After considerable wrangling with the issue, Springfield City Council members are on the verge of approving how to handle alcohol sales at special events in the city.
Departments faced with cutbacks in either personnel or services pleaded with Effingham County commissioners to take the edge off the budget axe.
An Effingham County man charged in the 2011 death of a passenger in his vehicle had an appearance in court Monday but no action was taken.
State Supreme Court overturns lower court decision, reverses judgment to dismiss Jeff Northway from office as mayor of Springfield. See Tuesday's Herald for more.
The Coastal Health District, Savannah Sand Gnats and ENT Associates of Savannah are partnering for "Hit Tobacco Out of the Park Night" at Grayson Stadium on June 23.
A public hearing on a draft permit for King America Finishing to discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River drew about 250 people to Effingham County High School on Tuesday, including 45 who stepped to the microphone to share their opinions.
The sign on the door of a popular Springfield restaurant tells patrons that due to a change in ownership they are temporarily unable to serve alcohol.
Springfield's annual fireworks show will go on as scheduled the Saturday before Independence Day. But the show may need some help.
Supporters of Richard Mallard dropped by the Hinely Community Center Tuesday for a reception as part of his campaign for re-election as Ogeechee Judicial Circuit district attorney.
A Springfield couple escaped harm after their house caught on fire early Tuesday morning.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College is partnering with the Effingham County Prison to bring adult education/GED classes to inmates.
After serving more than three decades on the Effingham County Board of Education, Charlie Heidt was recognized Thursday night for his service.
Effingham County commissioners are holding a workshop Tuesday afternoon on the proposed fiscal year 2013 budget - a budget that reflects a potential increase in health insurance and cuts in county staffing and in county contributions to retirement plans.
Rincon City Council has adjusted its take-home car policy, drawing the circle those vehicles can travel from the city a little tighter.
The last day to file an appeal on a 2012 assessment notice is July 5. Appeals can be sent by mail or hand-delivered. Appeals will not be accepted if sent by electronic mail or fax. The county does not currently have a secure site for delivery of electronic mail or fax.
Effingham County commissioners have approved $45,000 in improvements for Sand Hill Park and want to take a closer look at improvements for one of its oldest facilities.
A 4-year-old child died and two people were injured in a traffic crash caused by a reckless driver Friday afternoon, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has received a report of a white man in a white or silver SUV who approached two children Thursday afternoon in the Stonegate subdivision and tried to get them into his car.
Effingham County commissioners know the way they want to proceed with a revised Effingham Parkway plan. Who will pay for it remains to be seen.
A former Springfield mayor who resigned his post two years ago now faces an indictment stemming from his run for office.
Effingham County's pending budget will include a little more money for the libraries, and commissioners also pledged to help the library system find ways to further pare expenses.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.