A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.
One of the county's most wreck-plagued intersections could be in line for more safety upgrades.
Visitations at the Effingham County Jail are undergoing a makeover almost as drastic as the one for the jail itself.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.
Effingham County commissioners will start the process to choose a new auditor at their meeting Tuesday.
Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie is hesitant to use the word "nice" to describe a jail.
South Effingham High School paid tribute at Friday's homecoming game to a current student and an alumnus who died during the week.
Authorities are continuing to investigate a series of fatal wrecks that took place over the weekend.
Update (Friday, Sept. 27, 5 p.m.): Henry Longworth was pronounced dead late this afternoon at Memorial Health University Medical Center.
It may be several weeks until they hit the road, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is about to field almost a new fleet of patrol cars.
The city of Rincon has received a $500,000 community development block grant grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
The doors to a finished and ready-for-business Mars Theatre are expected to open early next year.
SYLVANIA - With the general election more than 13 months away, Rick Allen and John Stone, vying for the Republican nomination for Georgia's 12th Congressional District, are speaking at fish fries and jostling over debate plans.
The weather outside may still feel like summer, but the fact is that flu season is here and it's never too early to get vaccinated. The Effingham County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.
Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.
Effingham County leaders and Chamber of Commerce members, along with members of its state legislative delegation, met with state officials Monday and Tuesday during the Chamber's Effingham Day at the Capitol.
ATLANTA - A bill introduced late in last year's General Assembly session is getting support from environmental groups as it comes back before state legislators.
ATLANTA - What could become one of the General Assembly's most controversial bills is generating quite a buzz - well before it hits the floor for a vote.
The warnings local officials issued to stay off Effingham County roads on Tuesday and Wednesday appear to have paid off.
Effingham County students will be back in school on Thursday, albeit with a little later start.
After consultation with GEMA Director Charley English and other state agency heads, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a state of emergency declaration related to the winter storm for the entire state of Georgia. The governor has delayed the opening of state government until noon Wednesday.
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department offers the following tips from its training unit on driving in wintry conditions:
Effingham County commissioners may adopt a unique solution to repair a subdivision's damaged roads.
As Georgians continue to experience record-low temperatures this winter, Georgia Power is reminding customers that preparation and planning can help minimize the impact of the severe weather on their energy bills.
With potentially dangerous winter weather expected to move into the area, the Effingham County School System has canceled school for students on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A prospect that has been in hibernation for quite a while has asked the Effingham Industrial Development Authority to extend an option on land.
Effingham County is about to attempt to curtail the number of accidents at one of its most troubled intersections.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is joining pedestrian and bicycle safety partners to remind both walkers and riders to wear reflective gear as winter continues and days remain darker.
With the grand opening of the Mars Theatre just three months away, much of the work remaining to be done may lie in the hands of the Springfield City Council.
Springfield is hoping to extend its greenway project, possibly with the help of a grant.