Employees of Rincon's Dairy Queen are coming to grips with the sudden loss of a beloved supervisor who was a "father figure" to many of the store's young employees.
Former South Effingham High School baseball star Josh Reddick is swapping the B on his cap for an A.
The Effingham Hospital modernization project is moving right along, as some of the women in the community learned Thursday afternoon.
Former Springfield Mayor Jeff Northway will have his day before the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Golfers wanting to tee it up at Lost Plantation will have more than just a newly-refurbished course and new fees - they'll be able to navigate around the course in new golf courts.
Springfield's continued collaboration with the Savannah College of Art and Design could help pave the way for a historic district.
Work on new sewer lines for an area of Springfield that has been asking for help is under way - but construction is still many weeks away, according to City Manager Brett Bennett.
Three people were killed on the state's roads during the Christmas holiday travel period as of Monday afternoon, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended beyond Dec. 31. The extension may continue through Feb. 29, 2012 if biological and environmental conditions remain stable.
With several large projects ahead, the Rincon City Council has approved its budgets for the 2012 fiscal year.
Rincon City Council members have named Wesley Corbitt as the interim city manager.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Savannah decreased to 8.4 percent in November, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in October. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in November a year ago was also 9.0 percent.
Springfield's city council has approved the budget for fiscal year 2012, which begins Jan. 1.
Rincon City Council is thinking about adding to its police force - with a K-9 unit.
The Georgia Public Service Commission has clarified how eligible low income natural gas customers will receive assistance in paying their winter heating bills.
Authorities are waiting for the autopsy results on an Effingham County man who died as a result of a boating accident last week on Lake Sinclair.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to approve a contract for architectural and engineering services in conjunction with improvements at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' Highway 119 complex.
In recent weeks, Congress has passed legislation to provide hundreds of millions of dollars for American landowners who agree to certain conservation measures for their land. Each county in Georgia has land which may be eligible for these programs.
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels - one that can access areas standard police cars can't.
As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are promoting the "Look Again" initiative to prevent children from being locked in cars during the hot summer months.