A man called "one of the most-wanted fugitives in Georgia" is now behind bars in Effingham County after being arrested in the Atlanta area Thursday.
As Labor Day weekend approaches, drunk drivers will have nowhere to run from police in Georgia because traffic enforcement officers from every neighboring state will be waiting at state lines to take them into custody. It's time for Georgia's annual Hands Across the Border intra-state impaired driving and highway safety crackdown.
Fugitive Ronnie Williams was captured Thursday evening by United States Marshals in Cobb County.
Air Force Airman Jacob E. Blackburn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Former state representative Lee Anderson won the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent John Barrow for the U.S. House 12th District seat in the November general election.
Effingham County commissioners tabled a request to institute a countywide prescription drug discount card, after county officials had trepidations.
It does not appear that Effingham County will purchase the land where Ebenezer Crossing sits anytime soon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about individuals who may solicit business in their neighborhoods.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie offered a clear reminder of what could happen when drivers don't heed the red stoplights and sign from a stopped school bus.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a burglary suspect who has reportedly broken into a victim's work shed several times over the past couple years.
The Springfield City Council soon may entertain proposals for a downtown master plan, following a presentation of a potential such plan from a Savannah architectural and engineering firm.
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.
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.
In preparation for an influx of motorists traveling along Savannah-Chatham Highways during the firework displays on the Fourth of July, the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has implemented a traffic operations plan to reduce delays and relieve congestion.
Fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous objects the Effingham County Sheriff's Office discourages people from shooting into the air for the Fourth of July weekend.
The four fields at the Macomber Park expansion are done, but there is still plenty of work to do on the new phase - and on the older parts of the park.
Along with watching out for people driving too fast on Georgia highways, officers can now ticket those driving too slow.
Effingham County commissioners have renewed the capacity agreement with the state Department of Corrections for the Effingham County Prison.
Attorneys for an Effingham County commissioner have filed their response to an appeal of the board of elections' and a Superior Court judge's decision denying a challenge to her qualifications.
More than one in five consumers said they rarely or never use a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA survey.
A Guyton woman wasn't able to attend a fundraiser held on her behalf Saturday, but the attendance reflected how many people are thinking about her.
ATLANTA - While sparklers and similar non-explosive fireworks devices are legal in Georgia, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging citizens to use extreme caution to avoid injuries when using legalized fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
Spending time outdoors is just one of the great things about summer. Coastal Health District officials want coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time and prevent illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.