A longstanding issue for Effingham County commissioners has been resolved, after commissioners voted to pay a bill due for a generator installed by a fellow commissioner's company.
Incoming Effingham County commissioner Jamie Deloach was sworn in Monday evening at the Historic Effingham Courthouse. Probate Judge Beth Rahn Mosley adminisered the oath of office to Deloach and other elected officials who won re-election to their posts, including commissioners Vera Jones and Phil Kieffer and state court solicitor Mark Lee.
Effingham County is joining forces with three neighboring counties to land industrial prospects looking to set up shop along I-16.
The 2014 audit of Effingham County's operations came back with only three findings and no material weaknesses and has been forwarded to the state for its review.
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.
Kroger has submitted plans for a substantially larger store that will be built next to Lowe's in Rincon.
Springfield City Council has approved a fiscal year 2015 budget, and the proposed budget is a 12 percent increase over the current spending plan.
Transportation funding and the use of cannabis oil to alleviate the medical conditions of children are expected to come up for deliberation when the General Assembly convenes next month, members of the local legislative delegation said.
Rincon City Council is set to approve a budget for its coming fiscal year that is smaller than its current operating plan.
Rincon City Council members approved a preliminary site plan for a proposed reconfigured Gate convenience store at the corner of Fort Howard Road and Columbia Avenue.
The Rincon Police Department could be adding to its roster.
There's been little down time for Rick Allen since Nov. 4.
One of the most historically significant and ecologically fragile areas of Effingham County will be preserved for future generations.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has agreed to ask Rincon to annex a portion of the Research Forest Tract, provided the city follows through on a set of stipulations.
Effingham County commissioners took a big step last Tuesday night toward building a central recreation park.
The Effingham County Fire and Rescue Department is expected to add another station in the next few months.
Work is expected to start soon on a massive movie studio complex planned for southern Effingham County.
Christian Mincey won the award as the top overall designer at the 2015 South Effingham High School student fashion show Saturday night.
There could be a wide range of activities taking place on a vast tract of land in southern Effingham County.
Plans for the proposed Effingham Parkway will be on the drawing boards for people to see at a public information open house next month.
The permit for a Screven County textiles plant that was the source of a massive fish kill is the most stringent in the state, Environmental Protection Division director Jud Turner said.
As state lawmakers weigh a change in the sales tax system to fund transportation initiatives, cities and counties are starting to line up against it.
The Springfield Police Department could be the next local law enforcement unit to add license plate scanners.
The various arms of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are now under one roof - and just as happy as Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie appears to be for that, he's also happy to have them under a roof and in a building that won't be as much of a problem.
The reorganization of Moon River Studios is now complete, CEO Jake Shapiro said Tuesday afternoon, as its lease on its Effingham County property has been acquired by a new investor.
After 43 years with Morris Multimedia, Karen Tanksley won't be starting her work day holding a cup of coffee in her Rincon office.
Effingham County's transportation ills could be getting a little bit of remedy, starting this spring.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce's annual Effingham Day at the Capitol drew another large contingent.
Springfield City Council members addressed a long-standing goal at their Jan. 13 meeting.
The Rincon Police Department is getting closer to acquiring another K-9.