Guyton and Effingham County are mourning the passing of a longtime educator and community advocate, after Guyton City Council Alderman Dr. Brenda Lovett died Thursday from complications of diabetes.
A man called "one of the most-wanted fugitives in Georgia" is now behind bars in Effingham County after being arrested in the Atlanta area Thursday.
As Labor Day weekend approaches, drunk drivers will have nowhere to run from police in Georgia because traffic enforcement officers from every neighboring state will be waiting at state lines to take them into custody. It's time for Georgia's annual Hands Across the Border intra-state impaired driving and highway safety crackdown.
Fugitive Ronnie Williams was captured Thursday evening by United States Marshals in Cobb County.
Air Force Airman Jacob E. Blackburn graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Former state representative Lee Anderson won the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent John Barrow for the U.S. House 12th District seat in the November general election.
Effingham County commissioners tabled a request to institute a countywide prescription drug discount card, after county officials had trepidations.
It does not appear that Effingham County will purchase the land where Ebenezer Crossing sits anytime soon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about individuals who may solicit business in their neighborhoods.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie offered a clear reminder of what could happen when drivers don't heed the red stoplights and sign from a stopped school bus.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a burglary suspect who has reportedly broken into a victim's work shed several times over the past couple years.
The Springfield City Council soon may entertain proposals for a downtown master plan, following a presentation of a potential such plan from a Savannah architectural and engineering firm.
This has been quite a year for Effingham Health System.
Smoke poured out of the structure, as Rincon firefighters began assembling hoses, ladders and chainsaws - all to show the citizens what the investment in sales taxes provides.
Rincon City Council members may delve into what a hotel-motel tax would mean for the city.
The Effingham Parkway is still a few years away from construction, but the interest in the road isn't stuck in neutral.
Rincon City Council members met the police department's newest member - but didn't offer any treats.
Guyton's new police chief isn't a newcomer to the city's streets.
Work on improvements for the I-95/Highway 21 interchange could happen before the end of the year, state transportation board member Ann Purcell said Thursday.
By a split decision, Effingham County commissioners decided to start reducing the number of members on the county recreation board.
A proposed pipeline that would cross through Effingham County drew vocal opposition last Wednesday evening.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Contractors for the state Department of Transportation, in conjunction with a $5.3 million concrete rehabilitation project on I-16 from exit 152 to exit 162, will be installing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lanes. Closures will begin Friday and will last daily from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
SAVANNAH – A Savannah woman died Sunday after the bicycle she was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by an Effingham County man.