Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.
Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.
A Guyton couple has filed suit against King America Finishing and its parent company, Westex, for damages from the May 2011 fish kill.
Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.
Springfield Mayor Barton Alderman, along with two incumbent city council members, will be returned to office.
Springfield has hired Tommy Deadwyler of the Fox Theatre Institute to be the director of the Mars Theatre.
Incumbent council members Scott Morgan and Levi Scott Jr. have qualified to run for re-election to Rincon City Council.
Barton Alderman and Ken Lee said they will seek re-election as mayor of their respective cities.
Margaret Edwards maintains a positive outlook toward life's challenges.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning about a synthetic drug being sold under the names Crazy Clown and Herbal Madness Incense.
Now through midnight on Labor Day, Georgia state troopers are joining law enforcement officials from across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, an enforcement campaign that targets impaired drivers.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - For many soldiers, a deployment to Afghanistan means early-morning foot patrols, long days wearing heavy gear and the possibility of engaging the enemy.
AAA Travel projects 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7 million people who traveled last year.
As Effingham County commissioners start looking at what projects they want to accomplish as part of their short-term work program, they were lobbied Tuesday night to move ahead on renovations at the old Central High School.
Effingham County commissioners still have a series of questions after an auditor presented his report on Keep Effingham Beautiful.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning Georgia Power customers about scammers posing as company employees in an attempt to bilk money from people.
For years, Homer Wallace pushed for voting rights and to have Effingham County's own observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday morning, the former longtime county commissioner and community activist was recognized and hailed for his work.
Effingham County now has in its hands a $30,000 check, the result of its settlement with King America Finishing.
An off-duty Effingham County firefighter who was one of the first to respond to a tanker-pickup truck collision and fire that claimed the lives of three brothers, and two Springfield firefighters were honored for their efforts in that incident.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he'll have more time to devote to his elected duty.
The long-awaited premiere for the Mars Theatre has been set.
For a third time, a jury has been selected for Kimberly Moretz's trial.
Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 17 at Roebling Road.