South Effingham Middle School Y Club members participate in school and community projects every month of the school year, but for the first time their efforts are going global. Y Club officers recently heard about the Acts III Global Ministry Orphanage Project in Malawi, Africa and felt led and inspired to be a part of such a great ministry project.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) junior Rebecca Page has been awarded the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized retiring employees on Wednesday.
Ebenezer Elementary First Emmy Night was held on Thursday, April 12.
MACON - Ashley Nicole Miles presented a research project at Mercer University's Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The topic was "Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation."
Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees - including six children of Gulfstream employees in Savannah.
In an effort to prevent drinking and driving, Effingham County High School students performed as the victims and driver in a drunk driving accident Thursday.
Rincon Elementary School celebrated its 24th May Day Festival on Friday.
On April 30, Mr. Ryan Daniel Millar was awarded the Albert F. Ligotti Trumpet Award by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia.
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South Effingham Middle School hosted an open house for incoming students and their parents.
South Effingham Highs School's bands performed Tuesday night.
Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse told graduating seniors to use their talents as they move forward in their lives at the baccalaureate program Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
ATHENS - Georgia First District U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams, representatives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other dignitaries will be present when the Barrier Island Research and Learning Center at UGA's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island is dedicated Monday.
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.
Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.
Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.
Effingham County FFA member Julia Gonzalez has been awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship from the National FFA Organization.
VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University has announced the students from spring 2014 who met all qualifications for graduation. More than 1,200 were recognized for receiving their associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees.
Sydney Rushing received the Eddy E. Rogers Scholarship from GeoVista Credit Union.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.
AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.
Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.