The Springfield City Council discussed the possibility of a referendum for voters to decide if there will be liquor by the drink sales in the city limits Tuesday.
Bonnie Dixon recognizes Michelle Liotta for volunteering her time to assist with the "Income Tax Preparers" program of the United Way at the Sunrise Rotary Club meeting. This program helps people in need file their taxes free of charge.
A convicted child molester has been sentenced to 40 years and life on probation for crimes he committed in December.
Officials will cut the ribbon on the new Effingham campus of the Savannah Technical College sometime soon, but in the meantime, they're preparing feverishly for the start of classes.
Ted Trainor of Effingham Christian School was awarded an official Rotary pen by his host Scott Bass. Trainor talked to the group about the advantages and benefits of a classical Christian education.
Local novelist Bill Buske, published by iUniverse, Inc., the leading provider of publishing technology solutions for authors, announced that there will be a book signing of his novel, "Beach Songs," on Aug. 19 from 1-4 p.m. at the Book Nook in Rincon.
Saturday night's storms that swept through Effingham County also ripped up a barn and a handful of pine trees on a farm near Kildare.
Should Effingham County grow as much as the forecasts say it will, county commissioners are hoping to put together a building plan of their own.
Effingham County native Robert M. Williams Jr., editor and publisher of The Blackshear Times, will be honored during the National Newspaper Association's 121st Annual Convention and Trade Show, in Norfolk, Va., next month with the 2007 James O. Amos Award.
The LifeStar helicopter may be calling Effingham County home soon.
A Georgia state patrolman discovered a military rocket in the back seat of a car after he pulled over a teen driver for speeding on Wednesday around 5 p.m.
Effingham County leaders headed back from a retreat with a renewed commitment to working together, organizers said.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has asked Effingham County commissioners to fund a new position to handle sex offender registration at the sheriff's office.
In an effort to boost critically low local blood supplies, several Rotary Clubs are coming together to host a blood drive Aug. 21.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.