The community got a head start on Independence Day with the two-day Freedom Rings celebration at Freedom Park in Rincon.
A Guyton woman wasn't able to attend a fundraiser held on her behalf Saturday, but the attendance reflected how many people are thinking about her.
Amber Gorlesky was speechless when she got the news that her friend Adrianna Flowers had been in a terrible car crash.
To say 10-year-old Kristen Fears has been looking forward to Camp Buddy would be an understatement.
Though the summer heat might tempt some people to leave their vehicles running with the air conditioning on while they make a quick run inside a business, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is urging against doing that.
A toddler's death in Cobb County last week has brought attention again to the issue of children being left unattended in hot cars.
A Sylvania man has lost his job as an Effingham County corrections officer after being arrested earlier this month on charges he sent obscene messages online to a teenager.
The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
Beth Helmly sat quietly as the Effingham County Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but she assures she will have plenty to say during her tenure on the board.
Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.
Bishop Moses Ssemanda smiled and issued a declaration prior to the Imani Milele Children's Choir's performance Tuesday night at Guyton Christian Church.
A 5-month-old girl's mother and two other people remain in the Effingham County Jail after being arrested Monday in connection with the child's death.
Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempt to steal from customers at a local gas station.
As he watched news coverage of last week's school shooting in Oregon, Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie saw the need to remind the community that his office provides gun locks free of charge.
An Effingham County woman and her half-brother were arrested Tuesday on charges related to them having sex in a church parking lot in the man's truck.
Police arrested a Rincon woman and are looking for her husband in connection with a "sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation" they say the couple was running from their East Williams Street home.
This year hasn't been easy for Denise Driggers.
Debbie Vickery suspected something was amiss Wednesday.
The Effingham County School System's enrollment has topped 11,000 students.
Rincon Police Chief Phillip Scholl never expected his duties to include being doused by a bucket of ice water.
Silverwood Plantation residents offered what a spokesman called an "easy solution" to the Effingham County Board of Education's request for gated communities to make access easier for school buses.
State Rep. Bill Hitchens has seen the two "diverging diamond interchanges" in use on metro Atlanta highways.
A convicted felon who fired shots at two Effingham County deputies was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on attempted murder and other charges.
Jimmy Helmly and Brian Mundy have no shortage of stories of local drivers not following the rules for a stopped school bus.
Two men were arrested for attempting to meet children for sex and three others were jailed on child pornography charges in a four-month investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
The non-profit organization Helping Out Pets in Effingham isn't sure what it needs to do to get people to take advantage of its free spay and neuter program with the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.
The city of Guyton on Tuesday hosted National Night Out, a nationwide observance to bring communities together and promote crime prevention.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.