Steve Thomas, host of "Save Our History" on The History Channel and former host of PBS's "This Old House," will present the keynote address at the Georgia Historical Society's 168th annual meeting. Thomas will speak on the importance of preserving the artifacts of history and the adventure of discovering the past. The keynote address will be held at the historic Lucas Theatre for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
The Effingham County Economic Development Authority and DP Partners are inching closer and closer to development of the 1,700-acre tract the development company has plans for near Interstate 16 and Old River Road in south Effingham.
Effingham County lawmakers believe the few short days left for the General Assembly will result in a budget both chambers can be happy with and will keep PeachCare afloat.
The Springfield City Council discussed an increase in user fees with Fire Chief Edwin Rahn on Tuesday.
A former gymnastics coach who pled guilty in December to two charges in connection with his arrest for child exploitation was sentenced to 30 years in jail Monday.
Effingham County Sheriff deputies arrested two men who were carrying a dangerous chemical in their car, a chemical used to make methamphetamine.
Rincon officials are looking to the future as they work out plans to gain more water and use the water they have more efficiently.
After what has been called a successful pilot program, Effingham County is set to take off with curbside recycling.
ATLANTA-Citing the 2012 statewide TSPLOST referendum as one of the most important economic development opportunities in the state's history, the Georgia Chamber and its affiliate, the Georgia Transportation Alliance, has announced the selection of its statewide campaign leadership team. This team will work with individual regions across the state, in concert with efforts in metro Atlanta, to educate voters and pass the referendum next year.
Authorities are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a motorist late Monday afternoon.
Qualifying dates and fees have been set for the upcoming municipal elections in all three Effingham County cities.
The truth of the matter is, Charles Davis does have a power bill.
Dozens of Rincon apartments will be upgraded over the next several months, after Rincon City Council members agreed to a financing package for three apartment complexes.
The city of Springfield will be adding to its workforce and to its public safety reach.
A ground beef recall for possible E. coli contamination was issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service on Aug. 12. More than 60,000 pounds of ground beef products distributed by the National Beef Packing Co. are being recalled from Winn-Dixie Stores, Publix Super Markets, and Kroger retail food chains in Georgia and 6 other Southeastern states.
ATLANTA-The State of Georgia has been selected as one of two Research and Demonstration sites for the National Quality Improvement Center on the Representation of Children in the Child Welfare System. As a research and demonstration site, Georgia will receive a grant to study the effectiveness of legal representation for children involved in child abuse and neglect cases.
All lanes of Highway 17 have been re-opened.
Less than two weeks after an Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge ruled Jeff Northway could no longer be mayor of Springfield, the embattled Northway resumed his spot upon the city council dais.
Residents and crews were back at work Tuesday morning, clearing away and cleaning up the damage from a powerful storm that thundered through central and eastern Effingham County on Monday night.
A ribbon cutting will be held Aug. 12 at 10:30 a.m. for an i-house at Green Bridge Farm.
SOCIAL CIRCLE-Tom Patrick is walking across a chalk prairie on Oaky Woods Wildlife Management Area, pointing out plants that should or shouldn't be there and occasionally wiping at sweat raised by the sweltering summer morning.
gles and 227 airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing/333rd Fighter Squadron have deployed to the Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC) in Savannah and will begin executing flight training missions immediately. These airmen and their aircraft are typically based at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina.