Citizens are invited to a presentation Saturday regarding the Ogeechee River and the possible human health effects of a recent chemical spill.
Early voting on the presidential preference primary ends March 2 in Effingham County. There are two polling places for early voting, the voter registration and election office at 284 Highway 119 South in Springfield and old Marlow Elementary School, 4752 Highway 17 South. Early voting hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
The city of Rincon is taking another step closer toward getting citywide recycling.
State Rep. Ann Purcell has received threats from supporters of a gun bill that is pending in her committee, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed Thursday.
Kevin Johnson has been sentenced to life without parole for the February 2010 murder of 2-year-old Melanie Rose Haynes.
An Ogeechee Judicial Circuit judge has ruled Craig Heidt does not merit a new trial for his December 2010 conviction on the murders of his father and brother.
Effingham County Sheriff's Office Maj. Julian Delete - Merge UpDelete - Merge UpBowen retired after 26 years of service to the county. He began his tenure with the ECSO in August 1986 and has risen through the ranks, including corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain and was promoted to major in 2010.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has announced details of its 2nd Taste of Effingham scheduled for Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
A lengthy planning retreat Thursday night may lead Effingham Industrial Development Authority members to figure out what's next in attracting more industries.
Effingham County commissioners have been asked to reconsider placing a fire station on Goshen Road
Mike Bohannon, Rincon Police chief, spoke to the Rincon Noon Lions Club to give them an update on the changes made in the police department, community policing and future plans for the law enforcement department.
An outside legal counsel retained by the Effingham County commissioners said the county needs to pay a contractor for a generator it put in for a water and sewer system.
With a name that translates into "brave one," a dog believed to have been used to train fighting dogs and found on a roadside is recovering from his wounds.
Relatives of a family devastated by an early Saturday morning fire are expressing their gratitude to a community that has come to their aid.
A solution to a problematic road - which has left a family divided - may be within sight.
In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.
Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.
The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.
Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was awarded $6.75 million in federal grant money to support re-entry services for rehabilitated offenders. The grants were administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to the Governor's Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry (GOTSR) and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police major accident investigation team is looking into a three-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Savannah man Tuesday afternoon.
Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System representatives may try to revise a deal between the two groups that enabled the hospital to embark on its modernization and expansion.
An Effingham County man died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Friday afternoon.
An Effingham County man died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Highway 119, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
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.