Local law enforcement officials expressed their satisfaction with Senate Bill 370 becoming law in Georgia.
Effingham County will reimburse the state Department of Transportation for leveling and paving on Hodgeville Road, under a proposal county commissioners approved Tuesday.
Longtime coach Billy Shelton threw out the first pitch Wednesday as Savannah Christian held its first night home baseball game. The Raiders hosted Effingham County, and the school honored Logan Shelton, a member of the Rebels program who died last year as a result of an automobile accident.
Betsy Tallent from Effingham Health System recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Effingham County and provided an update on services currently offered, as well as those planned in the future. Accompanying Tallent were Dr. Mark Mudano, orthopaedic surgeon, and Traci Knuth, his physician assistant. Dr. Mudano recently opened his practice on the Effingham Health System campus. He provided an overview of the services that his practice provides.
Steve Weathers, president and CEO of the Savannah Economic Development Authority, spoke to the Exchange Club of Effingham County about growth in the metropolitan Savannah area (to include Effingham County) and how the region works together to promote industrial growth in the area.
David H. Exley will be seeking re-election as coroner of Effingham County.
Judge Beth Mosley has announced her bid for re-election as the probate court judge, a position she has held for the past four years.
Effingham County commissioners hope to get public input on potential changes to the county's alcohol ordinance.
Plans are taking shape for a fall festival in downtown Springfield. But first, organizers may have to learn how to best serve the expected patrons.
An state administrative hearings judge ruled Tuesday that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper has no standing to bring a case about the Ogeechee River.
After a lengthy and sometimes sharp-edged debate, Effingham County commissioners agreed in a divided vote to repay another current commissioner's company for installing a generator - but the question is when to do it.
A bill that would limit the powers and duties of the Effingham County commission chairman is in a state Senate committee for consideration.
Joe Marinelli, president of Visit Savannah, will speak to an Effingham Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Savannah's plans for the upcoming Tall Ships Festival that Savannah will host starting May 3.
Judge Scott Hinson, Effingham County's Chief Magistrate, is announcing his intention to seek re-election for a second term in July's non-partisan election.
Residents in one area of Effingham County soon may get some much-needed road improvements.
How Effingham County will spend more than $230,000 on recreation is not just a matter on which projects the money will be directed but also how soon.
At least one Effingham County commissioner race will be contested in the May 20 general primary.
Traffic at the Highway 21/Interstate 95 intersection could be getting a unique solution, Effingham County leaders learned recently.
A group of local high school students got an up-close look Tuesday at how to investigate a crime scene.
Landry Oliver was "a joy to be around," according to Wallace Blackstock, the boy's principal at Marlow Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - The seven Republican candidates vying this year for the state's U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss have more than a few things in common.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue wants to remind citizens that if you purchased a motor vehicle on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, you have the opportunity to opt in to the new title ad valorem tax. However, this expires at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2014.
ATLANTA - Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell urges customers to be careful of third-party Web sites when trying to access the Georgia Driver's Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third-party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are not connected with or sanctioned by the DDS.