Phillip King's resignation as a Guyton alderman during Tuesday's city council meeting took quite a few people by surprise. City hall employees expressed both disappointment and surprise on Wednesday.
Rincon City Council voted unanimously to dismiss Police Chief Michael Berry and another officer Wednesday night for failure to carry out directives issued by the mayor and council.
Guyton Alderman Phillip King tendered his resignation letter during tonight's city council meeting, resignation effective Sept. 10.
Rincon City Council spent more than seven hours in executive session Monday night, finally adjourning at 3:22 a.m. after closed-door meetings with more than a dozen city employees and others, talking to each individually.
The Coastal Georgia Area Agency on Aging and Care Improvement Plus, Georgia's largest state-wide chronic condition Medicare special needs plan, are hosting a free event for Savannah area seniors Wednesday regarding health preparations for emergencies.
The Effingham Fall Festival will be held Nov. 22 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Historic Effingham Society and Living History Site.
At their Aug. 19 meeting the Effingham County Board of Commissioners established a work group to make recommendations on how best to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our nationally recognized historic courthouse. The historic courthouse was built in 1908 with a later addition added and dedicated in 1979. The courthouse was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
The Springfield City Council has canceled the meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday due to lack of agenda items.
Guyton city officials are scheduled to discuss the proposed purple pipe installation requirement for new construction as well as potential reuse water irrigation during tonight's council meeting.
With two months before his likely election as the initial county commission chairman at-large, Dusty Zeigler is clearing the decks to devote as much time as possible to the position.
Ask longtime Riverside Drive residents if it floods in their neighborhoods and you're likely to hear tale after tale of how canoes or boats were used to get to their homes over the years. Some refer to mass flooding that occurs throughout the county. A few individuals even reference a time when they remember the Ogeechee and Savannah rivers meeting.
Effingham County commissioners could get a contract in their hands this week from the firm that operates the LifeStar emergency helicopter.
The Springfield City Council approved a contract for $471,544 with E&D Enterprises for the re-use expansion at the city's wastewater treatment plant.
Guyton city council's approval to rezone a 2.06 acre portion of property located at 705 Central Blvd. from R-1 to C-1 means the citizens will be getting a new post office.
A late Sunday morning fire has left a Rincon family homeless, and only a few days after the father of the family returned to his job as a civilian contractor in Iraq.
An Effingham County man has pled guilty to the July 2013 slaying of his cousin.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the creation of the Child Welfare Reform Council to improve the child welfare system and better protect Georgia's most vulnerable citizens.
The grand debut of the Mars Theatre is about a month away, and Springfield City Council members took steps to make sure there could be a proper toast.
Having set clocks ahead one hour is a good reminder to check home smoke alarms, according to Effingham Fire and Rescue.
A once-convicted felon who pointed a shotgun at a family and led Effingham County Sheriff's deputies on a chase is going back to prison.
Guyton's permit for its planned wastewater treatment plant sprayfield may be headed back to the state Environmental Protection Division.
The race for the Effingham County Board of Education District 4 seat has drawn four candidates, and all three county commission seats up for election will be contested in the May 20 primary.
The field for the May 20 primary is growing for a number of Effingham County races.
Effingham County commissioners approved allowing Rincon to annex 66 acres, following a split vote and questions for Rincon city officials.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens reminds Georgians that they must change their clocks to daylight saving time earlier this year - and they should also change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time.
Effingham County officials may be taking steps to address another crash-plagued intersection.
How Effingham County will spend more than $230,000 on recreation is not just a matter on which projects the money will be directed but also how soon.
At least one Effingham County commissioner race will be contested in the May 20 general primary.
Traffic at the Highway 21/Interstate 95 intersection could be getting a unique solution, Effingham County leaders learned recently.
A group of local high school students got an up-close look Tuesday at how to investigate a crime scene.