Before Effingham County students returned to school last week, the system's food service workers were being educated on how to safely and efficiently serve breakfast and lunch to approximately 9,000 students each day. This important and often overlooked job requires the efforts of about 128 food service employees, including cashiers.
SAVANNAH–Kitchenware Outfitters owners Dave and Barbara Freeman presented Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy S. Love a check in the amount of $1,400 to the Savannah Technical College Foundation to support the college's culinary arts program.
Jackson Lieber, a third grade student at Rincon Elementary School, won a backpack with school supplies from the Effingham Chamber of Commerce. Parents were able to register their children at open house, and a book bag was given to a student at each school on Monday.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close for business and furlough employees this fall in keeping with Gov. Sonny Perdue's directive that state agencies implement budget saving measures. The college will be closed on Sept. 4, Nov. 25 and Dec. 23.
STATESBORO - A Georgia Southern University student from Effingham County has been named to the president's list for the summer 2009 term.
Augusta State University has named Kate C. Long of Rincon to the summer 2009 dean's list.
South Effingham High School FBLA President Emilia Truluck placed eighth in Word Processing I at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. which was held June 23-28. Emilia competed against competitors from all states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Department of Defense European Schools.
SAVANNAH – Savannah State University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program has been reaccredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) through 2015-16.
SAVANNAH - An art exhibit entitled A Study in Transfers by local artist/photographer David Smalls will be on display in the new Social Sciences Building Gallery at Savannah State University from Aug. 7 through Sept. 18.
The Effingham County Board of Education talked about the first day of school and its newest school at its meeting Wednesday.
RINCON – Kindermusik International is hosting a world-wide day of free musical learning to children around the globe.
The Effingham County High School class of 1989 will be holding its 20th class reunion with a series of events.
SAVANNAH - Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral of Southeast Georgia, operated by the Economic Development Division of Savannah Technical College, has received grant funding of $1.11 million to expand its services to 34 counties in the area.
Bloomingdale resident Randall D. Brewster has earned a Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College.
SAVANNAH - It's early in the summer quarter, but enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College continue their upward pattern.
Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.
Ebenezer Middle School students are spending less time inside their classrooms these days, but that's not a bad thing.
Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.