News Line for Rincon

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

Rincon council approves tablets purchase
Rincon City Council members are about to get a lot more communication and information power in their hands.
Source: Effingham Herald

Annexation puts delay on county, city fire station
The deal between Effingham County and the city of Rincon to place a fire station off Blue Jay and McCall roads may be delayed.
Source: Effingham Herald

Effingham commissioners delay decision on Blue Jay fire station
Effingham County commissioners delayed decisions about allowing Rincon to build a fire station on Blue Jay Road and annex the property.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Planned Rincon Chick-fil-A clears hurdle
An approved development agreement may help start the work on the highly-anticipated Chick-fil-A in Rincon.
Source: Effingham Herald

New Rincon council takes office
Rincon City Council members beginning a new term took the oath of office Monday night.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Lee ready to start next term as mayor
Ken Lee took his oath as the mayor of Rincon for the third time Monday night. Starting next month, he’ll have more time to devote to his elected duty
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon chosen for community housing initiative
Five Georgia communities — Albany, Douglasville, Perry, Porterdale and Rincon — have been selected to begin a three-year program to assist them in addressing their housing needs.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon to adopt smaller budget
Rincon’s fiscal year 2014 budget will be slightly smaller than the current budget, after a proposed spending plan was presented for a public hearing at the city council’s last meeting.
Source: Effingham Herald

County considers Blue Jay fire station
After a joint workshop with Rincon City Council members, Effingham County commissioners agreed to explore further the possibility of a fire station on Blue Jay Road.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon approves 2014 budget
City council members in Rincon have approved a 2014 budget of $11.5 million, down from $12 million in 2013.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon council hopes signs show people the way
Rincon City Council members hope new signs can point the way to what the city has going on.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon adds streets to radar permit
The City of Rincon is updating its list of streets where police can run radar.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon, county to work on fire station location
Fire coverage west of Rincon is expected to improve with the construction of a new station
Source: Effingham Herald

Scott, Morgan, Ricker earn council seats
Incumbents Levi Scott Jr. and Scott Morgan were re-elected to Rincon City Council on Tuesday, joined by newcomer Christina Shores Ricker.
Source: Effingham Herald

Rincon elects three council members
Residents of the City of Rincon are choosing three city council members in an election today.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Rincon PD ready to start second edition of citizens academy
The citizens police academy was started to foster greater awareness and understanding between the police department and residents.
Source: Effingham Herald