Effingham County commissioners have agreed to ask the state for a performance review of the board of assessors and to expand the membership of the board.
Rincon City Councilman Ken Baxley will not seek another term on council, he announced Monday.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Community, business and political leaders gathered Thursday and Friday to map out a far-reaching and long-range vision of what they think Effingham County can be.
Local lawmakers don't expect the GREAT plan or an increase in the tobacco tax, even as the state stares at continuing dwindling revenues.
It's time to roll up your sleeve and arm yourself against the seasonal flu. Getting vaccinated each year is one of the best ways you can avoid catching or spreading the virus. The Effingham County Health Department will offer seasonal flu shot clinics from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 4 and Sept. 18. Appointments are required.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is requesting comments on a proposed rule that would establish the procedures and eligibility criteria for receiving assistance under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program.
A limited number of tickets will be available to the public to hear former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Sept. 8 beginning at 7 p.m. Rice will speak to the student body about leadership, followed by a short question and answer session.
ATLANTA - The 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period begins this Friday evening at 6 p.m. and traffic on Georgia roads is expected to be heavy. Col. Bill Hitchens, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said a number of local events across the state will contribute to make for a busy holiday period.
What began as a routine Rincon City Council meeting Monday night turned out to be a long narrative by city attorney Raymond Dickey and punctuated by Mayor Ken Lee and Councilman Paul Wendelken on giving the "whole story" on the ongoing land dispute with Herman Woods.
Wesley Corbitt was named finance officer following Rincon City Council's executive session Monday night.
The local citizens group "We, the Tax Payers" will appear before the Effingham County commissioners in their meeting Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., petitioning for the commissioners to take several actions that relate to the 2009 re-assessment of Effingham property.
An accident involving at least two vehicles on Hwy 21 between Goshen Road and the county line has slowed traffic. Emergency crews are on the scene.
Representatives of the Grandview tract extolled its potential as an industrial site to Effingham County commissioners - and said the time is right to extend water and sewer lines to the tract, they said.
Coastal Georgia is set to go through a positive change, according to Barbara Hurst, transportation director of the Coastal Regional Commission, formerly the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center.
The Effingham County School System is growing, and it has the room to grow, Superintendent Randy Shearouse said.
Throughout the state baseball playoffs, the members of the Effingham County High School baseball team carried the thoughts of a teammate who couldn't be with them.
Qualifying in the upcoming three municipal elections ends this afternoon at 4:30, and candidates have been lining up for the prospective offices.
Residents of a Springfield neighborhood are pleading with city council to curtail what they see as a problem with speeders in their subdivision.
The driver of a Ford Explorer was flown to Memorial University Medical Center on Thursday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 21 north near Clyo-Kildare Road.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND-Effingham County community leaders left the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort encouraged about being able to work together in the future.
County commissioners have approved a new insurance package for Effingham County employees, and it's expected to save the county just under $1 million.
An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge has ruled again that Jeff Northway cannot re-take his seat as mayor of Springfield.
The second time is the charm for Springfield in its quest for a community development block grant.
The first day of qualifying for municipal elections went by quietly.
Rincon City Manager Michael Phillips resigned his position Monday night, effective immediately.
Coming soon to a TV near you - live high school football.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members took a step Wednesday they believe will provide long-term financial support for their plans - and give them needed flexibility to entice prospects.