Authorities have identified a Rincon man who died in a house fire early Saturday morning.
Prosecutors have filed their brief in the wake of December's hearing on a new trial motion for Craig Heidt and said none of the defense's assertions stand up.
Effingham County commissioners are going ahead with an ordinance regulating precious metals dealers - but they scratched off a proposal to allow up to four chickens in R-1 zoned homes.
Ordinarily, being above par in golf isn't such a good thing - on the course. But getting the course above par is just what Seth Zeigler wants to do with Lost Plantation Golf Club.
The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) received an additional $2.5 million in construction funding Wednesday.
Chickens will be back on the table before Effingham County commissioners tonight.
A 26-year-old Rincon man was rushed to treatment after leaving a gun show and accidentally shooting himself at the Savannah Civic Center on Sunday afternoon.
Work on the Fort Howard Road is progressing, Rincon city officials said, and is on target for its projected completion date.
Initial autopsy reports indicate natural causes in the death of an Effingham County Jail inmate who was found unresponsive in her jail cell by a detention officer.
Effingham YMCA Executive Director Kim Dennis was tickled when the Y was selected by local Lowe's employees to benefit from a $1,500 grant for repairs and improvements on their day camp playground.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority will ask for a change in zoning for its massive Research Forest Tract.
The oohs and aahs were frequent as people toured the OR, ER and other areas of the new Effingham Hospital.
Armed with a report weighing in at nine pounds and 130 pages, Effingham County tourism promoters were heartened to hear what a state team had to say about the county's potential.
The newest member of Georgia's Public Service Commission wants to spread the word about solar power.
A judge ruled the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization must work with a Screven County textiles company to come up with an agreeable alternative to a consent order filed previously regarding improvements to the Ogeechee River.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels - one that can access areas standard police cars can't.
As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are promoting the "Look Again" initiative to prevent children from being locked in cars during the hot summer months.
An Effingham County man died in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning.
Effingham County commissioners are poring over a draft fiscal year 2015 budget that is an increase over their current revenue and spending plan.