A judge ruled the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization must work with a Screven County textiles company to come up with an agreeable alternative to a consent order filed previously regarding improvements to the Ogeechee River.
An investigation is under way after an inmate was found deceased in the Effingham County Jail early Monday morning.
Springfield's work on a golf cart ordinance is back on the table. City Manager Brett Bennett said the city may revive the golf cart ordinance it shelved after initial reports of the impact of a state law passed last year. But what those effects were may have been misconstrued across the state, according to the Georgia Municipal Association. "They made a separate classification for high-dollar golf carts," Bennett said of the legislation that went into ...
The finishing touches - what few of them are left - are being applied to the new Effingham Hospital.
Customers were jammed into nearly every nook and cranny, waiting either on the patio to get in or in a line of vehicles stretching from the drive through window back through the parking lot and all the way to the traffic light at Highway 21.
Work on the next two phases of Old Augusta Road could commence in the next month, after Effingham County commissioners awarded a bid for the project.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce held its annual raisin bread-baking effort Thursday at Ebenezer Middle School, in preparation for the Effingham Day at the Capitol festivities. Individual loaves of raisin bread were baked, in two shifts, for the 236 members of the Georgia General Assembly, with a loaf delivered to each of the senators and representatives Monday morning.
A former Effingham County commission chairman wants a shot at the seat again. Phillip King, who previously served for eight years on the county commission, said he is "definitely" running for the office. King was first elected to the county commission in 1992 and was chairman for four years. During that time, the chairman was elected by the commissioners. County voters elected the first popularly-chosen county commission chairman, Dusty Zeigler, in 2008. King has served ...
State legislators have sent a letter to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division asking for independent, third-party testing of the Ogeechee River.
Local gold buyers will have to hold on to their purchases a little while longer, if a proposed ordinance goes through.
It was very early, on a cool November morning, with dew still clinging to the long grass and pine needles and the sun peaking brightly through the stately oaks and dogwoods on a high bluff above the Savannah River, just south of Clyo, when the Tourism Resource Team first laid eyes on the John Adam Treutlen Home site.
Curbside recycling soon will be coming to Springfield, after city council members approved an amendment in their garbage collection contract to include recycling service.
Guyton City Clerk Debra Scruggs administers the oath of office to Alderman Dr. Brenda Lovett and Mayor Michael Garvin prior to the start of the Jan. 10 Guyton City Council meeting. Lovett and Garvin, along with Les Pevey, did not face any opposition in their re-election bids. Pevey was unable to attend the meeting and will be sworn in to his next term of office at a later date.
As Gregory Brunson looked around the room at the Effingham County administrative complex, he took note of what he saw and let those in attendance know - blacks and whites seated next to one another.
Students in Effingham middle and high schools will have a chance to show off their star power at the first Effingham Idol.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.