As the Effingham Industrial Development Authority looks at plans for its Research Forest Tract, the more than 2,000 acres west of Rincon is drawing interest.
With just days to go before the Oct. 31 deadline extension allowed by the state Department of Community Affairs, the city of Rincon has delivered a new proposal for service delivery strategy to Effingham County officials.
Jessie Tyler has picked up two endorsements in his bid to claim the House District 159 seat.
The city of Rincon dedicated its first park on the city's west side Sunday afternoon under a beautiful blue sky and with a nice crowd on hand to help with the ceremony. The park was dedicated to long-time community leader Peter J. Giles Jr.
Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to vote next month on a millage rate after the board of assessors approved a widely-debated property tax digest.
Effingham Hospital officials are pressing county commissioners to approve a measure that would guarantee 2 mills in property tax. But commissioners still have questions about the hospital's plans for expansion, questions they say aren't getting answered.
Effingham County Health Department Administrator Joe Atkins and two other employees have been placed on administrative leave.
City council hopefuls in Rincon and Springfield got a chance to make a quick impression on potential voters during the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's candidates forum Wednesday morning.
With less than two weeks until municipal elections and a special vote for a state House seat are held, candidates made a pitch for their bids at the Effingham Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a "meet the candidates" breakfast, Oct. 21 at 7:30 a.m.
The final scheduled power outage for the current upgrades will be today beginning at 9 a.m. Georgia Power area manager Stan Sparks said the outage will start around 9 a.m. and last up to eight hours. In case of rain, the alternate date of the outage is Oct. 21. Sparks said the outage will affect Old Augusta Road from Fort Howard Road to Chimney Road. He said there will be 158 customers who will be ...
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is looking at its options on a proposed east-west corridor through its massive Research Forest Tract.
Effingham's Victim Witness Assistance Program held its 20th anniversary appreciation banquet on Thursday evening and had a full house at the Mill Creek Lodge in Rincon. Chairman Ted Kandler opened the meeting and served as emcee for the evening. The group was made up of volunteers and others involved in some way in utilizing the services of this group.
Rebecca Zeigler, an Alpha Battery wife and co-organizer of this past Saturday's boot drive, said the day's efforts were a big success. She said they topped their goal of $2,000 and wound up collecting over $3,000. She said they had between 15 and 20 volunteers helping with the collection at the intersection of Highway 21 and Fort Howard Road and said, "We were very pleased." The purpose of the boot drive was to help provide ...
The 4-year-old daughter of a Rincon dentist succumbed to an illness on Sunday, and the child's preschool decided to close Monday and today.
Springfield is taking its first furtive steps toward adding a reuse water system to its wastewater treatment plant.
With an assemblage permit from the county in hand, the residents of Royal Oaks subdivision are planning their annual Halloween celebration.
WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan-The Georgia Agribusiness Development Team continued working toward building the economy in Wardak province with a seed germination class at the Director of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock compound in Maiden Shahr district Sept. 21.
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Effingham County High School staff, students and administration are coming to grips with the death of another student from an automobile accident.
The long-awaited grant is in the city of Springfield's hands.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has launched a social media program. The social media plan includes a Facebook page and a Twitter account.
Rincon firefighters, public works crews and residents were busy Sunday night and Monday cleaning up the debris and the damage from a sudden, powerful storm that swept through the area Sunday afternoon.
Effingham County has been awarded federal funds under phase 29 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program State Set-Aside.
The Effingham County Historic Courthouse received a long-awaited award Monday afternoon, sealing local leaders' commitment to preserving the past with an eye toward the future.
Effingham County commissioners have approved the first reading of two ordinances that could allow voters to approve Sunday package sales of beer and wine and to pave the way for Sunday sales of alcohol by the drink.
BLITCHTON-Citizens who live along or near the Ogeechee River were urged not to give up the fight and continue to take their plight through legal channels and elected officials.
The Effingham County Board of Commissioners will be holding a LEED Plaque Presentation Ceremony on Monday. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the courtroom of the newly rehabilitated Historic Effingham County Courthouse.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to move forward with a design-build contract for a new county jail in three separate phases.
Two lawsuits pending against a Screven County textile facility alleged to be the source of a massive May fish kill on the Ogeechee River are moving forward - and plaintiffs in one case are hoping to move the suit back to the state level.