The members of Alpha Battery got a final warm embrace from the community on a chilly morning.
Effingham County Commission Chairman Dusty Zeigler, left, along with fellow commissioners Jeff Utley, Verna Phillips, Myra Lewis, Reggie Loper and Bob Brantley, presents Mose Mock, chairman of the Treutlen House board of directors, with a proclamation stating March 29 will be Treutlen House Day and April will be Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.
The blood and gore were all part of an act, right down to the tree limb that impaled an Effingham County High School student.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is courting a few prospects, even in the current economic climate.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority officials are hopeful that several steps are being taken in the right direction to push through needed road improvements, particularly for their holdings at I-16 and Old River Road.
The Georgia Department of Transportation in partnership with CSX Transportation, Georgia Ports Authority; and the cities of Garden City, Port Wentworth, Pooler, Rincon, Savannah and Chatham and Effingham counties announce Highway 21 will be closed for railroad grade crossing improvements.
Rincon City Council has concluded its presentation of its investigation into the city's police department and its ex-chief - and offered more serious and salacious accusations Monday night.
The soldiers of Alpha Battery are home now - but they won't be home for long.
Alpha Battery of the Georgia Army National Guard's 118th Field Artillery Battalion will take its first steps on its deployment to Afghanistan marching through the heart of Springfield and Rincon on Tuesday morning.
The stimulus package passed by Congress and signed by President Obama may not be the panacea for Effingham County's road woes, Congressman John Barrow said.
The Effingham County Kiss-a-Pig Campaign Committee is hosting a Junior Olympic carnival and health fair at the South Effingham High School track on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
BRUNSWICK - An opportunity to learn, better understand and utilize the education and outreach element of the regional plan of Coastal Georgia is being kicked-off Thursday by the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center (CGRDC) in Brunswick. It is the first practicum (workshop) of a planned six-part series being offered free to elected and appointed officials, local governments, and interested citizens, according to Lupita McClenning, Senior Planner of the CGRDC.
Plans are in the process to promote a parade in honor of the troops of Alpha Battery, the Springfield-based Georgia Army National Guard unit that is deploying to Afghanistan.
The Effingham Hospital's move to a non-profit corporation could happen soon, Hospital Authority Chairman Stephen Mobley said.
Effingham County commissioners rebuffed Guyton's request to endorse its proposal to annex more than 3,000 acres, including the land where it intends to build its controversial wastewater treatment plant.
A sand mine operator was granted two more years to finish digging out his property, after county commissioners voted to deny a rezoning application but allow the extension.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has joined county paramedics and Rincon firefighters at their station on Goshen Road Extension.
Rincon City Council members approved a final site plan for a proposed gas station to be built adjacent to Walmart.
The investigation of a deadly car crash in Effingham County on Sept. 7 might not conclude for several more months, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A local insurance agency saw Friday's Effingham County-South Effingham football game as the ideal place and time to kick off a safe driving initiative for teenagers.
Technology and new ways of communicating are reaching and affecting even an industry that's been around for nearly 500 years.
Effingham County officials are setting their sights on building another Sand Hill Park-type complex closer to the center of the county, after a joint workshop Tuesday between county commissioners and recreation board members.
A third person has died from injuries in a car crash in Effingham County Sunday afternoon.
Funeral arrangements have been made for a mother and daughter who died Sunday in a car crash in Effingham County.
On a tearful day at Effingham County High School, friends and colleagues of Megan Kessler reflected on the difference she made on campus and off.
An Effingham County woman and her mother died in a crash on Old Augusta Road Sunday afternoon.
While the Mars Theatre's slate of shows and programs continues to expand and attract visitors, there is also a growing demand to rent the facility.
A Georgia Power worker hurt late Tuesday afternoon is recuperating at an Augusta hospital.
A delivery came across Sam Ingram's desk Wednesday, his second day as the agriculture and natural resources agent in the University of Georgia Extension Service's Effingham County office.
Springfield City Council members have voted to raise the millage rate, but officials say the increase won't have much effect on most property owners.