Two returning council members and one new member were sworn in Tuesday night at the Rincon City Council inauguration ceremony.
A body pulled from an Effingham County pond Wednesday has been identified as that of a man reported missing nearly a year ago.
The first interviews with Linda Heidt and Robin Heidt Cave will be aired as part of CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" on Saturday night.
The body of an adult male discovered in a pond yesterday morning has been identified as James Tebeau who was reported missing last year.
Effingham County commissioners will hold a public hearing tonight at 6 p.m. to discuss possible abandonment of Herbert Kessler Road.
Employees of Rincon's Dairy Queen are coming to grips with the sudden loss of a beloved supervisor who was a "father figure" to many of the store's young employees.
Former South Effingham High School baseball star Josh Reddick is swapping the B on his cap for an A.
The Effingham Hospital modernization project is moving right along, as some of the women in the community learned Thursday afternoon.
Former Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway will have his day before the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Golfers wanting to tee it up at Lost Plantation will have more than just a newly-refurbished course and new fees - they'll be able to navigate around the course in new golf courts.
Springfield's continued collaboration with the Savannah College of Art and Design could help pave the way for a historic district.
Work on new sewer lines for an area of Springfield that has been asking for help is under way - but construction is still many weeks away, according to City Manager Brett Bennett.
Three people were killed on the state's roads during the Christmas holiday travel period as of Monday afternoon, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended beyond Dec. 31. The extension may continue through Feb. 29, 2012 if biological and environmental conditions remain stable.
With several large projects ahead, the Rincon City Council has approved its budgets for the 2012 fiscal year.
Springfield is hoping to extend its greenway project, possibly with the help of a grant.
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.