As a former economic developer, Allen Burns equates transportation as jobs. As executive director of the Coastal Regional Commission, he sees the Transportation Investment Act of 2010 as an avenue for economic growth.
Springfield City Council members may take up the matter of who leaked information about a potential legal action against the city.
Several members of the Georgia Public Service Commission received a briefing from Georgia Power Company officials on the nuclear reactor incident in Japan. The commissioners received details about the incident in Japan at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant and about the integrity and design of the nuclear power reactors operated by Georgia Power and Southern Company near Waynesboro and Baxley.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services urges customers to plan ahead. On Saturday, DDS will offer limited driver licensing services due a scheduled upgrade of a national database used to verify driver's license information.
Curbside recycling could be coming to Effingham County, if county commissioners go forward with a proposal from Republic Waste and Recyclebank.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members will work on a strategic plan that they hope will do more than give the IDA a guide to follow.
Business has been beyond steady for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority, CEO John Henry said.
LYONS-Ray McKinney of Lyons, the 2010 Republican nominee for Georgia's 12th District congressional seat, has been named honorary chairman of One Nation PAC's grassroots initiative to pass the Taxpayer Receipt Act.
Effingham County commissioners opted to censure commission Chairman Dusty Zeigler, rather than ask for his resignation, after a lengthy ethics hearing Tuesday night.
Effingham County has reached another benchmark in beginning work on phase 2A of Old Augusta Road.
The regional transportation roundtable will determine how much of the Effingham Parkway will be included in a 10-county one-cent sales tax, after Effingham County commissioners approved four projects to be sent to the state Department of Transportation.
Linda McDaniel, tax commissioner of Effingham County, announced that her office has launched an innovative new Web site to help the taxpayers of Effingham County, and those who do business in Effingham County a dynamic way of accessing important tax information online. The property tax information is now available at the following web site address www.effinghamtax.com.
The homestead of each resident of the state of Georgia actually occupied as a residence and homestead on Jan. 1 of the tax year may be exempted from certain Ad Valorem Taxation providing the exemption is returned and claimed in the manner prescribed by law and approved by the County Board of Assessors.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly to 10.2 percent in February, down one-tenth of a percentage point, from a revised 10.3 percent in January. The January rate, originally reported as a preliminary 10.4 percent, has been revised downward to 10.3 percent. The state's jobless rate was also 10.3 percent in February 2010.
In a move to conserve resources and add efficiencies, Superior Court Clerk Elizabeth Hursey has spearheaded a program to add online payment to the list of services available for traffic offenses in Effingham County.
Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway will take the stand again this morning as the Effingham County Superior Court proceeding on whether he will continue as mayor enters its third day.
Though Guyton has opted to pursue building its own wastewater treatment plant, Effingham County commissioners say the door for future cooperation is still open.
Effingham County leaders didn't get everything on their wish list through the regional transportation roundtable's executive committee. Still, plenty of the road projects they want done through the potential sales tax proceeds is moving forward.
Rincon City Council may look for help as it considers whether to revise its ordinances and the job descriptions for city employees.
Effingham County Sheriff's investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a toddler who drowned in a swimming pool Friday evening in Effingham County.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office will take part in this national mobilization of law enforcement agencies to focus on efforts toward getting drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol off of the road. Operation Zero Tolerance will be in force through the July 4th holiday weekend.
Springfield City Council members want to find just the right spot for potential farmer's market.
Highway 21 will be closed from 9:30 a.m.-noon in Rincon for the annual Fourth of July parade.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a missing juvenile.
The executive committee of the regional transportation roundtable will meet Wednesday morning at Richmond Hill City Center to begin paring the list of road and transit projects that may go before voters next year.
As the state begins its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, organizations are joining forces in Effingham County to do their part.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is preparing for the launch of its new Web site after the Fourth of July holiday.
In response to a letter sent by Gov. Nathan Deal, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack determined that, due to the ongoing drought, 22 counties, including Effingham County, suffered production losses great enough to warrant a secretarial natural disaster designation.
Springfield was once again awarded a $10,000 grant for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display from Liberty Mutual Insurance's Bring Back the 4th contest.
Effingham County commissioners determined Tuesday night who they want to build a new jail - where, when and how much it will cost to build will wait for another day.