AASU announces spring dean's list
SAVANNAH The following local students were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah: Nirzari Amin, medical laboratory science major from Springfield Dayna Anderson, visual arts major from Bloomingdale Cristy Ansley, pre-radiologic sciences major from Guyton William Arrington, history major ... (more)
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Career center manager pays visit to Exchange Club
Exchange Club of Effingham President Yvette Carr is shown with Melanie Mixson, manager of Goodwill's community career center in Rincon.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Personal Home Care Needed
HOMENURSE INC Is seeking qualified individuals to provide personal home care in the Rincon, Guyton, Pembroke area.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Local students earn college degrees
Kalyn Todd of Springfield graduated summa cum laude from CSU with a bachelor of music degree in music education .
Goody's helps out Echs NHS
Pictured are Jennifer Hayes, Effingham County High School NHS adviser; Josie Alford, ECHS NHS president; Brenda Everett, manager of Goody's Rincon store; Hannah Boyd, ECHS NHS vice president; Courtney Purcell, treasurer; and Adeline Piotrowski, secretary.
Chamber cranks up plans for Oktoberfest
Planning for the 4th annual Effingham Oktoberfest is under way, said incoming Chamber of Commerce President Dinah King, and it is going to be the biggest Oktoberfest yet.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Traffic Alert: Spill closes one lane of Ga. 21 in Effingham
One north bound lane of Ga. 21 from the Chatham County line to Fort Howard Road in Rincon is closed due to a spill.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Chinese company plans Effingham manufacturing plant
A Chinese company is interested in building its U.S. headquarters in Effingham County, in a $50 million manufacturing project that would create 25 to 50 jobs.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
CAP squadron receives donations
Effingham Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol recently received donations from the Effingham County Board of Commissioners and SM Promotions of Rincon.
Rincon man pleads on child porn charge
Justin Bowie pled guilty late last month to four counts of sexual exploitation of children and received a 10-year sentence, with five years to serve and five years of probation.
Summer reading program kicks off
The Live Oak Public Library System has kicked off its annual summer reading program for kids up to age 18, and the rewards and prizes include a grand prize of an Atlanta getaway weekend for a family of four.
Worker injured remains in critical condition
Police have released the name of a man injured on Friday afternoon while working at a construction site along Jimmy Deloach Parkway and Highway 21. Port Wentworth police said the worker's is identified as 35-year-old Richard Jones, Rincon, and that he did not fall off his own equipment and get run over as WTOC has reported on Friday.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Bunny in the City: Rincon fundraiser honors fallen child
In a land far away is Rincon, where good folks like Robert Medrano and Bella Sol Tanning Salon are entertained by Jeff Taylor from 98.3, fed snacks from Alibi's Sports Bar & Grill and greeted by a few Rincon police officers.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
More school system test scores improve
The Effingham County School System improved its scores this year from last year in both the Fifth-Grade Writing Assessment and Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, school officials reported Wednesday.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
BB&T delivers help to United Way
Ken Beale of the United Way and Taryn Knick of BB&T unload "help bags" to give to clients at the United Way Effingham Service Center.
Rincon man admits exploiting children
A Rincon man pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of children and was sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation, with credit for time served.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
AASU announces student scholars
Communication sciences and disorders major Leslie Childress of Guyton presented "Treatment Options for Individuals with RHD" and cell and molecular biology major Reema Patel of Rincon presented "Amino Acid Role in YDL124wp Stereospecificity" at the university's 19th annual Student Scholars Symposium.
Surrounded by local officials and Goodwill representatives, Mohsen Badran, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, cuts the ribbon to open the new retail store on Highway 21 in Rincon.
Rincon not ready to signal its help on radio tower
Rincon City Council members expressed their desire to remedy the problems plaguing public safety communications - but they also said they want to see just how committed the county is.