Friday Jul 25
Fort Howard Road back open following gas leak
Fort Howard Road has reopened after a natural gas leak closed a portion of the road for about four hours.
Friday Jul 25
Rincon Police: Speeder hurries to Walmart; driver 'only' had eight beers
July 13: An officer was running radar on Long Street and Ga. 21 N., across from the Texaco Station.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Father upset after mother leaves child in car in Rincon
A father is upset after he found out his eight-year-old son was left unattended in the car while the child's mother was shopping.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Rincon Police: ATM armed robbery
July 6: An off-duty Rincon Police officer complained that people were lighting fireworks in the Cove Subdivision at 12:30 a.m. and keeping her awake.
Rincon 2013 audit finds two problems
Donald Caines of Caines Hodges CPA said there were two internal control concerns, and both are considered material weaknesses.
United Way offering the aid of Social Apostolate
The United Way Effingham Service Center is offering a program to assist people who need a birth certificate or Georgia photo ID.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Columbia Daily Herald
Agathos' new headmaster named
The Board of Trustees of Agathos Classical School is pleased to announce that Ted Trainor will serve as Headmaster for the 2014-15 school year and that Mrs. Jennifer Burns will be the Vice-Principal of Academic Affairs.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Rincon Flea Girls win state
The under-8 Rincon Flea Girls all-stars won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class B state softball championship in Cordele.
ECSO still looking for robbery suspect
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office continues to look for the man who attempted to rob a local hotel last week and was thwarted by the family who owns it.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Effingham sheriff's reports: Drugs and alcohol fuel domestic disputes
June 27: An off-duty Bloomingdale Police officer asked a deputy to check on a man who had parked in his driveway for several minutes at 1:30 a.m., on Ga.
Effingham releases photo of Rincon motel robbery suspect
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office released a photo of a man who tried to rob the Rincon Inn and Suites early Thursday morning.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
In praise of two great employees
Editor's note: This letter was addressed to the corporate leadership of Krystal and shared with The Herald.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Signs are a coming attraction for the Mars
Springfield officials hope their action Tuesday night will go a long way toward answering what they say has been a frequent question of late.
Sixty years ago on the 10th day of July 1954, Bruce Rodger Savage and Ranzie Geneva Shores were married in Nashville, Tenn.
Suspect sought in Rincon armed robbery
Shortly before 4:30 a.m., Effingham County Sheriff's deputies and Rincon Police responded to the Rincon Inn and Suites in the 6000 block of Highway 21 South on a report of a robbery.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Effingham sheriff: Man strongarms woman to retrieve engagement ring
June 18: Someone entered a house on Thoroughbred Drive in the Guyton area through a kitchen window.
Local students earn degrees, honors
Christina Hillman, a Springfield resident and student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among more than 1,000 students who made the president's list in the spring 2014 semester.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
City fire chief suggests consolidating departments
Springfield Fire Chief Travis Zittrouer said a single, countywide fire department would improve service and cost less than each of the three cities and the county having their own, individual units.
Rincon making changes to alcohol law
City council members held the first reading of the revised ordinance at their June 23 meeting, and one of the proposed changes is banning the sale of alcohol on Christmas Day.
Rincon Police: Parking disputes and shoplifting
June 22: A 1987 Chevrolet R10 pickup truck was stolen from the Georgian Apartments on Lisa Street.