Effingham County commissioners will start the process to choose a new auditor at their meeting Tuesday.
Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie is hesitant to use the word "nice" to describe a jail.
South Effingham High School paid tribute at Friday's homecoming game to a current student and an alumnus who died during the week.
Authorities are continuing to investigate a series of fatal wrecks that took place over the weekend.
Update (Friday, Sept. 27, 5 p.m.): Henry Longworth was pronounced dead late this afternoon at Memorial Health University Medical Center.
It may be several weeks until they hit the road, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is about to field almost a new fleet of patrol cars.
The city of Rincon has received a $500,000 community development block grant grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
The doors to a finished and ready-for-business Mars Theatre are expected to open early next year.
SYLVANIA - With the general election more than 13 months away, Rick Allen and John Stone, vying for the Republican nomination for Georgia's 12th Congressional District, are speaking at fish fries and jostling over debate plans.
The weather outside may still feel like summer, but the fact is that flu season is here and it's never too early to get vaccinated. The Effingham County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.
Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.
Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.
Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.
A Guyton couple has filed suit against King America Finishing and its parent company, Westex, for damages from the May 2011 fish kill.
Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.
State Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting consumers to the recall of particular packages of Bailey's Choice dog treats. These products have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella and should be discarded.
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.
Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.
David Jimenez spent the final day of his life the way he enjoyed so many others - with a golf club in his hand.
Registered sex offenders on probation in Effingham County will be spending their Halloween at the sheriff's office.
An agreement between Effingham County and King America Finishing is under wraps, until all the signatures have been received, after county commissioners agreed Tuesday night to an out-of-court settlement.
As the state's lead agency for implementing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division is soliciting proposals for land acquisition projects in the coastal region that are consistent with the state's coastal and estuarine land conservation plan.
After receiving an extension for last year's audit, Effingham County's commissioners may have to get another one to complete this year's audit.
Effingham County commissioners will meet with an Association of County Commissioners of Georgia representative next month to discuss a possible change in how the county government is organized.
A chemical spill in September at a Screven County textiles plant was no threat to the Ogeechee River, according to an attorney speaking for the Ogeechee Riverkeeper.
Some Effingham County neighborhoods are getting their own version of an extreme makeover.
Effingham County commissioners tabled executing an agreement with King America Finishing at a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon.
PORT WENTWORTH - The move to get Savannah port truck traffic off Highway 21 got a major shove Thursday afternoon.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has a new and up-to-date device to make county roads safer.