According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.
Twenty-eight elementary, middle and high school students from Effingham County brought home awards for their outstanding media projects presented at the State Student Media Festival on May 1.
CLINTON, Miss. - Lauren M. Rogers of Rincon received the scholarship for Outstanding Service Award at Mississippi College's honors day convocation.
Naicie Roper has graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
The 1949 graduating class of Effingham Academy – Springfield, held a 60-year class reunion on May 2 at Murray Kight's Savannah River home.
Guyton Elementary School held an art show to display student work on Tuesday.
The South Effingham High School art department held it's second annual art show Wednesday.
The following students were named to the fall dean's list at the University of Georgia.
The Effingham Ministers' Fellowship will sponsor the annual baccalaureate for graduates of Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School on Sunday at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
Pre-kindergarten students recently spent the day at Effingham County High School for transportation day.
ATLANTA-The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that South Effingham High School student Lauren A. Chapman of Rincon has been selected for membership.
The Effingham County FFA recognized members' accomplishments at its banquet Tuesday.
Systemwide writing scores for fifth grade students improved for the second year, Effingham Board of Education members learned at their meeting Wednesday.
Principals and supervisors shared stories about retiring school system employees Wednesday at the retirement reception hosted by the board of education.
The high school transition class at Effingham County High School hosted senior import specialist Scott Huntley to speak with the students. Huntley works with Customs and Border Protection at the Customs House on Bay Street in Savannah.
Sgt. Ramsey Mannon of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office visited Effingham County High School to speak with the high school transition classes.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. military academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than Oct. 1.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow was asked for his thoughts Friday on the military strategy the United States should take toward ISIS, how to reduce the national deficit, and whether same-sex marriage should be legal.
STATESBORO - Research leaders from Georgia Southern University and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences revealed the outlines this week for two-and-a-half years of basic research to support an environmental early warning system for the Ogeechee River.
Georgia Southern University made history last Wednesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia granted the university with the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering degree program in the state and Southeast U.S.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University celebrated a newly-renovated Sanford Hall with a ribbon cutting recently. The $8.65 million Communication Arts building, formerly an apartment-style dormitory, will be home to more than 900 students majoring in communication studies, multimedia film and production, multimedia journalism, public relations and theatre.