For three Effingham County school teachers, summer school was never more fun. Jana Bolton and Kendra Brophy of Effingham County Middle School and Amber Teare of South Effingham High School were selected and sponsored by Georgia-Pacific to attend summer workshop programs designed to help them bring environmental issues into the classroom in a dynamic way.
Officials from Armstrong Atlantic State University have signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives from Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany, underscoring the growing relationship between the two universities.
The United Way of Effingham County is on its way toward reaching its 2013 fundraising goal. Pledges received so far add up to more than 40 percent of the United Way's Effingham campaign goal of $310,075, according to United Way Effingham Area Director Bonnie Dixon. "United Way is working every day to make a positive impact in the lives of our Effingham citizens," Dixon said. "Anyone can be a part of making great things happen ...
The South Effingham Middle School volleyball team went undefeated this season, their first year competing in region play. The Lady Mustangs followed their unbeaten regular season by winning the Coastal Georgia Region Championship played on Sept. 17 at SEMS. They beat Savannah Christian Middle School in a best-of-three to win the title.
Georgia Southern University has embarked on a bold journey where no Eagle has ever gone before. GUS, the university's mascot, has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.
Please help keep Historic Effingham Society's Museum open. We need funds to operate in order for our doors to be open. To support us, you may: become a member of Historic Effingham Society, buy a calendar or some items from our gift shop or yard sale on Saturday.
October 10, 2013|
By Susan Exley
|Echoes of Effingham
On Oct. 1, government insurance exchanges started operating. Some states built their own exchange (14). Some states partnered for certain administrative services with the federal government (17). Some states, wanting no part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare - Georgia included - decided to let the feds build the exchange (19).
Beginning May 21, 2014, all commercial motor vehicle drivers will be required to have their DOT physicals and associated medical certificates issued by a certified medical examiner. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act developed the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners to enhance the oversight of interstate drivers through the requirements listed under Section 391.41.