Water use in north Georgia has been curtailed, and the state Environmental Protection Division is sticking to its demand to reduce the amount of water taken from the upper Floridan aquifer, Effingham Chamber of Commerce members learned Wednesday morning.
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick received a 2007 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the Regional Rural and Coordinated Public Transportation Program.
On Saturday, the Dickens Craft Festival was held in conjunction with the Rincon Lion's Club Christmas parade. Vendors from throughout the region participated. Awards were given for best of show, first place, second place, third place and honorable mention.
At the 2007 annual communication of HomeTown Health, LLC held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Effingham Hospital was recognized for the progress it has made in health care in the Southeast by being awarded HomeTown Health's "Hospital of the Year" for 2007.
RICHMOND HILL - State House Speaker Glenn Richardson, who has been referred to as an "agent of change," says that when he took office, he could've decided to do nothing. But instead, he said it's his job to evaluate how Georgia government is impacting its residents.
December 13, 2007|
Special to Effingham Herald