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Board of education taking school choice applications
The Effingham County Board of Education is now accepting requests for students to attend a school other than the one for which they are zoned for the 2014-15 school year.
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City says building on annexed land won't happen soon
Rincon City Council members tried to assure a neighbor of its newly-annexed property that it won't be home to sprawling new subdivision anytime soon.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson of Rincon are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kathryn Teil Johnson, to Justin Michael Seckinger, son of Mrs. Karen Seckinger and the late Mr. Charlie Seckinger of Springfield.
Trio receives sentences for 2013 robbery
Two men and a woman who pled guilty to the April 2013 break-in of a Rincon home received their sentences Wednesday in U.S. District Court.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Rincon police: shoplifting, child abuse and armed robbery in this week's reports
March 31: A resident of an apartment on Lisa Street said she loaned her car to a man to go to the gas station.
Manna House treats volunteers with luau
Volunteers who gave more than 1,000 hours to Manna House were, from left to right: Rachael Jackson, Brenda Bradley, Brenda Gordon, Arnease Moore, Loyce Lariscy, Jeanette Altman, Jim Rabon, Julie Weddle, Norma Cave, Marsha McCoy and Brenda Rabon.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bush promoted to CAP southeast commander
Capt. Richard Bush of Rincon, former squadron commander of the Effingham Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, has been promoted to major and appointed commander of Group IV covering six eastern Georgia squadrons that include Albany, Douglas, Statesboro, Effingham, Savannah and Brunswick.
Man who sought sex with child gets prison
A Savannah man who thought he was making contact with the mother of a child to set up a sexual encounter with the 5-year-old will avoid going to trial on the charge.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon, addresses the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill during a recent meeting.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
City talks plans for fire station
Rincon City Council members are expected to hold a zoning hearing at their next meeting on the city's newly-annexed 66 acres off Blue Jay and McCall roads.
Civil War docks in Rincon
The traveling exhibit of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley highlighted the second annual Civil War Experience Saturday at Rincon's Freedom Park.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Nelons to headline Daughters of Bluegrass festival
For those who appreciate acoustic music played in the best traditional bluegrass and gospel style, Guyton is the place to be from April 16-20 for the 38th Bluegrass Festival at the award-wining, 34-acre Mossy Oak Music Park.
Chamber set to host job fair on April 15
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host an Effingham County job fair April 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy at 2940 Highway 21 N., Rincon.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Rincon police: Drivers of logging trucks in left lane arrested for suspended licenses
March 14: Leaf blower and air compressor, valued at $260, were missing from the porch of a house on Plantation Way.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Hart to Heart: Exploring The Habersham School
Parents are talking about school year 2014-15 and the best spots for their kids.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
School system accomodates all requests to stay put
Parents who asked for their children not to be transferred from Blandford or Rincon elementary schools to another school next year got their wish.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Six locals inducted into honor society at AASU
Initiated into the nation's oldest collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines were: Dayna Anderson of Bloomingdale Jessica Futch of Guyton Ryan Goetz of Rincon Tiffany Reiser of Rincon Joseph Snooks of Springfield Kayla Zittrouer of Guyton Phi Kappa Phi membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Lost Plantation welcomes new golf pro
Lost Plantation Golf Club, the Rincon city-owned municipal golf course, announced the hiring of Paul Johnson, PGA, as head golf professional, according to Seth Zeigler, the director of golf at Lost Plantation.
State troopers investigate eight crashes in February
State troopers from the Rincon post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated eight traffic crashes during February in Effingham County.
Hunley replica to pull into Effingham
A replica of the CSS Hunley, the Confederate submarine that sank a Union vessel in the Charleston, S.C., harbor, will be featured in this year's Civil War Experience, set for April 5 at Rincon's Freedom Park.