Armstrong Atlantic State University announces the Leadership Lecture Series speaking event for spring 2013. Janisse Ray, writer and environmental activist, will give her lecture and reading, "Leading by Example: Sustainability and Our Future," on April 11 at 6 p.m., at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. The event is free and open to the public.
Author James Dashner always wanted to be a writer.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball Jr. Raptor Center received a donation of $10,000 to its Freedom Fund for Excellence from Gulfstream Aerospace. The gift honors Gulfstream's Pres Henne, who is retiring from his position as senior vice president of programs, engineering and test. The money will be used to support the center's ongoing wildlife education programs.
The Effingham County School System is joining in a statewide celebration next week to salute the efforts of local school board members.
The South Effingham High School FFA horse judging team competed at the State Horse Judging Career Development Event at Fort Valley State University on Feb. 9. There were 39 teams in their division (senior division).
Rincon Police officers are making their presence known around the grounds of Rincon Elementary School - right down to doing calisthenics with the kids during PE.
Trey Exley and Jimmy Rotureau have played together in the Effingham County High School marching band and Georgia Southern University marching band, so it's fitting their first appearance on national television will be together.
The Effingham County Board of Education on Wednesday recognized four Title I schools for their designation by the Georgia Department of Education as 2013 "highest-performing" or "high-progress" Title I schools in Georgia.
The Georgia Southern University Museum, Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Department of History have partnered to present "Captive Warriors: The History and Archaeology of POWs" Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at GSU's Performing Arts Center.
The Effingham County Board of Education is beginning work on the fiscal year 2014 budget, set to take effect July 1.
The Southeast District Project Achievement Competition was held Feb. 8-10 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. The theme this year was "4-H: How Sweet It Is!" with the auditorium for the awards ceremony reflecting every kind of candy imaginable.
Effingham County High School senior Hannah Boyd took top honors Tuesday in the annual speech contest sponsored by Effingham County's two Rotary Clubs.
Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning Commissioner Bobby Cagle and state School Superintendent John Barge joined together Monday to kick off "Read Across Georgia" month in the North Wing of the state Capitol.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern University congratulates Gabrielle Houston of Springfield on being named to the dean's list for fall semester 2012.
Seventeen acts - including singers, dancers and stand-up comedians -showed their talents Saturday night in South Effingham High School's 2013 Student Talent Show Extravaganza.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.
The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.
Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.
Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.
Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.