One school board hopeful acknowledged being nervous at last week's candidates' forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.
Blandford Elementary School students, parents and staff gathered Friday morning for the school's annual international arts festival.
Rincon Elementary School continued a spring tradition Friday with its 31st annual May Day celebration.
Effingham County and South Effingham high schools hosted their college decision day programs Thursday, to recognize this year's seniors who will attend college.
The recently-inducted members of the Rincon Elementary School Junior Beta Club have been collecting donations for the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the system's request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester.
Ebenezer Elementary School's Danica Pearson took first place Tuesday in the Effingham County Exchange Club's 14th annual Quick-Think-A-Thon.
The four candidates for the Effingham County Board of Education's District 4 seat share similar views on a number of issues, so the race could likely come down to their experience and background.
Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
Gov. Nathan Deal visited Georgia Southern on Monday to sign into law House Bill 744, a part of the fiscal year 2015 budget, on the steps of the Marvin Pittman Administration Building on Sweetheart Circle. He announced the state budget included funding for a new military science building at Georgia Southern University.
High school juniors and their parents are invited to join Armstrong Atlantic State University for Discover Armstrong, an event to learn more about the college admissions process and how to pay for college.
All of Effingham County's public schools except one scored higher than the state averages on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2012-13 school year.
Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
SAVANNAH - Volunteers from Effingham County's 4-H program joined nearly 200 of the state's county commissioners, officials and staff early in the morning for a wellness walk to encourage physical activity among Georgians.
SAVANNAH - Ana Avila from Springfield has received a Goizueta Scholarship from Armstrong State University for the 2014-15 academic year.
Effingham County commissioners presented a check from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia's civic affairs foundation board of directors to Abby Smith, the Effingham County 4-H agent.
Curtisha Earley of Springfield has been awarded a 2014 Bojangles' Scholarship.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently announced the dean's list for the summer 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list honors students earning a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.
The Effingham County School System's enrollment has topped 11,000 students.
Silverwood Plantation residents offered what a spokesman called an "easy solution" to the Effingham County Board of Education's request for gated communities to make access easier for school buses.
STATESBORO - Turning the page from the expansion of Paulson Stadium to seat more than 21,000 people, the Eagles' move into the Sun Belt Conference and a $13.5 million marketing deal with Coca-Cola, Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel outlined what the university wants to write in its next chapter.
Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.
Two members of the South Effingham FFA chapter are receiving one of the highest honors from the National FFA Organization.
Effingham County's Project SEARCH program has been honored for its success in placing its graduates in jobs.
Jimmy Helmly and Brian Mundy have no shortage of stories of local drivers not following the rules for a stopped school bus.
The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.
Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.