An Effingham County man whose initial trial ended in a mistrial has pled guilty in Superior Court and faces a 15-year sentence.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division pulled a textiles plant's wastewater discharge permit Tuesday and issued a new consent order after legal pressure from supporters of the Ogeechee River.
The Springfield Revitalization Corporation is getting an early start on Halloween.
People who have been mystified at the countywide recycling rewards program may be getting some help in figuring the system out.
The Mars Theatre's restoration efforts officially received a boost last Wednesday.
Springfield City Council members have approved the first reading of a hotly-debated zoning ordinance that establishes a residential/office district on Oak Street.
The challenger for the Effingham County Commission's District 1 seat is promoting the need for a change on the board, while the incumbent it touting his experience on the board in his bid for re-election.
Barton Alderman was sworn in Tuesday night as the mayor of Springfield, returning to a post he held for five years.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is making the public aware of a computer virus scam that has affected hundreds of people in the area.
Springfield's downtown area is expected to be a busy hub of activity Friday and Saturday.
Plans already are under way for the 32nd annual Lions Club Christmas Parade.
The two candidates for Effingham County Commission chairman share a number of the same goals, such as having the county government work collaboratively with Effingham's municipalities and other local boards in the county's best interests, establishing stronger ethical guidelines for county employees and officials, and bringing smart growth to the county.
For the last six months, Phillip Scholl has been in charge of the Rincon Police Department on an interim basis.
Rincon City Council members have appointed Phillip Scholl as chief of police.
It's been a busy first few months for Goshen Crossing Apartments in Rincon.
The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral.
Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats.
Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets.
Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday.
By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board.
A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.