Members of the Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau visited the state Capitol on a day marked for tourism. Several of the elected officers of the state and members of both the House and Senate Economic Development Committee members were given a memento with a tag with information about the infamous "Incident at Ebenezer Creek." These tags were signed personally by Reggie Loper, who is vice-chair of the county commission and also a member of the board of the CVB.
Authorities have identified a Rincon man who died in a house fire early Saturday morning. Vernon Warner, 39, died in a fire at his Green Drive home in the Westwood Heights subdivision. According to reports, Effingham County Sheriff's deputies and fire crews responded to the fire shortly after 1 a.m. and found the house fully engulfed in flames. Three children, ages 13, 9, and 2, were able to escape from the home and were being ...
Prosecutors have filed their brief in the wake of December's hearing on a new trial motion for Craig Heidt and said none of the defense's assertions stand up.
Effingham County commissioners are going ahead with an ordinance regulating precious metals dealers - but they scratched off a proposal to allow up to four chickens in R-1 zoned homes.
Ordinarily, being above par in golf isn't such a good thing - on the course. But getting the course above par is just what Seth Zeigler wants to do with Lost Plantation Golf Club.
The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) received an additional $2.5 million in construction funding Wednesday.
Chickens will be back on the table before Effingham County commissioners tonight. Commissioners will have a first reading an ordinance amendment that would allow homeowners to keep up to four chickens in their yards. "In the past year, year and a half, a number of people have asked about it," said county zoning director George Shaw. "We've had people calling, asking if they could have chickens in their yards." Code enforcement officers have answered calls ...
A 26-year-old Rincon man was rushed to treatment after leaving a gun show and accidentally shooting himself at the Savannah Civic Center on Sunday afternoon.
Work on the Fort Howard Road is progressing, Rincon city officials said, and is on target for its projected completion date.
Initial autopsy reports indicate natural causes in the death of an Effingham County Jail inmate who was found unresponsive in her jail cell by a detention officer.
Effingham YMCA Executive Director Kim Dennis was tickled when the Y was selected by local Lowe's employees to benefit from a $1,500 grant for repairs and improvements on their day camp playground.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will ask for a change in zoning for its massive Research Forest Tract.
The oohs and aahs were frequent as people toured the OR, ER and other areas of the new Effingham Hospital.
Armed with a report weighing in at nine pounds and 130 pages, Effingham County tourism promoters were heartened to hear what a state team had to say about the county's potential.
The newest member of Georgia's Public Service Commission wants to spread the word about solar power.
Effingham County commissioners tabled executing an agreement with King America Finishing at a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon.
PORT WENTWORTH - The move to get Savannah port truck traffic off Highway 21 got a major shove Thursday afternoon.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.