A young man apparently drowned in a pond near Old River Road early Thursday afternoon.
Springfield has been given a loan by the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority for $1.38 million to build a new well and connect the two systems by running water lines down Highway 21.
The Springfield City Council discussed Tuesday night purchasing new Christmas decorations for Laurel Street.
Traffic accidents in Rincon have decreased, and the Rincon Police Department has stepped up its traffic enforcement.
The cities of Rincon, Guyton, Springfield and Effingham County collectively owe over $45 million to the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority. And that is just the current numbers.
Rincon Police Chief Michael Berry is getting a new vehicle to drive, one he hopes will be more than just his assigned mode of transportation.
Rincon City Council members had some of their concerns on the Carter-Burns Bill referendum addressed, and posed some others that one of the legislation's authors will have to research.
A failing well for the Effingham County annex is leading commissioners to wonder what to do about it.
The Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper is holding a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Street Baptist Church in Guyton.
Portuguese conglomerate EFACEC is beginning the hiring process for the plant it will build in Effingham County.
Portuguese electrical components manufacturer EFACEC is eyeing an October groundbreaking for its planned Effingham County facility, according to the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
Linda McDaniel was at work at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce at 8:30 Wednesday morning - after a 4 a.m. call from her daughter about a sick child and a long night awaiting primary results.
Effingham County voters are returning Jimmy McDuffie to office by a resounding margin.
What appeared to be a happy marriage between the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and a nationally-renowned development firm is ending in an amicable divorce.
Two-term Congressman John Barrow (D-Savannah) will face Republican challenger John Stone for the U.S House District 12 seat in November.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he'll have more time to devote to his elected duty.
The long-awaited premiere for the Mars Theatre has been set.
For a third time, a jury has been selected for Kimberly Moretz's trial.
Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 17 at Roebling Road.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro on Jan. 24 and 25.
Effingham County commissioners will take up a travel policy Tuesday that has been tabled three times.
More chilly weather is in store for Effingham County, with temperatures likely in the teens and wind chills as low as single digits early Tuesday morning and into Wednesday.
Statesboro City Council members will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning to hear evidence as to whether the alcohol license issued to Karen Pittman Brown for the operation of Primetime Lounge, 608C Northside Drive W., should be suspended or revoked.
ATLANTA - With historic low temperatures expected for across the state over the next few days, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners policies.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and key partners will host a Twitter chat to help promote winter weather preparedness.