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.
Members of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority believe they have a vision of what they want to accomplish and what it may take to get those done, after finishing discussing their strategic plan.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has renewed its professional services agreement with the Effingham Chamber of Commerce.
Work on Springfield's long-awaited streetscape project is continuing, and its next phase could start later this year.
Plans for the renovation of the Mars Theater could be afoot soon, after Springfield City Council's action at its meeting Tuesday night.
With no signage regulations currently in place, the City of Guyton has virtually no say in the signs that go up in the city.
Elizabeth Z. Hursey has announced that she will seek re-election for the office of clerk of Superior Court in Effingham County. Qualifying for the position opens May 23.
Effingham County Fire Rescue received a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for two thermal imaging cameras.
Effingham County Farm Bureau President Stuart Exley traveled to Atlanta on Feb. 14 to participate in Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.-For the Navy son of a Guyton man and grandson of a Guyton woman, "storming the beach" here looked much different than the iconic World War II photos of landing craft riding the waves to shore, followed by Marines running out with guns blazing. An amphibious beach assault today can mean vehicles emerging from the sea and moving inland where land operations can begin.
A Sunday morning accident in Glynn County claimed the life of a Rincon man.
Springfield's quest for a historic district has taken a 21st century approach.
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.
A 9-year-old Effingham County boy has died after being shot Thursday night at a home on Zittrouer Road.
An Effingham County man is suspected of driving under the influence in a wreck Tuesday that injured a pedestrian and knocked down a power pole.
Rincon City Council members are about to get a lot more communication and information power in their hands.
A Savannah company is expected to start in the next few weeks on a paving project that will affect traffic on two major Effingham County roads.
The deal between Effingham County and the city of Rincon to place a fire station off Blue Jay and McCall roads may be delayed.
A young North Atlantic right whale is swimming easier after wildlife biologists cut away most of the 100-plus yards of heavy fishing rope the animal was dragging.
ATLANTA - State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said estimated insured losses in Georgia from last week's winter storm stand at $25 million.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens warns homeowners eager to get their lives back to normal to beware of unreputable contractors who may be price gouging.
Six people were injured, one of them seriously, when a pickup collided with a childcare business' van Monday morning at Highway 21 and Ebenezer Road.
Jeffrey Rollins' length of tenure as pastor of First Baptist Church of Springfield spoke volumes about he how felt about his church, and how his church felt about him, the church's deacon chairman said Monday.
STATESBORO - David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.