Longtime Springfield City Council member Max Neidlinger is stepping down from his post, effective immediately.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is continuing to look for a man whom relatives have not seen since Friday morning.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing man who may be suffering from dementia.
It may be a couple of weeks before Effingham County officials decide on how to fix the failing ash roads in the county, but county commissioners are asserting they are working on the problems.
The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority has approved a professional services contract with the Effingham Chamber of Commerce for slightly less money.
Hollywood will be making another visit to Effingham County - albeit a brief one. Production representatives from the movie "Savannah" have scouted the Historic Effingham Courthouse as a location for one of the film's scenes. County project manager Adam Kobek said filming of the Effingham scene would take about day. The director, cinematographer and sound and set directors have visited the courthouse. Filming at the courthouse is expected to be one of the last scenes ...
It will take more than one method to repair and restore Effingham County's ash roads, county commissioners learned.
Springfield City Council members have cleared one hurdle for the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's planned Taste of Effingham.
With the snip of a ribbon, Janice Ford and Effingham Hospital hope women in the Springfield and north Effingham County area will take advantage of an opportunity to improve their health.
The lengthy work on a service delivery strategy could be nearing an end today. Effingham County commissioners are expected to vote on agreements for the jail, road construction and maintenance and recreation with the three municipalities at their meeting today - and Rincon City Council will take up the matters of agreements for the jail, road construction and maintenance, recreation and fire protection at its meeting tonight. Negotiators from the county and the cities hammered ...
Attorneys for Springfield City Council members and for Mayor Jeff Northway will reconvene in Chief Judge William E. Woodrum's courtroom later this month as Northway's motion to dismiss council members' petition to remove him from office is heard.
With the oversized check in his name in his hands, Samuel Bazemore doesn't think his life will change all that much.
Effingham County commissioners are easing restrictions on restaurants that serve alcohol, reducing the percentages of food sales necessary and reducing the distances between those establishments and churches and schools.
PORT WENTWORTH-Effingham County is hoping to tap into Savannah and the Coastal Empire's steady stream of tourists.
Effingham County voters may have to wait a year to act on any proposal on Sunday sales of alcohol in the county.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.8 percent from April to May. The April rate was first reported at a preliminary 9.9 percent, but was revised. The state's jobless rate was 10 percent in May a year ago.
The 2011 assessment notice will be mailed June 14 with the last day to file an appeal on July 28.
As she began to introduce this year's John Adam Treutlen Award winner Thursday night, Brooke Graham decided to swap her black jacket for a green one.
Effingham County commissioners and Guyton City Council members agreed to forge ahead with talks on Guyton possibly tying into the county wastewater treatment plant.
When Effingham County commissioners begin to look at health insurance plans again, it will have Larry Hadden and Hadden Insurance helping guide the process.
A proposed amendment to Rule 391-1, Administration is under consideration by the Board of Natural Resources that will specify how the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will provide refund of fees. Senate Bill 121, passed during the 2011 legislative session, allows the Board of Natural Resources to establish by rule procedures to refund fees collected by the Department of Natural Resources in error or as an overpayment, or to refund fees which the department or ...
Springfield firefighters, with help from several other departments, battled an early morning at a Church Road home Thursday.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), along with eight manufacturers of pool and spa drain covers, have announced a voluntary recall of certain drain covers because they were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers. No incidents or injuries have been reported so far.
Nearly 500 people packed into the Effingham County Middle School cafeteria Tuesday night to hear from the state Environmental Protection Division why tens of thousands fish died in the Ogeechee River.
As state leaders point to the Coastal Empire as the launching point for any economic recovery in Georgia, Effingham County may have taken a step forward in being prime position.
A gas station in Rincon is equipped with a lot of luck and a $2.5 million lottery winner to boot. BP, located at 101 S. Columbia Ave. in Rincon, sold a winning top prize ticket from the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Jumbo Bucks.
Lawmakers and citizens alike sounded a recurring theme on a sweltering Sunday afternoon: They want answers on why thousands of fish in a stretch of the Ogeechee River died two weeks ago.
The pleas for help filled the air, already thick with the acrid smell of gunpowder and with a further layer of confusion added with the sound of an automatic weapon firing.
Springfield officials will research what other cities are doing to lessen the burden on Habitat for Humanity.
It's safe to eat fish caught from the Ogeechee River, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division said Friday.