South Effingham Middle School Y Club members participate in school and community projects every month of the school year, but for the first time their efforts are going global. Y Club officers recently heard about the Acts III Global Ministry Orphanage Project in Malawi, Africa and felt led and inspired to be a part of such a great ministry project.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) junior Rebecca Page has been awarded the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized retiring employees on Wednesday.
Ebenezer Elementary First Emmy Night was held on Thursday, April 12.
MACON - Ashley Nicole Miles presented a research project at Mercer University's Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The topic was "Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation."
Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees - including six children of Gulfstream employees in Savannah.
In an effort to prevent drinking and driving, Effingham County High School students performed as the victims and driver in a drunk driving accident Thursday.
Rincon Elementary School celebrated its 24th May Day Festival on Friday.
On April 30, Mr. Ryan Daniel Millar was awarded the Albert F. Ligotti Trumpet Award by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia.
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South Effingham Middle School hosted an open house for incoming students and their parents.
South Effingham Highs School's bands performed Tuesday night.
Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse told graduating seniors to use their talents as they move forward in their lives at the baccalaureate program Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
ATHENS - Georgia First District U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams, representatives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other dignitaries will be present when the Barrier Island Research and Learning Center at UGA's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island is dedicated Monday.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.
Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.
Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.
The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.
TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.
A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.
MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.
Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.
The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming.
DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.