The Springfield City Council has asked the building and zoning committee to create a privacy fence ordinance for the city.
HINESVILLE - The Middle Coastal Unified Development Authority (MCUDA) recently elected new officers for two-year terms. Officers include: President – Ronald E. Tolley, CEcD (Liberty County); Vice-President – Jean Bacon (Bryan County); Secretary – Dorothy Glisson (Screven County); and Treasurer – Ricky Nessmith (Bulloch County).
Effingham Hospital is pleased to announce that a new primary care practice will be established in Springfield soon.
"Let's chase the money."
Robert Uhrich, director of air service development at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, discusses terminal and parking lot expansions at the airport with the Effingham Rotary Club. Uhrich has been with the airport since 1995.
Guyton's city council is hoping for a maximum of 100,000 additional gallons of wastewater treatment capacity from Springfield, which they believe will be enough to supply development in the town for the next three years.
The Springfield City Council discussed the feasibility of eliminating city property taxes for senior citizens Tuesday.
Army Pfc. Mathew M. Bledsoe has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos of the Bartos Law Firm, LLC, has recently returned from the 54th Annual Institute for City and County Attorneys held at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education on the campus of the University of Georgia from Sept. 13-14.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority could be on its way to provide water to its I-16 project.
A local developers group is asking the Effingham Industrial Development Authority for its help in improving the image of the county - and in getting a better range of restaurants to the community.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's annual membership drive is surging along and the number of new members is steadily increasing.
Rincon City Council honored William Gibson, who recently stepped down from the city's planning and appeals commission.
Concerted Services, Inc., is accepting applications from eligible households who need assistance with cooling bills. Eligible individuals and families may apply for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program beginning Oct. 1.
The Rincon Noonday Lions Club of Effingham County has turned over its Christmas festival to First Baptist Church of Rincon to organize.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.