Effingham County commissioners are expected to decide next month which architect will lead the renovations of the old courthouse and the sheriff's complex and jail.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow doesn't believe Congress should set deadlines for the Iraqi government, but he thinks timelines can help send a message to the floundering leadership.
The Springfield City Council approved an agreement to develop a master plan for the downtown park areas.
Well-known resident and public figure George Saraf is once again throwing himself into Rincon politics. And the fire in the belly is no less flaming.
The Springfield City Council approved a system that will allow city employees to adjust water rates in the event of a verified leak.
The spirit of bipartisanship may be sinking in the Congress, but that doesn't mean some lawmakers aren't trying to bail the water out, according to Rep. John Barrow.
The Springfield City Council approved a bid for cost recovery services for the fire department Tuesday.
Outgoing planning and appeals commission member William Gibson was awarded a plaque by Mayor Ken Lee and commission chairman James Head for his five years of service at last Monday night's council meeting. Coming in Thursday's paper, Gibson reflects on his years on the commission and the direction in which the city is going.
Over 1,000 acres of land fronting Highway 21 were rezoned planned unit development by the Rincon City Council at Monday night's meeting.
Signup dates for the new livestock compensation program, livestock indemnity program and crop disaster program have been announced. Eligible livestock producers can apply to receive benefits under the livestock compensation and livestock indemnity programs starting Sept. 10.
Attorneys for Springfield and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority presented oral arguments on the legality of Springfield City Councilman Charles Hinely's appointment to the IDA board Wednesday morning in Effingham County Superior Court.
On the last day to qualify for the Nov. 6 election, Jimmy Wells made the last-minute decision to add his name to the ticket and give both incumbent Guyton mayor Michael Garvin and Fred Griffin some more competition.
Wouldn't you like to see more of your local historic landmarks preserved for future generations?
Army National Guard Pfc. Richard A. Haymans has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
The United Way of Effingham County set a goal of $249,999 as it kicked off its campaign Wednesday afternoon.
ATLANTA - With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.
Early voting continues through Friday for the general election, and polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is marking National Teen Driver Safety Week by encouraging parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.
A Savannah man died after crossing the center line and causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 21 near Highway 275, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.
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The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.
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).