Jackson Lieber, a third grade student at Rincon Elementary School, won a backpack with school supplies from the Effingham Chamber of Commerce. Parents were able to register their children at open house, and a book bag was given to a student at each school on Monday.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close for business and furlough employees this fall in keeping with Gov. Sonny Perdue's directive that state agencies implement budget saving measures. The college will be closed on Sept. 4, Nov. 25 and Dec. 23.
STATESBORO - A Georgia Southern University student from Effingham County has been named to the president's list for the summer 2009 term.
Augusta State University has named Kate C. Long of Rincon to the summer 2009 dean's list.
South Effingham High School FBLA President Emilia Truluck placed eighth in Word Processing I at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. which was held June 23-28. Emilia competed against competitors from all states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Department of Defense European Schools.
SAVANNAH – Savannah State University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program has been reaccredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) through 2015-16.
SAVANNAH - An art exhibit entitled A Study in Transfers by local artist/photographer David Smalls will be on display in the new Social Sciences Building Gallery at Savannah State University from Aug. 7 through Sept. 18.
The Effingham County Board of Education talked about the first day of school and its newest school at its meeting Wednesday.
RINCON – Kindermusik International is hosting a world-wide day of free musical learning to children around the globe.
The Effingham County High School class of 1989 will be holding its 20th class reunion with a series of events.
SAVANNAH - Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral of Southeast Georgia, operated by the Economic Development Division of Savannah Technical College, has received grant funding of $1.11 million to expand its services to 34 counties in the area.
Bloomingdale resident Randall D. Brewster has earned a Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College.
SAVANNAH - It's early in the summer quarter, but enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College continue their upward pattern.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved Aug. 4, Oct. 22 and Dec. 18 to be removed from the employee calendar and budget cuts at a special called meeting Thursday.
Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse has decided not to accept a stipend the board of education approved for him.
The Effingham County Extension office recently sponsored 4-H's inaugural Milk Make Contest.
The cities of Rincon and Springfield, as well as Effingham County High School, were well represented at the state Capitol by ECHS students serving as pages.
South Effingham Middle School's eighth-grade advanced-content physical science classes recently traveled to South Effingham Elementary School for three collaborative lab activities.
A group of students from Sand Hill Elementary School aren't letting their own challenges stop them from helping people in the community.
To promote a fitness program sponsored by the National Football League, Marlow Elementary School enlisted one of Effingham County's own NFL alumni.
The Effingham County School System is preparing to host an important visit.
Local students earn Valdosta State honors
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