After considerable wrangling with the issue, Springfield City Council members are on the verge of approving how to handle alcohol sales at special events in the city.
Departments faced with cutbacks in either personnel or services pleaded with Effingham County commissioners to take the edge off the budget axe.
An Effingham County man charged in the 2011 death of a passenger in his vehicle had an appearance in court Monday but no action was taken.
State Supreme Court overturns lower court decision, reverses judgment to dismiss Jeff Northway from office as mayor of Springfield. See Tuesday's Herald for more.
The Coastal Health District, Savannah Sand Gnats and ENT Associates of Savannah are partnering for "Hit Tobacco Out of the Park Night" at Grayson Stadium on June 23.
A public hearing on a draft permit for King America Finishing to discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River drew about 250 people to Effingham County High School on Tuesday, including 45 who stepped to the microphone to share their opinions.
The sign on the door of a popular Springfield restaurant tells patrons that due to a change in ownership they are temporarily unable to serve alcohol.
Springfield's annual fireworks show will go on as scheduled the Saturday before Independence Day. But the show may need some help.
Supporters of Richard Mallard dropped by the Hinely Community Center Tuesday for a reception as part of his campaign for re-election as Ogeechee Judicial Circuit district attorney.
A Springfield couple escaped harm after their house caught on fire early Tuesday morning.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College is partnering with the Effingham County Prison to bring adult education/GED classes to inmates.
After serving more than three decades on the Effingham County Board of Education, Charlie Heidt was recognized Thursday night for his service.
Effingham County commissioners are holding a workshop Tuesday afternoon on the proposed fiscal year 2013 budget - a budget that reflects a potential increase in health insurance and cuts in county staffing and in county contributions to retirement plans.
Rincon City Council has adjusted its take-home car policy, drawing the circle those vehicles can travel from the city a little tighter.
The last day to file an appeal on a 2012 assessment notice is July 5. Appeals can be sent by mail or hand-delivered. Appeals will not be accepted if sent by electronic mail or fax. The county does not currently have a secure site for delivery of electronic mail or fax.
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.
In preparation for an influx of motorists traveling along Savannah-Chatham Highways during the firework displays on the Fourth of July, the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has implemented a traffic operations plan to reduce delays and relieve congestion.
Fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous objects the Effingham County Sheriff's Office discourages people from shooting into the air for the Fourth of July weekend.
The four fields at the Macomber Park expansion are done, but there is still plenty of work to do on the new phase - and on the older parts of the park.
Along with watching out for people driving too fast on Georgia highways, officers can now ticket those driving too slow.
Effingham County commissioners have renewed the capacity agreement with the state Department of Corrections for the Effingham County Prison.
Attorneys for an Effingham County commissioner have filed their response to an appeal of the board of elections' and a Superior Court judge's decision denying a challenge to her qualifications.
More than one in five consumers said they rarely or never use a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA survey.