Although the upcoming July 4 holiday period is only 30 hours long, the Georgia Department of Public Safety is reminding motorists who will be traveling to exercise caution and to make safety a priority. Col. Bill Hitchens, DPS Commissioner, said careful planning is the key to a enjoying a safe holiday.
Two days after nine Charleston firefighters lost their lives while rescuing four civilians during a furniture warehouse fire, the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire board of directors authorized a first "out-of-territory" financial response to the surviving families of the nine heroes.
There's a lot of road work heading Effingham's way.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority approved an $8.7 million budget at its meeting Thursday.
Effingham County is holding an additional public workshop to discuss the future development map for the update on the comprehensive plan.
Project Supreme may turn out to be the big fish for the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority.
A draft version of Georgia's first comprehensive statewide water management plan was presented to the Water Council on Thursday and is now available for public review. The document, titled "Georgia's Water Resources: A Blueprint for the Future," was developed by the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) of the Department of Natural Resources.
Rincon City Council did not have its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night because it could not muster a quorum.
The five members of the Effingham County Board of Elections have finally been seated.
Thursday marked the 48th anniversary of the 1959 Meldrim Trestle Disaster.
Rincon's city council likely will start hitting violators where it hurts - their wallets - as they get ready to put two ordinances into effect.
The Springfield City Council approved a bid for a new dewatering facility and the purchase of automatic meter reading software Tuesday.
The city of Rincon is holding their annual Fourth of July parade on Saturday, June 30 beginning at 10 a.m.
Work has already begun on improving the chaotic intersection of Highway 21 and Towne Park.
Effingham County commissioners approved giving Springfield $3,000 to help with its annual Fourth of July fireworks display, but let it be known they want others outside of government to help.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development scheduled to visit in a few weeks, Effingham Health System leaders want to resolve an issue on how much money the hospital is owed from the county.
Rincon residents can expect to pay more for water, sewer, sanitation and fire fees.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Community leaders want to get Effingham County residents to not just think local but act local - especially when it comes to spending their money.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Effingham Parkway likely won't look like the design submitted a few years ago, with a tie-in to the Jimmy Deloach Parkway. But even with a scaled-back version, finding the money to complete the work may not be easy, Effingham County community leaders learned Thursday.
Rincon City Council has approved changes to how it will handle violations and enforcement of its nuisance ordinance.