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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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Hart to Heart: Homeschooling group collects support
But that wasn't the case in 2009 when Kristin Bigalke of Rincon starting homeschooling her 2 and 4 year olds.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Knick, Lamon to lead United Way campaign
Knick will serve as chairperson and Lamon as vice chair for the campaign, which the United Way of the Coastal Empire has conducted in Effingham annually since 1983.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Numbers on the rise for school system
The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.
Rincon Police: Motorcycle managers accused of theft
July 22: An owner of a property on Shaw Street reported a laptop and a PlayStation3 were stolen from his residence.
Effingham sheriff: joke text message taken seriously; dead fish in mailboxes
July 23: A deputy stopped the driver of a pickup truck for not wearing a seat belt on Longbridge Road at Stillwell Clyo Road in the Springfield area.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Red Cross still in urgent need of blood
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Effingham Sheriff's Office: Rolling domestic dispute, drunken commotion
June 13: A woman said another woman who had been boarding a horse at her farm, on Goshen Road in the Rincon area, stole some tack.
School supply drive held at Rincon Walmart
Residents in Effingham County helped "Fill the Bus" on Wednesday. It's a call to action for individuals to get involved in their community by donating to children in need.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Police Report - 8-5-14; A man told police he suspected his roommate stole 2 cans of ravioli.
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.
United Way, Walmart teaming up for school supplies
The United Way of Effingham County and the Rincon Walmart have joined forces to collect and distribute school supplies for families in need.
Toddler serves as inspiration for parents, annual fundraiser at Learning Treehouse
Megan Williams and Jada Landry hold up signs to attract drivers on Goshen Road to the Learning Treehouse's fundraiser for the fight against childhood cancer.
Rincon Police: Wayward Freightliner, 'stalking' pizza delivery car
July 20: A couple argued over him coming home drunk, on E. Seventh Street. She said he tried to throw bleach on her but she blocked it, causing it to spill on his shirt.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Learning Tree House Summer campers host Alex's Lemonade Stand
The weather didn't stop kids at the Learning Tree House Summer Camp from hosting an Alex's Lemonade Stand on Goshen Road in Rincon.
The Island Packet
Hilton Head beaches 2nd best in U.S., website says
Theophil Syslo, Staff photo From left, Marion Nealy, 18, of Rincon, G.A., Chrishonda Pendleton, Monterious Neal, 27, and Myron Neal, 10-months, bury Javorries Jr. Pendleton, 5, in sand while at Coligny Beach Park on July 5, 2014.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Schools to hold council elections
Each school will have a meeting for parents to nominate and vote for the parent representatives on its school council.
Effingham sheriff: Building scam, aggressive dogs
July 9: A resident of Shirley Drive in the Guyton area said he paid a man $27,000 to build an addition to his house.