In response to the numerous bomb threats recently received by both Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School, the Effingham County Board of Education has approved offering a $500 reward for credible information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals making the fictitious threats.
A number of Effingham County students participated in the theme contest for Effingham County's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Celebration to be held Jan. 19, and the winners have been announced as follows:
Students at Ebenezer Middle School presented The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama a $3,332 check on Oct. 31, after holding a three-week fundraiser for children with life-threatening medical conditions. The check presentation took place at 10 a.m. in the school's atrium.