Effingham County commissioners are expected to decide next month which architect will lead the renovations of the old courthouse and the sheriff's complex and jail.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow doesn't believe Congress should set deadlines for the Iraqi government, but he thinks timelines can help send a message to the floundering leadership.
The Springfield City Council approved an agreement to develop a master plan for the downtown park areas.
Well-known resident and public figure George Saraf is once again throwing himself into Rincon politics. And the fire in the belly is no less flaming.
The Springfield City Council approved a system that will allow city employees to adjust water rates in the event of a verified leak.
The spirit of bipartisanship may be sinking in the Congress, but that doesn't mean some lawmakers aren't trying to bail the water out, according to Rep. John Barrow.
The Springfield City Council approved a bid for cost recovery services for the fire department Tuesday.
Outgoing planning and appeals commission member William Gibson was awarded a plaque by Mayor Ken Lee and commission chairman James Head for his five years of service at last Monday night's council meeting. Coming in Thursday's paper, Gibson reflects on his years on the commission and the direction in which the city is going.
Over 1,000 acres of land fronting Highway 21 were rezoned planned unit development by the Rincon City Council at Monday night's meeting.
Signup dates for the new livestock compensation program, livestock indemnity program and crop disaster program have been announced. Eligible livestock producers can apply to receive benefits under the livestock compensation and livestock indemnity programs starting Sept. 10.
Attorneys for Springfield and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority presented oral arguments on the legality of Springfield City Councilman Charles Hinely's appointment to the IDA board Wednesday morning in Effingham County Superior Court.
On the last day to qualify for the Nov. 6 election, Jimmy Wells made the last-minute decision to add his name to the ticket and give both incumbent Guyton mayor Michael Garvin and Fred Griffin some more competition.
Wouldn't you like to see more of your local historic landmarks preserved for future generations?
Army National Guard Pfc. Richard A. Haymans has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
The United Way of Effingham County set a goal of $249,999 as it kicked off its campaign Wednesday afternoon.
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.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.
One in five consumers said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.