Effingham County commissioners have approved sending a short list of projects to be funded through the state Department of Transportation's local maintenance improvement grant.
As the city of Rincon has made upgrades and improvements, some noticeable - such as the widening of Fort Howard Road - and some not so obvious - such as new water lines west of Highway 21, it's also getting the ball rolling on its recreation facilities.
For the last two decades, David Skadeland has been tinkering. Then one day at Griffin Lake, as he watched someone on a jet ski, he had an idea.
Military service members appreciate a heartfelt welcome home.
The Living History Site and Old Jail Museum could be better equipped to accommodate visitors, if a grant application is approved.
Work on Rincon's Fort Howard Road project should be finished soon, according to the city's engineer.
Fire fees in Springfield could be on the way up, after city council members agreed to move forward with an ordinance that increases those charges.
Springfield City Council members voted, albeit reluctantly, to accept the resignation of mayor pro tem Jeff Ambrose.
Three people were arrested Tuesday night in a drug bust by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Drug Suppression Team.
Because of the construction at the intersection of Highway 21 and 9th Street in Rincon, the annual Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade on Saturday will turn off Highway 21 onto 8th Street and then proceed to Richland Avenue.
Attorneys representing the Ogeechee Riverkeeper Association filed a petition for mandamus Tuesday in Screven County Superior Court, seeking to force the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to halt a textile company's discharge of wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
Georgia State Patrol Troop I was one of several law enforcement agencies to win big Friday when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 12th Annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.
s a young soldier, Mick Kicklighter served two tours of duty in Vietnam, including one stint with the famed 101st Airborne Division.
The city of Rincon should be hearing soon on new ISO ratings, and Fire Chief Corey Rahn is eagerly awaiting the results.
Forrest Floyd already has in mind what one of his first orders of business will be after he takes office.
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.
One in five consumers said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.