As the state begins its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, organizations are joining forces in Effingham County to do their part.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is preparing for the launch of its new Web site after the Fourth of July holiday.
In response to a letter sent by Gov. Nathan Deal, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack determined that, due to the ongoing drought, 22 counties, including Effingham County, suffered production losses great enough to warrant a secretarial natural disaster designation.
Springfield was once again awarded a $10,000 grant for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display from Liberty Mutual Insurance's Bring Back the 4th contest.
Effingham County commissioners determined Tuesday night who they want to build a new jail - where, when and how much it will cost to build will wait for another day.
SAVANNAH-Newt Gingrich took shots at the national media and President Obama at an appearance in Savannah on Tuesday night.
Effingham County commissioners aren't ready to adopt a budget for fiscal year 2012.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah area increased to 8.5 percent in May, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 8.4 percent in April. The April rate was first reported at a preliminary 8.5 percent. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in May a year ago was 8.3 percent.
A precursor to improvements on one of Effingham County's most severely damaged ash roads has been cleared, as commissioners approved a contract with EMC Engineering to conduct surveying of Courthouse Road Extension.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members have approved a fiscal year 2012 budget that cuts 15 percent from its operating expenditures from the current budget.
Effingham County commissioners approved a step toward reworking the McCall and Blue Jay-Blandford roads intersections.
USDA Farm Service Agency Georgia State Executive Director Hobby Stripling reported that 22 Georgia counties in the southeastern part of the state have been submitted for Secretarial Disaster Designation due to the early spring drought.
Guyton City Council members approved Tuesday night the first reading of a proposed fiscal year 2012 budget that is 4.5 percent bigger than the current budget.
Rincon water and sewer customers will be paying a little more starting Aug. 1.
Springfield is putting into a motion a recycling pilot program for approximately 100 homes.
With a revised county administrator job description in place, Effingham County commissioners may begin searching for a new day-to-day leader.
A new travel policy for Effingham County employees is set to go into effect, after commissioners unanimously approved its adoption last week.
The quick actions of two Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies are being credited with saving a man's life Thursday afternoon.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports that Honey Ridge Road is closed at Highway 119 because downed trees and power line.
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he'll have more time to devote to his elected duty.
The long-awaited premiere for the Mars Theatre has been set.
For a third time, a jury has been selected for Kimberly Moretz's trial.
Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 17 at Roebling Road.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro on Jan. 24 and 25.
Effingham County commissioners will take up a travel policy Tuesday that has been tabled three times.
More chilly weather is in store for Effingham County, with temperatures likely in the teens and wind chills as low as single digits early Tuesday morning and into Wednesday.
Statesboro City Council members will hold a public hearing Tuesday morning to hear evidence as to whether the alcohol license issued to Karen Pittman Brown for the operation of Primetime Lounge, 608C Northside Drive W., should be suspended or revoked.
ATLANTA - With historic low temperatures expected for across the state over the next few days, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners policies.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and key partners will host a Twitter chat to help promote winter weather preparedness.