Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard A. Mallard hopes to maintain his position by running for office again. This year, he is challenged by local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall, who once worked under former district attorney Joe Martin.
Springfield officials will continue to look at ways to provide training for those who may be manning the beer tent at the upcoming fall festival.
Effingham County commissioners will wait until their next meeting to delve into distance requirements between churches and outlets selling alcohol.
Curbside recycling could be coming to Rincon as soon as July 1.
You might say that Rincon United Methodist Church's Relay For Life team is taking the fight against cancer sitting down.
Less than a week after his ouster as Rincon police chief, Mike Bohannon has fired back at the city.
Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon was fired Thursday morning, just two days after being placed on administrative leave.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie is running for re-election as sheriff of Effingham County.
Rincon interim city manager Wesley Corbitt has confirmed that police chief Mike Bohannon was relieved of his duties Thursday morning.
Citing differences in management philosophies, Rincon interim city manager Wesley Corbitt said police chief Mike Bohannon has been placed on administrative leave.
Stores in Effingham County aren't carrying what's known as "spice" on the shelves anymore, according to Effingham Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie. And with a new law that went into effect last week, they can't.
Like millions of Americans, Congressman John Barrow is anxiously awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the 2010 health care reform law, commonly referred to as Obamacare.
Recycling is coming to Rincon residents - but how soon remains to be seen.
Local law enforcement officials expressed their satisfaction with Senate Bill 370 becoming law in Georgia.
Effingham County will reimburse the state Department of Transportation for leveling and paving on Hodgeville Road, under a proposal county commissioners approved Tuesday.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit has helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO is hoping the public will return the gesture.
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
Georgia probate judges began readying themselves for the changes in the state's weapons carry law, many of which directly affect the way judges handle firearms applications, prior to the law becoming effective on July 1.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.