The state Department of Transportation will buy a sliver of land from Effingham County as it prepares to replace the Highway 80 bridge over the Ogeechee River.
Work on the Fort Howard Road improvement is 95 percent completed, engineer Tim Baumgartner said.
Earlier this month, Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County dedicated a house for a single mother and her two young sons.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is reminding local residents to lock their car doors and keep valuable items out of plain sight following a string of vehicle break-ins earlier this week.
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 Labor Day holiday weekend was a deadly one on Effingham County roads, as two women died from injuries in separate single-car crashes.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell has announced a new customer service for active/former military service members and their dependents requesting a motorcycle license. These customers may exempt the written and road skills testing for a motorcycle endorsement - if they have successfully completed a safety course based on the Motor Safety Foundation curriculums offered by the U.S. Department of Defense or branch of the U.S. military.