Effingham County, GA

'This is a crisis': Proposed Effingham industrial park threatens tri-county drinking water

An effort to develop more than 100 acres of wetlands-covered land in Effingham County flared tensions between city of Savannah employees and commissioners for the county north of Chatham, as the industrial project abuts Savannah's drinking water intake plant on Abercorn Creek. Savannah water and utility employees implored commissioners to deny the applicants'...
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School zone speed cameras activated across Coastal Empire

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Kids are heading back to school, but their return impacts all drivers. That’s because multiple municipalities in the area are activating school zone speed cameras. But the rules aren’t the same from city to city, and some people are not happy about the cameras near...

Effingham Co. students return to class

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Once again, a new group of students will be starting off the new school year this time in Effingham County on Thursday. They are ready but also always staying on their toes as the first day is always a little hectic. Especially as the enrollment...

TSPLOST Construction Underway

Ranger Construction began Full Depth Reclamation on County roads this week. As of August 5th they are on Scuffletown Road and Courthouse Road Extension. Traffic for local residents is being maintained but the traveling public can expect delays at times as equipment is in operation. Construction will continue through the...

Management Selected for Building 2C at Georgia International Trade Center in Effingham County

Lincoln Property Company Southeast (Lincoln) has been awarded the management assignment for 2016 Trade Center Blvd. in Rincon, Georgia, (“Building 2C”) at the Georgia International Trade Center (GITC), close to Savannah, Georgia. Lincoln’s Senior Vice President of Management Services Shane Froman and Senior Portfolio Manager, Industrial Lead Kim Steward will oversee the assignment.

Economic Outlook and Hiring Solutions at Effingham Chamber Business Summit

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will present valuable information about business trends and opportunities at its 2022 Effingham Business Summit on Tuesday, August 9, 8:30am to 1pm at the Effingham County College and Career Academy, 2940 Ga. Highway 21 in Rincon. The Business Summit will feature:. Effingham County's economic...

Community rallies behind Rincon family impacted by deadly house fire

RINCON, Ga. — The Effingham County community is rallying behind a Rincon family in need. The Brady family's home caught fire on Tuesday. Their three-year-old son did not survive, and the mom was badly burned. Family friend Misty Lavilla wasted no time creating a GoFundMe page for the Bradys.

Effingham Co. prepares for new years & new additions

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Students in the Effingham County School District head back to the classroom one week from Thursday. They’ll return to all sorts of new additions from turf fields to increased security. “We’re excited about the new school year. We’re excited about the growth,” said ECSD...