTA - It is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions-producing products.
A late June fire has displaced several residents of a group home.
A fire chief is sounding the call to consolidate the various fire departments in Effingham County.
As Effingham County officials listened, they heard plenty about the proposed route for a reworked Courthouse Road Extension.
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.
In preparation for an influx of motorists traveling along Savannah-Chatham Highways during the firework displays on the Fourth of July, the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has implemented a traffic operations plan to reduce delays and relieve congestion.
Fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous objects the Effingham County Sheriff's Office discourages people from shooting into the air for the Fourth of July weekend.
The four fields at the Macomber Park expansion are done, but there is still plenty of work to do on the new phase - and on the older parts of the park.
Along with watching out for people driving too fast on Georgia highways, officers can now ticket those driving too slow.