A pit bull that attacked an Effingham County child last year is expected to be the subject of a court hearing Wednesday - but not if the dog's court-appointed attorney has his way.
Investigators are trying to determine why an Effingham County man did not see or hear a train that struck and killed him Friday night.
A lawsuit by an environmental group against a textile plant for a widespread May 2011 fish kill along the Ogeechee River can go forward, a federal judge said Wednesday.
The Effingham Parkway could be forging ahead soon, though in a scaled-down version. Effingham County commissioners discussed the possibilities for the Parkway earlier this month, and it appears they may be working in conjunction with Chatham County officials on a new plan. Instead of a $120 million project, the revised version of the Parkway may be about $16 million and it may be scaled down in scope and length as a result. "There is an ...
Longstanding drainage problems for a subdivision could be remedied soon, if Effingham County commissioners agree Tuesday.
Summer is quickly approaching, which means that mosquito activity will soon become more widespread.
While an overwhelming majority of teen drivers felt a personal sense of responsibility for themselves (98 percent) and their passengers (99 percent), many admitted to feeling helpless about their own crash risk.
Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division announced.
Rincon City Council members held off on committing their financial assistance to upgrades at the south communications tower, waiting to see just how committed Effingham County is to getting it fixed.
As work on the Mars Theater progresses, Springfield City Council members are taking up the task of how it should be operated and who should do it.
The state Department of Transportation has re-opened both northbound lanes of Highway 21 in Effingham County.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that more Internet services are available to Georgia driver's license and ID card holders from the Georgia Department of Driver Services. Customers can now provide additional residency information and/or Social Security information through the secure DDS website, www.dds.ga.gov, eliminating the need for a return trip to complete their permanent driver's license or ID issuance.
Effingham County property owners could be getting a substantial break on their flood insurance premiums.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a capacity agreement with Effingham County Prison, though commissioners still have questions on what benefits the prison provides.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security advises there is no better time for the public to get prepared for hurricane season. As Superstorm Sandy revealed last year, it only takes one storm to devastate a community.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.