The city of Springfield paved the way for starting the next phase of its streetscape project. City council members approved a bid Tuesday night for the locally-funded portion of phase 2 of the streetscape. The streetscape will run on the east side of Laurel Street - across from city hall - from First Street to the light at Madison Street. Council members also expressed their relief the streetscape project continues to move forward. "We started ...
SAVANNAH - An Effingham County man died Wednesday morning after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed at the intersection of Interstates 516 and 16.
Improvements to Effingham County's main recreational facility could be under way in the near future, after county commissioners approved a proposed recreation project list Tuesday.
Effingham County commissioners have approved the first reading of a budget that will keep millage rates level and boost county employees' pay by 3 percent as a cost-of-living adjustment.
A timber harvesting ordinance could be closer to being logged into Effingham County books. Commissioners have been pondering a timber harvesting ordinance that would require loggers to give the county notice when and where they intend to cut timber, in an effort to prevent damage to county roads. The ordinance also could allow the county to collect timber tax it might not be recouping. "We've had a lot of problems, especially on the northern end," ...
As Effingham County commissioners await the results of a special audit, they have the long-awaited general audit in their hands.
Amidst all the barbecues and cookouts over the extended July 4th holiday, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office had a busy weekend of its own.
Effingham Health System announces that a new system used to detect surgical sponges has been implemented for its surgical suites.
Black bears have reportedly been roaming around Bulloch County over the past few weeks. Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn confirmed Saturday night several black bear sightings in the area.
Having decided to forge ahead with upgrades for the south communications tower, Effingham County commissioners will deliberate how to pay for it and other improvements to the county's radio system.
Having grown up in the small town of Jackson, Dr. Tony Miranda appreciates the importance of helping neighbors.
AAA and Bud Light will offer the Tow to Go program for Independence Day weekend. The program is designed to help discourage an intoxicated driver from getting behind the wheel. Anyone an call for a Tow to Go ride through July 7.
The state Department of Natural Resources is encouraging people to make safety a priority before boating this upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend by wearing a life jacket, boating sober, taking a boating safety course and reviewing your safety check list.
ATLANTA - While sparklers and similar non-explosive fireworks devices are legal in Georgia, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging citizens to use extreme caution to avoid injuries when using legalized fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
STATESBORO - Georgia Department of Natural Resources' board voted to reorganize the department, creating a Law Enforcement Division separate from its Wildlife Resources Division.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.