The Georgia Ports Authority is continuing to expand and is trying to take some of the pressure off the roads, Effingham Chamber of Commerce members learned Wednesday morning.
Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance hosted a candlelight vigil for victims of domestic violence at the courthouse Tuesday.
In this tournament, winning wasn't the only thing. In fact, it was likely far from the most important thing.
Army Reserve Pfc. Joseph B. Bentley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
ATLANTA-Gov. Sonny Perdue will continue a long-standing state tradition by proclaiming Nov. 11 as "Veterans Day in Georgia" during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 24 at the State Capitol.
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee recently approved their portion of the 2007 Farm Bill and the "Heartland, Habitat, Harvest and Horticulture Act of 2007" by a vote of 17-4.
Once comments from legal counsel come back, Effingham County commissioners will go ahead with a new vehicle maintenance contract.
Guyton native and incumbent councilwoman Dr. Brenda Lovett is preparing to fight for her seat in this year's election.
The Effingham State Court is establishing a day for a domestic violence docket.
Springfield has chosen Rincon finance director Brett Bennett to be city manager. He is expected to start the position the beginning of November.
The United Way of Effingham County is 35 percent toward its goal of raising $249,999, as noted by Batman (campaign co-chairman Clarence Morgan).
A hospital is usually the place a community turns to in times of crisis.
Rincon residents have one female candidate running for city council as Ann Daniel has thrown in her hat for one of the three seats available.
For the first time, an open MRI will be established within Effingham County, Effingham Hospital's Board of Trustees announced.
The stage is set.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.