Martha Kirkland Hall
When Jeanie Driver first brought her autistic sons to the Arc of Effingham's Camp Hollywood four years ago, she didn't know what to expect.
The Effingham County Emergency Management Agency still maintains the Ogeechee River advisory until further notice.
As Effingham County commissioners voted to trim the sheriff's office budget for the current fiscal year, they also bandied about possible cost-saving measures they hope Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie employs.
After three previous attempts - and a half-dozen votes Tuesday that failed to produce a majority - Effingham County commissioners finally hammered out a successful first reading of the fiscal year 2013 budget.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Chamber of Commerce has made its 2012 candidate survey available to Georgia voters as they prepare for the July 31 primary elections. This year's survey was designed to assist Georgia Chamber investors and pro-business Georgians make the most informed decision possible when voting on their elected officials.
STATESBORO-Four Republican candidates vying to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race met onstage Thursday night to stake their claim to their party's nomination.
An organization that had been seeking to open another group home in Springfield has filed a suit against the city, claiming discrimination in the city's zoning practices.
The city of Springfield is getting closer to starting work on a long-awaited project to help south Railroad Avenue residents.
The city of Springfield will determine if a special election is needed to fill its mayor's position.
Residents near the Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill have been granted the ability to file a class action lawsuit against the mill for damages from the mill's emissions.
Ramping up the final three weeks of her campaign, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit district attorney challenger Martha Kirkland Hall met with supporters at a reception Tuesday in Rincon.
Two Republicans seeking the Effingham County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat pledge to do whatever is necessary to balance the county's budget - even if that means commissioners taking a pay cut.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels - one that can access areas standard police cars can't.
As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are promoting the "Look Again" initiative to prevent children from being locked in cars during the hot summer months.
An Effingham County man died in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning.
Effingham County commissioners are poring over a draft fiscal year 2015 budget that is an increase over their current revenue and spending plan.