With the General Assembly set to convene Monday at the state Capitol, the discussion of the state's trauma system - and its lack thereof - is heating up, much to state Rep. Buddy Carter's delight.
A former Effingham County Animal Control employee had the appeal of his termination denied Tuesday.
The gesture from the President of the United States was as unexpected as the visit itself.
They've already started their training in Athens and they've been more than interested observers at the last few county commission meetings.
Effingham County's elected officials took their oaths of office Tuesday, the final step before assuming their offices.
By the time they board the plane that will take them to Afghanistan, the soldiers of Alpha Battery of the 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion will be well-traveled.
Members of four local Christian and civil rights organizations convened at the Church of the Harvest on Saturday to rally support for an Effingham County resident who they believe was wrongfully indicted for killing his 8-week-old daughter in May 2006.
A former Rincon police chief is now charging the city with violating state open records statutes and has filed suit against Rincon for violating open meetings statutes.
The long-awaited Effingham Parkway may have to wait a little longer, if the state Department of Transportation's fiscal woes prolong or worsen.
Crews are working feverishly on the EFACEC site, Effingham Industrial Development Authority members said.
Rincon City Council approved the 2009 operating budget during last Monday night's meeting. And once again, they have done so without charging its resident city property taxes. They voted to set the 2008 millage rate at zero mills.
Effingham County is going to be getting a little more exposure to site selection specialists.
About 100 angry citizens lined up in Guyton's old school gymnasium on Tuesday night to voice their opposition to the city's plans to build a wastewater treatment facility on Riverside Drive.
Beth Rahn Mosley and her husband Danny wasted no time in one of the more mundane tasks that come after a campaign.
With a handshake and a hug, the race for chief magistrate came to a congenial end Tuesday night.
Rincon City Council members were handed their 2013 audit, which pointed out two material weaknesses.
Coastal Health District officials remind residents to take precautions to avoid mosquitoes which are not only a nuisance but can carry disease such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and chikungunya.
ATLANTA - Early in-person voting ended Friday for Tuesday's primary runoff.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said Friday he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.
An Effingham County woman died after being hit by a truck on Honey Ridge Road Thursday night.
A local man was in critical condition at a Savannah hospital after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh-eating disease.
Gov. Nathan Deal approved the hire of 100 new child protective service workers to assist with a recent influx of cases. The number of reports of child abuse and neglect has significantly increased since the opening of a centralized 24/7 Child Protective Services Intake Communications Center.
Only a small number of Effingham County's 28,000 registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Tuesday's primary runoff.
Water and sewer rates for Effingham County's customers are going back down.
So you're looking for something to do this weekend in and around Effingham County, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia's past.
The city of Springfield received a clean bill of financial health from its auditors Tuesday night.
The challenge to an Effingham County commissioner's candidacy appears to be over.
TIFTON - To educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide wildlife hotline.
Springfield officials hope their action Tuesday night will go a long way toward answering what they say has been a frequent question of late.