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.
People who live in the Barrister Crossing subdivision describe the neighborhood as "very close" and "a big family."
Springfield City Council members hope to have their annual audit in hand soon after choosing a Statesboro firm to perform the work.
The Effingham County Emergency Management Agency had a "busy night" Wednesday as another storm system rolled through the county, director Ed Myrick said.
Effingham County commissioners are changing the way they put together their agendas, and more changes could be coming.
After four drafts and a split vote, Effingham County commissioners approved the first reading of a timber operations ordinance.
A Macon man will not face charges in a wreck on Interstate 16 Thursday that claimed the life of his sister.
Paul Wynn turned the corner inside Springfield City Hall, expecting to see the aftermath of an alleged crime.
After being deluged by rain for days in a row, Effingham and surrounding counties should see a return to typical July weather this week.
A teenage girl died and three other people were injured in a crash on Interstate 16 Thursday afternoon.
The city of Springfield paved the way for starting the next phase of its streetscape project. City council members approved a bid Tuesday night for the locally-funded portion of phase 2 of the streetscape. The streetscape will run on the east side of Laurel Street - across from city hall - from First Street to the light at Madison Street. Council members also expressed their relief the streetscape project continues to move forward. "We started ...
SAVANNAH - An Effingham County man died Wednesday morning after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed at the intersection of Interstates 516 and 16.
Improvements to Effingham County's main recreational facility could be under way in the near future, after county commissioners approved a proposed recreation project list Tuesday.
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.