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.
Randy Shearouse, superintendent of Effingham County Schools, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about what to expect with the new school year.
ATLANTA - The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia approved the system's request for a tuition increase of $10 per credit hour starting next year.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center of Savannah presents a four-part hands-on series of classes covering QuickBooks on Thursdays from 6-9 p.m., beginning Sept. 20.
The South Effingham Middle School Y Club hosted a school-wide first aid drive to help replenish supplies in the SEMS clinic.
Effingham County schools exceeded state scores in a number of areas of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test this past year, including some rankings in the top 10 percent of the state, assistant superintendent Greg Arnsdorff told the Effingham County Board of Education on Wednesday.
SAVANNAH - September is the National Literacy Month. As part of the month-long literacy campaign, Georgia's adult education centers, including Savannah Technical College's Adult Education Department, will be offering opportunities for adult learners to take a GED practice test at no charge.
Five officers from the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School recently attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) at Swainsboro High School.
Parents of all Effingham County schoolchildren are invited to attend the county's first Parent University, on Sept. 15 at Effingham County Middle School.
Wilson graduates from CSU
Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list students earned a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.
WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014.
The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.
Beth Helmly sat quietly as the Effingham County Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but she assures she will have plenty to say during her tenure on the board.
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.