Work on the traffic signal for Highway 21 and Ninth Street in Rincon is scheduled to begin Aug. 13, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A man Effingham County Sheriff's deputies were seeking has turned himself in.
Georgia's recovery is going slowly, and it's going even more slowly than anticipated, state Sen. Jack Hill said Thursday.
One man is facing several child porn-related charges after Effingham County Sheriff's deputies conducted a search warrant Tuesday night at a residence in Port Wentworth.
A Port Wentworth man is facing multiple charges after Effingham County Sheriff's Deputies say he downloaded several images and videos of child pornography.
Taxpayers who appealed their 2012 assessment will receive a second Change of Assessment.
Effingham County commissioners have approved making no change in the county's millage rate - and they also approved making no change to the hospital authority's millage rate.
Springfield voters will choose their next mayor in a special election, scheduled to be held Nov. 6.
After facing no opposition in the July primary, Democrat Franklin Goldwire's bid for Effingham County Commission chairman at-large now begins in earnest.
As work continues on the expansion of Fort Howard Road, the sidewalks along the street likely will be a little farther off the path.
Chief Master Sgt. Sam Currie, a loadmaster with the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, introduced members of the Royal Air Force Cadet program to the intricacies of a C-130H cargo aircraft.
Since July 3, as part of its Secure ID initiative to comply with the Federal Real ID Act of 2005, the Department of Driver Services has required first-time and renewing license holders to provide original documentation to prove identity, social security number and two proofs of residency.
Incumbent Effingham County tax commissioner Linda McDaniel fended off a challenge from local businessman John Kieffer, winning with nearly 62 percent of the vote. McDaniel, who beat incumbent Lisa Wright four years ago, said she was surprised at the margin of victory and was relieved the campaign was over.
By a resounding margin, Effingham County voters turned down a one-cent sales tax proposed to go toward transportation projects in the county and the Coastal Empire.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.
One in five consumers said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey. AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.