For now, as little as possible of Effingham County will be included in metro Savannah's transportation planning arm, commissioners decided.
Radio communications problems that have plagued local emergency personnel could be resolved soon, for the most part.
Changes to Effingham County's animal control could be coming soon, after commissioners approved a new set of standard operating procedures.
Construction on Effingham County's new jail is ahead of schedule and inmates could be moved in as soon as the end of June, according to Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie.
The county has agreed to keep the Department of Juvenile Justice in its current home for at least the next year.
The city of Springfield found its next public works director - and it's someone with a lot of experience in local government.
Effingham County commissioners are waiting on the results of a special audit on the Keep Effingham Beautiful account.
Democrats from across the state who gathered at Georgia Southern University's Russell Union Ballrooom said Georgia's demographics are changing, and the red state could turn into blue on the electoral map.
The state Department of Transportation is asking motorists to use caution and expect delays on Ebenezer Road and Highway 21 Friday morning.
ATLANTA - A new Georgia task force on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia is asking for the public's input on how the state can improve care, support, and awareness activities for residents coping with dementia. The comments will be used to develop a statewide plan to address the needs of a growing population of Georgians living with Alzheimer's and other related dementias.
Southeast Georgia has experienced a lot of rain over the past several weeks, which could cause an increase in public health-related issues such as mosquito breeding and septic system failure. Coastal Health District officials recommend that residents take whatever precautions possible to minimize potential problems.
A bicyclist was seriously injured when he was hit by a pickup on Highway 21 late Wednesday night.
An Effingham County nurse scored a $1 million Georgia Lottery prize in Port Wentworth. David West of Springfield played the instant game 50X The Money, winning a $1 million top prize. The lucky winner claimed his prize recently at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah. West, 57, purchased his lucky ticket at Flash Foods No. 146 on Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. "It was a lucky day," West said. "I was on my way ...
More than 20 people have applied to fill the county clerk position, and Effingham County commissioners still may have to decide just how the next county administrator will function.
The mother of an Effingham County child badly injured in a pit bull attack last year said Tuesday afternoon the dog meant to kill her son.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.