Effingham County School System employees are on track to receive their first cost-of-living raise since 2008-09.
The Effingham County School System's scores on the Georgia fifth-grade writing assessment dipped slightly this year from last year, though they remained above the state and regional averages.
Sarah Harden was crowned this year's winner of the annual Miss Effingham County Middle School pageant.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of students who were named Presidential Scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.
ndrew Sanborn Rushing of Guyton was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Teenage years are awkward enough, and Brandie Butler's were further complicated by emotional and behavioral challenges.
Effingham County High School students Casie Wilson and Harrison Cowart have been selected as Georgia Scholars for 2014.
A recent trip to a pottery studio gave Effingham 4-H'ers a chance to discover their hidden talents.
Marcia Long enjoyed a big day on Wednesday.
Baumann graduates from Brenau University
The upcoming renovations to South Effingham Elementary School will have a maximum price tag of nearly $3.5 million.
More than 3,000 students will receive degrees from Georgia Southern University this weekend during the 86th annual spring commencement.
The Effingham County School System hosted a reception Wednesday for 25 retiring employees.
The Effingham County School System will host a Title I, Part A parent involvement/parent engagement meeting May 15 at 6 p.m., in the board of education central office auditorium at 405 North Ash St. in Springfield.
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.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.
Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.
Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.