Effingham County school officials are looking into an online video that is purported to have shown South Effingham High School football players making profane and derogatory comments about their in-county rivals.
Wednesday at schools all around the world, students gathered together at their school flag poles before school to read scripture, sing and pray together.
The South Effingham High School volleyball team is raffling a quilt to raise money for the team and the American Cancer Society.
Although senior Ashley Hilliard will graduate from Effingham County High School this spring with a degree that includes a Business seal, she's still exploring her future career options.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Bank's executive vice president and chief operating officer Jim LaHaise has been officially named to the Savannah Technical College Foundation Board of Directors.
Benedictine Military School is the location for the statewide Military Academy Day event hosted by U.S. Rep. John Barrow on Sept. 27 from 9-11a.m. The school is at 6502 Seawright Dr.
Second and third graders from Springfield Elementary School performed at the first PTO meeting held on Sept. 8. The program included songs that celebrate learning, school community and the joy that comes with being back in school.
The Consortium for Adequate School Funding, a group representing school systems including Effingham County, has withdrawn its lawsuit against the state.
The Effingham County School System has purchased 40.68 acres of land on Fort Howard Road, and that land will be used for a future elementary school.
Joel Philip Pittsley of Springfield has been named to the summer 2008 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta.
Gail Gauthier of Rincon graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with a master's of health care administration at the school's August commencement exercises.
The South Effingham NJROTC drill team consisting of 43 cadets went to Fort Stewart to kick off their drill season.
The Effingham County School System continues to hold high rankings compared to other school districts across the state on CRCT scores for first through eighth graders.
Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars - $748 million - during the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
The Effingham County Board of Education has achieved compliance with the Georgia School Boards Association's "Standards for Local Boards of Education" and was recently recognized by the Association.
Effingham County students will take spring break the week after Easter next school year, but won't have to begin the CRCT the same week they return from the break.
To help promote literacy and parental involvement, Sand Hill Elementary School parents were invited to "Muffins with Mom and Donuts with Dad."
The Springfield Elementary PTO treated the school's students to a professional BMX bike show.
Local students are encouraged to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay and poster contests as part of Effingham County's annual observance honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Ebenezer Elementary School enjoyed its annual book character parade to conclude National Children's Book Week.
John Rodriguez of Guyton was one of 12 University of Georgia students honored with the Crane Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes leadership in extracurricular activities and/or involvement with civic, community or religious organizations.
Dressed in cotton products with various themed cotton commercials and ready to test their knowledge in consumer trends, Effingham County 4-H members excelled at the Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree competition.
Effingham County 4-H members participated in "A Day at Southern," where they were able to get an inside look at college life, admission procedures and the overall operation system of Georgia Southern University.
Given three options for the Effingham County School System's 2014-15 academic calendar, teachers voted one way and parents went another.
The Miss Diamond pageant, benefitting the Effingham County High School baseball program, will be held Dec. 7 at the Effingham County Middle School gym at 7:30 p.m.
Children's author Mattie Brown paid a recent visit to four Effingham County schools, but she had no interest in sitting in a chair and reading her books to the students.
"The 37th Y Clubs of Georgia Junior Youth Assembly will come to order."
Author and illustrator Phyllis Limbacher Tildes encouraged students of all ages to pursue their dreams during her recent visit to South Effingham High School.
The Effingham County Board of Education is considering a proposal that would lower the enrollment that is by far the largest among the county's eight elementary schools.
Effingham County 4-H was recognized at the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference for its support of Ronald McDonald House Charities.