State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended beyond Dec. 31. The extension may continue through Feb. 29, 2012 if biological and environmental conditions remain stable.
With several large projects ahead, the Rincon City Council has approved its budgets for the 2012 fiscal year.
Rincon City Council members have named Wesley Corbitt as the interim city manager.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah decreased to 8.4 percent in November, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in October. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in November a year ago was also 9.0 percent.
Springfield's city council has approved the budget for fiscal year 2012, which begins Jan. 1.
Rincon City Council is thinking about adding to its police force - with a K-9 unit.
The Georgia Public Service Commission has clarified how eligible low income natural gas customers will receive assistance in paying their winter heating bills.
The final month of a busy year has kept the Effingham Industrial Development Authority staff hopping, IDA CEO John Henry said Thursday.
Richmond Hill lawyer Ray Smith to be the next city attorney.
Citywide recycling is coming to Springfield.
The push for new carts at the city of Rincon's golf course is in neutral for now.
Rincon is trying to get more business for its golf course.
The day the Toler family moved to Effingham County, they got the heartbreaking news.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a look at what projects they want to continue, and which ones may have to wait or be abandoned, in light of sales tax receipts not making projections.
The state of Georgia is expected to meet its budget for fiscal year 2012, though more cuts could be looming for state agencies.
At least one Effingham County commissioner race will be contested in the May 20 general primary.
Traffic at the Highway 21/Interstate 95 intersection could be getting a unique solution, Effingham County leaders learned recently.
A group of local high school students got an up-close look Tuesday at how to investigate a crime scene.
Landry Oliver was "a joy to be around," according to Wallace Blackstock, the boy's principal at Marlow Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - The seven Republican candidates vying this year for the state's U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss have more than a few things in common.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue wants to remind citizens that if you purchased a motor vehicle on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, you have the opportunity to opt in to the new title ad valorem tax. However, this expires at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2014.
ATLANTA - Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell urges customers to be careful of third-party Web sites when trying to access the Georgia Driver's Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third-party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are not connected with or sanctioned by the DDS.