Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law legislation that requires drug testing for welfare benefits and cracks down on the spreading problem of metal theft.
Already regarded as one of the top destinations for tourists in the South and the U.S., Savannah is about to embark on a new chapter when a flotilla of sail pays a call.
The city of Springfield hopes to fill a hole in its staff with the hiring of a public works director.
Effingham County commissioners are expected Tuesday to discuss fire fees for the upcoming fiscal year, after their last discussion also delved into the massive water-sewer debt the county faces.
Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard A. Mallard hopes to maintain his position by running for office again. This year, he is challenged by local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall, who once worked under former district attorney Joe Martin.
Springfield officials will continue to look at ways to provide training for those who may be manning the beer tent at the upcoming fall festival.
Effingham County commissioners will wait until their next meeting to delve into distance requirements between churches and outlets selling alcohol.
Curbside recycling could be coming to Rincon as soon as July 1.
You might say that Rincon United Methodist Church's Relay For Life team is taking the fight against cancer sitting down.
Less than a week after his ouster as Rincon police chief, Mike Bohannon has fired back at the city.
Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon was fired Thursday morning, just two days after being placed on administrative leave.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie is running for re-election as sheriff of Effingham County.
Rincon interim city manager Wesley Corbitt has confirmed that police chief Mike Bohannon was relieved of his duties Thursday morning.
Citing differences in management philosophies, Rincon interim city manager Wesley Corbitt said police chief Mike Bohannon has been placed on administrative leave.
Stores in Effingham County aren't carrying what's known as "spice" on the shelves anymore, according to Effingham Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie. And with a new law that went into effect last week, they can't.
For many, New Year's Eve involves consuming alcohol at parties. So it comes as no surprise that there's a spike in drunk driving crashes at the end of the year.
Though the Effingham County Animal Shelter has been fortunate not to need to euthanize any animals lately, shelter director Cory Whitfield offers a grim reminder.
It may be a while before shovels start turning dirt into ball fields, but Effingham County has taken a necessary big step toward its next recreation facility.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Operation Zero Tolerance is under way and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia.
The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to people planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season.