The numbers are telling Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie the traffic enforcement unit is doing what he promised it would accomplish. And he says it's doing a better job than anyone realizes.
Some of Effingham County's ash roads will be getting a fix, after commissioners approved repairs to three damaged roads.
During his August recess tour of Georgia, the constant theme has been jobs for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
After what has been called a successful pilot program, Effingham County is set to take off with curbside recycling.
ATLANTA-Citing the 2012 statewide TSPLOST referendum as one of the most important economic development opportunities in the state's history, the Georgia Chamber and its affiliate, the Georgia Transportation Alliance, has announced the selection of its statewide campaign leadership team. This team will work with individual regions across the state, in concert with efforts in metro Atlanta, to educate voters and pass the referendum next year.
Authorities are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a motorist late Monday afternoon.
Qualifying dates and fees have been set for the upcoming municipal elections in all three Effingham County cities.
The truth of the matter is, Charles Davis does have a power bill. "I'm just trying to eliminate it," he said. Davis showed off his net zero energy home, built with energy efficiency in mind in every nook and cranny, at Green Bridge Farm. A modular home, it's 1,000 square feet - with bamboo floors and extra insulation among its energy-saving features. The home, a Clayton Homes i-house, also can produce energy. It has geothermal ...
Dozens of Rincon apartments will be upgraded over the next several months, after Rincon City Council members agreed to a financing package for three apartment complexes.
The city of Springfield will be adding to its workforce and to its public safety reach. The city is advertising for a full-time fire chief, a result of the fire service delivery agreements between the city and Effingham County. The city is taking applications until Sept. 2. "Our higher call load requires us to have more people to do the 90 percent of the job that isn't about running calls," said Travis Zittrouer, who is ...
A ground beef recall for possible E. coli contamination was issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service on Aug. 12. More than 60,000 pounds of ground beef products distributed by the National Beef Packing Co. are being recalled from Winn-Dixie Stores, Publix Super Markets, and Kroger retail food chains in Georgia and 6 other Southeastern states.
ATLANTA-The State of Georgia has been selected as one of two Research and Demonstration sites for the National Quality Improvement Center on the Representation of Children in the Child Welfare System. As a research and demonstration site, Georgia will receive a grant to study the effectiveness of legal representation for children involved in child abuse and neglect cases.
All lanes of Highway 17 have been re-opened.
Less than two weeks after an Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge ruled Jeff Northway could no longer be mayor of Springfield, the embattled Northway resumed his spot upon the city council dais.
Residents and crews were back at work Tuesday morning, clearing away and cleaning up the damage from a powerful storm that thundered through central and eastern Effingham County on Monday night.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.