The Rincon Police Department is joining the social media ranks - and it's looking for some new friends.
Effingham County commissioners have unanimously approved setting a minimum number of acres landowners can set aside in a conservation use assessment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 tax returns that individual returns and payments are due Monday.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Transportation, home of one of the most popular, heavily used real-time traveler information systems in the country, today unveiled the next generation of Georgia NaviGAtor 511. The new system brings new features and, through a public-private partnership, new sponsors, allowing the Department and its 511 provider, Meridian Environmental Technology, Inc., an Iteris company, to operate and maintain the system at no cost to Georgia taxpayers.
Effingham County commissioners are proposing to amend their impact fee ordinance in an effort to kick-start a flagging development and building sector.
Effingham County's Public Safety Department is going to put two old school buses to use for a mobile command post.
Cleanup from a powerful storm that swept through Effingham County just before dawn Tuesday morning got under way quickly.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has denied Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway's motion to dismiss an action brought by four city council members seeking his removal.
After months of work, the Springfield Fire Department has a set of standard operating procedures and also will have a new vehicle on the way.
Armed with cameras and clipboards, students from the University of Georgia combed through the streets of Guyton at the end of last week. Their mission was to conduct a historic resources survey of the town.
For the sixth year, the Olde Effingham Days Festival is upon us. The event is set for April 15-16 in Springfield between the new and old courthouses and the Living History Site.
Dateline, one of NBC's newsmagazine programs, will devote two hours to the murder trial of Craig Heidt and its aftermath tonight.
Rincon City Council members and First Baptist Church of Rincon representatives have agreed to a series of changes to the roads around the church campus that are expected to improve safety greatly.
That Effingham County's population has been growing is no mystery. By how much, though, wasn't known until the Census figures were revealed.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a twice-tabled jail agreement with the three municipalities.
Springfield City Council is creating an advisory board to help figure out who will run the Mars Theater once renovations are complete and the building is open for business.
When Wesley Corbitt returns to Rincon City Hall on Monday, he'll get to take the interim tag off his title.
Robbie Stone received the maximum sentence Thursday of 12 months in jail for reckless driving in a 2010 crash that resulted in the deaths of two teenagers.
Robbie Stone could not hold back tears Friday as an Effingham County jury cleared him of charges that could have sent him to jail for 75 years.
An Effingham County jury found Robbie Stone of reckless driving but not guilty of vehicular homicide.
Recent requests about solar farms has Effingham County commissioners wondering how to handle those inquiries for certain zoning districts.
One by one, speakers told state Environmental Protection Division representatives that the agency wasn't doing its job and the pollution of the Ogeechee River had to stop.
Robbie Stone was "driving crazy" prior to having a wreck that killed two Effingham County teenagers, one of the survivors of the crash testified Thursday in Stone's vehicular homicide trial.
Sunday marks the beginning of Daylight Savings Time and that means moving your clocks ahead one hour (spring forward) before retiring for the evening Saturday. It is also a great time to think about fire safety, according to fire safety professionals.
Last year, Abbey Brannen helped her assistant principal at Ebenezer Elementary School, Dana Wright, raise the most money in the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-a-Pig campaign.
Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has asked state lawmakers to reconsider a piece of legislation that he and other sheriffs believe will make it harder to seize criminals' assets.
A flood warning for the Ogeechee River near Eden is still in effect, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service is predicting the Ogeechee River at Eden will rise to almost 13.3 feet by Sunday evening before beginning to recede slowly.
Effingham County commissioners won't support any legislation calling for non-partisan elections of commissioners - even though the vote itself split commissioners 3-2.
Marion Dingle fondly recalls his days coaching high school basketball in Effingham County.