Effingham County commissioners will start the process to choose a new auditor at their meeting Tuesday.
An Arizona man accused of seeking sex with who he thought was a 14-year-old girl will serve seven years in jail and could face additional time in prison.
A larger venue helped to make this year's Oktoberfest the biggest to date for the Effingham Chamber of Commerce.
Authorities are continuing to investigate a series of fatal wrecks that took place over the weekend.
It may be several weeks until they hit the road, but the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is about to field almost a new fleet of patrol cars.
A local organization is hoping to find room at the Effingham Industrial Park. Representatives from BPEY asked the Effingham Industrial Development Authority about re-locating to the former Doncasters building. BPEY currently occupies more than 12,000 square feet in Rincon's Towne Park. "We are limited," said Daniel Adkins, director of operations for BPEY. "We are ready to make Doncasters an offer." BPEY started with 4,500 square feet and has expanded twice, said Joe Marchese, who owns ...
The doors to a finished and ready-for-business Mars Theatre are expected to open early next year.
A Port Wentworth man has received 10 years of probation for his guilty plea last week to computer pornography.
Divisions among Effingham County commissioners resurfaced Tuesday night over discussions on next year's audit.
Traffic on Springfield's Laurel Street near its intersection with Highway 21 can get a little slow on Friday afternoon, and not solely because drivers are in a rush to get home.
Complaints from jail and prison inmates have subsided after Effingham County commissioners approved changes to the food service contract and beefed up their breakfast.
Work on fixing several of Effingham County's troubled ash roads could begin soon, but county commissioners also worried what could be done for a more permanent solution.
Jay Self still gets asked where the bench from "Forrest Gump" is. The director of the Savannah Film Commission and others said last week the Medient Studios project, now under construction, could be a draw one day for visitors to Effingham County. "There is a long life for this business in our area," he said. "This is going to benefit everyone. It's going to benefit our entire region. There are things it brings in we ...
Salzburgers celebrated their annual Heritage Day on Labor Day, opening a new research library at their museum.
Some residents along Fort Howard and Rincon Stillwell roads will be getting notices soon that their addresses won't be Fort Howard Road or Rincon Stillwell Road.
Chairman Wendall Kessler had to cast the tie-breaking vote as Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 to refund water and sewer impact fees to four property owners.
A Chinese firm that will open a facility in Effingham County is continuing to work on acquiring visas for its initial workforce, but the memorandum of understanding is still waiting action.
Effingham County will prepare an agreement for the city of Rincon to go over, after Rincon officials stated their case Tuesday for a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
Rincon's fiscal year 2014 budget will be slightly smaller than the current budget, after a proposed spending plan was presented for a public hearing at the city council's last meeting.
State lawmakers said Thursday morning they were happy with the agreement reached between a Screven County textile plant and an environmental group over the Ogeechee River's future.
Effingham County commissioners need to clarify discrepancies in who they want to run the day-to-day operations of county government and how that person should go about doing the job, an Association of County Commissioners of Georgia representative said.
The newest member of Medient Studios' corporate team knows something about the movie business and the Coastal Empire.
The Historic Effingham Society's Living History Site is hoping to add to its collection and exhibits, and it's becoming an increasingly popular destination, Springfield City Council members learned.
Just having a Web site may not be enough for business owners anymore.
Sometime in early March, the doors of Springfield's Mars Theatre are expected to swing open, welcoming patrons and guests for the first time since the building closed more than 50 years ago.
The city of Rincon kicked off the holiday season Saturday with it annual Christmas parade.
Rincon City Council members hope new signs can point the way to what the city has going on.
The city of Guyton could advertise for bids for its planned wastewater treatment plant as soon as next month, Mayor Michael Garvin said.
A new discharge permit has been issued for a Screven County textiles plant after recommendations from environmental groups were included in the proposal.
The start for heavy construction at Medient Studios has been pushed back a few months, and CEO Manu Kumaran said the company is on the verge of another announcement.