As Effingham County commissioners prepare to approve a fiscal year 2012 budget, Springfield residents and city council members questioned them about the future of the Ulmer Park promenade project, which the city and county have been working on for almost a year and a half.
Witnesses have said they saw a dark, blue-black liquid bubbled up from the discharge pipe near a local textiles treatment plant Saturday, staining the sediment, banks and waters of the Ogeechee River.
Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to hold a public hearing on their fiscal year 2012 general fund and special fund budgets tonight.
Rincon City Council members paid tribute to its honorees for the 2011 Humanitarian Awards and its winners in the annual Fourth of July parade.
Springfield City Council members got the results of their annual audit at last Tuesday's meeting, along with approving a purchasing policy.
Effingham County commissioners likely will adopt a smaller budget for the current fiscal year - and stick to their vow not to raise the millage on county property owners.
One of the most direct impacts of last year's Census is already in the hands of county commissioners.
T.C. Madison III and Jennifer Coker of Liberty Mutual present the $10,000 "Bring Back the 4th" grant from Liberty Mutual to the city of Springfield.
Rincon City Council members have upheld the suspension of a police officer who was disciplined for being involved in three collisions but reduced the amount of pay he was docked.
Jeff Northway will learn by Aug. 1 if he will continue as mayor of Springfield. But in the wake of closing arguments and final testimony Friday morning, Northway could be in more serious trouble.
Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway will take the stand again this morning as the Effingham County Superior Court proceeding on whether he will continue as mayor enters its third day.
Though Guyton has opted to pursue building its own wastewater treatment plant, Effingham County commissioners say the door for future cooperation is still open.
Effingham County leaders didn't get everything on their wish list through the regional transportation roundtable's executive committee. Still, plenty of the road projects they want done through the potential sales tax proceeds is moving forward.
Rincon City Council may look for help as it considers whether to revise its ordinances and the job descriptions for city employees.
Effingham County Sheriff's investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of a toddler who drowned in a swimming pool Friday evening in Effingham County.
Springfield City Council members are taking the next step in a potential recreational trail along Jack's Branch.
A jury of eight women and four men was chosen Tuesday for the trial of an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a grisly murder committed by her husband.