Effingham County school lunch prices will increase five cents next year in compliance with a federally mandated provision for school systems nationwide.
State Leader of Georgia 4-H Arch Smith shared his wisdom with local 4-H'ers during the annual 4-H Award banquet. 4-H'ers were recognized for their efforts in a number of programs including leadership, Project Achievement, Consumer Judging, Project S.A.F.E (Shooting Sports Education Program)
Effingham County High School senior Emily Woods, the daughter of Jim and Lisa Woods of Springfield, has been honored by Georgia Public Broadcasting as a 2010-11 Academic All-Star Athlete. Woods was nominated by ECHS Principal Yancy Ford, who presented her with a plaque at class night. The school also received a plaque, which will be placed in the ECHS trophy case.
Aaron Gonzalez was awarded a Air National Guard scholarship to Georgia Military College for more than $42,000.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-George Gray of Rincon was awarded a master of fine arts in acting from the School of Communication and the Arts at Regent University on May 7. Gray was one of approximately 1,153 graduates at Regent, one of the nation's leading Christian universities.
As the Effingham County High School class of 2011 finally sees the light at the end of this school year, its top three students reflected on the highs and lows of the year but are ready for the next chapter.
Today, South Effingham High School's class of 2011 will visit The Corral for the last time to walk across the stage toward their futures. And for this year's valedictorian, Rajal Patel, moving on is "bittersweet."
The Effingham County Board of Education approved the 2011-12 academic calendar for pre-K, which begins with pre-planning Aug. 22, more than three weeks after the K-12 calendar.
The student-voted Effingham County High School Teacher of the Month for April is Virginia Higgs. Higgs is a World History teacher.
The Effingham Exchange Club recently sponsored the annual Quick-Think-a-Thon with students from all the county's second grade classes represented.
Kelly W. Rahn, a sixth grade science teacher at Effingham County Middle School, has been selected by Georgia-Pacific to attend the Keystone Center 2011 Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom, to be held this summer in Keystone, Colo. Rahn will join teachers from seven other communities where Georgia-Pacific has facilities.
The Effingham County Rebels saw their magical 2011 baseball season come to an end Monday night just outside Fayetteville, losing to the Whitewater Wildcats in two games that could not have been more different.
Although they will be cutting it close, the Effingham County School Board approved a balanced tentative budget for fiscal year 2012 that miraculously restores a full calendar year for K-12 students and teachers.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected to receive the 2010-11 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award, with Merit.
Springfield Elementary's Cooper Hesling is no stranger to chess. He takes the game seriously and has been an avid chess player for many years. He participated in the county's chess tournament last year and was ready to take on the winners from each school this year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance, children and adults enjoyed the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is home to some of the nation's best online education programs, according to the 2014 Best Online Programs list from U.S. News & World Report.
Montrez Johnson is Sand Hill Elementary School's top speller for the 2013-14 school year.
HARROGATE, Tenn. - Lincoln Memorial University conferred the degrees of 652 graduates on Dec. 14 at its annual winter commencement exercises.
Cold and rainy weather did not deter cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC from participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. This was the fifth consecutive year cadets helped honor deceased veterans by being a part of the 45-minute ceremony, held indoors due do the weather, and then helping place wreaths on more than 500 veterans' graves.
Two students from Effingham County were among 565 students recognized for scholastic achievement for the 2013 fall semester at Georgia Southwestern State University.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kristian Page from Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College on Dec. 14.