One school board hopeful acknowledged being nervous at last week's candidates' forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.
Blandford Elementary School students, parents and staff gathered Friday morning for the school's annual international arts festival.
Rincon Elementary School continued a spring tradition Friday with its 31st annual May Day celebration.
Effingham County and South Effingham high schools hosted their college decision day programs Thursday, to recognize this year's seniors who will attend college.
The recently-inducted members of the Rincon Elementary School Junior Beta Club have been collecting donations for the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the system's request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester.
Ebenezer Elementary School's Danica Pearson took first place Tuesday in the Effingham County Exchange Club's 14th annual Quick-Think-A-Thon.
The four candidates for the Effingham County Board of Education's District 4 seat share similar views on a number of issues, so the race could likely come down to their experience and background.
Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
Gov. Nathan Deal visited Georgia Southern on Monday to sign into law House Bill 744, a part of the fiscal year 2015 budget, on the steps of the Marvin Pittman Administration Building on Sweetheart Circle. He announced the state budget included funding for a new military science building at Georgia Southern University.
High school juniors and their parents are invited to join Armstrong Atlantic State University for Discover Armstrong, an event to learn more about the college admissions process and how to pay for college.
All of Effingham County's public schools except one scored higher than the state averages on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2012-13 school year.
Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
SAVANNAH - Volunteers from Effingham County's 4-H program joined nearly 200 of the state's county commissioners, officials and staff early in the morning for a wellness walk to encourage physical activity among Georgians.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name July 1, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 spring semester dean's list.
SAVANNAH - More than 700 students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University following the spring semester, including the following local students:
Hillman makes Pratt Institute's president's list for spring term
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton.
The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 802 Highway 119 South in Springfield.
Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
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.