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Who knocked down building?

Rincon's nearly completed pump house on 17th Street was partially bulldozed sometime between Sunday evening and Monday morning. The west end of the building had been taken down, with brick scattered around the area.

August 17, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Cycle shop owner at odds with city

The owner of a Rincon custom motorcycle shop might have to find a new place to run his business after city officials told him that his current business license does not allow him to do business the way he's presently doing it.

August 17, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Springfield approves annexing two parcels

The Springfield City Council approved the annexation of two pieces of property last Tuesday.

August 17, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


A soldier’s story:

Editor's note: Lucas Hynes, an Effingham County native and resident currently in Afghanistan, offered to write a first-person account of life in a combat zone for the Effingham Herald.

August 17, 2009 | Lucas Hynes | Local


Citizens meeting Thursday

A meeting of citizens concerned about government in Effingham County will be held Thursday at the Effingham County administrative complex at 7 p.m. The group is responding to interest shown at the county commissioners' Aug. 4 meeting.

August 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Lightning sparks fire

Heavy thunderstorms rolled through Effingham County late Wednesday afternoon and lightning is believed to responsible for starting a fire that has displaced three Rincon families.

August 13, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Citizens question church school location

Several citizens voiced their concerns Monday night to Rincon City Council about a planned private school.

August 13, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Park draws support

While Guyton City Council members may have gotten support for their idea of a park on their Riverside Drive property, the proposed wastewater treatment plant continues to draw fire and critics.

August 13, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Guyton closes in on leisure services board

Guyton City Council finally has five names to consider putting on its newly-created leisure services board.

August 13, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Rincon library branch to close on Sundays

The Rincon branch of the Live Oak Public Library will close on Sundays, beginning Sept. 6.

August 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield woman, dog killed in wreck

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Springfield woman Wednesday morning.

August 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Richmond Hill to pay last respects to fallen Marine

A Richmond Hill Marine killed in Afghanistan earlier this month is being remembered as a good man, a devoted family man and a true patriot.

August 13, 2009 | Ross Blair | Local


Rincon OKs disorderly conduct ordinance

Rincon City Council approved a new ordinance aimed at preventing public drunkenness.

August 10, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


County glad to have new 911 center

It's built to handle a lot - and that's just what its inhabitants and owners want.

August 10, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


GSP releases ‘Take Back Our Highways’ results

The Georgia Department of Public Safety announced Friday the activity totals for the week-long concentrated patrols with four other Southeastern states in the "Take Back Our Highways" program.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


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Rincon to test new tornado sirens

The city of Rincon will be testing its new tornado sirens June 13.

June 04, 2015 | Staff report | Local


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