This has been quite a year for Effingham Health System.
Smoke poured out of the structure, as Rincon firefighters began assembling hoses, ladders and chainsaws - all to show the citizens what the investment in sales taxes provides.
Rincon City Council members may delve into what a hotel-motel tax would mean for the city.
Effingham Chamber of Commerce executive director Rick Lott recalls that, when plans began for Effingham County's first Oktoberfest, organizers didn't know how successful it would be.
A suspect in a Sunday night chase with an Effingham County Sheriff's deputy has turned himself in, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
Four arrests have been made in connection with an alleged armed robbery and shooting of a pizza deliveryman late Wednesday night.
Representatives from the three cities and Effingham County could be getting closer to finding an agreement on how to divide the local option sales tax.
King America Finishing may legally discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division issued a permit Friday.
The Effingham County Emergency Management Agency has lifted its advisory on the Ogeechee River.
Rincon City Council members are going over the final candidates to fill the city's vacant police chief position.
On a business trip last fall, Tommy and Terri Strickland learned about the York Children's Foundation.
Effingham County's government and community are mourning the loss of one of its most dedicated cheerleaders.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a wanted fugitive.
Work on the traffic signal for Highway 21 and Ninth Street in Rincon is scheduled to begin Aug. 13, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A man Effingham County Sheriff's deputies were seeking has turned himself in.
A sand mine operator was granted two more years to finish digging out his property, after county commissioners voted to deny a rezoning application but allow the extension.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has joined county paramedics and Rincon firefighters at their station on Goshen Road Extension.
Rincon City Council members approved a final site plan for a proposed gas station to be built adjacent to Walmart.
The investigation of a deadly car crash in Effingham County on Sept. 7 might not conclude for several more months, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A local insurance agency saw Friday's Effingham County-South Effingham football game as the ideal place and time to kick off a safe driving initiative for teenagers.
Technology and new ways of communicating are reaching and affecting even an industry that's been around for nearly 500 years.
Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.
A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.
Funeral arrangements have been made for a mother and daughter who died Sunday in a car crash in Effingham County.
On a tearful day at Effingham County High School, friends and colleagues of Megan Kessler reflected on the difference she made on campus and off.
An Effingham County woman and her mother died in a crash on Old Augusta Road Sunday afternoon.
While the Mars Theatre's slate of shows and programs continues to expand and attract visitors, there is also a growing demand to rent the facility.
A Georgia Power worker hurt late Tuesday afternoon is recuperating at an Augusta hospital.
A delivery came across Sam Ingram's desk Wednesday, his second day as the agriculture and natural resources agent in the University of Georgia Extension Service's Effingham County office.
Springfield City Council members have voted to raise the millage rate, but officials say the increase won't have much effect on most property owners.