A local developers group is asking the Effingham Industrial Development Authority for its help in improving the image of the county - and in getting a better range of restaurants to the community.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's annual membership drive is surging along and the number of new members is steadily increasing.
Rincon City Council honored William Gibson, who recently stepped down from the city's planning and appeals commission.
Concerted Services, Inc., is accepting applications from eligible households who need assistance with cooling bills. Eligible individuals and families may apply for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program beginning Oct. 1.
The Rincon Noonday Lions Club of Effingham County has turned over its Christmas festival to First Baptist Church of Rincon to organize.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Scott A. Shuman has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
New Rincon city manager Donald Toms spoke to the Rincon noon Lion's Club on Tuesday afternoon, sharing a little about background and addressing the crowd's concerns about city operations.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority won't continue the fight to get immunity from local zoning laws.
For the first time since its start, Guyton's police department experienced a decent turnout for their quarterly town hall meeting.
Effingham County commissioners will ask the state Department of Transportation to look at putting in a traffic light at the intersection of Highway 21 and Chimney Road.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to decide next month which architect will lead the renovations of the old courthouse and the sheriff's complex and jail.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow doesn't believe Congress should set deadlines for the Iraqi government, but he thinks timelines can help send a message to the floundering leadership.
The Springfield City Council approved an agreement to develop a master plan for the downtown park areas.
Well-known resident and public figure George Saraf is once again throwing himself into Rincon politics. And the fire in the belly is no less flaming.
The Springfield City Council approved a system that will allow city employees to adjust water rates in the event of a verified leak.
The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral.
Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats.
Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets.
Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday.
By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board.
A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.