Guyton's police department showed its muscle as officers conducted a third drug counter operation April 13.
Today is the last day to donate items for the Ferst Foundation thrift sale planned for Saturday.
More than 100 acres were burned as a fire off Go Cart Road traveled through an Effingham community on Monday afternoon.
Property assessment notices for 2007 are scheduled to be mailed by April 23. This year the appearance of the notice has changed. The tax assessors' office has heard complaints in the past about the notice layout and small print on the notice and has listened. Instead of an 8x5 form, the notice will be letter size, and the printing is large enough for most folks to read.
Harry O'Donoghue performs "Follow Me Up to Carlow" on the bodhran, a traditional Irish drum, during a presentation of classic and traditional Irish music at the South Effingham Branch Library in Rincon on Thursday.
The Georgia House of Representatives resoundingly overturned Gov. Sonny Perdue's veto of the fiscal year 2007 amended budget Friday.
Two groups are asking local employers to allow employees to wear jeans as part of "Jeans for Justice" on April 27.
A Rincon man was rescued by two police officers after his house went up in flames Saturday morning at 208 Quartz Drive.
On Saturday the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department hosted a fishing rodeo for children and senior adults at Baker Pond.
It was a chance for the Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County to say what it doesn't say enough, chapter president Brett Gordon said - thank you.
ATLANTA – The state Senate passed its version of the $20.2 billion Fiscal Year 2008 budget Tuesday 53 to 1 - funding PeachCare for Kids at its present level and fully funding the state's education budget, returning nearly $50 million in previous austerity cuts to local systems.
Guyton has finally established guidelines for renting city property and accepting streets. Alderman Jeff Lariscy presented both policies to the council at last week's council meeting.
A Rincon paramedic was arrested and charged on Wednesday with sexual exploitation of children.
More than 100 acres in Guyton off Riverside Drive erupted into flames Thursday afternoon. No one was injured and no structures were harmed, however.
Effingham County students will be back in school on Thursday, albeit with a little later start.
After consultation with GEMA Director Charley English and other state agency heads, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a state of emergency declaration related to the winter storm for the entire state of Georgia. The governor has delayed the opening of state government until noon Wednesday.
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department offers the following tips from its training unit on driving in wintry conditions:
Effingham County commissioners may adopt a unique solution to repair a subdivision's damaged roads.
As Georgians continue to experience record-low temperatures this winter, Georgia Power is reminding customers that preparation and planning can help minimize the impact of the severe weather on their energy bills.
With potentially dangerous winter weather expected to move into the area, the Effingham County School System has canceled school for students on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A prospect that has been in hibernation for quite a while has asked the Effingham Industrial Development Authority to extend an option on land.
Effingham County is about to attempt to curtail the number of accidents at one of its most troubled intersections.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is joining pedestrian and bicycle safety partners to remind both walkers and riders to wear reflective gear as winter continues and days remain darker.
With the grand opening of the Mars Theatre just three months away, much of the work remaining to be done may lie in the hands of the Springfield City Council.
Springfield is hoping to extend its greenway project, possibly with the help of a grant.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning Georgia Power customers about scammers posing as company employees in an attempt to bilk money from people.
For years, Homer Wallace pushed for voting rights and to have Effingham County's own observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday morning, the former longtime county commissioner and community activist was recognized and hailed for his work.
Effingham County now has in its hands a $30,000 check, the result of its settlement with King America Finishing.
An off-duty Effingham County firefighter who was one of the first to respond to a tanker-pickup truck collision and fire that claimed the lives of three brothers, and two Springfield firefighters were honored for their efforts in that incident.