Effingham County commissioners will take up an agreement with the three municipalities for county jail services at their meeting today.
The Effingham County sanitation department made a pitch to Springfield to see if the city wants to pitch in with the Great American Cleanup.
The city of Springfield is trying to clear up an issue with the state as it pushes forward with a community development block grant application.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area increased to 9.3 percent in January, up three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in December. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in January 2010 was also 9.3 percent.
The Effingham Democratic Committee elected new officers Feb. 17. Gussie Nease, chairperson and Willie Webb, vice-chair, had to resign from their positions due to health reasons. The new officers are chairperson Jack Garvin and vice-chair Homer Wallace. Retaining their positions are Hank Heller as treasurer and Cathy Brantley as secretary. Nease and Webb will continue to serve on the Effingham Democratic Committee. Nease expressed a desire for a fluid transition and continued growth. "In the ...
April 1 is the deadline for filing a property tax return for 2011. The return is your estimation of value of your property. This date is also the deadline for filing for homestead exemption and Specialized Assessments such as Conservation Use Valuation covenants for 2011.
Georgia's farmers not only preserve the lush farmland you enjoy during a drive in the country, they also help feed the world.
The Effingham County Tea Party will be hosting a meeting tonight to discuss the tax system and specifically to provide information about the fair tax.
Effingham County commissioners decided not to buy new patrol cars - at least, not any of the Ford Crown Victorias - for now.
Fixing the troubled ash roads in Effingham County could take several different methods, depending on the remedies needed, county commissioners learned Tuesday.
Rincon fire fighters should be getting upgraded safety equipment, after city council members approved starting a bid process for a host of gear items.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority may be changing how the world sees it - online.
With interest in the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's I-16 tracts percolating, board members are weighing what to do to get those parcels ready - and how quickly they may need to act.
Residents of a flood-plagued neighborhood asked Springfield City Council members what's taken so long to find out what can be done about their problems.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are continuing their search for a man reported missing by his family more than week ago.
Springfield City Council is creating an advisory board to help figure out who will run the Mars Theater once renovations are complete and the building is open for business.
When Wesley Corbitt returns to Rincon City Hall on Monday, he'll get to take the interim tag off his title.
Robbie Stone received the maximum sentence Thursday of 12 months in jail for reckless driving in a 2010 crash that resulted in the deaths of two teenagers.
Robbie Stone could not hold back tears Friday as an Effingham County jury cleared him of charges that could have sent him to jail for 75 years.
An Effingham County jury found Robbie Stone of reckless driving but not guilty of vehicular homicide.
Recent requests about solar farms has Effingham County commissioners wondering how to handle those inquiries for certain zoning districts.
One by one, speakers told state Environmental Protection Division representatives that the agency wasn't doing its job and the pollution of the Ogeechee River had to stop.
Robbie Stone was "driving crazy" prior to having a wreck that killed two Effingham County teenagers, one of the survivors of the crash testified Thursday in Stone's vehicular homicide trial.
Sunday marks the beginning of Daylight Savings Time and that means moving your clocks ahead one hour (spring forward) before retiring for the evening Saturday. It is also a great time to think about fire safety, according to fire safety professionals.
Last year, Abbey Brannen helped her assistant principal at Ebenezer Elementary School, Dana Wright, raise the most money in the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-a-Pig campaign.
Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has asked state lawmakers to reconsider a piece of legislation that he and other sheriffs believe will make it harder to seize criminals' assets.
A flood warning for the Ogeechee River near Eden is still in effect, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service is predicting the Ogeechee River at Eden will rise to almost 13.3 feet by Sunday evening before beginning to recede slowly.
Effingham County commissioners won't support any legislation calling for non-partisan elections of commissioners - even though the vote itself split commissioners 3-2.
Marion Dingle fondly recalls his days coaching high school basketball in Effingham County.