A Rincon family of five has been displaced after their mobile home caught fire Monday morning.
Effingham County commissioners have approved sending a short list of projects to be funded through the state Department of Transportation's local maintenance improvement grant.
As the city of Rincon has made upgrades and improvements, some noticeable - such as the widening of Fort Howard Road - and some not so obvious - such as new water lines west of Highway 21, it's also getting the ball rolling on its recreation facilities.
For the last two decades, David Skadeland has been tinkering. Then one day at Griffin Lake, as he watched someone on a jet ski, he had an idea.
Military service members appreciate a heartfelt welcome home.
The Living History Site and Old Jail Museum could be better equipped to accommodate visitors, if a grant application is approved.
Work on Rincon's Fort Howard Road project should be finished soon, according to the city's engineer.
Fire fees in Springfield could be on the way up, after city council members agreed to move forward with an ordinance that increases those charges.
Springfield City Council members voted, albeit reluctantly, to accept the resignation of mayor pro tem Jeff Ambrose.
Three people were arrested Tuesday night in a drug bust by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Drug Suppression Team.
Because of the construction at the intersection of Highway 21 and 9th Street in Rincon, the annual Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade on Saturday will turn off Highway 21 onto 8th Street and then proceed to Richland Avenue.
Attorneys representing the Ogeechee Riverkeeper Association filed a petition for mandamus Tuesday in Screven County Superior Court, seeking to force the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to halt a textile company's discharge of wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
Georgia State Patrol Troop I was one of several law enforcement agencies to win big Friday when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 12th Annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.
s a young soldier, Mick Kicklighter served two tours of duty in Vietnam, including one stint with the famed 101st Airborne Division.
The city of Rincon should be hearing soon on new ISO ratings, and Fire Chief Corey Rahn is eagerly awaiting the results.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.
The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and in a building that won't be as much of a problem.
Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring.
Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting.
The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9.
Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements.
There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home.
With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs.
A former Springfield mayor pled guilty last Wednesday to charges of perjury and false swearing.
STATESBORO - After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter.