One woman is in custody on charges of first-degree arson and insurance fraud after she allegedly conspired with two other people to crash her car, which then caught fire.
A wanted felon from Bloomingdale who walked away from a treatment facility in Augusta is back behind bars.
It's only a few days to this year's Effingham Oktoberfest. This marks the third year for this hugely popular event, which will again be held in Rincon's McCall Plaza on Friday and Saturday.
The city of Rincon is looking to scare up even more support this year for a popular event.
A county commissioners' recent Facebook posting was fodder for a prolonged and sometimes testy discussion between Effingham County commissioners.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man after discovering a methamphetamine lab at his residence in southern Effingham County.
More often than not, when Tiffany Jackson looks at a child car seat, it is not properly installed.
Despite the protestations of nearly two dozen people in opposition, Effingham County commissioners approved the first reading of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's request to have nearly 2,600 acres rezoned as industrial.
Effingham County commissioners have approved an agreement to provide discount prescription cards to county residents.
MACON - Georgia Farm Bureau members who grow Bermudagrass hay are encouraged to enter the GFB 2012 Quality Hay Contest. Hay entered in the contest will be tested at the University of Georgia testing lab using the Relative Forage Quality (RFQ) Test, which predicts fiber digestibility and likely animal intake of hay.
The voter registration deadline is Oct. 8 for the November general election. The general election will be held Nov. 6. Registration status can be checked at www.sos.ga.gov/mvp or by calling the Effingham County Elections and Registration office at 754-8030.
The Effingham County Fair board of directors and committee are preparing for the 2012 Effingham County Fair, which will be held Oct. 22-27 at the Fairgrounds in Springfield.
The Mars Theatre is getting a boost from one of Georgia's most venerable performing venues.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a felon who absconded from a treatment facility in Augusta.
A Springfield man was arrested early Saturday morning after leading Effingham County Sheriff's Deputies on a high-speed pursuit.
Effingham County commissioners approved a slightly lower millage rate and also voted to keep fire and sanitation fees the same during a special called meeting Wednesday evening.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to set the 2014-15 millage rates when they meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The next audit of Effingham County's government appears to be on track.
Effingham County commissioners will meet with members of the county's recreation board as part of a process to come up with a master plan for the county's recreation needs.
Former Effingham County administrator David Crawley has been hired to be the county manager in McDuffie County.
ATLANTA - With the Labor Day weekend approaching, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to consider travel insurance to protect against possible vacation losses.
The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed diverging diamond interchange on Highway 21 at I-95 Exit 109 in Chatham County.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a bid for repairs for nearly a dozen ash roads, but also are urging the contractor to exert traffic control measures to prevent cars from becoming damaged.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.