For anyone who thinks one vote can't make a difference in an election, Beth Helmly begs to differ.
South Effingham High School senior Liam Bendig has lofty goals for college and his career, but he sees it simply as doing what he is supposed to do.
As a varsity wrestler and football player, Effingham County High School senior Cheyenne Hunt is no stranger to athletic competition.
After a successful year in the classroom, first-graders in the Effingham County School System's Reading Recovery program enjoyed an outdoor celebration of the reading progress they made.
Effingham 4-H'ers participated in the Southeast District Junior Conference at the Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island.
The Effingham County School System is now accepting new student registrations for the 2014-15 school year.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield, whose major is health science, has been named to the dean's list at Clemson University for the spring 2014 semester.
Effingham County School System employees are on track to receive their first cost-of-living raise since 2008-09.
The Effingham County School System's scores on the Georgia fifth-grade writing assessment dipped slightly this year from last year, though they remained above the state and regional averages.
Sarah Harden was crowned this year's winner of the annual Miss Effingham County Middle School pageant.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of students who were named Presidential Scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.
ndrew Sanborn Rushing of Guyton was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Teenage years are awkward enough, and Brandie Butler's were further complicated by emotional and behavioral challenges.
Effingham County High School students Casie Wilson and Harrison Cowart have been selected as Georgia Scholars for 2014.
A recent trip to a pottery studio gave Effingham 4-H'ers a chance to discover their hidden talents.
Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,162 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 spring semester president's list.
Wilson graduates from CSU
Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list students earned a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.
WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014.
The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
Beth Helmly sat quietly as the Effingham County Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but she assures she will have plenty to say during her tenure on the board.
Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.
MACON - Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.
COVINGTON - This summer 90 students from the Effingham County High School and Effingham County Middle School FFA chapters were challenged to find the "hero within." They were part of more than 2,500 students who attended the FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp 2014 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington.
ATLANTA - Nine students from the area earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for spring 2014. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.
Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children.