The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center is planning to submit a new comprehensive economic development strategy to the U.S. Department of Commerce on Sept. 25. The document is available for public review at the offices of the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick and at www.coastalgeorgiardc.org. (Select Planning Services and then select Local Plan Review.)The strategy can be found at the bottom of the Local Plan Review page.
Guyton Mayor Michael Garvin said he has decided to run for the mayoral post for one simple reason - community service.
The "stone of help" has been the foundation for the Salzburgers for nearly 275 years. On Monday, descendants of the Salzburgers celebrated the 82nd Salzburger Heritage Day at New Ebenezer.
Effingham County commissioners were thrilled to see the progress on plans for the Effingham Parkway extension.
Springfield Building and Zoning Inspector Wendell Arnsdorff addressed concerns with the city council about issuing building permits in the historic areas of Springfield.
Two out-of-town residents were involved in an accident on Highway 21 in Rincon on Wednesday afternoon.
Midshipman Christopher A. Perry, son of Marine Lt. Col. Curtis (Ret.) and Claudine Perry of Rincon, graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., in late May.
Army National Guard Pfc. Mark E. Hodges has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning.
The United Way facility in Rincon is about to undergo some major renovations now that they no longer have to share the building with the YMCA.
The Springfield City Council approved an agreement with EMC Engineering to work on permitting for the land application site.
Effingham County officials and the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center seem to have a difference of opinion on developments of regional impact submissions.
Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Ace Herring thanks Ed Cadle for speaking during their weekly meeting. Cadle is the director of Mission on the Move, which is a non-denominational non-profit organization that ministers to the needs of people in need in Mexico and Central America.
Copies of the Effingham Herald Thursday will seem a little heavier than normal.
The Springfield City Council appointed Jeff Ambrose to fill the remainder of Ron Boatright's term Tuesday.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was awarded $6.75 million in federal grant money to support re-entry services for rehabilitated offenders. The grants were administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to the Governor's Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry (GOTSR) and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police major accident investigation team is looking into a three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Savannah man Tuesday afternoon.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System representatives may try to revise a deal between the two groups that enabled the hospital to embark on its modernization and expansion.
An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.
An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A sand mine operator was granted two more years to finish digging out his property, after county commissioners voted to deny a rezoning application but allow the extension.