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.
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.