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AASU’s Commitment Fund set to help enrolled students

In response to the challenging economic times and increasingly stretched dollars available to college students, Armstrong Atlantic State University has established a new financial assistance fund for enrolled students, the Armstrong Commitment Fund. After tuition and supplies, many students find that their state and federal loans and grants do not cover the full cost and living expenses that are required to stay in college and focus on studies. The Armstrong Commitment Fund seeks to fill this gap between the financial aid students receive and what they can afford.

July 26, 2012 | Staff report | Education


AASU to start new graduate certificate

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University announces the addition of a new graduate certificate in professional communication and leadership to help professionals and recent graduates gain a competitive edge and fast track their careers.

July 26, 2012 | Staff report | Education


STC cosmetology to hold open house

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's Cosmetology Department will host an open house July 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at its Effingham Campus, 2890 Highway 21 South.

July 26, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Kids in Clyo rally back to school

The third annual Scott and Son's Trucking LLC "Back to School Rally" was held Saturday at the Clyo Recreation Department on Fair Street.

July 23, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


New teachers eager to start school year

After 20 years in the military, including a dozen as a helicopter pilot, Brandon Phillips has landed in the classroom as a teacher.

July 23, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School board approves full contract with Optim

As local athletes gear up for another season, the Effingham County Board of Education has finalized which company will provide sports medicine and athletic trainers for them.

July 19, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

July 16, 2012 | Staff report | Education


FFA students lead the way at Student Leadership Camp

Thirty-nine FFA members from South Effingham High School, South Effingham Middle School, Ebenezer Middle School and Effingham County Middle School were part of more than 2,400 students who attended FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp 2012 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington.

July 16, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford Elementary School

July 12, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

The Effingham Community Orchestra awarded its second annual academic scholarships on July 8. The 2012 recipients are Charles Patterson, Jonathan Rud and Scott Snell.

July 12, 2012 | Staff report | Education


The sweet taste of cupcake victory

4-H is full of many types of competitive events, ranging from horse riding, photography, shooting sports, livestock, performing arts, essays, project achievement presentations, and the list goes on and on. However, most recently, Effingham 4-H'ers competed in a cupcake competition at the Effingham County Extension Office in Springfield.

July 12, 2012 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers hit the target with shooting sports

Project SAFE (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is an active program, attractive to youth and adult audiences. The program is curriculum-based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational activities.

July 09, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Aubrey Roberts wins district Think-a-Thon

Aubrey Roberts, who won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's Quick-Think-a-Thon in April, competed at the annual Georgia District Exchange Club Quick-Think-a-Thon in Macon and took first place.

July 09, 2012 | Staff report | Education


Hospital authority turns down BoE contract

Following the Effingham County Board of Education's vote to split sports medicine services among two local providers, Effingham Health System has decided it won't compromise.

July 05, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


McCoy earns master teacher certification

Effingham County Middle School's Johnathon McCoy recently earned Master Teacher certification from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, bringing Effingham County's number of Master Teachers to 14.

July 05, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Georgia Southern University announces spring president’s list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,162 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 spring semester president's list.

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students graduate

Wilson graduates from CSU

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:

June 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


AASU honors locals for dean’s list

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.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two local students make Reinhardt dean’s list

WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board OKs $88.6M budget

The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

June 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly takes oath for BoE seat

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.

June 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Danica Pearson takes Quick-Think-A-Thon district grand prize

Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS JROTC earns top honor

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.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees from Mercer University

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.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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