News Line for Rincon

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.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon changes city seal, approves nuisance ordinance
Rincon’s City Council agreed unanimously on Aug. 11 to change the city seal, removing the word “seal” and replacing it with “In God We Trust.”
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon strengthens its nuisance ordinance
The City of Rincon is strengthening its nuisance ordinance, making it easier to require property owners to clean up overgrown lots.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon OKs warranty, change order for fire station
The city of Rincon has started the one-year warranty period for its newest fire station.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon 2013 audit finds two problems
Rincon City Council members were handed their 2013 audit, which pointed out two material weaknesses.
Source: Effingham Herald

A walk in the park
The four fields at the Macomber Park expansion are done, but there is still plenty of work to do on the new phase — and on the older parts of the park.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon making changes to alcohol law
The city of Rincon is making a few changes to its alcohol ordinance.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon fire station opens on Blue Jay Road
The new station operated by Rincon’s fire department has opened on Blue Jay Road.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon approves Veteran's Day as city holiday
Rincon’s City Council has agreed to add Veteran’s Day as a city holiday for employees.
Source: Savannah Morning News

The places Rincon Police can go, with its new UTV
The Rincon Police Department has a new set of wheels — one that can access areas standard police cars can’t.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon to add to planning staff
Rincon may be adding to its city staff in the next few months, after city council members approved a job description for a community development planner.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon to add to planning staff
Rincon may be adding to its city staff in the next few months, after city council members approved a job description for a community development planner.
Source: Effingham Herald

Park stretches out
Four brand-new fields will be ready for play later this week at Macomber Park, much to the delight of Rincon city officials.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon awards bid for new fire station
Rincon City Council members approved a bid for the planned Blue Jay/McCall road fire station, granting the contract to Nicky Powell Construction on Monday night.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon will hire planner
Rincon’s city council has agreed to hire a community development planner.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Developers ask for city’s letter of support
The developers of a planned apartment complex have asked for the city of Rincon’s assistance in securing financing.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon annexes 66-acre island in county
The City of Rincon has annexed a 66-acre island in the county at Blue Jay and McCall roads and plans to open a fire station in a metal building that sits on 5 of the acres.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon OKs August country music event at park
Rincon City Council members cleared the way for a country music festival at Freedom Park this August, but they still have to finalize fees and policies for the venue.
Source: Effingham Herald

City says building on annexed land won’t happen soon
Rincon City Council members tried to assure a neighbor of its newly-annexed property that it won’t be home to sprawling new subdivision anytime soon.
Source: Effingham Herald

City talks plans for fire station
Rincon City Council members are expected to hold a zoning hearing at their next meeting on the city’s newly-annexed 66 acres off Blue Jay and McCall roads.
Source: Effingham Herald

10 graduate from Rincon Citizens Police Academy
The mock traffic stop gave Malcom Foy a greater appreciation for what the police do.
Source: Savannah Morning News

City talks plans for fire station
Rincon City Council members are expected to hold a zoning hearing at their next meeting on the city’s newly-annexed 66 acres off Blue Jay and McCall roads.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon will annex 65-acre island in Effingham County for fire station
Effingham County commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday night to allow the City of Rincon to open a fire station on Blue Jay Road and annex the 65 acres surrounding the building.
Source: Savannah Morning News