Residents near the Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill have been granted the ability to file a class action lawsuit against the mill for damages from the mill's emissions.
Ramping up the final three weeks of her campaign, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit district attorney challenger Martha Kirkland Hall met with supporters at a reception Tuesday in Rincon.
Two Republicans seeking the Effingham County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat pledge to do whatever is necessary to balance the county's budget - even if that means commissioners taking a pay cut.
The two Republicans running for the Effingham County Board of Commissioners District 1 seat each believe they have the professional and personal experience to be an effective county commissioner.
Springfield City Council members are happy with the job Paul Wynn is doing as police chief. But they don't want to enter into a separate contract with him.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is getting some help in its support of Georgia's proposed special purpose local option sales tax for transportation (T-SPLOST). The Savannah Board of Realtors presented a $2,000 check Tuesday toward regional marketing efforts for T-SPLOST.
Effingham County commissioners will have to wait for at least another meeting before adopting a budget.
King America Finishing is not discharging pink-tinted water into the Ogeechee River, nor has it violated its discharge permits, a spokesman for the Screven County textiles plant said Friday.
The Effingham County Board of Commissioners announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy on behalf of the Effingham County Hospital Authority this year by 7.90 percent over the rollback millage rate. The current millage rate for the Hospital Authority is 1.977, the rollback millage rate is 2.178, and the proposed millage is 2.35.
Rincon City Council members have approved a revised site plan for a proposed senior living complex, but they want more answers on an access road.
The two candidates for Effingham County coroner outlined their credentials to the crowd at the recent candidates forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.
A candidate for Effingham County tax commissioner promises to make changes to the office if he is elected. The incumbent says that a number of positive steps have already been taken under her watch.
What has become known as "Obamacare" may be here to stay, Congressman Jack Kingston said.
Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard Mallard is touting his 12 years' experience as DA in his bid for re-election, while challenger Martha Kirkland Hall believes her range of experience in the courtroom should earn her the position.
U.S. Marshals and Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Warner Robins man wanted on armed robbery charges, bringing him into custody Monday.
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.