After two and half hours of formulating responses to a long-awaited audit, Effingham County commission Chairman Wendall Kessler said he did not see anything that could be a material finding.
A group is asking for the Effingham County commissioners' help in turning an agriculturally-zoned tract into a farm of a different kind.
Effingham County commissioners will take a month to determine how they want to shape an ordinance regulating timber harvesting in the county.
The state's economic news has been good of late, but state Sen. Jack Hill still is striking a cautious tone.
As renovations commence on the Mars Theatre, the Springfield City Council selected two people to serve on the temporary committee for the Mars.
Effingham County commissioners agreed, in a split vote, to engage the same accounting firm doing the county's audit to look into the Keep Effingham Beautiful account - and there were plenty of questions directed at the auditor.
A tumultuous two weeks atop Effingham County's governmental operations came to a quiet end Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Georgia state troopers are preparing for patrols during the peak travel times this coming holiday weekend.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division is urging staying sober and knowing the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend. There were 118 boating accidents and 12 boating-related fatalities in 2012 in Georgia, and conservation rangers made 180 boating-under-the-influence arrests.
County Administrator David Crawley and his wife, county clerk Patrice Crawley, both submitted their resignations Tuesday night.
The fate of an Effingham County dog that attacked a child last summer could be determined next month.
The 2013 assessment notice will be mailed May 21, with the last day to file an appeal on July 5. Appeals can be sent by U.S. mail or and delivered. Appeals will not be accepted if sent by electronic mail or fax.
Effective immediately, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division will prohibit new groundwater withdrawals in the coastal Georgia counties of Chatham, Bryan, Liberty and the portion of Effingham County south of Highway 119.
A 14-year-old boy was critically injured Thursday morning when he was hit by a car while walking to his bus stop.
While Georgia experienced fewer motorcycle deaths overall in 2012, motorcyclists in the state are killed at a rate disproportionate to their counterparts in passenger cars, according to an analysis by the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
It's a new job title for Tommy Deadwyler, but the duties aren't changing.