Effingham County commissioners will take up an agreement with the three municipalities for county jail services at their meeting today.
The Effingham County sanitation department made a pitch to Springfield to see if the city wants to pitch in with the Great American Cleanup.
The city of Springfield is trying to clear up an issue with the state as it pushes forward with a community development block grant application.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area increased to 9.3 percent in January, up three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in December. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in January 2010 was also 9.3 percent.
The Effingham Democratic Committee elected new officers Feb. 17. Gussie Nease, chairperson and Willie Webb, vice-chair, had to resign from their positions due to health reasons. The new officers are chairperson Jack Garvin and vice-chair Homer Wallace. Retaining their positions are Hank Heller as treasurer and Cathy Brantley as secretary. Nease and Webb will continue to serve on the Effingham Democratic Committee. Nease expressed a desire for a fluid transition and continued growth. "In the ...
April 1 is the deadline for filing a property tax return for 2011. The return is your estimation of value of your property. This date is also the deadline for filing for homestead exemption and Specialized Assessments such as Conservation Use Valuation covenants for 2011.
Georgia's farmers not only preserve the lush farmland you enjoy during a drive in the country, they also help feed the world.
The Effingham County Tea Party will be hosting a meeting tonight to discuss the tax system and specifically to provide information about the fair tax.
Effingham County commissioners decided not to buy new patrol cars - at least, not any of the Ford Crown Victorias - for now.
Fixing the troubled ash roads in Effingham County could take several different methods, depending on the remedies needed, county commissioners learned Tuesday.
Rincon fire fighters should be getting upgraded safety equipment, after city council members approved starting a bid process for a host of gear items.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority may be changing how the world sees it - online.
With interest in the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's I-16 tracts percolating, board members are weighing what to do to get those parcels ready - and how quickly they may need to act.
Residents of a flood-plagued neighborhood asked Springfield City Council members what's taken so long to find out what can be done about their problems.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are continuing their search for a man reported missing by his family more than week ago.
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.