The more than 40 children in Ebenezer Elementary School's pre-kindergarten program sat on the floor Tuesday morning, waiting anxiously for state Rep. Jon Burns to read a book to them.
Third-grade students at Marlow Elementary enjoyed a visit from therapy dogs and their owners.
Georgia Southern University's commitment to providing top-notch education opportunities for military veterans, active duty personnel and their dependents is once again earning national attention. G.I. Jobs magazine, a premier military publication, has named Georgia Southern as a "Military Friendly School" for 2013.
The Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America kicked off its 2012-13 year with an ice cream social.
More than 100 South Effingham Middle School students joined others around the county and country in celebrating See You at the Pole on Sept. 26.
When Effingham County Board of Education members go to the polls in a few weeks, they won't be voting in favor of the charter school amendment.
Rosemary Cope says she "loved school" - that is, until she got to high school.
SAVANNAH - For the second consecutive year, Savannah Technical College has been designated as a military-friendly school, meaning it is among the top 15 percent of colleges and universities in the country embracing military service members, veterans and spouses as students.
The Effingham County Middle School competition cheerleaders took first place in the small middle school division and were named grand champions of the overall middle school division at the Georgia College and Jones County Greyhound Invitational.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's Adult Education program will host an open house Wednesday from 6- 8 p.m in the Student Enrichment Center Building's Learning Enrichment Center at the Savannah campus at 5717 White Bluff Rd.
Effingham County 4-H'ers attended the sixth biennial Georgia Youth Summit, held Sept. 8-9 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. Participating in the event were Natalyn Harris, Natalie Starling, Sophie Usher, Alex Parrish, Mikayla Neal and group leader Christine Kirkland.
Air Force Airman James X. Green graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
GALVESTON, TEXAS - Adam Morris, son of Tommy and Deborah Morris, sailed the Gulf of Mexico this summer on the General Rudder, a floating classroom for Texas A&M University at Galveston's Texas Maritime Academy (TMA).
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has once again been named one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report.
Tickets for former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's appearance at Georgia Southern University will be distributed Tuesday, Sept. 11, the university announced.
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.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list