Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Please see the SBA rescource page for...

Venture to add space for multiple businesses in Springfield

Effingham Herald SPRINGFIELD —  Two parties willing to keep digging struck a golden deal during the Jan. 21 meeting of the Springfield Downtown Development Authority (DDA). Carlson’s Springfield Holdings, an LLC of Springfield business owner James Carlson,...

WTOC – Revitalization continues on Laurel Street in Springfield

June 20, 2019 at 4:28 PM EDT – Updated June 20 at 6:16 PM EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) – The City of Springfield is continuing to bring new life to its downtown area. Many businesses are making their way specifically to the city’s main strip on Laurel...

Springfield gets new venue for banquets, meetings

Savannah Now James and Liz Carlson have invested $400,000 to purchase a former car dealership on Laurel Street in Springfield and turn it into a climate-controlled event space that can seat 300 people or host 430 people for a standing event. The Local on Laurel has...

DDA: 2019 Facade Grants are awarded

PRESS RELEASE: Downtown Development Authority of Springfield, GA 3/27/2019 At the March meeting of the Springfield Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Board granted funds to two local business for façade improvements. The grants were approved as a part of the...

Springfield Mobile Food Vending Ordinance has been approved

PRESS RELEASE:   CITY OF SPRINGFIELDFebruary 21, 2019 The City of Springfield has recently passed an ordinance to allow licensed Food Trucks and Mobile Food Vendors to operate in Springfield. The City Council hopes that this new ordinance will attract more activity to...