The Effingham County High School class of 2013, called by valedictorian Hannah Boyd "the greatest class" in the school's history, had 407 members receive diplomas Saturday night before more than 10,000 people at Rebel Field.
South Effingham held its commencement exercises Friday night, with a class of 316 receiving diplomas at The Corral.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2012-13 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.
AMERICUS-Kristin Pair, a resident of Rincon, was among 90 students who made the spring 2013 dean's list for scholastic achievement at Georgia Southwestern State University.
If you were a fifth- or sixth-grader in 2012-13, you are invited to enjoy Effingham County 4-H for its summer programs.
When Effingham County High School valedictorian Hannah Boyd graduates Saturday night, her thoughts will be on her loved one who isn't at Rebel Field.
Jaret King and Jared Curtis have been good friends in high school, often sitting next to each other in their classes.
Blandford Elementary School recently received a $1,500 grant from the Kroger Earning Plus Learning program.
Parker Gordy, a freshman at South Effingham High School, served as a page to Sen. Buddy Carter during this year's General Assembly session.
The Effingham County Board of Education will not raise its millage rate for the 2014 fiscal year and will use funds from the state's midterm adjustment to adopt a balanced budget.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has launched a new Georgia historical markers smartphone application that will allow historians and visitors to easily locate and explore Georgia's more than 2,500 historical markers. Georgia Southern partnered with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs in the development of the application.
Springfield Elementary second-grader Rebecca Neidlinger won this year's Quick-Think-A-Thon tournament on May 2 at Ebenezer Middle School.
Effingham students make dean's list at GCSU
Sand Hill Elementary School students enjoyed a "big" show for their annual career day on May 10. Several large vehicles were on display to showcase careers in transportation.
Many students nowadays don't already have a job lined up on graduation day.
TIFTON - Leslie Lamb, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
The Effingham County School System saw its best-ever results on the ACT college admissions test this year, according to data provided by school officials.
Special guests from the community are visiting Effingham County schools this week and reading books to pre-kindergarten students for Georgia Pre-K Week.
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.