The challenge to Effingham County 2nd District Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy will be heard Friday at 9 a.m. at the Effingham County administrative complex.
Office seekers at Saturday morning's candidates' forum on ethics, morality and principles agreed that the country is on the wrong track and needs to return toward a Judeo-Christian foundation.
SAVANNAH - The seven Republican hopefuls vying for a chance to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss took a number of shots at the federal government - and each other - in Saturday night's forum.
An Effingham County man accused in the April 2011 vehicular homicide of his passenger pled guilty Thursday.
Almost a year after video cameras caught his attack on a pet pig, a Springfield man has pled guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
The warden of the Effingham County Prison has been allowed to resign after a state Department of Corrections investigation revealed cell phones confiscated from prisoners were being sold without authorization.
First District U.S. House candidate Amy Tavio was a big hit at the meeting of the Effingham Democrats last Thursday.
The Effingham County board of elections has hired an attorney to aid it as it weighs a challenge to a candidate's qualification.
Starting Tuesday, if you want to visit the Effingham County Jail, the sheriff's office will ask whom you're there to see.
State troopers from the Rincon post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated eight traffic crashes during February in Effingham County. Sgt. Chris Nease said the traffic crashes resulted in nine injuries and one traffic death.
With six Republicans on the ballot for Georgia's District 1 seat in the U.S. House and five running in U.S. House District 12, John McCallum and Eugene Yu are both in crowded fields in their respective congressional races.
With input from the count recreation board, Effingham County commissioners have agreed to a list of projects that could benefit from the remainder of recreation impact fees.
A challenge has been filed against an Effingham County commissioner seeking re-election, accusing her of withholding money that should have been refunded to the county.
Georgia Public Service Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald rode in Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade Monday in 1929 Model A convertible.
The public will get its first look at the completed Effingham County Jail this weekend, and Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie can't wait to start moving inmates into it.
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.