Springfield police officers have begun carrying tasers with the help of donations from community members.
Fifty years ago, Walt Gnann opened a small TV and appliance repair shop in Springfield. Saturday, customers packed a now vastly larger store to help Gnann and his family mark the golden anniversary of Walt's TV, Furniture and Appliance.
New businesses are headed to the Rincon South shopping center at the corner of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21.
A family of five lost their home in a fire early Thursday morning due in part to the loss of electricity from the storm on Wednesday.
Rincon announced its final two candidates for the city manager position on Wednesday afternoon.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older persons and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
During the Effingham County Rotary Club's end of the year celebration on a riverboat in Savannah, Jeff Kublin was named the Club's Rotarian of the Year.
SAVANNAH - The growth in the Savannah ports and "Florida flight" are adding to the population ranks in Effingham County and in turn to the number of vehicles of the roads, state lawmakers were told Wednesday afternoon.
The 07/07/07 date was merely coincidence. What led to the Effingham YMCA's doors opening Saturday was the result of lots of hard work, Y officials said.
Effingham County's newly-constituted elections board met for the first time Tuesday morning and already has plenty of questions.
A Sylvania woman was killed on the job in a forklift accident early Tuesday morning at Network Logistic Solutions, Inc. in Rincon.
The Springfield City Council asked the city attorney to begin working with the Industrial Development Authority attorney on an intergovernmental agreement to transfer water permits to supply the I-16 tract.
Rincon residents will actually get the chance to name the new Rincon South shopping center at the corner of Highway 21 and Fort Howard Road.
An Effingham County teenager pled not guilty in Effingham County Superior Court on Thursday morning to murder for the stabbing death of his younger brother at the family home in April.
A Guyton woman was killed Saturday morning after the driver of the car she was in lost control.
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.
Effingham County commissioners expect to get the much-awaited and anticipated audit of the county presented Tuesday.
As he watched news coverage of last week's school shooting in Oregon, Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie saw the need to remind the community that his office provides gun locks free of charge.
From glowing reviews of the sound system and an appreciation of the seating arrangements, Springfield City Council members are hearing plenty of good things about the Mars Theatre.
Suzanne Collier lost her home and all the belongings in it Monday night, but she is focusing on what she still has.
Funeral arrangements have been made for the 4-year-old Effingham County boy who died following a head-on collision on Highway 17 Friday afternoon.
Over the past four months, the Armstrong Police Department at Armstrong Atlantic State University collected nearly 500 pounds of unused prescription drugs. With the help of the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team, the drugs were transported to Florida to be incinerated.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia's net tax collections for May totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of nearly $42.25 million, or 3.1 percent, compared to the month-ended May 2013.
Growing up with an adopted and abusive father, there was plenty for Howard Wasdin to overcome. And that was before he signed up to take basic underwater demolition/SEAL team training.
Effingham County commissioners have approved $45,000 in improvements for Sand Hill Park and want to take a closer look at improvements for one of its oldest facilities.
A 4-year-old child died and two people were injured in a traffic crash caused by a reckless driver Friday afternoon, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has received a report of a white man in a white or silver SUV who approached two children Thursday afternoon in the Stonegate subdivision and tried to get them into his car.
Effingham County commissioners know the way they want to proceed with a revised Effingham Parkway plan. Who will pay for it remains to be seen.
A former Springfield mayor who resigned his post two years ago now faces an indictment stemming from his run for office.
Effingham County's pending budget will include a little more money for the libraries, and commissioners also pledged to help the library system find ways to further pare expenses.