Effingham County commissioners are waiting on the results of a special audit on the Keep Effingham Beautiful account.
Democrats from across the state who gathered at Georgia Southern University's Russell Union Ballrooom said Georgia's demographics are changing, and the red state could turn into blue on the electoral map.
The state Department of Transportation is asking motorists to use caution and expect delays on Ebenezer Road and Highway 21 Friday morning.
ATLANTA - A new Georgia task force on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia is asking for the public's input on how the state can improve care, support, and awareness activities for residents coping with dementia. The comments will be used to develop a statewide plan to address the needs of a growing population of Georgians living with Alzheimer's and other related dementias.
Southeast Georgia has experienced a lot of rain over the past several weeks, which could cause an increase in public health-related issues such as mosquito breeding and septic system failure. Coastal Health District officials recommend that residents take whatever precautions possible to minimize potential problems.
A bicyclist was seriously injured when he was hit by a pickup on Highway 21 late Wednesday night.
An Effingham County nurse scored a $1 million Georgia Lottery prize in Port Wentworth. David West of Springfield played the instant game 50X The Money, winning a $1 million top prize. The lucky winner claimed his prize recently at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah. West, 57, purchased his lucky ticket at Flash Foods No. 146 on Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. "It was a lucky day," West said. "I was on my way ...
More than 20 people have applied to fill the county clerk position, and Effingham County commissioners still may have to decide just how the next county administrator will function.
The mother of an Effingham County child badly injured in a pit bull attack last year said Tuesday afternoon the dog meant to kill her son.
A corrective action plan stemming from Effingham County's audit will be put into place, but commissioners also were advised that their policies may need more review.
A dispossessory notice filed against Effingham County could be negated, after the property owner asked the magistrate court to do so.
A Rincon City Council member is asking for the city to take more than a mulligan on its golf course.
Fire fees across the unincorporated portions of Effingham County are going up, while sanitation fees will remain level.
Effingham County commissioners adopted a budget for the fiscal year already under way that includes cost-of-living increases for employees, a bigger use of fund balance and less than whole-hearted support from the board.
Three cadets from the Civil Air Patrol Effingham Cadet Squadron located a "downed aircraft" at a recent search and rescue exercise hosted by the Brunswick Senior Squadron.
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.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has a new and up-to-date device to make county roads safer.