The Effingham County Sheriff's Office invited nearly 45 people on probation for a variety of sex-related offenses to spend Halloween evening at the ECSO - and their attendance was mandatory.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a burglary suspect who fled from a traffic stop Wednesday night.
Bob Brantley faced no opposition the first time he ran for the Effingham County Board of Commissioners. This time, he has to withstand a challenge from local businessman Forrest Floyd.
After weeks on the campaign trail, Democrat Franklin Goldwire and Republican Wendall Kessler are both cautiously optimistic about their chances of being elected the Effingham County Board of Commissioners' at-large chairman in Tuesday's general election.
In the July 31 primary, a total of 6,736 Effingham County voters cast ballots.
Starting Monday, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will be making repairs to the entrance of the Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive. This repaving project is expected to take up to two weeks. During this time, traffic will be re-routed around the entrance to the Wildlife Drive.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the YMCA of Coastal Georgia is helping people cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes through the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, an innovative program that teaches people to make lifestyle changes that lead to greater health.
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy has signed the record of decision for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP.
From the moment she took the stage at Effingham Health System's third annual Lunch, Laugh and Learn program Thursday, comedienne Leslie Norris Townsend showed she doesn't take life too seriously.
The brotherhood in blue is banding together to help one of its own. And it's getting help from across the community.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.
A mother and son accused of intentionally totaling a car to collect insurance money were arrested Tuesday in Savannah on arson and insurance fraud charges.
As the candles for the domestic violence awareness vigil Tuesday evening were extinguished, so too has Glenda King's time as director of Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program come to an end.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.