The Effingham County Board of Education will have some unexpected savings in its 2014 budget.
One of Effingham County's 4-H programs is creating a buzz.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Six students from Effingham County earned 2013 fall semester honors at Georgia College & State University, as announced by President Steve Dorman.
Kirsten Edwards from Effingham County was named to the dean's list Darton State College, and three other Effingham students were named to the merit list for the fall 2013 semester.
Springfield Elementary School placed third in the Atlanta Falcons' Fal-CAN food drive. The school was given tickets to attend the Dec. 15 game and was recognized on the field before the game and be given a plaque and autographed football. SES students and staff raised 3,886 pounds of food for Second Harvest.
Three officers from the Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America, along with two potential officers and their advisor Karen Waltz, attended the recent FBLA Fall Leadership Conference/Competition in Athens.
Effingham County High School FFA member Robin Screen placed sixth in the recent Area IV FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event held at Treutlen County High School.
WALESKA - Salena Calhoun of Guyton was among the 402 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for fall semester 2013.
Taylor Bingham of Guyton recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Along with the skills they're acquiring for potential careers, students in the Effingham College and Career Academy's logistics program are gaining something even more valuable.
Two Effingham County students were named to the University of Georgia presidential scholar list for fall semester 2013.
The following local students were named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University:
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse kicked off National Children's Book Week at Ebenezer Elementary by reading to the second-grade students.
Though Effingham County's scores on the Georgia High School Writing Test declined slightly from last year to this year, school officials see no cause for alarm.
A group of local high school students is working to reduce injuries and deaths among young drivers, particularly the ones resulting from speeding, driving under the influence and texting while driving.
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.