March's scholars for first grade are: Caleb Radcliffe, Hayden Rainey, Garrett Stokes, Cierra Lancaster, Thomas Patterson; second grade: Drake Caldwell, Katelinn Sturdevant, Nathan Simon, Emily Tibbetts, Lincoln Harley; third grade: Shannon Killian, Levi Smith, Sabrina Jones, Christian Walton, Dalton Blair, Emily Green; fourth grade: Hannah Harrington, Jed Bishop, Hunter Felix, Mitchell Simon; fifth grade: Justin Smalls, Gabbi Brown, Bailey Duke, Brooke Brabham and Megan Miller.
For 30 years, Netha Howard has served as Effingham County school system's food service coordinator.
Students at South Effingham High School will be hosting a fashion show featuring student designs on Saturday at 7 p.m.
On Feb. 27 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, visited students in second and third grades at Sand Hill Elementary School to encourage students "Call Before You Dig."
SAVANNAH - Ron Jackson, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address at Savannah Technical College's spring graduation. Commencement exercises are scheduled for April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnny Mercer Theatre of the Savannah Civic Center to a potentially record number of graduates and their families.
More than 300 students, parents, teachers and friends celebrated Agriculture Day in Georgia March 13 with Commissioner Tommy Irvin, Gov. Sonny Perdue and numerous state senators and representatives. The 73 award winners in the annual essay and art contests ate breakfast at the Agriculture Department before participating in the Capitol ceremony.
Lauren Thompson, a seventh grade student at South Effingham Middle School, has been awarded the honor of representing her school and the Evermore Farm middle school equestrian team at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association hunt seat national finals on April 18 in West Springfield, Mass.
Heather Martin a junior at South Effingham High School won a state contest to create the logo for the career academies in Georgia.
Brandon Sikes is a senior at South Effingham High School, even though he is only at the school for one class a day.
On March 1, Morgan Zipperer was crowned Miss EMS 2008.
The junior class officers at Effingham County High School were presented a $2,500 check from the Peace Officers Association of Georgia to support prevention of drinking and driving at prom.
Central Learning Center Pre-K classes had their annual St. Patrick's Day Shoebox Parade on Thursday. Pre-K'ers, with the help of their parents, created these shoebox floats for this event.
The South Effingham Middle School cheerleaders held their awards banquet recently and several girls were recognized for their outstanding performances on the squad during the past year.
The Effingham County School System held its second annual job fair on Saturday at Marlow Elementary School.
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.