Steve Thomas, host of "Save Our History" on The History Channel and former host of PBS's "This Old House," will present the keynote address at the Georgia Historical Society's 168th annual meeting. Thomas will speak on the importance of preserving the artifacts of history and the adventure of discovering the past. The keynote address will be held at the historic Lucas Theatre for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
The Effingham County Economic Development Authority and DP Partners are inching closer and closer to development of the 1,700-acre tract the development company has plans for near Interstate 16 and Old River Road in south Effingham.
Effingham County lawmakers believe the few short days left for the General Assembly will result in a budget both chambers can be happy with and will keep PeachCare afloat.
The Springfield City Council discussed an increase in user fees with Fire Chief Edwin Rahn on Tuesday.
A former gymnastics coach who pled guilty in December to two charges in connection with his arrest for child exploitation was sentenced to 30 years in jail Monday.
Effingham County Sheriff deputies arrested two men who were carrying a dangerous chemical in their car, a chemical used to make methamphetamine.
Rincon officials are looking to the future as they work out plans to gain more water and use the water they have more efficiently.
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.
SAVANNAH-Newt Gingrich took shots at the national media and President Obama at an appearance in Savannah on Tuesday night.
Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to adopt a budget for fiscal year 2012.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah area increased to 8.5 percent in May, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.4 percent in April. The April rate was first reported at a preliminary 8.5 percent. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in May a year ago was 8.3 percent.
A precursor to improvements on one of Effingham County's most severely damaged ash roads has been cleared, as commissioners approved a contract with EMC Engineering to conduct surveying of Courthouse Road Extension.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members have approved a fiscal year 2012 budget that cuts 15 percent from its operating expenditures from the current budget.
Effingham County commissioners approved a step toward reworking the McCall and Blue Jay-Blandford roads intersections.
USDA Farm Service Agency Georgia State Executive Director Hobby Stripling reported that 22 Georgia counties in the southeastern part of the state have been submitted for Secretarial Disaster Designation due to the early spring drought.