As Effingham County commissioners ponder how to improve fire protection and coverage in parts of the county where it is lacking, they also have to figure out how to pay for it.
In light of the accusations of waiting lists and other problems at Veterans Administration hospitals and facilities across the country, state Sen. Jack Hill said the nation needs to make taking care of its veterans one of its top priorities.
The 2014 South Effingham High School graduating class was 325-strong Saturday night at The Corral.
Bill Hitchens admitted he never thought he'd sign onto a bill that allowed for marijuana use.
Effingham County commissioners are poring over a draft fiscal year 2015 budget that is an increase over their current revenue and spending plan.
The newest member of the Effingham County Board of Commissioners also will become its youngest.
An Effingham County Superior Court judge has ruled that the board of elections' decision to dismiss a challenge to Commissioner Vera Jones' candidacy will stand.
The first stirrings of the dirt are taking place on the sprawling Medient property.
Effingham Industrial Development Authority members are close to approving their fiscal year 2015 budget - and it won't include a proposal for an economic and financial study of its Research Forest Tract.
An Effingham County commissioner questioned when the rest of the board is going to hire a permanent county administrator.
The opening weeks of the Mars Theatre have been a success, Springfield city staff told city council members Tuesday night.
The election of a county commissioner may rest on the desk of an Effingham County Superior Court judge.
As this year's Effingham County candidate for the annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign, Mimi Hayes wanted to raise awareness about diabetes - along with money to fight it.
The birthday on her driver's license may read differently, but Laura Pratt also now has May 7 circled on the calendar.
The trial of an Effingham County man accused in the March 2013 attack on a pet pig is delayed as defense attorneys wait on a witness - the accused's alleged accomplice.
Rincon City Council honored float entry winners from the Freedom Rings Parade at Monday night's meeting.
A new starting quarterback and a new defensive coordinator don't have University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt fretful in the least bit.
There are plenty of reasons Paul Johnson is eager to start the 2014 football season. And putting behind what has been a busier-than-usual offseason may not have a lot to do with it.
A day-long discussion by Springfield City Council members and key staff could lead to the go-ahead for several projects and improvements around the city.
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
A state law that rescinded a previous policy has prompted Effingham County commissioners to agree to vacate a 2010 court order.
Effingham County commissioners have given the go-ahead for a fire consulting services agreement.
SAVANNAH - Buddy Carter is hoping to mend fences within the Republican party, after he won the nomination Tuesday night for the U.S. House 1st District seat.
The new chief executive officer of Medient Studios said the company got the ruling in its favor from a Nevada judge Wednesday afternoon it anticipated.
Work on what is expected to be the largest movie studio complex in the U.S. is continuing, and a revised master plan for the project is expected soon, the studio's CEO said Thursday.
Medient Studios is bringing aboard a firm that knows something about designing massive production complexes.
Effingham County commissioners will undertake forming a master plan for future recreation improvements and enhancements, after voting 5-0 Tuesday to enter into an agreement with consulting firm CHA.
Rincon City Council members were handed their 2013 audit, which pointed out two material weaknesses.
Rose Harvey is resigning from the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
Matt Mumme wasn't looking to become a head coach under the circumstances by which he took over the LaGrange College football program.