Honoring Martha O. Zeigler
Martha Zeigler is retiring after 15 years as curator of the Georgia Salzburger Museum at Ebenezer.
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Police Report 3-14-14 - Someone woke up to find a man trying to burglarize the apartment
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Georgia 'Slow-Poke Bill' Wins Speedy Passage, Waiting Governor's Signature
By Scott Bernarde and Deb Belt Left-lane "slow pokes" who back up traffic behind them need to speed up or get out of the way.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Rincon church burglarized as thieves take laptop
It's the last place you'd think a burglar would hit, but deputies said it's the first place on some thieves' minds.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Fixing a problem that doesn't exist
"Gosh, I am sorry. I was in a hurry to get to an all-day singing in Dudley. In my excitement I must have let my speed get away from me.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rezoned parents have a week left to ask for waivers
Families of elementary school students who will be rezoned next school year have one more week to apply for their children to remain at their current school.
A thanks to all who helped save house
This is a little late, but we do want to thank everyone who put the fire that was fast approaching our home.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Rincon will annex 65-acre island in Effingham County for fire station
Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday night to allow the City of Rincon to open a fire station on Blue Jay Road and annex the 65 acres surrounding the building.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Springfield police reports
Feb. 27: A Springfield woman left her wallet on top of her vehicle at Enmark on Ga.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Proposed bill could charge slow drivers
Ever get stuck on the highway behind someone going way under the speed limit in the left lane, the fast lane? There's a new proposal speeding through the Georgia House of Representatives that would prevent that called, the Slowpoke Law.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
ADA to hold diabetes alert day
People considered at high risk for type 2 diabetes are urged to get tested during the annual American Diabetes ALERT Day on March 25. Free blood glucose screenings are scheduled for two locations in Effingham County on March 25: YMCA 1124 Patriot Drive, Rincon, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Memorial Health University Primary Care 241 Silverwood Commercial Drive, ... (more)
Local students recognized
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 246th commencement exercises.
Effingham Women in Business to hold meet and greet, expo
Effingham Women in Business will host a meet and greet and mini business expo event March 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church's social hall.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
'Slow-Poke Bill' Speeds Through Georgia House
Left-lane "slow pokes," watch out or get out of the way. If legislation that was easily passed in the Georgia House Wednesday becomes law, it'll be a misdemeanor not to move out of the left lane when a faster car is approaching from behind.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
School board adopts redistricting plan
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday to revise the attendance boundary lines for Blandford, Ebenezer and Rincon elementary schools.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
'Duck Dynasty' star Jessica Robertson calls on Savannah at Southern Women's Show
Duck Dynasty star Jessica Robertson talks with Rincon resident Ranie Harper prior to Robertson's appearance at the Southern Women's Show on Saturday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Coastal Courier
Moretz sentenced to 10 years
Kim Moretz was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, and another five years of probation, following her conviction in concealing the death of Charlie Ray III.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Pickup driver hits pedestrian, pole, knocks out power
An Effingham County man is suspected of driving under the influence in a wreck Tuesday that injured a pedestrian and knocked down a power pole.
Annexation puts delay on county, city fire station
The deal between Effingham County and the city of Rincon to place a fire station off Blue Jay and McCall roads may be delayed.