Fifth-graders at Springfield Elementary saw what life was like in the 1860s, thanks to a recent visit to the school by a group of Civil War re-enactors.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 130 students, including eight from Effingham County, for excellence in academics on the 2013 Summer Semester President's List.
The second year of Parent University in Effingham County will begin with recognition of some of the people who made the first year a success.
Not all elementary school students are able to see symphony performances.
South Effingham Elementary School hosted its first "Plugged in to Technology" celebration last Tuesday, to show parents the technology tools the school is using in educating students.
Effingham County High School graduate Christa Bullard of Rincon is attending the University of North Georgia this fall on a full Georgia Military Scholarship.
The South Effingham High School media center held its second annual "musician tribute week" during the first week of September.
Already having increased its enrollment to more than 600 students, the Effingham College and Career Academy has now gotten the attention of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Effingham County School System employees who can't leave their campus during the day may soon have another option for their personal banking.
AMERICUS - Two students from Effingham County made the summer 2013 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Georgia Southern University will showcase hands-on opportunities to help students discover science, technology, engineering and math and share stories of success during the STEM Festival planned for Sept. 12-14 at several locations on campus.
It seems nowadays that just about everyone is sitting with a personal computer or laptop, or is attached to a mobile wireless device of some kind - or both.
South Effingham High School sophomore Rylee Kirk represented Effingham County at the recent Georgia 4-H Congress.
The Effingham County School System is taking steps to provide more computer access for its students, according to information technology and media services coordinator Jeff Lariscy.
Three years of commitment and hard work on a project has paid off with national recognition for a South Effingham High School student.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance, children and adults enjoyed the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is home to some of the nation's best online education programs, according to the 2014 Best Online Programs list from U.S. News & World Report.
Montrez Johnson is Sand Hill Elementary School's top speller for the 2013-14 school year.
HARROGATE, Tenn. - Lincoln Memorial University conferred the degrees of 652 graduates on Dec. 14 at its annual winter commencement exercises.
Cold and rainy weather did not deter cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC from participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. This was the fifth consecutive year cadets helped honor deceased veterans by being a part of the 45-minute ceremony, held indoors due do the weather, and then helping place wreaths on more than 500 veterans' graves.
Two students from Effingham County were among 565 students recognized for scholastic achievement for the 2013 fall semester at Georgia Southwestern State University.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kristian Page from Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College on Dec. 14.