There won't be any major immigration reform attempts until after the 2008 presidential elections, U.S. Rep. John Barrow said.
Georgia Air National Guardsman Technical Sgt. Timothy Norton of Rincon, a member of the 117th Air Control Squadron of the Georgia Air National Guard was recently awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for his achievements while assigned to the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron at Balad Air Base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
A Guyton man is struggling to regain his health after being hit by a pickup in a three-car pileup on Courthouse Road.
Concerns over the safety of imported food and competition from foreign sources were raised during U.S. Rep. John Barrow's "Congress on the Corner" stop Saturday at Lovett's Hardware Store in Rincon.
Rincon's city council approved the hiring of Donald Toms as city manager during a special called meeting Thursday evening.
The Georgia Department of Transportation to announces that a new traffic signal will soon become operational at the intersection of Highway 21/Columbia Avenue and Town Park Drive in Rincon.
Businesses in Towne Park were faced with how to conduct business with no power on Monday morning.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday in support of U.S. efforts in Iraq and the War on Terror, highlighting some of the recent good news coming out of Iraq and stressing that it is critical for Congress to believe that victory is possible in Iraq.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help them piece together the office's history.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) will hold his "Congress on the Corner" on Saturday at Lovett's Hardware Store in Rincon.
Rincon's recreation director announced at the city council meeting Monday night that new playground equipment is on the way for Macomber Park.
Guyton's Rails to Trails project has just about everything in place to begin construction except approval.
Builders working in Rincon will soon know up front what inspections are required for structures they build.
The Springfield City Council approved a bid Tuesday night for a water line to run to Effingham County High School, pending approval from the Effingham County Board of Education.
Ace Herring, president of Sunrise Rotary, presented Karen Tanksley with a club pen in appreciation for a presentation she gave this month. Tanksley is publisher of the Effingham Herald and president-elect for the Effingham Noon Rotary Club.
The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral.
Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats.
Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets.
Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday.
By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board.
A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.