Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will be the keynote speaker at the 20th annual meeting of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce. The event is set for June 7, 6-9 p.m. at Effingham County High School in Springfield.
Guyton's fire chief is considering charging service fees to the insurance companies of individuals the fire department serves.
The Springfield City Council discussed proposals Tuesday to remove truck traffic from Laurel Street.
There was barely any standing room at the Effingham County administrative complex in Springfield on Thursday evening as residents packed the building to question huge increases in property assessments.
The community came together to support Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie's efforts to establish an honor guard.
After much demand, the Adventure Radio Group, along with WSAV, will again be holding a drive for the firefighters in Ware County.
Concerted Services, Inc. and Step Up Savannah are collaborating to hold a simulation on poverty on May 14 in Springfield at the recreation department.
Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill presented a check for $9,000 to Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday to assist with the completion of a home for a local woman.
The Springfield City Council discussed possible steps to gain more water and sewer capacity for the city's service area at its meeting Tuesday night.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Department is complying with a grand jury's recommendation to improve the jail, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie told county commissioners last week.
A developer is at odds with the Effingham County commissioners over what he thought was a deal to set impact fees.
After nearly a year of consideration, the MedCare Center at Goshen Road and Highway 21 is changing its focus.
Guyton's city council members and department heads met on Jekyll Island over the past weekend to work out details of the fiscal year 2007-08 budget.
As Effingham County commissioners look for ways to pare a $30 million budget, county department heads pleaded their cases for more help.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
Georgia probate judges began readying themselves for the changes in the state's weapons carry law, many of which directly affect the way judges handle firearms applications, prior to the law becoming effective on July 1.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.