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.
As part of Effingham County High School's Safe Prom Week, Principal Yancy Ford took junior class officers to local florists and tuxedo rental shops to deliver safe prom messages.
This fall, South Effingham High School will begin offering new alternatives for students interested in computer science and technology.
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.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.