Fire coverage west of Rincon is expected to improve with the construction of a new station. Just where that station will be could be a matter to be resolved through continued talks between Effingham County commissioners and Rincon City Council members.
Efforts to renovate Ulmer Park may be inching forward, after Springfield officials asked Effingham County commissioners what they could do in support.
Incumbents Levi Scott Jr. and Scott Morgan were re-elected to serve four more years on Rincon City Council, joined by newcomer Christina Shores Ricker.
An Effingham County man found in possession more than a hundred images of child pornography in July was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Voting will take place from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. today at the Vernon C. Hinely Center for Rincon municipal elections.
The drug court in Effingham County received a shot in the arm from the county law library.
A look at the five candidates for the three seats on Rincon City Council.
A young child was injured when a pick-up truck collided with an Effingham County school bus Wednesday afternoon.
State Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting consumers to the recall of particular packages of Bailey's Choice dog treats. These products have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella and should be discarded.
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.
Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.
David Jimenez spent the final day of his life the way he enjoyed so many others - with a golf club in his hand.
Registered sex offenders on probation in Effingham County will be spending their Halloween at the sheriff's office.
An agreement between Effingham County and King America Finishing is under wraps, until all the signatures have been received, after county commissioners agreed Tuesday night to an out-of-court settlement.
As the state's lead agency for implementing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources Division is soliciting proposals for land acquisition projects in the coastal region that are consistent with the state's coastal and estuarine land conservation plan.
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.