Lamar Allen will be sworn in soon for another term as chairman of the Effingham County Board of Education, the position his father George held for eight of his 28 years on the Effingham school board.
There will be no millage rate increase for Springfield property owners, after city council members approved a long-debated fire fees plan.
Springfield is hoping to cut down on the number of false alarms its emergency services have to answer.
Springfield City Council members are scheduled to vote at a special called meeting Friday morning on final approval of a new slate of fire fees.
Work could begin on the new jail and sheriff's office complex, after Effingham County commissioners approved a change order.
ATLANTA - Georgia's annual holiday campaign of Operation Zero Tolerance begins Friday and will last through New Year's Day.
One of the state's foremost conservatives said fellow conservatives need to think about who they talk to - and how they get their message across.
Sewer fees for city of Springfield customers also appear to be on the rise.
Fire fees in Springfield could be on the rise after city council members agreed to a new set of rates.
Last year, the Lost Plantation community helped one of its own, cancer patient Ashley Toler, through the proceeds from its first Light the Night Golf Cart Parade.
Local fire departments will have a little more money at their disposal, thanks to Georgia-Pacific's Savannah River Mill.
Again this year, the Exchange Club of Effingham County will make the holidays brighter for many local families in need through its Empty Stocking Fund campaign.
Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation have scheduled a temporary road closure on West 9th Street between Highway 21 and N. Carolina Avenue in the Rincon.
MONROE - A large contingent of South Effingham High School football fans made the lengthy trek to the town lodged between Atlanta and Athens and stayed to congratulate and console the Mustangs players after the conclusion of their season.
After reaching out to help a family during the holiday season last year, the Lost Plantation community is hosting an even bigger event this year to help another neighbor.
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Even with a three-man field, Scott Lewis won't need a runoff win to be Effingham County's next chief magistrate.
Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a budget that is larger but also reduces the millage on property taxpayers.
Effingham County commissioners have given their initial approval to a budget that extends longevity and stair-step pay increases for county employees.
Facing his first primary challenge, state Rep. Jon Burns likely is headed back for another two-year term in the General Assembly.
Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...
Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Scott Lewis will be the next Effingham County magistrate after he won a three-way race in Tuesday's general ...
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