The city of Springfield's efforts to improve Laurel Street are getting an unexpected boost.
Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) Executive Director Kevin Clark has announced the approval of a Georgia Fund water reuse grant of $100,000 for the city of Springfield.
Springfield is hoping to turn its recycling pilot program into a full-blown initiative. City council members discussed turning the curbside recycling pilot program, which was scheduled to last two months and ended last week, into a city-wide endeavor. Council members and City Manager Brett Bennett said the recycling program has gone over well with residents who took part. "I've had nothing but positive comments," Bennett said. Added Mayor pro tem Jeff Ambrose: "I've had nothing ...
United Way of Effingham County reached, surpassed and broke campaign records this year, raising $313,000 - the most money Effingham County has ever raised for United Way.
As millions of Americans are hitting the road for the holidays, public safety and law enforcement officials are buckling down on efforts to get drivers and passengers to be safely restrained.
Shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. Taking a few prevention measures can help keep you safe this holiday season.
Effingham County residents will be able to offer their opinions on the county commission's chairman at-large position at an upcoming forum.
Though the Effingham Industrial Development Authority wasn't chosen for two large prospects, interest in the community remains strong, IDA CEO John Henry said.
A nine-member team of state tourism officials gave Effingham County glowing marks in a recent visit.
ATLANTA-Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.3 percent in September, as well as from October a year ago.
Highway 21 in Rincon will be closed to through traffic Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon for the annual Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade.
The state Department of Transportation and Effingham County will try to find remedies for one of the county's most accident-plagued intersections.
Springfield residents got a look at several ideas for the future of the city, thanks to the minds of Savannah College and Art Design graduate students.
The community came together at Veterans Park on Friday morning to remember local heroes and to recognize the effects U.S. conflicts have had on Effingham County.
It was hard for Bill Hitchens and many others to believe the Georgia State Patrol post in Rincon is now 10 years old. It was even harder for Hitchens to believe that it came to be in Rincon at all.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.