Effingham County commissioners have approved an amendment to the alcohol ordinance they hope will address the issue of churches moving into retail areas.
The Effingham County Disaster Action Team is beginning a new phase in its work to assist people affected by disasters in the county.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld a decision by the state Court of Appeals and ruled against an Effingham County man who argued his confession in a child molestation case was inadmissible.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has been recognized by the Peace Officers Association of Georgia as a lifetime member.
A Rincon Republican has announced his intention to run for the Georgia House of Representatives District 159 seat, which serves western Chatham County and the southern portion of Effingham County.
A watchdog group that suffered a setback is hoping for another and better day in court.
Effingham County commissioners have several options in front of them when it comes to funding the county's fire protection services.
Local American Red Cross volunteers responded to a mobile home fire at 148 Simmons St. in Guyton, at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday. Four adults and one child were home at the time but uninjured.
FORT GORDON–Hundreds of cheering family members welcomed 58 soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard's Agribusiness Development Team 1 (ADT-1) home from Logar Province, Afghanistan. Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth, Georgia's Adjutant General, was present to welcome the soldiers home.
The 150th anniversary of Camp Davis will be celebrated May 12 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., two-and-a-half miles north of Guyton on Highway 17.
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation on Friday recognized the Effingham County Courthouse among the best of preservation in Georgia during its 35th annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Roswell. The courthouse, built originally in 1908 by Savannah architect Hyman Witcover, received an award for Excellence in Restoration.
A project a long time in the making was officially dedicated Saturday in Guyton.
After a lengthy recession, Effingham County's economy appears to be headed in a positive direction, Effingham Industrial Development Authority CEO John Henry said.
Lamar Allen has announced he will seek a third term to the Effingham County Board of Education. Allen currently represents the 3rd District and also serves as chairman of the school board.
Ann Purcell is bringing her career under Georgia's Gold Dome to a close.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels - one that can access areas standard police cars can't.
As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are promoting the "Look Again" initiative to prevent children from being locked in cars during the hot summer months.
An Effingham County man died in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning.
Effingham County commissioners are poring over a draft fiscal year 2015 budget that is an increase over their current revenue and spending plan.