The Rincon Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at 302 Walthour Rd. this morning. Rincon Police officers responded at 11:08 a.m. this morning and found a white male lying in a pool of blood by the front door of the residence. It appeared that the white male suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The white male has been transported to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah in serious condition.
Rescue crews had to cut a 19-year-old driver out of her vehicle after a two-car collision Monday morning.
The Coastal Region roundtable has become the first of the 12 in the state to approve its projects list for the 2010 Transportation Investment Act.
Work won't start for several months on a long-awaited sewer improvement project in Springfield, but city leaders are still ecstatic that it's moving forward.
Former mayor of Springfield Jeff Northway and his attorneys have filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court of an Effingham County Superior Court decision that removed him from office.
State lawmakers and some residents along the troubled Ogeechee River will put their names on a letter, asking the state Environmental Protection Division to mandate a Screven County plant use independent testing on its discharge into the river.
After confidently predicting victory, Adam Kobek delivered on the dance floor Saturday night. The Effingham County project manager and partner Rachael Moore won the title as best dancer in the inaugural Effingham "Dancing With the Stars," held at the Effingham Career Academy. "I am very proud. He put a lot of effort into it," Moore said. Kobek and Moore performed an East Coast-West Coast swing set to Eddie Floyd's old soul classic, "Knock on Wood." ...
Springfield is taking its first furtive steps toward adding a reuse water system to its wastewater treatment plant.
With an assemblage permit from the county in hand, the residents of Royal Oaks subdivision are planning their annual Halloween celebration.
WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan-The Georgia Agribusiness Development Team continued working toward building the economy in Wardak province with a seed germination class at the Director of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock compound in Maiden Shahr district Sept. 21.
Quick, quick, slow; quick, quick, slow. 5-6-7-8. The time has finally come for the Effingham dancers to show their moves. The first Effingham Dancing With The Stars will sashay into being Saturday night in front of a sold out crowd at the Effingham Career Academy. Funds raised at the event and from votes for each of the stars go to Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program. And the funds have already surpassed expectations. "I'm overwhelmed ...
Effingham County High School staff, students and administration are coming to grips with the death of another student from an automobile accident.
The long-awaited grant is in the city of Springfield's hands. City Manager Brett Bennett presented the community development block grant check for $359,605 to city council members Tuesday night. The grant money will go toward sanitary sewer improvements. "We should be moving forward here soon," Bennett said. The system also still has to be designed. Once it's designed and put in place, nearly 20 homes in an lower- income area along Railroad Avenue and Tunnel ...
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has launched a social media program. The social media plan includes a Facebook page and a Twitter account.
Rincon firefighters, public works crews and residents were busy Sunday night and Monday cleaning up the debris and the damage from a sudden, powerful storm that swept through the area Sunday afternoon.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.