As the Effingham Industrial Development Authority looks at plans for its Research Forest Tract, the more than 2,000 acres west of Rincon is drawing interest.
With just days to go before the Oct. 31 deadline extension allowed by the state Department of Community Affairs, the city of Rincon has delivered a new proposal for service delivery strategy to Effingham County officials.
Jessie Tyler has picked up two endorsements in his bid to claim the House District 159 seat.
The city of Rincon dedicated its first park on the city's west side Sunday afternoon under a beautiful blue sky and with a nice crowd on hand to help with the ceremony. The park was dedicated to long-time community leader Peter J. Giles Jr.
Effingham County commissioners are scheduled to vote next month on a millage rate after the board of assessors approved a widely-debated property tax digest.
Effingham Hospital officials are pressing county commissioners to approve a measure that would guarantee 2 mills in property tax. But commissioners still have questions about the hospital's plans for expansion, questions they say aren't getting answered.
Effingham County Health Department Administrator Joe Atkins and two other employees have been placed on administrative leave.
City council hopefuls in Rincon and Springfield got a chance to make a quick impression on potential voters during the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's candidates forum Wednesday morning.
With less than two weeks until municipal elections and a special vote for a state House seat are held, candidates made a pitch for their bids at the Effingham Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a "meet the candidates" breakfast, Oct. 21 at 7:30 a.m.
The final scheduled power outage for the current upgrades will be today beginning at 9 a.m. Georgia Power area manager Stan Sparks said the outage will start around 9 a.m. and last up to eight hours. In case of rain, the alternate date of the outage is Oct. 21. Sparks said the outage will affect Old Augusta Road from Fort Howard Road to Chimney Road. He said there will be 158 customers who will be ...
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority is looking at its options on a proposed east-west corridor through its massive Research Forest Tract.
Effingham's Victim Witness Assistance Program held its 20th anniversary appreciation banquet on Thursday evening and had a full house at the Mill Creek Lodge in Rincon. Chairman Ted Kandler opened the meeting and served as emcee for the evening. The group was made up of volunteers and others involved in some way in utilizing the services of this group.
Rebecca Zeigler, an Alpha Battery wife and co-organizer of this past Saturday's boot drive, said the day's efforts were a big success. She said they topped their goal of $2,000 and wound up collecting over $3,000. She said they had between 15 and 20 volunteers helping with the collection at the intersection of Highway 21 and Fort Howard Road and said, "We were very pleased." The purpose of the boot drive was to help provide ...
The 4-year-old daughter of a Rincon dentist succumbed to an illness on Sunday, and the child's preschool decided to close Monday and today.
ATLANTA-Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.3 percent in September, as well as from October a year ago.
Highway 21 in Rincon will be closed to through traffic Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon for the annual Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade.
The state Department of Transportation and Effingham County will try to find remedies for one of the county's most accident-plagued intersections.
Springfield residents got a look at several ideas for the future of the city, thanks to the minds of Savannah College and Art Design graduate students.
The community came together at Veterans Park on Friday morning to remember local heroes and to recognize the effects U.S. conflicts have had on Effingham County.
It was hard for Bill Hitchens and many others to believe the Georgia State Patrol post in Rincon is now 10 years old. It was even harder for Hitchens to believe that it came to be in Rincon at all.
The first 24-hour full-time firefighters in Effingham County are on the job in Rincon, Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn said.
After several neighborhood residents urged them, Springfield City Council members voted down a variance request for a group home.
Rincon residents were happy with the city's direction, said city council incumbents who were re-elected to their seats Tuesday.
Residents along a south Effingham County road are asking county commissioners to close a portion of that road for safety reasons.
Voters in Rincon will go to the polls today to fill three of the six seats on Rincon City Council.
The letters of credit required from developers for water and sewer infrastructure soon may be extinct in Effingham County.
The Rincon City Council elections are the only contested municipal elections in Effingham County this year. There are three seats up for election and seven candidates running for those seats.
ATLANTA-State Insurance Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges consumers who are part of a group health plan to be prepared to make the right choices during health insurance open enrollment.
Georgia Tourism's Product Development Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, will be in Effingham County to conduct a Resource Team visit from Nov. 7-10.