Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has asked state lawmakers to reconsider a piece of legislation that he and other sheriffs believe will make it harder to seize criminals' assets.
A flood warning for the Ogeechee River near Eden is still in effect, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service is predicting the Ogeechee River at Eden will rise to almost 13.3 feet by Sunday evening before beginning to recede slowly.
Effingham County commissioners won't support any legislation calling for non-partisan elections of commissioners - even though the vote itself split commissioners 3-2.
Marion Dingle fondly recalls his days coaching high school basketball in Effingham County.
The trial of an Effingham County man accused of two counts of vehicular homicide will begin next Thursday.
Springfield voters will choose between Justin Howard Cribbs and Wanda J. Laning in the March 19 special election to fill a seat on the Springfield City Council.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has continued its contract with the Effingham Chamber of Commerce, following a unanimous vote by the IDA board.
The Effingham County High School basketball teams will play their final home games of the 2012-13 season Wednesday night.
STATESBORO - Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter brought a real-life, personal history lesson to a cheering audience of Georgia Southern University students recently.
The city of Rincon could have a new city manager in a couple of weeks, according to Mayor Ken Lee.
It might be a couple of years before Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie can move jail inmates and his personnel into a brand-new building. But he's already looking forward to that day.
Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to break ground today on the new jail and when they go into their regular meeting later this afternoon, they may take up the matter of a resolution opposing non-partisan elections for their seats.
Springfield City Council officially welcomed a new member and accepted the resignation of another.
Effingham County residents may be getting to see their commissioners in action - without having to sit in the pews at the county administrative complex.
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The three candidates for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge position said they would be accessible to Effingham County residents.
Two candidates for the chief magistrate judge said each other would be a viable pick for the open seat - but also extolled why they were ...
The Effingham County Board of Education District 5 incumbent and the challenger to the seat agreed that public tax money should be directed toward local ...
State Rep. Jon Burns said at candidates' forum Thursday night he is proud of his record but challenger Daniel Almond said the current majority leader ...
Wendall Kessler and Wesley Corbitt sat next to each other for the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's candidates' forum Thursday at the Mars Theatre - while ...
The three candidates for the available Superior Court judgeship in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit had amassed, and partly spent, almost $85,000 for their campaigns ...
Effingham County voters likely will have renewing the one-cent special purpose local option sales tax on the ballot in the November.
While Guyton City Council members have agreed to how they would split the proceeds from a potential special purpose local option sales tax renewal, it ...
When drivers are out on the road, their focus and field of vision needs to be on the road ahead, said Georgia State Patrol Sgt ...
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