ATHENS - Extreme drought conditions have developed across southeast and south-central Georgia. Another week with little or no rain and temperatures in the 70s and 80s have led to worsening drought conditions statewide.
Though the afternoon was perfect for sitting outside chatting in the shade, Susan Altman wasn't chatting, she was crying out for help.
The Sea Grill restaurant in Port Wentworth sponsored a fundraising golf tournament for the Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County on April 4 and raised $4,790.
The Springfield City Council passed an ordinance instituting fire service fees Tuesday night.
Several Rincon residents had plenty of questions on Rincon's water supplies at a public hearing Tuesday night.
Two local men were honored with the Life Saving Award at Rincon's city council meeting on Monday night for their actions during a house fire.
Federal agents apprehended an Effingham County prisoner who fled from a work detail Monday afternoon.
Local parents spoke out against the new uniform policy at an Effingham County Board of Education meeting Thursday.
For Gert Campbell, the laps around the track at Effingham County High School on Friday night and Saturday morning were more than mere steps.
Federal agents captured a man Wednesday morning who fled from an Effingham County Prison work detail Monday afternoon.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is seeking volunteers who are looking for a rewarding and unforgettable experience at MDA summer camp. Volunteer counselors are needed to help young people with neuromuscular diseases enjoy a fun-filled week of camp June 9-15 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon.
An Effingham County teen accused of stabbing his younger brother to death and severely wounding his parents Friday night will face a first hearing this morning in an Effingham County courtroom.
It may be years before DP Partners and the Effingham Economic Development Authority see buildings spring out of the ground at the EDA's I-16 tracts near Meldrim. But the EDA is catching the eyes of others.
Starting today, the Effingham Herald's Web site will take on a whole new look.
Visitors named a couple of reasons for attending Olde Effingham Days in Springfield on Saturday. However, at the top of the list was a love of history.
STATESBORO - U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.