MACON/ATLANTA - The following students from Effingham County were named to the President's or Dean's List of their college or school at Mercer University for the spring 2009 semester. Inclusion on these lists requires students to meet rigorous grade-point-average standards specific to their school within the University.
Effingham County Middle School students will begin school on Wednesday in a new building.
Parents are going to have a new way to keep up with their children's school progress this year.
Kelsi Willis was the recipient of the Jack Mullis Award, which is presented to the top vocalist at Effingham County High School every year. This award is named after Jack Mullis, who is responsible for creating the choral program at Effingham County High School and Effingham County Middle School. Mullis spent nearly 30 years teaching choral music to Effingham County students.
The majority of Effingham County School System's approximately 1,750 employees will be taking three furlough days.
Two schools that didn't make the adequate yearly progress requirements say those numbers don't tell the whole story of the school.
STATESBORO - More than 20,000 family and friends were in attendance as Georgia Southern University presented degrees to one of its largest-ever graduating classes at Spring Commencement at Allen E. Paulson Stadium on May 9.
The engineering science community is invited to attend the "Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review: A Refresher Course" on Saturdays, Aug. 22-Oct. 3 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Georgia Southern University's College of Science and Technology Building.
Around 250 youth and adults will gather at the Crown Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta to compete with the best of the best at the 67th annual 4-H State Congress, and Effingham County's own Ben Snooks will be among them. State Congress is the crown jewel of Georgia 4-H's Project Achievement competitions.
The artwork of 14 aspiring young artists from Ebenezer Elementary School has been selected to appear in the July issue of Today's Health magazine.
After two years of all the schools in the Effingham County School System meeting Adequate Yearly Progress, there were two that did not reach that designation for 2009.
SAVANNAH - Two Savannah Technical College graduates have been selected to receive $5,000 scholarships from the AT&T-TCSG Foundation Scholars Program.
SAVANNAH - When Dr. Kathy Love was appointed president of Savannah Technical College in January, the campus and the community held its collective breath and now, six months later, her focus on excellence has begun to pay off - in a big way.
Cheyanne Mock of Clyo will exhibit Angus cattle at the 2009 National Junior Angus Show at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agri Center in Perry, said Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) reminds students and families in Georgia's 12th District that new student loan benefits took effect July 1.
Effingham County coroner David Exley readily admits his job is far from enjoyable at times.
South Effingham High School's 14th annual jazz night raised money for the SEHS band program.
A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response.
Since the economic downturn in 2008, the Effingham County School System periodically has asked the state for waivers to the guidelines on how its money can be spent and how many students its classes can have.
Sand Hill Elementary School had a strong showing in the district Science Olympiad held recently at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler.
Bella Kay Tatum was crowned Miss South Effingham Middle at the school's annual pageant March 21.
Jacob Curtis of Rincon graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in music technology.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host "It's All About M.E." (master of education), a graduate education fair for those interested in earning a master's education degree in one year.
Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget.
Five students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association middle school all-state band in Athens on Feb. 26-28.
Nearly 50 Effingham 4-H'ers recently competed in County Project Achievement, held at Effingham County Middle School.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 fall semester president's list.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,725 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 fall semester dean's list.
Three students from Effingham County recently were initiated into Armstrong State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Truluck named to dean's list at Emory