The day the Toler family moved to Effingham County, they got the heartbreaking news.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a look at what projects they want to continue, and which ones may have to wait or be abandoned, in light of sales tax receipts not making projections.
The state of Georgia is expected to meet its budget for fiscal year 2012, though more cuts could be looming for state agencies.
Effingham County stands to gain from the Transportation Investment Act, if the regional one-cent sales tax is passed, state lawmakers said Thursday morning.
The city of Springfield hopes to take its recycling program citywide in the next few months.
A large crowd turned out on a sunny Saturday, Dec. 3, morning for the annual Guyton Christmas Parade.
The Rincon Fire Department soon will get a training facility of its own.
As Rincon City Council members and city staff finalize the budget for fiscal year 2012, the search for a new city manager likely won't resume until next month, Mayor Ken Lee said.
It is time to think about the families and children in Effingham County that are facing "cupboard is bare" Christmas. Times are hard and many families are just getting by. Reggie Loper, chair of the Exchange Club Empty Stocking Fund, reminds citizens that it is time to get into the spirit of Christmas and do for others.
As Effingham County's General Assembly delegation, citizens offered their thoughts on the county commission's at-large chairman seat Tuesday night.
County staffers are beginning negotiations with a contractor to attempt to whittle down the price of a proposed public safety facility on Goshen Road.
The city of Springfield's efforts to improve Laurel Street are getting an unexpected boost.
Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) Executive Director Kevin Clark has announced the approval of a Georgia Fund water reuse grant of $100,000 for the city of Springfield.
Springfield is hoping to turn its recycling pilot program into a full-blown initiative.
United Way of Effingham County reached, surpassed and broke campaign records this year, raising $313,000 - the most money Effingham County has ever raised for United Way.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell has announced a new customer service initiative to save customers time by encouraging more online driver's license transactions.