Effingham County commissioners approved giving Springfield $3,000 to help with its annual Fourth of July fireworks display, but let it be known they want others outside of government to help.
Effingham County commissioners are looking at lower the speed limit on two roads.
A former governor and chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee. A former U.S. attorney credited with squashing the mob in New York City and later mayor of the nation's largest city. A former Navy pilot and prisoner of war who is currently a U.S. senator. A senator from Kansas, an Arkansas governor, congressmen from California, Colorado and Texas, a former Wisconsin governor, a former governor of Virginia and now, add to the list of Republican candidates for the presidency in 2008 a 1980 graduate of Effingham County High School.
Effingham County commissioners have given their approval to the partial plan update for the comprehensive plan.
A domestic dispute between a group of friends led to two violent confrontations and also may lead to felony charges.
LifeStar wants to land in Effingham County - permanently.
Savannah - With blood donations at such low levels that the Red Cross can currently supply only one fourth of Georgia hospitals' demand for blood, an urgent call for donors has been issued by the humanitarian organization.
Bids are expected to go out soon for Effingham County's planned 911 center.
The law enforcement agencies of Effingham County are on the verge of improving the way they work together to fight crime.
Statesboro's Community Theater organization, the Averitt STARS, is holding auditions for the 3rd annual Averitt Star Search.
Guyton's city council may rollback the city's tax millage rate for this year in response to residents' concerns.
Members of the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club got he latest news on the "Mars on Main" project. The "Mars on Main" Revitalization Committee just got the signed contract back and can now move forward with the planned demolition and future restoration of the old Mars Theater (circa 1948) in downtown Springfield.
Effingham County's municipalities either have or are in the process of getting a city manager, and Guyton's city council gathered Tuesday afternoon to discuss the job description for their future hire.
The Effingham County Board of Education set the bond millage rate at 1.178 and the millage rate for maintenance and operation at 15.57 Monday.
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.