Stores in Effingham County aren't carrying what's known as "spice" on the shelves anymore, according to Effingham Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie. And with a new law that went into effect last week, they can't.
Like millions of Americans, Congressman John Barrow is anxiously awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the 2010 health care reform law, commonly referred to as Obamacare.
Recycling is coming to Rincon residents - but how soon remains to be seen.
Local law enforcement officials expressed their satisfaction with Senate Bill 370 becoming law in Georgia.
Effingham County will reimburse the state Department of Transportation for leveling and paving on Hodgeville Road, under a proposal county commissioners approved Tuesday.
Longtime coach Billy Shelton threw out the first pitch Wednesday as Savannah Christian held its first night home baseball game. The Raiders hosted Effingham County, and the school honored Logan Shelton, a member of the Rebels program who died last year as a result of an automobile accident.
Betsy Tallent from Effingham Health System recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Effingham County and provided an update on services currently offered, as well as those planned in the future. Accompanying Tallent were Dr. Mark Mudano, orthopaedic surgeon, and Traci Knuth, his physician assistant. Dr. Mudano recently opened his practice on the Effingham Health System campus. He provided an overview of the services that his practice provides.
Steve Weathers, president and CEO of the Savannah Economic Development Authority, spoke to the Exchange Club of Effingham County about growth in the metropolitan Savannah area (to include Effingham County) and how the region works together to promote industrial growth in the area.
David H. Exley will be seeking re-election as coroner of Effingham County.
Judge Beth Mosley has announced her bid for re-election as the probate court judge, a position she has held for the past four years.
Effingham County commissioners hope to get public input on potential changes to the county's alcohol ordinance.
Plans are taking shape for a fall festival in downtown Springfield. But first, organizers may have to learn how to best serve the expected patrons.
An state administrative hearings judge ruled Tuesday that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper has no standing to bring a case about the Ogeechee River.
After a lengthy and sometimes sharp-edged debate, Effingham County commissioners agreed in a divided vote to repay another current commissioner's company for installing a generator - but the question is when to do it.
A bill that would limit the powers and duties of the Effingham County commission chairman is in a state Senate committee for consideration.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue wants to remind citizens that if you purchased a motor vehicle on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, you have the opportunity to opt in to the new title ad valorem tax. However, this expires at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2014.
ATLANTA - Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell urges customers to be careful of third-party Web sites when trying to access the Georgia Driver's Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third-party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are not connected with or sanctioned by the DDS.
A 9-year-old Effingham County boy has died after being shot Thursday night at a home on Zittrouer Road.
An Effingham County man is suspected of driving under the influence in a wreck Tuesday that injured a pedestrian and knocked down a power pole.
Rincon City Council members are about to get a lot more communication and information power in their hands.
A Savannah company is expected to start in the next few weeks on a paving project that will affect traffic on two major Effingham County roads.
The deal between Effingham County and the city of Rincon to place a fire station off Blue Jay and McCall roads may be delayed.
A young North Atlantic right whale is swimming easier after wildlife biologists cut away most of the 100-plus yards of heavy fishing rope the animal was dragging.
ATLANTA - State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said estimated insured losses in Georgia from last week's winter storm stand at $25 million.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens warns homeowners eager to get their lives back to normal to beware of unreputable contractors who may be price gouging.
Six people were injured, one of them seriously, when a pickup collided with a childcare business' van Monday morning at Highway 21 and Ebenezer Road.
Jeffrey Rollins' length of tenure as pastor of First Baptist Church of Springfield spoke volumes about he how felt about his church, and how his church felt about him, the church's deacon chairman said Monday.
STATESBORO - David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
A local pastor died Saturday in a one-car crash on Highway 119 near the Georgia/South Carolina state line.