The city of Rincon is taking another step closer toward getting citywide recycling.
State Rep. Ann Purcell has received threats from supporters of a gun bill that is pending in her committee, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed Thursday.
Kevin Johnson has been sentenced to life without parole for the February 2010 murder of 2-year-old Melanie Rose Haynes.
An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge has ruled Craig Heidt does not merit a new trial for his December 2010 conviction on the murders of his father and brother.
Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Julian Delete - Merge UpDelete - Merge UpBowen retired after 26 years of service to the county. He began his tenure with the ECSO in August 1986 and has risen through the ranks, including corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain and was promoted to major in 2010.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has announced details of its 2nd Taste of Effingham scheduled for Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
A lengthy planning retreat Thursday night may lead Effingham Industrial Development Authority members to figure out what's next in attracting more industries.
Effingham County commissioners have been asked to reconsider placing a fire station on Goshen Road
Mike Bohannon, Rincon Police chief, spoke to the Rincon Noon Lions Club to give them an update on the changes made in the police department, community policing and future plans for the law enforcement department.
An outside legal counsel retained by the Effingham County commissioners said the county needs to pay a contractor for a generator it put in for a water and sewer system.
With a name that translates into "brave one," a dog believed to have been used to train fighting dogs and found on a roadside is recovering from his wounds.
Relatives of a family devastated by an early Saturday morning fire are expressing their gratitude to a community that has come to their aid.
A solution to a problematic road - which has left a family divided - may be within sight.
After several weeks of wrangling over a proposed golf cart ordinance, Springfield City Council adopted a measure that they believe will give residents plenty of time to get used to it.
Springfield City Council members will be spending less time at City Hall.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning Georgia Power customers about scammers posing as company employees in an attempt to bilk money from people.
For years, Homer Wallace pushed for voting rights and to have Effingham County's own observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday morning, the former longtime county commissioner and community activist was recognized and hailed for his work.
Effingham County now has in its hands a $30,000 check, the result of its settlement with King America Finishing.
An off-duty Effingham County firefighter who was one of the first to respond to a tanker-pickup truck collision and fire that claimed the lives of three brothers, and two Springfield firefighters were honored for their efforts in that incident.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.