Friends of a military veteran who died in a motorcycle crash as he failed to pull over for a police vehicle said no one will ever know why he didn't stop and that he wasn't in any trouble with the law.
The parents of Charlie Ray III expressed relief and gratitude Friday after an Effingham County jury found Kim Moretz guilty of concealing their son's grisly death last year.
Kim Moretz will be back in Effingham County Superior Court on Wednesday, to be sentenced for her role in the gruesome death of a Wilmington Island man.
An Effingham County jury found Kimberly Moretz guilty Friday of concealing the death a Wilmington Island man last January and of hindering the apprehension of the man investigators say committed it, her husband Chad Moretz.
Kimberly Moretz's trial began Wednesday with the prosecution accusing her of committing "inexcusable actions" and her attorney countering that "she's a victim in every way in this case."
A contingent from Effingham County traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday to show their support for autism insurance reform.
Effingham County is preparing to go live with new safety improvements to the intersection of Blue Jay Road and Midland Road. The intersection will officially be a four-way stop Tuesday around 11 a.m. As a true four-way stop, all traffic will be required to stop and check both directions for oncoming traffic.
Springfield Fire Chief Travis Zittrouer has been suspended for 15 days without pay, following his arrest last month for driving under the influence.
The purchase of hundreds of acres along the Ebenezer Creek for preservation purposes is getting a significant boost.
With the building now finished, the Springfield City Council took steps Thursday night to get the nuts and bolts of the Mars Theatre's interior completed.
A fund has been set up to help a local family devastated by a fire last week.
Severe Weather Awareness Week kicked off Monday in Georgia, a time when residents are encouraged to set aside a few minutes each day to prepare for unexpected events, practice emergency response procedures for all types of weather and learn more about local threats.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced immediate reforms for how the state communicates with Georgians when under a winter storm warning; he also named the Governor's Severe Winter Weather Warning and Preparedness Task Force, which will advise on implementation of reforms and suggest short-term and long-term solutions.
Effingham County leaders and Chamber of Commerce members, along with members of its state legislative delegation, met with state officials Monday and Tuesday during the Chamber's Effingham Day at the Capitol.
ATLANTA - A bill introduced late in last year's General Assembly session is getting support from environmental groups as it comes back before state legislators.
How Effingham County will spend more than $230,000 on recreation is not just a matter on which projects the money will be directed but also how soon.
At least one Effingham County commissioner race will be contested in the May 20 general primary.
Traffic at the Highway 21/Interstate 95 intersection could be getting a unique solution, Effingham County leaders learned recently.
A group of local high school students got an up-close look Tuesday at how to investigate a crime scene.
Landry Oliver was "a joy to be around," according to Wallace Blackstock, the boy's principal at Marlow Elementary School.
GAINESVILLE - The seven Republican candidates vying this year for the state's U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss have more than a few things in common.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue wants to remind citizens that if you purchased a motor vehicle on or after Jan. 1, 2012, and prior to March 1, 2013, you have the opportunity to opt in to the new title ad valorem tax. However, this expires at the close of business on Feb. 28, 2014.
ATLANTA - Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell urges customers to be careful of third-party Web sites when trying to access the Georgia Driver's Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third-party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are not connected with or sanctioned by the DDS.