Though the afternoon was perfect for sitting outside chatting in the shade, Susan Altman wasn't chatting, she was crying out for help.
The Sea Grill restaurant in Port Wentworth sponsored a fundraising golf tournament for the Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County on April 4 and raised $4,790.
The Springfield City Council passed an ordinance instituting fire service fees Tuesday night.
Several Rincon residents had plenty of questions on Rincon's water supplies at a public hearing Tuesday night.
Two local men were honored with the Life Saving Award at Rincon's city council meeting on Monday night for their actions during a house fire.
Federal agents apprehended an Effingham County prisoner who fled from a work detail Monday afternoon.
Local parents spoke out against the new uniform policy at an Effingham County Board of Education meeting Thursday.
For Gert Campbell, the laps around the track at Effingham County High School on Friday night and Saturday morning were more than mere steps.
Federal agents captured a man Wednesday morning who fled from an Effingham County Prison work detail Monday afternoon.
It may be years before DP Partners and the Effingham Economic Development Authority see buildings spring out of the ground at the EDA's I-16 tracts near Meldrim. But the EDA is catching the eyes of others.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is seeking volunteers who are looking for a rewarding and unforgettable experience at MDA summer camp. Volunteer counselors are needed to help young people with neuromuscular diseases enjoy a fun-filled week of camp June 9-15 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon.
An Effingham County teen accused of stabbing his younger brother to death and severely wounding his parents Friday night will face a first hearing this morning in an Effingham County courtroom.
Starting today, the Effingham Herald's Web site will take on a whole new look.
Visitors named a couple of reasons for attending Olde Effingham Days in Springfield on Saturday. However, at the top of the list was a love of history.
April 22-28 is national Crime Victims' Rights Week - a time to learn about victimization, reflect on the cost of crime to our society, and promote laws, policies and programs to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
Attorneys for an Effingham County commissioner have filed their response to an appeal of the board of elections' and a Superior Court judge's decision denying a challenge to her qualifications.
More than one in five consumers said they rarely or never use a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA survey.
A Guyton woman wasn't able to attend a fundraiser held on her behalf Saturday, but the attendance reflected how many people are thinking about her.
ATLANTA - While sparklers and similar non-explosive fireworks devices are legal in Georgia, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging citizens to use extreme caution to avoid injuries when using legalized fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
Spending time outdoors is just one of the great things about summer. Coastal Health District officials want coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time and prevent illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.
The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for many as friends and family gather to celebrate America with food, parades, parties and fireworks.
A toddler's death in Cobb County last week has brought attention again to the issue of children being left unattended in hot cars.
The long-awaited audit of Effingham County's fiscal year 2013 revealed 13 findings, including not depositing checks and a lack of vigilance on old returned checks.
The challenge to Vera Jones' candidacy is headed to the state's highest court.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell has announced a new customer service initiative to save customers time by encouraging more online driver's license transactions.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a fiscal year 2015 budget that shaves about 1 percent of spending from the current financial plan.
Effingham County commissioners raised rates for county water customers, and now commissioners are getting flooded with calls about water bills.
Work on re-paving Bunyan Kessler Road is expected to start soon, according to Effingham County officials.
A deed will be prepared so that Effingham County crews can begin taking care of what has been a private dirt road, after more than two dozen residents requested the county maintain it.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security have introduced an upgraded version of the state's emergency mobile app, Ready Georgia, which was designed to help Georgians stay safe and informed during emergencies. Upgrading the app was one of the recommendations of the governor's Severe Winter Weather Warning and Preparedness Taskforce.