The Rincon Police Department is joining the social media ranks - and it's looking for some new friends.
Effingham County commissioners have unanimously approved setting a minimum number of acres landowners can set aside in a conservation use assessment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due Monday.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Transportation, home of one of the most popular, heavily used real-time traveler information systems in the country, today unveiled the next generation of Georgia NaviGAtor 511. The new system brings new features and, through a public-private partnership, new sponsors, allowing the Department and its 511 provider, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., an Iteris company, to operate and maintain the system at no cost to Georgia taxpayers.
Effingham County commissioners are proposing to amend their impact fee ordinance in an effort to kick-start a flagging development and building sector.
Effingham County's Public Safety Department is going to put two old school buses to use for a mobile command post.
Cleanup from a powerful storm that swept through Effingham County just before dawn Tuesday morning got under way quickly.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has denied Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway's motion to dismiss an action brought by four city council members seeking his removal.
After months of work, the Springfield Fire Department has a set of standard operating procedures and also will have a new vehicle on the way.
Armed with cameras and clipboards, students from the University of Georgia combed through the streets of Guyton at the end of last week. Their mission was to conduct a historic resources survey of the town.
For the sixth year, the Olde Effingham Days Festival is upon us. The event is set for April 15-16 in Springfield between the new and old courthouses and the Living History Site.
Dateline, one of NBC's newsmagazine programs, will devote two hours to the murder trial of Craig Heidt and its aftermath tonight.
Rincon City Council members and First Baptist Church of Rincon representatives have agreed to a series of changes to the roads around the church campus that are expected to improve safety greatly.
That Effingham County's population has been growing is no mystery. By how much, though, wasn't known until the Census figures were revealed.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a twice-tabled jail agreement with the three municipalities.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has voted to seek another method of financing its debt.
At the invitation of the Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, and with the support of the Effingham County commissioners, three staff members of the state Department of Economic Development's tourism office spent two days in Effingham reviewing the sites of tourism interest and began the working process with the Effingham CVB to develop a local plan to enhance tourism in the county.
Remembering those who have made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the U.S. will be the theme at the Memorial Day program at the Effingham County Veterans Park in Springfield. The program will be Memorial Day at 6 p.m.
The message was simple and direct, and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office hopes it made it to its intended audience.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division announced late Thursday that the fish kill in the Ogeechee River was caused by columnaris, a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress. Humans are not known to be affected by this disease.
The city of Springfield is using a designer's eye in taking a look at what its downtown could be.
Effingham Hospital and other regional hospital tested their skills in the 2011 Region J Hurricane Evacuation and Re-entry Full Scale Exercise last week with help from 11 Effingham Career Academy students.
The Georgia EPD and the Department of Natural Resources are expected to get test results Wednesday from the Ogeechee River after state and federal officials issued an advisory Sunday evening, urging residents not to swim in or eat fish taken from the river.
Summer 2011 marks the eighth consecutive season that police are rolling out waves of enforcement patrols across 159 Georgia counties to crack down on dangerous, aggressive, and high-speed drivers. The 100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T. campaign is a multi-jurisdictional highway safety enforcement strategy designed to reduce high-fatality crash-counts during Georgia's potentially deadly holiday driving period from Memorial Day through the Fourth of July and Labor Day. H.E.A.T. stands for "Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic." "Police ...
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), DNR Wildlife Division and USEPA have responded to a fish kill occurring on an approximate 35-40 mile segment of the Ogeechee River in the counties of Screven and Bulloch with possible effects in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties.
Effingham County Commissioners approved a bid Tuesday evening to remove the ash from Forest Haven Road and resurface the woeful strip with asphalt.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members took their first look Thursday at a budget they hope to adopt next month.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 9.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point, from a revised 10.0 percent in March. The state's jobless rate was 10.1 percent in April a year ago.
Effingham County Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley completed her judicial training for 2011.
The campaign for Springfield's fireworks show is back.