Republican Wendall Kessler was confident in his chances of winning his race against Democrat Franklin Goldwire for Effingham County Board of Commissioners chairman at-large, but he had no idea he'd carry 63 percent of the vote.
The Veterans Park of Effingham County is marking the 10th anniversary of its dedication with a special Veterans Day program, which will be held Sunday starting at 4 p.m.
Bob Brantley - 903 (24.35%)
Franklin Goldwire - 7,307 (36.58%)
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division (CRD) has announced that proposals are now being accepted for Coastal Incentive Grants Cycle 16.
In his quest for an 11th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Jack Kingston will go up against an opponent he still has yet to meet in-person.
One of the most acrimonious and expensive Congressional races will end Tuesday.
Effingham County commissioners will consider Tuesday a proposal for a change order on work to be done at the intersection of Old Augusta Road and Highway 21.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a new bid for safety improvements on three Effingham County roads, after the original contractors backed out.
Robbery suspect Travis Brown was arrested Monday night by Effingham County Sheriff's deputies and Rincon Police.
Emergency vehicles with lights flashing surrounded the old Effingham County Middle School Monday morning as sounds of shots rang out.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office invited nearly 45 people on probation for a variety of sex-related offenses to spend Halloween evening at the ECSO - and their attendance was mandatory.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.
One in five consumers said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.