Jill Marie Elliott, a 2005 South Effingham High School graduate, received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, cum laude, from Emory University in Atlanta on May 11.
SPARTANBURG, S.C.-Seth Chandler Goldwire of Guyton received Bachelor of Science in economics from Wofford College as the school conferred 270 degrees during its commencement exercises on May 17.
Explore the worlds of reading, music, dance, art, and more during the 2009 Summer Reading Program at all Live Oak Public Libraries branches June 1-Aug. 15.
Congratulations to the following seniors of Effingham County High and South Effingham High schools who were presented with scholarships during their Class Night ceremonies. Between both high schools, the Class of 2009 received an estimated $2,797,683 in scholarship awards.
The top students in the graduating class of 2009 share their experience and advice.
On May 14, Blandford Elementary hosted Dancing Drum.
The South Effingham High School Mustang Masquers performed "Grease" in three shows over the weekend.
Nine outstanding seniors at the local high schools were recently recognized for their achievements in reaching the level of earning high school diplomas.
Teshewanda B. Shuman of Pooler received an Education Specialist degree in teaching and learning from Georgia Southern University on May 9.
CHARLESTON, S.C.-Cadet Ray Darwin Webb III of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the spring semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.
The annual baccalaureate service to honor graduating seniors was held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
The South Effingham Middle School FFA Livestock Team recently placed second in the State FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event held March 28 at Livestock Arena in Athens. Team members include Dylan Hodges, Miranda Bucy, Megan Riner and Kayla Kerns.
The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 28 to discuss and have the opportunity to provide input and jointly develop the programs under the "No Child Left Behind" Act. These programs include Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title V and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.
According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.
The Effingham College and Career Academy has continually expanded its programs and enrollment since opening in 2010, and Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle sees many more good things ahead for the school and its community.
Effingham County's 2015-16 school year would start Aug. 6, end prior to Memorial Day, take spring break the last week of March and have Veterans Day as a holiday, under a calendar school system officials have proposed.
Two students were recognized as 2014 Work-Based Students of the Year at the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Advisory Committees Meeting dinner held Oct. 7 at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
This is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, and Georgia Southern University's Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs Programs has a variety of student events planned throughout the week to bring attention to the public health issues posed by excessive drinking among college students.
Armstrong State University will host an open house event for prospective students and their parents.
Three students represented the Effingham County School System in a statewide poster contest to promote Georgia School Bus Safety Week.
Effingham County Middle School recently hosted a sixth-grade parent night.
TIFTON - Leslie Lamb, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
The Effingham County School System saw its best-ever results on the ACT college admissions test this year, according to data provided by school officials.
Special guests from the community are visiting Effingham County schools this week and reading books to pre-kindergarten students for Georgia Pre-K Week.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at their first competition this season, held at Jeff Davis Middle School.
Armstrong State University will host the second annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend Oct. 9-11. The community is invited to join in this celebration of everything Armstrong.
Georgia Southern University alum and country singer Luke Bryan will visit the Statesboro area during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field Wednesday in Claxton.
Effingham County's 2014-15 teacher of the year took a non-traditional route into the education field.
Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.