An investigation is under way after an inmate was found deceased in the Effingham County Jail early Monday morning.
Springfield's work on a golf cart ordinance is back on the table.
The finishing touches - what few of them are left - are being applied to the new Effingham Hospital.
Customers were jammed into nearly every nook and cranny, waiting either on the patio to get in or in a line of vehicles stretching from the drive through window back through the parking lot and all the way to the traffic light at Highway 21.
Work on the next two phases of Old Augusta Road could commence in the next month, after Effingham County commissioners awarded a bid for the project.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce held its annual raisin bread-baking effort Thursday at Ebenezer Middle School, in preparation for the Effingham Day at the Capitol festivities. Individual loaves of raisin bread were baked, in two shifts, for the 236 members of the Georgia General Assembly, with a loaf delivered to each of the senators and representatives Monday morning.
A former Effingham County commission chairman wants a shot at the seat again.
State legislators have sent a letter to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division asking for independent, third-party testing of the Ogeechee River.
Local gold buyers will have to hold on to their purchases a little while longer, if a proposed ordinance goes through.
It was very early, on a cool November morning, with dew still clinging to the long grass and pine needles and the sun peaking brightly through the stately oaks and dogwoods on a high bluff above the Savannah River, just south of Clyo, when the Tourism Resource Team first laid eyes on the John Adam Treutlen Home site.
Curbside recycling soon will be coming to Springfield, after city council members approved an amendment in their garbage collection contract to include recycling service.
Guyton City Clerk Debra Scruggs administers the oath of office to Alderman Dr. Brenda Lovett and Mayor Michael Garvin prior to the start of the Jan. 10 Guyton City Council meeting. Lovett and Garvin, along with Les Pevey, did not face any opposition in their re-election bids. Pevey was unable to attend the meeting and will be sworn in to his next term of office at a later date.
As Gregory Brunson looked around the room at the Effingham County administrative complex, he took note of what he saw and let those in attendance know - blacks and whites seated next to one another.
Students in Effingham middle and high schools will have a chance to show off their star power at the first Effingham Idol.
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance breakfast will be held Monday at 7:30 a.m. at the Effingham County Administrative Complex.
Effingham County commissioners approved a slightly lower millage rate and also voted to keep fire and sanitation fees the same during a special called meeting Wednesday evening.
Effingham County commissioners are expected to set the 2014-15 millage rates when they meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The next audit of Effingham County's government appears to be on track.
Effingham County commissioners will meet with members of the county's recreation board as part of a process to come up with a master plan for the county's recreation needs.
Former Effingham County administrator David Crawley has been hired to be the county manager in McDuffie County.
ATLANTA - With the Labor Day weekend approaching, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to consider travel insurance to protect against possible vacation losses.
The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed diverging diamond interchange on Highway 21 at I-95 Exit 109 in Chatham County.
Effingham County commissioners have approved a bid for repairs for nearly a dozen ash roads, but also are urging the contractor to exert traffic control measures to prevent cars from becoming damaged.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Effingham County commissioners are expected at Tuesday's meeting to delve into how to provide water and sewer service to a potential development off Old Augusta and Chimney roads.