The Rincon Police Department is joining the social media ranks - and it's looking for some new friends.
Effingham County commissioners have unanimously approved setting a minimum number of acres landowners can set aside in a conservation use assessment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due Monday.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Transportation, home of one of the most popular, heavily used real-time traveler information systems in the country, today unveiled the next generation of Georgia NaviGAtor 511. The new system brings new features and, through a public-private partnership, new sponsors, allowing the Department and its 511 provider, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., an Iteris company, to operate and maintain the system at no cost to Georgia taxpayers.
Effingham County commissioners are proposing to amend their impact fee ordinance in an effort to kick-start a flagging development and building sector.
Effingham County's Public Safety Department is going to put two old school buses to use for a mobile command post.
Cleanup from a powerful storm that swept through Effingham County just before dawn Tuesday morning got under way quickly.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has denied Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway's motion to dismiss an action brought by four city council members seeking his removal.
After months of work, the Springfield Fire Department has a set of standard operating procedures and also will have a new vehicle on the way.
Armed with cameras and clipboards, students from the University of Georgia combed through the streets of Guyton at the end of last week. Their mission was to conduct a historic resources survey of the town.
For the sixth year, the Olde Effingham Days Festival is upon us. The event is set for April 15-16 in Springfield between the new and old courthouses and the Living History Site.
Dateline, one of NBC's newsmagazine programs, will devote two hours to the murder trial of Craig Heidt and its aftermath tonight.
Rincon City Council members and First Baptist Church of Rincon representatives have agreed to a series of changes to the roads around the church campus that are expected to improve safety greatly.
That Effingham County's population has been growing is no mystery. By how much, though, wasn't known until the Census figures were revealed.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a twice-tabled jail agreement with the three municipalities.
Rincon City Council has approved the job description for a full-time firefighter but is holding off on approving a job description for a full-time chief.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey fruit growers in 12 states, including Georgia, for its biennial fruit chemical use survey. The agency will collect information on pesticides used, acres treated and rates applied to more than 20 fruit crops across the country.
With the newly-renovated Tuckasee King landing now open, local and state officials are hoping to reel in more boaters and anglers.
Authorities have identified a man killed in a Saturday night house fire on Courthouse Road.
Homeowners in extreme northern Effingham County could be getting a break on their insurance premiums soon.
The cause of a fire that claimed the life of an Effingham County man Saturday night is under investigation.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver killed in a crash Thursday night.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, Georgia General Assembly members, U.S. Attorney Edward J. Tarver, GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz and members of the Port of Savannah's Homeland Security team commemorated the 10th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday at the Port of Savannah.
Effingham County commissioners are hoping to ask voters early next year if they want to approve Sunday sales of beer and wine by the package - and sales of liquor by the drink.
A needs assessment is expected to answer some of the questions Effingham County commissioners have about building a new jail.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire launched another season of fundraising Thursday at the Savannah Civic Center where this year's campaign goal was unveiled to a beat.
A man reported as missing Tuesday evening has been found safe, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
Several pallets of shingles valued at over $1,200 were reported stolen from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Aug. 22. These materials were a special donation by the Owens Corning Company in Savannah for the Habitat's first build of 2011, scheduled to break ground in September.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has approved Guyton City Council's bond resolution for its water and sewer facilities.
Recent tests of the Ogeechee River still show disturbing levels of contaminants, and fish are still dying, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.