Chickens will be back on the table before Effingham County commissioners tonight. Commissioners will have a first reading an ordinance amendment that would allow homeowners to keep up to four chickens in their yards. "In the past year, year and a half, a number of people have asked about it," said county zoning director George Shaw. "We've had people calling, asking if they could have chickens in their yards." Code enforcement officers have answered calls ...
A 26-year-old Rincon man was rushed to treatment after leaving a gun show and accidentally shooting himself at the Savannah Civic Center on Sunday afternoon.
Work on the Fort Howard Road is progressing, Rincon city officials said, and is on target for its projected completion date.
Initial autopsy reports indicate natural causes in the death of an Effingham County Jail inmate who was found unresponsive in her jail cell by a detention officer.
Effingham YMCA Executive Director Kim Dennis was tickled when the Y was selected by local Lowe's employees to benefit from a $1,500 grant for repairs and improvements on their day camp playground.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will ask for a change in zoning for its massive Research Forest Tract.
The oohs and aahs were frequent as people toured the OR, ER and other areas of the new Effingham Hospital.
Armed with a report weighing in at nine pounds and 130 pages, Effingham County tourism promoters were heartened to hear what a state team had to say about the county's potential.
The newest member of Georgia's Public Service Commission wants to spread the word about solar power.
A judge ruled the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization must work with a Screven County textiles company to come up with an agreeable alternative to a consent order filed previously regarding improvements to the Ogeechee River.
An investigation is under way after an inmate was found deceased in the Effingham County Jail early Monday morning.
Springfield's work on a golf cart ordinance is back on the table. City Manager Brett Bennett said the city may revive the golf cart ordinance it shelved after initial reports of the impact of a state law passed last year. But what those effects were may have been misconstrued across the state, according to the Georgia Municipal Association. "They made a separate classification for high-dollar golf carts," Bennett said of the legislation that went into ...
The finishing touches - what few of them are left - are being applied to the new Effingham Hospital.
Customers were jammed into nearly every nook and cranny, waiting either on the patio to get in or in a line of vehicles stretching from the drive through window back through the parking lot and all the way to the traffic light at Highway 21.
Work on the next two phases of Old Augusta Road could commence in the next month, after Effingham County commissioners awarded a bid for the project.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.