As another hurricane season begins, the Effingham County Health Department urges everyone to prepare now to protect their lives, their loved ones and their property before a storm approaches our coast. Preparedness is important for all coastal residents, but critical for those with special needs.
The Help a Child Smile mobile dental clinic pulled into Effingham County on Monday to provide dental care to children without a family dentist.
Towne Park West is bursting with development and the crown jewel appears to be a planned upscale, gated community.
There has been no movement in the challenge of an Effingham County Economic Development Authority member's seat, former EDA attorney Mickey Kicklighter said.
Effingham County Farm Bureau Office Manager Sandra Zittrouer recently attended the Georgia Farm Bureau Office Manager and Secretary Conference held in Macon.
Deputy Mike Hendricks of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office completed a DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
May went down as one of the driest months in history, and Tropical Depression Barry's impact may not be enough.
Some vehicles at Springfield Ford in Rincon were damaged when a Guyton teen lost control of his vehicle driving southbound on Highway 21 on Wednesday.
Much work remains to be done at the Effingham Economic Development Authority's I-16/Meldrim tracts, and DP Partners is raring to go.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) again urged the Senate to commit to securing the U.S. borders as the required first step of any immigration reform. Comprehensive immigration legislation is currently being debated on the Senate floor.
An Atlanta TV news reporter has tossed his hat into the ring for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' seat.
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Rincon City Council had a few more questions about its deal for surface water from Effingham County.
A special ribbon cutting ceremony will held today at 10 a.m. in front of the main entrance of the new Physician's Center building at Effingham Hospital's main medical campus at Springfield.
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.
In preparation for an influx of motorists traveling along Savannah-Chatham Highways during the firework displays on the Fourth of July, the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has implemented a traffic operations plan to reduce delays and relieve congestion.
Fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous objects the Effingham County Sheriff's Office discourages people from shooting into the air for the Fourth of July weekend.
The four fields at the Macomber Park expansion are done, but there is still plenty of work to do on the new phase - and on the older parts of the park.
Along with watching out for people driving too fast on Georgia highways, officers can now ticket those driving too slow.
Effingham County commissioners have renewed the capacity agreement with the state Department of Corrections for the Effingham County Prison.
Attorneys for an Effingham County commissioner have filed their response to an appeal of the board of elections' and a Superior Court judge's decision denying a challenge to her qualifications.
More than one in five consumers said they rarely or never use a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA survey.
A Guyton woman wasn't able to attend a fundraiser held on her behalf Saturday, but the attendance reflected how many people are thinking about her.
ATLANTA - While sparklers and similar non-explosive fireworks devices are legal in Georgia, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging citizens to use extreme caution to avoid injuries when using legalized fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
Spending time outdoors is just one of the great things about summer. Coastal Health District officials want coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time and prevent illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.