Speaking Monday to the Effingham County Republican Party, Georgia Department of Transportation engineer Brad Saxon said he wasn't there to lobby for support of the penny sales tax for transportation improvements Georgians will vote on in July.
Motorists who refuse, or sometimes forget, to wear their safety belt will need to be extra vigilant this month. That's because the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) will be launching its annual May mobilization of Click It or Ticket.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Department of Driver Services have announced the launch of Secure ID, a program aimed to further ensure the integrity of driver's licenses and identification cards while offering additional protection from identity theft.
Effingham County Tax Commissioner Linda McDaniel has announced she will seek re-election to the office. She will run as a Republican in the July primary and the November general elections.
With gas prices in Georgia averaging nearly $3.60 a gallon, it was no surprise that U.S. energy policies were discussed in Thursday's 12th Congressional District candidate forum in Springfield.
Sanitation fees in the unincorporated portions of Effingham County will be going up by $20.
The city of Guyton and Effingham County may take another try at a wastewater treatment pact.
Citizens will have the opportunity to engage in a public hearing regarding a draft permit for wastewater discharge into the Ogeechee River.
SPRINGFIELD-Effingham County Tax Commissioner Linda McDaniel has announced the Georgia Department of Revenue has begun to issue new license plates, available in all 159 counties.
Work on a new sheriff's office and jail could begin later this year, after Effingham County commissioners approved a work authorization for the next two phases.
Effingham County commissioners have approved an amendment to the alcohol ordinance they hope will address the issue of churches moving into retail areas.
The Effingham County Disaster Action Team is beginning a new phase in its work to assist people affected by disasters in the county.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld a decision by the state Court of Appeals and ruled against an Effingham County man who argued his confession in a child molestation case was inadmissible.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has been recognized by the Peace Officers Association of Georgia as a lifetime member.
A Rincon Republican has announced his intention to run for the Georgia House of Representatives District 159 seat, which serves western Chatham County and the southern portion of Effingham County.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels - one that can access areas standard police cars can't.
As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are promoting the "Look Again" initiative to prevent children from being locked in cars during the hot summer months.
An Effingham County man died in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning.
Effingham County commissioners are poring over a draft fiscal year 2015 budget that is an increase over their current revenue and spending plan.
Results from the primary, except for provisional ballots:
The newest member of the Effingham County Board of Commissioners also will become its youngest.
A man investigators say was involved in two car wrecks in one night has died.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has ruled that the board of elections' decision to dismiss a challenge to Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy will stand.
To highlight the importance of safe driving and safe boating as the unofficial start of summer draws near, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the Department of Natural Resources and Georgia State Patrol to add an impaired driving message to its Memorial Day Click It or Ticket campaign.