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 state Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, is asking hunters to practice tree stand safety this hunting season. Tree stands are the leading cause of hunting-related incidents in Georgia each year.
An Effingham County man accused in the July 4 death of a relative has been indicted on three counts of murder by the grand jury.
Although they are not professional dancers, seven Effingham Countians put on quite a show Saturday night.
Like many other communities in 2009, Effingham County was feeling the effects of the recession.
Two men were arrested Tuesday night after an Effingham County Sheriff's deputy discovered a methamphetamine lab inside their vehicle during a traffic stop.
Diners at Waffle House can do more than just get it scattered, smothered and covered or diced and chunked starting Friday morning.
Fellow county commissioners voted not to support the Facebook post of another Effingham County commissioner - and in doing so, offered a vote of support for the county administrator, Chairman Dusty Zeigler said.
The 18th annual CoastFest is set for Oct. 6 at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Coastal Regional Headquarters in Brunswick.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7-13. The theme this year is, "Have Two Ways Out!"
Now that Georgia Southern University students have voted to pay a fee to support a move to college football's highest level, two steps remain.
A public kick-off meeting to review Effingham County's Hazard Mitigation Plan update requirements and process will be held Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room, located at 601 N. Laurel St. in Springfield in the Administrative Complex.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is trying to figure out how to get rid of a mold problem - all 54 feet of it.
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.