After three previous attempts - and a half-dozen votes Tuesday that failed to produce a majority - Effingham County commissioners finally hammered out a successful first reading of the fiscal year 2013 budget.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Chamber of Commerce has made its 2012 candidate survey available to Georgia voters as they prepare for the July 31 primary elections. This year's survey was designed to assist Georgia Chamber investors and pro-business Georgians make the most informed decision possible when voting on their elected officials.
STATESBORO-Four Republican candidates vying to face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race met onstage Thursday night to stake their claim to their party's nomination.
An organization that had been seeking to open another group home in Springfield has filed a suit against the city, claiming discrimination in the city's zoning practices.
The city of Springfield is getting closer to starting work on a long-awaited project to help south Railroad Avenue residents.
The city of Springfield will determine if a special election is needed to fill its mayor's position.
Residents near the Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill have been granted the ability to file a class action lawsuit against the mill for damages from the mill's emissions.
Ramping up the final three weeks of her campaign, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit district attorney challenger Martha Kirkland Hall met with supporters at a reception Tuesday in Rincon.
Two Republicans seeking the Effingham County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat pledge to do whatever is necessary to balance the county's budget - even if that means commissioners taking a pay cut.
The two Republicans running for the Effingham County Board of Commissioners District 1 seat each believe they have the professional and personal experience to be an effective county commissioner.
Springfield City Council members are happy with the job Paul Wynn is doing as police chief. But they don't want to enter into a separate contract with him.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is getting some help in its support of Georgia's proposed special purpose local option sales tax for transportation (T-SPLOST). The Savannah Board of Realtors presented a $2,000 check Tuesday toward regional marketing efforts for T-SPLOST.
Effingham County commissioners will have to wait for at least another meeting before adopting a budget.
King America Finishing is not discharging pink-tinted water into the Ogeechee River, nor has it violated its discharge permits, a spokesman for the Screven County textiles plant said Friday.
The Effingham County Board of Commissioners announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy on behalf of the Effingham County Hospital Authority this year by 7.90 percent over the rollback millage rate. The current millage rate for the Hospital Authority is 1.977, the rollback millage rate is 2.178, and the proposed millage is 2.35.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.