Springfield's annual Fourth of July fireworks show will go on as planned.
The annual Memorial Day program at the Veterans Park will pay special tribute to the veterans of World War II and to the members of the Alpha Battery, now deployed in Afghanistan. The program will feature special patriotic music presented by the choir of the Springfield United Methodist Church.
More than 20 firefighters from the Effingham County and Rincon fire departments battled a fire that consumed a two-story house off Sand Hill Road on Monday afternoon.
As the need for Manna House grows, the ministry has grown, too.
With its plans for recreation in its sprawling Research Forest Tract in the nascent stages, the Effingham Industrial Development Authority wants input on those proposals - and it may ask for help in finding a way into its 2,600-acre holdings.
Guyton residents looking for something to do may not have to go very far this summer.
Hoping to reduce the millage this year, Effingham County commissioners have asked department heads to make further cuts in their budget requests.
Springfield City Council members heard three possible plans for the streetscape project that is to be funded through a $300,000 transportation enhancement grant.
Derick Seckinger's words were short and succinct.
A Kildare man was killed when a tractor trailer collided with his pickup Thursday evening.
Effingham County will reap the benefits of Effingham Parkway many times over, says a study conducted by Georgia Southern University.
Chick-fil-A sponsored a concert by The Nelons at First Baptist Church of Springfield on Saturday night. There were more than 300 people at the show. The event raised $5,600 for the Treutlen House.
Effingham County commissioners are hoping Springfield's Fourth of July show goes on.
How government functions needs to change, John Oxendine told members of the Effingham County Republican Party, and he believes he's the best candidate to make that happen.
Effingham County commissioners and Rincon council members may be inching closer toward an agreement on water and sewer lines.
As a firefighter, Brooke Dicks can have intense work days.
Effingham County officials are wondering how best to get the word out about the work being done by the animal shelter.
A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
An Effingham County family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas evening.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.