With the General Assembly set to convene Monday at the state Capitol, the discussion of the state's trauma system - and its lack thereof - is heating up, much to state Rep. Buddy Carter's delight.
A former Effingham County Animal Control employee had the appeal of his termination denied Tuesday.
The gesture from the President of the United States was as unexpected as the visit itself.
They've already started their training in Athens and they've been more than interested observers at the last few county commission meetings.
Effingham County's elected officials took their oaths of office Tuesday, the final step before assuming their offices.
By the time they board the plane that will take them to Afghanistan, the soldiers of Alpha Battery of the 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion will be well-traveled.
Members of four local Christian and civil rights organizations convened at the Church of the Harvest on Saturday to rally support for an Effingham County resident who they believe was wrongfully indicted for killing his 8-week-old daughter in May 2006.
A former Rincon police chief is now charging the city with violating state open records statutes and has filed suit against Rincon for violating open meetings statutes.
The long-awaited Effingham Parkway may have to wait a little longer, if the state Department of Transportation's fiscal woes prolong or worsen.
Crews are working feverishly on the EFACEC site, Effingham Industrial Development Authority members said.
Rincon City Council approved the 2009 operating budget during last Monday night's meeting. And once again, they have done so without charging its resident city property taxes. They voted to set the 2008 millage rate at zero mills.
Effingham County is going to be getting a little more exposure to site selection specialists.
About 100 angry citizens lined up in Guyton's old school gymnasium on Tuesday night to voice their opposition to the city's plans to build a wastewater treatment facility on Riverside Drive.
Beth Rahn Mosley and her husband Danny wasted no time in one of the more mundane tasks that come after a campaign.
With a handshake and a hug, the race for chief magistrate came to a congenial end Tuesday night.
Even before his first official day as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office's fire investigator, Dan Mealor was on the job.
ATLANTA - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from tropical storms during hurricane season, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a storm.
The state Department of Public Safety reported there were 11 fatalities on Georgia's roads during the 4th of July holiday weekend, which ran from July 3 at 6 p.m. to July 6 at midnight.
ATLANTA - It is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions-producing products.
A late June fire has displaced several residents of a group home.
A fire chief is sounding the call to consolidate the various fire departments in Effingham County.
As Effingham County officials listened, they heard plenty about the proposed route for a reworked Courthouse Road Extension.
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.