As the only candidate to sign up for the job, Barton Alderman will return to the Springfield mayor's seat.
Eugene "Ice Man" Raines of the Harlem Globetrotter Legends put on a fun show with a serious message Saturday at Effingham County High School.
Springfield City Council members have given the go-ahead for a contract, as part of a state Department of Natural Resources grant for a multi-use trail.
When the Effingham Chamber of Commerce gathers for another community retreat, they hope to recount the progress made on a number of goals.
Guyton and Effingham County are mourning the passing of a longtime educator and community advocate, after Guyton City Council Alderman Dr. Brenda Lovett died Thursday from complications of diabetes.
A man called "one of the most-wanted fugitives in Georgia" is now behind bars in Effingham County after being arrested in the Atlanta area Thursday.
As Labor Day weekend approaches, drunk drivers will have nowhere to run from police in Georgia because traffic enforcement officers from every neighboring state will be waiting at state lines to take them into custody. It's time for Georgia's annual Hands Across the Border intra-state impaired driving and highway safety crackdown.
Fugitive Ronnie Williams was captured Thursday evening by United States Marshals in Cobb County.
Air Force Airman Jacob E. Blackburn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Former state representative Lee Anderson won the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent John Barrow for the U.S. House 12th District seat in the November general election.
Effingham County commissioners tabled a request to institute a countywide prescription drug discount card, after county officials had trepidations.
It does not appear that Effingham County will purchase the land where Ebenezer Crossing sits anytime soon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about individuals who may solicit business in their neighborhoods.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie offered a clear reminder of what could happen when drivers don't heed the red stoplights and sign from a stopped school bus.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a burglary suspect who has reportedly broken into a victim's work shed several times over the past couple years.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
Georgia probate judges began readying themselves for the changes in the state's weapons carry law, many of which directly affect the way judges handle firearms applications, prior to the law becoming effective on July 1.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.