The families of two Effingham County men hurt in the Imperial Sugar refinery explosion last week are optimistic about their recovery and were grateful for the support shown them and the other families this week.
The Springfield City Council approved agreements with EMC Engineering for upgrades to the wastewater treatment facility, a new well and phase one and two of the Highway 21 waterline extension at its meeting Tuesday night.
United Way of the Coastal Empire has received an outpouring of community support to help the victims and their families who are affected by the destruction caused by the explosion and fire at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth on Feb. 7.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., joined Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., Wednesday in introducing bipartisan legislation to end reckless spending and reform the federal budget process by converting it to a two-year cycle, with one year for appropriating federal dollars and the other year devoted to oversight of federal programs.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) praised the enactment of a bipartisan economic stimulus plan Wednesday after President Bush signed the Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act.
Authorities said Friday afternoon that rescue teams have discovered three bodies in the wreckage of the Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth following a massive explosion and fire there Thursday night.