Taylor Love, an eighth grader at South Effingham Middle School, was recognized as the k-8, third place statewide winner for the University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute's "2009 Safety Belt Public Service Announcement Contest."
ATLANTA- Jill Elliott of Rincon, daughter of Marsha Lauren Sanders of Rincon, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University in Atlanta, at its 164th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Robert Lang has been named to the dean's list for the 2009 spring term at Berry College, according to Dr. Katherine M. Whatley, Berry College provost.
Cheyanne Mock of Clyo is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization headquartered in St. Joseph, Mo.
Six of Daphne Sherman's Spanish Language II students from South Effingham High School recently attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2009 National Spanish Examinations, earning three gold and three silver medals.
Jayde Haas, a seventh grader at Ebenezer Middle School has been named a state winner in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
Robert Lang of Springfield graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Berry College.
Danielle Alexandra DeFoe of Rincon has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). DeFoe will be honored during an inducation convocation this fall on the campus of The University of Georgia.
The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet awards luncheon at Ebenezer Retreat Center on May 27. Speakers were state Sen. Jack Hill and state Reps. Jon Burns and Buddy Carter. Entertainment was provided by new retiree, Aileen Tuten, and daughter, Susan Hartzog.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College's surgical technology program received notice from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) of the program's continuing accreditation through 2019.
Dancers from Britt's Dance Company attended their last regional competition of the season.
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.