United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 is now taking applications for Atlanta Gas Light Company's Home and Heart Warming Program.
The Vernon C. Hinely Center in Rincon is about to get a much needed makeover.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has cancelled its regular monthly meeting, which was to be held today. But it is plenty busy today.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority could be facing a hefty bill for its condemnation of the Research Forest Tract.
Money dominated Guyton's city council meeting last Tuesday night as the council both accepted money and agreed to pay out some.
Rincon's financial health is improving, auditors told Rincon City Council.
After some time, improvements to the Atlantic Avenue Park in Rincon are finally near completion.
JESUP - Georgia DOT Commissioner Harold Linnenkohl announces a striping contract awarded in 18 southeast Georgia counties based on bids received in the June 22 letting.
Residents in the Springfield water service delivery area came to the city council to request the city look into concerns about the amount of usage reported on their bills.
Springfield police officers have begun carrying tasers with the help of donations from community members.
Fifty years ago, Walt Gnann opened a small TV and appliance repair shop in Springfield. Saturday, customers packed a now vastly larger store to help Gnann and his family mark the golden anniversary of Walt's TV, Furniture and Appliance.
New businesses are headed to the Rincon South shopping center at the corner of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21.
A family of five lost their home in a fire early Thursday morning due in part to the loss of electricity from the storm on Wednesday.
Rincon announced its final two candidates for the city manager position on Wednesday afternoon.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older persons and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
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.