Guyton's police department showed its muscle as officers conducted a third drug counter operation April 13.
Today is the last day to donate items for the Ferst Foundation thrift sale planned for Saturday.
More than 100 acres were burned as a fire off Go Cart Road traveled through an Effingham community on Monday afternoon.
Property assessment notices for 2007 are scheduled to be mailed by April 23. This year the appearance of the notice has changed. The tax assessors' office has heard complaints in the past about the notice layout and small print on the notice and has listened. Instead of an 8x5 form, the notice will be letter size, and the printing is large enough for most folks to read.
Harry O'Donoghue performs "Follow Me Up to Carlow" on the bodhran, a traditional Irish drum, during a presentation of classic and traditional Irish music at the South Effingham Branch Library in Rincon on Thursday.
The Georgia House of Representatives resoundingly overturned Gov. Sonny Perdue's veto of the fiscal year 2007 amended budget Friday.
Two groups are asking local employers to allow employees to wear jeans as part of "Jeans for Justice" on April 27.
A Rincon man was rescued by two police officers after his house went up in flames Saturday morning at 208 Quartz Drive.
On Saturday the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department hosted a fishing rodeo for children and senior adults at Baker Pond.
It was a chance for the Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County to say what it doesn't say enough, chapter president Brett Gordon said - thank you.
ATLANTA – The state Senate passed its version of the $20.2 billion Fiscal Year 2008 budget Tuesday 53 to 1 - funding PeachCare for Kids at its present level and fully funding the state's education budget, returning nearly $50 million in previous austerity cuts to local systems.
Guyton has finally established guidelines for renting city property and accepting streets. Alderman Jeff Lariscy presented both policies to the council at last week's council meeting.
A Rincon paramedic was arrested and charged on Wednesday with sexual exploitation of children.
More than 100 acres in Guyton off Riverside Drive erupted into flames Thursday afternoon. No one was injured and no structures were harmed, however.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he'll have more time to devote to his elected duty.
The long-awaited premiere for the Mars Theatre has been set.
For a third time, a jury has been selected for Kimberly Moretz's trial.
Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 17 at Roebling Road.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro on Jan. 24 and 25.
Effingham County commissioners will take up a travel policy Tuesday that has been tabled three times.
More chilly weather is in store for Effingham County, with temperatures likely in the teens and wind chills as low as single digits early Tuesday morning and into Wednesday.
Statesboro City Council members will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning to hear evidence as to whether the alcohol license issued to Karen Pittman Brown for the operation of Primetime Lounge, 608C Northside Drive W., should be suspended or revoked.
ATLANTA - With historic low temperatures expected for across the state over the next few days, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners policies.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and key partners will host a Twitter chat to help promote winter weather preparedness.