ATLANTA - Former state legislator Jay Shaw of Lakeland has been elected chairman of the State Transportation Board. Don Grantham of Augusta was elected vice chairman, and Emily Dunn of Blue Ridge was elected to the newly formed position of secretary.
Rincon, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority and others may partner to start finding ways to get access to the IDA's sprawling Research Forest Tract.
The state's No. 1 high school basketball prospect appears to be off the board. Before leaving for a visit to the University of Missouri, Effingham County High School senior Jakeenan Gant said he had no favorite. Before he touched down again in Savannah, he had committed to play for the Tigers. "He said it went well and he liked it," said ECHS head basketball coach Donnie Arrington, who spoke with Gant on Monday morning and ...
Springfield property owners will continue to have the same millage rate as they've had for seven years.
Qualifying for Rincon's upcoming municipal elections will be held Aug. 26-30. The qualifying fee for mayor is $126 and the qualifying fee for city council is $90. Four seats are up for election, including mayor. Council members whose terms are up are Scott Morgan, Frank Owens and Levi Scott Jr. Qualifying for Rincon city elections will run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day. Prospective candidates must be registered to vote in Rincon and must be ...
Rincon City Council members will support the Effingham County commissioners' plan to upgrade the south communications tower. But their check will wait until the work is done.
A pit bull that attacked an Effingham County child last July will be sent to live the rest of his days at a New York animal refuge.
Dozens of civil suits brought against a Screven County textile plant in the wake of one of the state's largest fish kills have been settled, according to attorneys for both sides.
The Savannah Coastal Regional Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a final public meeting on potential improvements to Highway 21.
The next farms to come to Effingham County may be growing power instead of crops or livestock.
When 3rd Infantry Division soldier Greg Alford returned to his Effingham County home Wednesday from a tour in Afghanistan, he was touched to see all the "welcome home" signs and American flags in his neighborhood.
An Effingham County man died on the Ogeechee River on Sunday after witnesses say he jumped from a bridge.
For now, as little as possible of Effingham County will be included in metro Savannah's transportation planning arm, commissioners decided.
Radio communications problems that have plagued local emergency personnel could be resolved soon, for the most part.
Changes to Effingham County's animal control could be coming soon, after commissioners approved a new set of standard operating procedures.
Springfield City Council members are taking the next step in a potential recreational trail along Jack's Branch.
A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.