Springfield is hoping to turn its recycling pilot program into a full-blown initiative.
United Way of Effingham County reached, surpassed and broke campaign records this year, raising $313,000 - the most money Effingham County has ever raised for United Way.
As millions of Americans are hitting the road for the holidays, public safety and law enforcement officials are buckling down on efforts to get drivers and passengers to be safely restrained.
Shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. Taking a few prevention measures can help keep you safe this holiday season.
Effingham County residents will be able to offer their opinions on the county commission's chairman at-large position at an upcoming forum.
Though the Effingham Industrial Development Authority wasn't chosen for two large prospects, interest in the community remains strong, IDA CEO John Henry said.
A nine-member team of state tourism officials gave Effingham County glowing marks in a recent visit.
ATLANTA-Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.3 percent in September, as well as from October a year ago.
Highway 21 in Rincon will be closed to through traffic Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon for the annual Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade.
The state Department of Transportation and Effingham County will try to find remedies for one of the county's most accident-plagued intersections.
Springfield residents got a look at several ideas for the future of the city, thanks to the minds of Savannah College and Art Design graduate students.
The community came together at Veterans Park on Friday morning to remember local heroes and to recognize the effects U.S. conflicts have had on Effingham County.
It was hard for Bill Hitchens and many others to believe the Georgia State Patrol post in Rincon is now 10 years old. It was even harder for Hitchens to believe that it came to be in Rincon at all.
The first 24-hour full-time firefighters in Effingham County are on the job in Rincon, Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn said.
After several neighborhood residents urged them, Springfield City Council members voted down a variance request for a group home.
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.