Effingham County commissioners are waiting on the results of a special audit on the Keep Effingham Beautiful account.
Democrats from across the state who gathered at Georgia Southern University's Russell Union Ballrooom said Georgia's demographics are changing, and the red state could turn into blue on the electoral map.
The state Department of Transportation is asking motorists to use caution and expect delays on Ebenezer Road and Highway 21 Friday morning.
ATLANTA - A new Georgia task force on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia is asking for the public's input on how the state can improve care, support, and awareness activities for residents coping with dementia. The comments will be used to develop a statewide plan to address the needs of a growing population of Georgians living with Alzheimer's and other related dementias.
Southeast Georgia has experienced a lot of rain over the past several weeks, which could cause an increase in public health-related issues such as mosquito breeding and septic system failure. Coastal Health District officials recommend that residents take whatever precautions possible to minimize potential problems.
A bicyclist was seriously injured when he was hit by a pickup on Highway 21 late Wednesday night.
An Effingham County nurse scored a $1 million Georgia Lottery prize in Port Wentworth. David West of Springfield played the instant game 50X The Money, winning a $1 million top prize. The lucky winner claimed his prize recently at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah. West, 57, purchased his lucky ticket at Flash Foods No. 146 on Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. "It was a lucky day," West said. "I was on my way ...
More than 20 people have applied to fill the county clerk position, and Effingham County commissioners still may have to decide just how the next county administrator will function.
The mother of an Effingham County child badly injured in a pit bull attack last year said Tuesday afternoon the dog meant to kill her son.
A corrective action plan stemming from Effingham County's audit will be put into place, but commissioners also were advised that their policies may need more review.
A dispossessory notice filed against Effingham County could be negated, after the property owner asked the magistrate court to do so.
A Rincon City Council member is asking for the city to take more than a mulligan on its golf course.
Fire fees across the unincorporated portions of Effingham County are going up, while sanitation fees will remain level.
Effingham County commissioners adopted a budget for the fiscal year already under way that includes cost-of-living increases for employees, a bigger use of fund balance and less than whole-hearted support from the board.
Three cadets from the Civil Air Patrol Effingham Cadet Squadron located a "downed aircraft" at a recent search and rescue exercise hosted by the Brunswick Senior Squadron.
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.