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.
Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman, along with two incumbent city council members, will be returned to office.
Springfield has hired Tommy Deadwyler of the Fox Theatre Institute to be the director of the Mars Theatre.
Incumbent council members Scott Morgan and Levi Scott Jr. have qualified to run for re-election to Rincon City Council.
Barton Alderman and Ken Lee said they will seek re-election as mayor of their respective cities.
Margaret Edwards maintains a positive outlook toward life's challenges. "You have to dance in the rain," she says with a smile. And Edwards has weathered her share of storms. She lost one of her eyes to cancer as a young child, and she and her husband Kyle's first son died from cancer at just 3 years old. Even in the darkest times, though, Edwards' colleagues at Effingham Health System say she remains committed to helping ...
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning about a synthetic drug being sold under the names Crazy Clown and Herbal Madness Incense.
Now through midnight on Labor Day, Georgia state troopers are joining law enforcement officials from across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, an enforcement campaign that targets impaired drivers.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - For many soldiers, a deployment to Afghanistan means early-morning foot patrols, long days wearing heavy gear and the possibility of engaging the enemy.
AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year.
A look at the five candidates for the three seats on Rincon City Council.
A young child was injured when a pick-up truck collided with an Effingham County school bus Wednesday afternoon.
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.