Effingham County commissioners are trying to figure out not only what offices need to be grouped together but where the county's main office needs to be.
Rainy weather couldn't keep a crowd of friends and supporters from participating in a softball and kickball tournament to benefit Hugo Soto.
Effingham County will be looking for a new elections supervisor.
Effingham County commissioners and Rincon City Council members are expected to agree next month on a proposal for a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
The kind of farm granted a variance Tuesday night by Effingham County commissioners could be growing in popularity.
Georgia Farm Bureau's annual Harvest For All campaign is aimed at providing food to those who have struggled to put food on the table. For the fourth straight year, the campaign solicited cash donations.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office offers the following safety tips for the holiday season.
Rincon City Council members have approved a contractor to begin work on its planned 9th Street utility improvements.
Effingham County commissioners have approved asking for an extension to complete their fiscal year 2013 audit - and it's the last time they can do so without incurring a penalty from the state.
The firm hired to perform the city of Springfield's 2012 audit will be retained for next year's review of the city's finances.
ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season. As Secretary of State, Kemp serves as Georgia's charities regulator.
In more than ways than one, it was a big check presentation for the Mars Theatre on Tuesday night.
Speaking at a recent community meeting in Effingham County about the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace, Robert Campbell began with a caveat.
Effingham County commissioners could make inroads next week on what offices will go where.
Chairman Wendall Kessler had to cast the tie-breaking vote as Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 to refund water and sewer impact fees to four property owners.
Kim Moretz will be back in Effingham County Superior Court on Wednesday, to be sentenced for her role in the gruesome death of a Wilmington Island man.
An Effingham County jury found Kimberly Moretz guilty Friday of concealing the death a Wilmington Island man last January and of hindering the apprehension of the man investigators say committed it, her husband Chad Moretz.
Kimberly Moretz's trial began Wednesday with the prosecution accusing her of committing "inexcusable actions" and her attorney countering that "she's a victim in every way in this case."
A contingent from Effingham County traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday to show their support for autism insurance reform.
Effingham County is preparing to go live with new safety improvements to the intersection of Blue Jay Road and Midland Road. The intersection will officially be a four-way stop Tuesday around 11 a.m. As a true four-way stop, all traffic will be required to stop and check both directions for oncoming traffic.
Springfield Fire Chief Travis Zittrouer has been suspended for 15 days without pay, following his arrest last month for driving under the influence.
The purchase of hundreds of acres along the Ebenezer Creek for preservation purposes is getting a significant boost.
With the building now finished, the Springfield City Council took steps Thursday night to get the nuts and bolts of the Mars Theatre's interior completed.
A fund has been set up to help a local family devastated by a fire last week.
Severe Weather Awareness Week kicked off Monday in Georgia, a time when residents are encouraged to set aside a few minutes each day to prepare for unexpected events, practice emergency response procedures for all types of weather and learn more about local threats.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced immediate reforms for how the state communicates with Georgians when under a winter storm warning; he also named the Governor's Severe Winter Weather Warning and Preparedness Task Force, which will advise on implementation of reforms and suggest short-term and long-term solutions.
Effingham County leaders and Chamber of Commerce members, along with members of its state legislative delegation, met with state officials Monday and Tuesday during the Chamber's Effingham Day at the Capitol.
ATLANTA - A bill introduced late in last year's General Assembly session is getting support from environmental groups as it comes back before state legislators.
ATLANTA - What could become one of the General Assembly's most controversial bills is generating quite a buzz - well before it hits the floor for a vote.
The warnings local officials issued to stay off Effingham County roads on Tuesday and Wednesday appear to have paid off.