As a former economic developer, Allen Burns equates transportation as jobs. As executive director of the Coastal Regional Commission, he sees the Transportation Investment Act of 2010 as an avenue for economic growth.
Springfield City Council members may take up the matter of who leaked information about a potential legal action against the city.
Several members of the Georgia Public Service Commission received a briefing from Georgia Power Company officials on the nuclear reactor incident in Japan. The commissioners received details about the incident in Japan at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant and about the integrity and design of the nuclear power reactors operated by Georgia Power and Southern Company near Waynesboro and Baxley.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services urges customers to plan ahead. On Saturday, DDS will offer limited driver licensing services due a scheduled upgrade of a national database used to verify driver's license information.
Curbside recycling could be coming to Effingham County, if county commissioners go forward with a proposal from Republic Waste and Recyclebank.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members will work on a strategic plan that they hope will do more than give the IDA a guide to follow.
Business has been beyond steady for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority, CEO John Henry said.
LYONS-Ray McKinney of Lyons, the 2010 Republican nominee for Georgia's 12th District congressional seat, has been named honorary chairman of One Nation PAC's grassroots initiative to pass the Taxpayer Receipt Act.
Effingham County commissioners opted to censure commission Chairman Dusty Zeigler, rather than ask for his resignation, after a lengthy ethics hearing Tuesday night.
Effingham County has reached another benchmark in beginning work on phase 2A of Old Augusta Road.
The regional transportation roundtable will determine how much of the Effingham Parkway will be included in a 10-county one-cent sales tax, after Effingham County commissioners approved four projects to be sent to the state Department of Transportation.
Linda McDaniel, tax commissioner of Effingham County, announced that her office has launched an innovative new Web site to help the taxpayers of Effingham County, and those who do business in Effingham County a dynamic way of accessing important tax information online. The property tax information is now available at the following web site address www.effinghamtax.com.
The homestead of each resident of the state of Georgia actually occupied as a residence and homestead on Jan. 1 of the tax year may be exempted from certain Ad Valorem Taxation providing the exemption is returned and claimed in the manner prescribed by law and approved by the County Board of Assessors.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly to 10.2 percent in February, down one-tenth of a percentage point, from a revised 10.3 percent in January. The January rate, originally reported as a preliminary 10.4 percent, has been revised downward to 10.3 percent. The state's jobless rate was also 10.3 percent in February 2010.
In a move to conserve resources and add efficiencies, Superior Court Clerk Elizabeth Hursey has spearheaded a program to add online payment to the list of services available for traffic offenses in Effingham County.
The trial of an Effingham County man accused of two counts of vehicular homicide will begin next Thursday.
Springfield voters will choose between Justin Howard Cribbs and Wanda J. Laning in the March 19 special election to fill a seat on the Springfield City Council.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has continued its contract with the Effingham Chamber of Commerce, following a unanimous vote by the IDA board.
The Effingham County High School basketball teams will play their final home games of the 2012-13 season Wednesday night.
STATESBORO - Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter brought a real-life, personal history lesson to a cheering audience of Georgia Southern University students recently.
The city of Rincon could have a new city manager in a couple of weeks, according to Mayor Ken Lee.
It might be a couple of years before Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie can move jail inmates and his personnel into a brand-new building. But he's already looking forward to that day.
Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to break ground today on the new jail and when they go into their regular meeting later this afternoon, they may take up the matter of a resolution opposing non-partisan elections for their seats.
Springfield City Council officially welcomed a new member and accepted the resignation of another.
Effingham County residents may be getting to see their commissioners in action - without having to sit in the pews at the county administrative complex.
The Olde Effingham Days festival is losing a day but gaining a parade.
People with an interest in the Ogeechee River will be able to offer their input about a proposed consent order for a textile mill's pollution discharge.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying human cremains.
An Effingham County grand jury has re-indicted a Guyton man for a 2011 crash that killed an Effingham teen and seriously injured three other people.
An Effingham County man was one of four people killed in a massive pileup Wednesday on Interstate 16.