Tired of cold Ohio winters, Karen Powell was determined to begin her teaching career in Georgia.
During the July meeting of the Effingham chapter of the Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation, checks were presented to support the rifle teams in the JROTC programs of both South Effingham and Effingham County high schools.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections in August for their 2013-14 school councils.
ATLANTA - Four students from Effingham County made the dean's list for spring semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Morgan McDaniel, a graduate of Effingham County High School, was awarded the Pres Henne Youth Apprenticeship Scholar for Engineers by Gulfstream Aerospace.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) has launched a new program for students in Georgia's 12th Congressional District, "Barrow's Bookworms." The inaugural program is for students in elementary school for the 2013-14 academic year.
Effingham Women in Business welcomed Tierney Hagan from Effingham County High School to its July meeting. Hagan received a $500 scholarship from EWIB.
Scott and Sons Trucking, with help from many other sponsors and groups, held its annual back-to-school rally Saturday at the Clyo Community Center.
Every year the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 245th commencement exercises.
Erin Woodcock and Jackie Brown, social workers for Effingham County Schools, spoke at the July meeting of Effingham Women in Business.
Every year, the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 172 students who graduated from Reinhardt University in the spring semester of 2013.
The Effingham County Extension office was full of creativity recently, as 4-H agents met with an assembly of teenagers from Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Effingham and Screven counties.
Like their students, teachers in Coastal Georgia look forward to their summer vacation.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at their first competition this season, held at Jeff Davis Middle School.
Armstrong State University will host the second annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend Oct. 9-11. The community is invited to join in this celebration of everything Armstrong.
Georgia Southern University alum and country singer Luke Bryan will visit the Statesboro area during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field Wednesday in Claxton.
Effingham County's 2014-15 teacher of the year took a non-traditional route into the education field.
Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.
Ebenezer Middle School students are spending less time inside their classrooms these days, but that's not a bad thing.
Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.