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.
After questions and concerns about the Research Forest Tract, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority is thinking about how to get its message across to citizens and officials.
The rain held off until the very end of this year's Oktoberfest, and even then it didn't deter much of the crowd that looked to be the biggest in the three years of the event.
The state Department of Transportation will buy a sliver of land from Effingham County as it prepares to replace the Highway 80 bridge over the Ogeechee River.
The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral.
Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats.
Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets.
Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday.
By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board.
A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.