A fiscal year 2014 budget could be finalized and approved in August, after Effingham County commissioners approved an adjusted budget calendar Tuesday.
Effingham County could have a boost to tourism efforts, after commissioners' action Tuesday night.
GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is proposing to create a new law enforcement division, separating it from the Wildlife Resources Division, a move that concerns many wildlife advocates.
ATLANTA - State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that they should check their insurance policies to be sure they have adequate coverage, now that hurricane season is under way.
Hurricane season is here and health department officials are encouraging those who meet certain criteria to apply to the functional and medical needs registry. Residents should apply to be on the registry before a storm threatens the area.
For the second time in three years, Effingham County Prison has been recognized as the best prison in the state.
Rincon City Council members expressed their desire to remedy the problems plaguing public safety communications - but they also said they want to see just how committed the county is.
The director of the state Environmental Protection Division told Effingham County government and community leaders that the discharge from a Screven County textiles plant is being held to a much higher standard.
Effingham County commissioners approved hiring a temporary county administrator Tuesday, though there were concerns and questions raised about the process.
After two and half hours of formulating responses to a long-awaited audit, Effingham County commission Chairman Wendall Kessler said he did not see anything that could be a material finding.
A group is asking for the Effingham County commissioners' help in turning an agriculturally-zoned tract into a farm of a different kind.
Effingham County commissioners will take a month to determine how they want to shape an ordinance regulating timber harvesting in the county.
The state's economic news has been good of late, but state Sen. Jack Hill still is striking a cautious tone.
As renovations commence on the Mars Theatre, the Springfield City Council selected two people to serve on the temporary committee for the Mars.
Effingham County commissioners agreed, in a split vote, to engage the same accounting firm doing the county's audit to look into the Keep Effingham Beautiful account - and there were plenty of questions directed at the auditor.
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.
One of the county's most wreck-plagued intersections could be in line for more safety upgrades.
Visitations at the Effingham County Jail are undergoing a makeover almost as drastic as the one for the jail itself.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week runs through Oct 12.