The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a wanted fugitive.
Work on the traffic signal for Highway 21 and Ninth Street in Rincon is scheduled to begin Aug. 13, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A man Effingham County Sheriff's deputies were seeking has turned himself in.
Georgia's recovery is going slowly, and it's going even more slowly than anticipated, state Sen. Jack Hill said Thursday.
One man is facing several child porn-related charges after Effingham County Sheriff's deputies conducted a search warrant Tuesday night at a residence in Port Wentworth.
A Port Wentworth man is facing multiple charges after Effingham County Sheriff's Deputies say he downloaded several images and videos of child pornography.
Taxpayers who appealed their 2012 assessment will receive a second Change of Assessment.
Effingham County commissioners have approved making no change in the county's millage rate - and they also approved making no change to the hospital authority's millage rate.
Springfield voters will choose their next mayor in a special election, scheduled to be held Nov. 6.
After facing no opposition in the July primary, Democrat Franklin Goldwire's bid for Effingham County Commission chairman at-large now begins in earnest.
As work continues on the expansion of Fort Howard Road, the sidewalks along the street likely will be a little farther off the path.
Chief Master Sgt. Sam Currie, a loadmaster with the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, introduced members of the Royal Air Force Cadet program to the intricacies of a C-130H cargo aircraft.
Since July 3, as part of its Secure ID initiative to comply with the Federal Real ID Act of 2005, the Department of Driver Services has required first-time and renewing license holders to provide original documentation to prove identity, social security number and two proofs of residency.
Incumbent Effingham County tax commissioner Linda McDaniel fended off a challenge from local businessman John Kieffer, winning with nearly 62 percent of the vote. McDaniel, who beat incumbent Lisa Wright four years ago, said she was surprised at the margin of victory and was relieved the campaign was over.
The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and in a building that won't be as much of a problem.
Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring.
Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting.
The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9.
Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to sign off on a resolution forged by a statewide legislative committee exploring ways to finance transportation improvements.
There are still a few items left to address, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is settled into its new home.
With the land in hand to build a large, central recreation facility, the Effingham County commissioners also have signed off on a 15-year master plan for the county's recreation needs.
A former Springfield mayor pled guilty last Wednesday to charges of perjury and false swearing.
STATESBORO - After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter.