Occupy Wall Street has reached the Coastal Empire. The New York-based, grassroots movement spreading across the country has captured the interests of some in Savannah and Effingham County, with protesters seizing the opportunity to speak out about societal and economic issues driving their frustrations. "If it started with anything," said Claudia Collier, a south Effingham resident, "and the momentum that is keeping it going is Americans feel like things are out of their control - ...
With a big check - literally - from the Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade, the Guyton Volunteer Fire Department will be bolstering its equipment.
An Eden man is happy he selected the Quik Pik option in Thursday's Fantasy 5 drawing. Timothy Weik (pronounced Wike), 49, says he couldn't have chosen the computer-generated combination that helped him win $54,701.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah decreased to 9.3 percent in September, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.5 percent in August. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in September a year ago was 9.0 percent.
With dusk, reverence set in the circle of nearly 20 people in front of the Effingham County Administrative Complex facing Laurel Street.
In the wake of a recent high-speed chase that started in Rincon and ended in a Savannah neighborhood, more Rincon Police officers will be trained in the technique their chief used to end the pursuit safely.
The proposed widening of Fort Howard Road could take place soon, after Rincon City Council members approved a contract for the work.
Savannah officials signed the Hostess City on as Halle, Germany's first North American sister city last week, celebrating the long German and American heritage of both cities.
Effingham County commissioners have rejected an additional pay request for a firm designing a new sanitation department office.
Did you know the average grocery store stocks more than 30,000 items? If you appreciate the variety and quality of the many food items available at your local grocery store, then the Effingham County Farm Bureau invites you to join the organization in celebrating National Farm-City Week, Nov. 18-24.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, claiming the state agency failed to protect citizens. The Riverkeeper also charges that the EPD did not honor the rights of citizens to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.
Tools and supplies were strewn in different rooms and the smell of sawed sheetrock hung in the air at the new addition of the Effingham Hospital on Thursday. While walls wait for paint and floors for tiles, the personality and flow of the building have begun to take shape as the facility opened its doors for a public preview to business and community leaders.
Voters in Effingham County will choose who they want their political party to stand as a presidential candidate - and if they want Sunday sales of alcohol.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members will engage a local industrial brokerage to help land a potential prospect.
As law enforcement authorities continue to grapple with the scourge of methampethamine, a new and so far legal substance has them worried - and trying to combat it.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.