A local committee is working to establish a free health clinic in Effingham County.
Pamela Bauer Mueller has twice received a Georgia Author of the Year award.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce baked up one of the Georgia Legislature's favorite traditions Thursday.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office remains on the lookout for a Guyton man wanted on multiple drug-related charges.
A Springfield man was arrested and charged with arson Friday after he set fire to his former girlfriend's bedroom at a Rincon apartment complex, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
STATESBORO - After Jay Wright ventured to Wyoming for his first year of college basketball, his family and friends weren't going to miss the chance to see him playing nearby in year two.
An "American Idol" came to Guyton on Saturday night.
Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
Major leaguer Josh Reddick is looking forward to watching local ballplayers swing for the fences Saturday in the annual home run derby he sponsors in Effingham.
The South Effingham girls basketball team's game against Glynn Academy last Tuesday was a happy occasion.
Financial difficulties have forced a number of hospitals in Georgia to close in recent years, and some health care experts predict another dozen or more could close this year.
Kristen Wert was impressed that major league baseball player Josh Reddick donated brand-new shoes and clothing to the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer on Friday.
The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.
The South Effingham girls basketball team played with heavy hearts tonight against Coffee after losing one of their teammates this week.
South Effingham High School's 14th annual jazz night raised money for the SEHS band program.
A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response.
Since the economic downturn in 2008, the Effingham County School System periodically has asked the state for waivers to the guidelines on how its money can be spent and how many students its classes can have.
Speaking recently at a local church about Effingham County's upcoming Relay for Life, Denese Parker asked everyone in the audience to stand if they know a friend who has cancer.
Two suspects in a Wyoming murder were arrested in Effingham County last week, according to investigators.
Students from every elementary, middle and high school in Effingham County participated in the Special Olympics Friday at South Effingham High School.
When Family Promise of Effingham held its inaugural bed race fundraiser last spring, Ashley Moore had not yet come on board as the organization's executive director.
Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget.
A special education teacher at Effingham County Middle School is in jail on charges of having sexual contact with a student.
A Rincon man was arrested early Saturday morning following a high-speed chase in Effingham and Chatham counties, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
The United Way of Effingham County served an average of nearly 5,200 people per month in 2014, according to its annual report released last week.
One Effingham County school will have a new principal next year while another will have a change in athletic director.
During his campaign to become state school superintendent, Richard Woods was a vocal critic that Georgia students spend too much time taking standardized tests.
Pre-kindergarten classes currently being held at South Effingham Elementary School will move to Sand Hill Elementary for the 2015-16 school year.
A trip to a Springfield home to serve civil papers turned into a drug bust for Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputies Tuesday night.