WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) again urged the Senate to commit to securing the U.S. borders as the required first step of any immigration reform. Comprehensive immigration legislation is currently being debated on the Senate floor.
An Atlanta TV news reporter has tossed his hat into the ring for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' seat.
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Rincon City Council had a few more questions about its deal for surface water from Effingham County.
A special ribbon cutting ceremony will held today at 10 a.m. in front of the main entrance of the new Physician's Center building at Effingham Hospital's main medical campus at Springfield.
Niko Vandevoorde remembered Michael Russell's dry wit as they searched for something to kill the spare time they had in the Afghanistan desert.
Much work remains to be done at the Effingham Economic Development Authority's I-16/Meldrim tracts, and DP Partners is raring to go.
Vastly higher property assessments and possible higher taxes are still on the minds of Effingham County citizens, who Thursday night let county commissioners know exactly what they were thinking.
The Board of Human Resources, which oversees and sets policy for the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR), will seek public input as the agency and its board plan for the SFY 2009 budget.
Lamar Smith Signature Development will give away a red 2007 Pontiac Solstice convertible sports car at the conclusion of the upcoming 2007 Tri-County Parade of Homes sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah.
Rincon's city council is trying to streamline the process by which residents may get their water bills adjusted in the event of a leak.
Reggie Loper was recently presented the Book of Golden Deeds by the Effingham Exchange Club.
C. Edward Helmey Sr. was honored recently with a surprise recognition supper by the Effingham County Farm Bureau at Zion Lutheran Church.
Children in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties can make the most of their summer with Live Oak Public Libraries and the annual vacation reading program. This year's theme is "Reading Takes You Everywhere!" and three separate kick-off events are planned. Children can register for VRP and enjoy shows by some of the area's most popular children's entertainers.
The Springfield City Council approved an ordinance establishing a historic preservation commission last week.
ATLANTA - With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.
Early voting continues through Friday for the general election, and polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is marking National Teen Driver Safety Week by encouraging parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.
A Savannah man died after crossing the center line and causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 21 near Highway 275, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.
The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was awarded $6.75 million in federal grant money to support re-entry services for rehabilitated offenders. The grants were administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to the Governor's Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry (GOTSR) and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).