A Rincon mother is recuperating in an Augusta burn center after an early Saturday morning fire claimed the life of her husband and destroyed their home, after neighbors dashed in and pulled her to safety.
Springfield City Council might be cutting back on the number of meetings it has.
Members of the Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau visited the state Capitol on a day marked for tourism. Several of the elected officers of the state and members of both the House and Senate Economic Development Committee members were given a memento with a tag with information about the infamous "Incident at Ebenezer Creek." These tags were signed personally by Reggie Loper, who is vice-chair of the county commission and also a member of the board of the CVB.
Authorities have identified a Rincon man who died in a house fire early Saturday morning.
Prosecutors have filed their brief in the wake of December's hearing on a new trial motion for Craig Heidt and said none of the defense's assertions stand up.
Effingham County commissioners are going ahead with an ordinance regulating precious metals dealers - but they scratched off a proposal to allow up to four chickens in R-1 zoned homes.
Ordinarily, being above par in golf isn't such a good thing - on the course. But getting the course above par is just what Seth Zeigler wants to do with Lost Plantation Golf Club.
The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) received an additional $2.5 million in construction funding Wednesday.
Chickens will be back on the table before Effingham County commissioners tonight.
A 26-year-old Rincon man was rushed to treatment after leaving a gun show and accidentally shooting himself at the Savannah Civic Center on Sunday afternoon.
Work on the Fort Howard Road is progressing, Rincon city officials said, and is on target for its projected completion date.
Initial autopsy reports indicate natural causes in the death of an Effingham County Jail inmate who was found unresponsive in her jail cell by a detention officer.
Effingham YMCA Executive Director Kim Dennis was tickled when the Y was selected by local Lowe's employees to benefit from a $1,500 grant for repairs and improvements on their day camp playground.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will ask for a change in zoning for its massive Research Forest Tract.
The oohs and aahs were frequent as people toured the OR, ER and other areas of the new Effingham Hospital.
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.