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.
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.
Guyton City Council members approved Tuesday night the first reading of a proposed fiscal year 2012 budget that is 4.5 percent bigger than the current budget.
Rincon water and sewer customers will be paying a little more starting Aug. 1.
Springfield is putting into a motion a recycling pilot program for approximately 100 homes.
The victim in a fatal crash on I-16 Wednesday afternoon in Effingham County has been identified.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.8 percent from April to May. The April rate was first reported at a preliminary 9.9 percent, but was revised. The state's jobless rate was 10 percent in May a year ago.
The 2011 assessment notice will be mailed June 14 with the last day to file an appeal on July 28.
As she began to introduce this year's John Adam Treutlen Award winner Thursday night, Brooke Graham decided to swap her black jacket for a green one.
Effingham County commissioners and Guyton City Council members agreed to forge ahead with talks on Guyton possibly tying into the county wastewater treatment plant.