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 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!"
The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and in a building that won't be as much of a problem.
Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring.
Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting.
The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9.
Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements.
There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home.
With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs.
A former Springfield mayor pled guilty last Wednesday to charges of perjury and false swearing.
STATESBORO - After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter.