11 hrs ago
Separate accidents result in two fatalities
The Labor Day holiday weekend was a deadly one on Effingham County roads, as two women died from injuries in separate single-car crashes.
14 hrs ago
Studio not only item on IDA's menu
When a company planning a massive project in the community changes its name, it takes a little getting used to.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Rincon woman killed in single vehicle wreck on Hwy 21
Effingham County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a fatal crash on the 5600 block of Georgia Highway 21 South in front of the Kroger around 4:30 a.m. in Rincon.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Rincon approves service rate hikes
City council members approved higher rates for those charges at their meeting Monday night, with the new charges scheduled to go into effect Oct. 1. City Manager Wesley Corbitt said the council members and city staff have been considering the new rates for "quite some time."
Rincon's state champs honored
The Rincon City Council honored the city's first two Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state championship teams at their Aug. 26 meeting.
Community connecting for a cause
Thank you to everyone for making the third annual United Way Back-to-School Blowout a successful event.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Savannah rental market bullish
Savannah's rental industry is performing well post-recession, a result of a surge in local demand combined with a nationwide slump in home ownership.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Rincon council OKs changes to nuisance enforcement
Among the changes to the ordinance are stipulations on the upkeep of lots and detention ponds, the time allowed to have garbage carts out on the street before and after pickup and ensuring 911 address remain visible.
Walmart surprises employee for 30 years of service
Flanked by balloons in her favorite color, purple, Debbie Vickery thanks her colleagues for the reception in honor of her 30 years working for Walmart.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Enmark in Rincon warns customers of bad gas
The Enmark store in Rincon is warning customers who bought gas on August 8th, 2014 of the fact that their gas may have been compromised because of water infiltration into a gas tank.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Statesboro shooting victim's family pleads for answers
Barbara Hightower remembers her daughter, Akiela Martin, during a gathering at Mill Creek Regional Park Thursday.
Rincon police make marijuana arrest
Lyndi Brasile, 30, was arrested when police executed a search warrant at Brasile's home and found a "sophisticated" marijuana manufacturing operation.
School system enrollment tops 11,000
A total of 11,046 kindergarten-12th grade students were enrolled in the county's 13 schools as of the seventh day of class, Superintendent Randy Shearouse told the Effingham County Board of Education last week.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Water, sewer work on 9th Street to lead to road closure
Delta Construction will be working along 9th Street in Rincon, starting next week, on the 9th Street water and sewer project.
Oh, that's cold
Scholl joined other city representatives Tuesday in accepting the ice bucket challenge, the campaign sweeping the Internet to raise money and awareness for ALS, known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Sipping Salzburger lemonade on Labor ...
From left to right on Labor Day 1971 are: Walter Zoller, Vance Dasher, Freddie Helmly, Earl Jaudon, Hubert Dasher, David Seckinger and Charles Gnann.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
VIDEO: Rincon officials take Ice Bucket Challenge
Rincon Police Chief Phillip Scholl, City Manager Wesley Corbitt, City Councilman James Dasher and Lou Reed with the fire department took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS at the fire department Tuesday afternoon.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Silverwood looks for ways to let in school buses
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.
City employee to the rescue
City of Rincon public works employee Joey Pilat is shown with city public works director Tim Bowles, left, and Rincon firefighter Lou Reed, right.
Rincon Police: Welfare check finds woman dead of natural causes
Aug. 1: A woman from Guyton said she lost her wallet. The last place she remembers using it was at the Arby's in Rincon.