The state Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, is asking hunters to practice tree stand safety this hunting season. Tree stands are the leading cause of hunting-related incidents in Georgia each year.
Fellow county commissioners voted not to support the Facebook post of another Effingham County commissioner - and in doing so, offered a vote of support for the county administrator, Chairman Dusty Zeigler said.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7-13. The theme this year is, "Have Two Ways Out!"
A public kick-off meeting to review Effingham County's Hazard Mitigation Plan update requirements and process will be held Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room, located at 601 N. Laurel St. in Springfield in the Administrative Complex.