The Effingham County Sheriff's Office offers the following safety tips for the holiday season.
Rincon City Council members have approved a contractor to begin work on its planned 9th Street utility improvements.
Effingham County commissioners have approved asking for an extension to complete their fiscal year 2013 audit - and it's the last time they can do so without incurring a penalty from the state.
The firm hired to perform the city of Springfield's 2012 audit will be retained for next year's review of the city's finances.
ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season. As Secretary of State, Kemp serves as Georgia's charities regulator.
In more than ways than one, it was a big check presentation for the Mars Theatre on Tuesday night.
Speaking at a recent community meeting in Effingham County about the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace, Robert Campbell began with a caveat.
Effingham County commissioners could make inroads next week on what offices will go where.
Chairman Wendall Kessler had to cast the tie-breaking vote as Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 to refund water and sewer impact fees to four property owners.
Effingham County will prepare an agreement for the city of Rincon to go over, after Rincon officials stated their case Tuesday for a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
Rincon's fiscal year 2014 budget will be slightly smaller than the current budget, after a proposed spending plan was presented for a public hearing at the city council's last meeting.
As of Wednesday, free nicotine replacement therapy supplies are still available for people living in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service, together with representatives from several other federal, state, and local government agencies, will conduct a free "one-stop shop" for veterans benefits at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Effingham County commissioners need to clarify discrepancies in who they want to run the day-to-day operations of county government and how that person should go about doing the job, an Association of County Commissioners of Georgia representative said.
A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston's office will be in Effingham County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during a congressional day office.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he'll have more time to devote to his elected duty.
The long-awaited premiere for the Mars Theatre has been set.
For a third time, a jury has been selected for Kimberly Moretz's trial.
Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 17 at Roebling Road.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro on Jan. 24 and 25.
Effingham County commissioners will take up a travel policy Tuesday that has been tabled three times.
More chilly weather is in store for Effingham County, with temperatures likely in the teens and wind chills as low as single digits early Tuesday morning and into Wednesday.
Statesboro City Council members will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning to hear evidence as to whether the alcohol license issued to Karen Pittman Brown for the operation of Primetime Lounge, 608C Northside Drive W., should be suspended or revoked.
ATLANTA - With historic low temperatures expected for across the state over the next few days, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners policies.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and key partners will host a Twitter chat to help promote winter weather preparedness.