A long-awaited traffic signal is closer to being turned on for the city of Rincon.
Concluding several months of leadership training, the Leadership Effingham class of 2012 offered input to the Effingham Chamber of Commerce on three local issues.
Data on crime in Effingham County and Rincon is now available at the community's fingertips.
Effingham County staff and Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie will pore over his office's budget, after commissioners questioned the sheriff on the use of take-home cars and having a separate radio dispatch.
Springfield is taking its bid to pay off its water and sewer infrastructure to the bond market.
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.
The state's highest court has overturned an Effingham County Superior Court judge's decision to remove Springfield mayor Jeff Northway from office and has granted Northway's motion to dismiss.
After considerable wrangling with the issue, Springfield City Council members are on the verge of approving how to handle alcohol sales at special events in the city.
Departments faced with cutbacks in either personnel or services pleaded with Effingham County commissioners to take the edge off the budget axe.
An Effingham County man charged in the 2011 death of a passenger in his vehicle had an appearance in court Monday but no action was taken.
State Supreme Court overturns lower court decision, reverses judgment to dismiss Jeff Northway from office as mayor of Springfield. See Tuesday's Herald for more.
The Coastal Health District, Savannah Sand Gnats and ENT Associates of Savannah are partnering for "Hit Tobacco Out of the Park Night" at Grayson Stadium on June 23.
A public hearing on a draft permit for King America Finishing to discharge wastewater into the Ogeechee River drew about 250 people to Effingham County High School on Tuesday, including 45 who stepped to the microphone to share their opinions.
The sign on the door of a popular Springfield restaurant tells patrons that due to a change in ownership they are temporarily unable to serve alcohol.
Springfield's annual fireworks show will go on as scheduled the Saturday before Independence Day. But the show may need some help.
Even before his first official day as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office's fire investigator, Dan Mealor was on the job.
ATLANTA - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from tropical storms during hurricane season, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a storm.
The state Department of Public Safety reported there were 11 fatalities on Georgia's roads during the 4th of July holiday weekend, which ran from July 3 at 6 p.m. to July 6 at midnight.
ATLANTA - It is against the law in Georgia to sell or distribute any electronic cigarette to a person who is under 18 years old. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging caution about the use and exposure of children to electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes and other emissions-producing products.
A late June fire has displaced several residents of a group home.
A fire chief is sounding the call to consolidate the various fire departments in Effingham County.
As Effingham County officials listened, they heard plenty about the proposed route for a reworked Courthouse Road Extension.
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
A search that began Sunday for a missing Effingham County man continued into Monday.