Effingham County commissioners will take up an agreement with the three municipalities for county jail services at their meeting today.
The Effingham County sanitation department made a pitch to Springfield to see if the city wants to pitch in with the Great American Cleanup.
The city of Springfield is trying to clear up an issue with the state as it pushes forward with a community development block grant application.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area increased to 9.3 percent in January, up three-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 9.0 percent in December. The jobless rate in the metro Savannah area in January 2010 was also 9.3 percent.
The Effingham Democratic Committee elected new officers Feb. 17. Gussie Nease, chairperson and Willie Webb, vice-chair, had to resign from their positions due to health reasons. The new officers are chairperson Jack Garvin and vice-chair Homer Wallace. Retaining their positions are Hank Heller as treasurer and Cathy Brantley as secretary. Nease and Webb will continue to serve on the Effingham Democratic Committee. Nease expressed a desire for a fluid transition and continued growth. "In the ...
April 1 is the deadline for filing a property tax return for 2011. The return is your estimation of value of your property. This date is also the deadline for filing for homestead exemption and Specialized Assessments such as Conservation Use Valuation covenants for 2011.
Georgia's farmers not only preserve the lush farmland you enjoy during a drive in the country, they also help feed the world.
The Effingham County Tea Party will be hosting a meeting tonight to discuss the tax system and specifically to provide information about the fair tax.
Effingham County commissioners decided not to buy new patrol cars - at least, not any of the Ford Crown Victorias - for now.
Fixing the troubled ash roads in Effingham County could take several different methods, depending on the remedies needed, county commissioners learned Tuesday.
Rincon fire fighters should be getting upgraded safety equipment, after city council members approved starting a bid process for a host of gear items.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority may be changing how the world sees it - online.
With interest in the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's I-16 tracts percolating, board members are weighing what to do to get those parcels ready - and how quickly they may need to act.
Residents of a flood-plagued neighborhood asked Springfield City Council members what's taken so long to find out what can be done about their problems.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies are continuing their search for a man reported missing by his family more than week ago.
The next step in the Mars Theatre restoration efforts could begin soon.
Video recording of Effingham County commissioners' meetings may be coming soon - a live stream doesn't appear likely.
Effingham County commissioners went room to room Tuesday afternoon, getting an up-close look at what could be the new home for several social services agencies.
The state Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing on a draft wastewater permit for King America Finishing.
Plans for a $7 million Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University could go to the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents within two months for construction to begin this fall.
Criminal charges are expected against an Alabama man after the tractor trailer he was driving collided with a car and killed an Effingham County woman Friday morning.
The debate over a possible timber operations ordinance likely will continue, after commissioners batted it around at their meeting last Tuesday.
A North Bryan toddler died Wednesday after reportedly being mauled outside her home by a pack of family dogs while family members were inside.
Military veterans, politicians and civic groups battled for more than six years to bring a Veterans Affairs health clinic to Statesboro.
Effingham County commissioners may be able to move ahead with plans for the old Central School site, after agreeing to a property swap with the Board of Education.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Emily Markesteyn said she is "disappointed" in a Georgia judge's denial of a petition seeking a halt on a Screven County textiles industry from discharging wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
The Springfield City Council will have a full complement of members once Justin Cribbs is sworn into office.
An Effingham County man scheduled to go on trial this week for murder instead pled guilty to a lesser charge.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to take up Tuesday a proposal for a timber operations ordinance.
Shaw Wilkerson appreciates the people who have helped him since he was diagnosed with autism at age 5.