Rincon City Council took up the issue of drawing water from the lower Floridan aquifer as they discussed the payment of a portion of fees incurred by Rincon, Richmond Hill, Consolidated Utilities, and the engineering firm of Carter and Sloope.
A trailer fire early Saturday morning left a local family of three in need of assistance. According to the Red Cross, the fire happened about 3 or 3:30 Saturday morning on George Hurst Road. Although the home was totally destroyed, nobody was hurt in the incident.
Rincon City Council voted on Monday to offer to supply water and sewer services to the Springfield Investment Company - but with the city's "normal stipulations," according to city attorney, Raymond Dickey.
The 110th Quartermaster Company served as the color guard for Saturday's Rincon Christmas parade and leading the way was company commander Capt. Lacey Sims, a Rincon native. Sims said he was proud to be leading the way in his hometown parade. The company was just redeployed from Iraq in August.
The relationship between the Effingham Chamber of Commerce and the Industrial Development Authority will continue, after IDA members ratified a revised professional services agreement with the Chamber on Thursday.
The Effingham Hospital is taking its plan for expansion and modernization to the federal government after county commissioners agreed to back their proposal - but not without some final and pointed questions for hospital representatives.