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Blandford takes up the cancer fight

Ella Bothwell, a student at Blandford Elementary School was diagnosed in April, Ella was diagnosed with DIPG, a type of brain tumor. Blandford, along with several others, held fund raisers before school was out and throughout the summer.

September 15, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Search committee formed to find next GSU president

Board of Regents Chairman Neil Pruitt has announced the formation of the two committees required by regents' policy to conduct a national search for the next president of Georgia Southern University.

September 15, 2015 | Staff report | Education


State public safety board brings home a message

With demonstrations from the Department of Corrections K9s and Georgia Public Safety Training Center instructors, the members of the state Board of Public Safety wanted to convey a few simple messages to Effingham County High School students.

September 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School board weighs E-SPLOST priorities

The Effingham County Board of Education has set the date for a vote on its next round of the educational special purpose local option sales tax.

September 08, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


GSU nursing scholarship fund receives $40K gift

A gift of more than $40,000 of corporate and individual donations from a local hospital will enable Georgia Southern University to fund future scholarships for nursing students in memory of five young women killed in an April car accident.

September 08, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Stephens completes cadet basic training at West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y.-Cadet Constantine Christian Stephens, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Pacheco of Rincon, completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.

September 08, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Schell earns degree from Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C.-Alicia Schell of Guyton graduated Aug. 7 from Clemson University.

September 08, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Carter receives ABAC scholarship

TIFTON-Chelsea Carter of Bloomingdale has been awarded a scholarship from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2015-16 academic year.

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers kick off the school year

The Effingham Extension office was loaded to capacity as 4-H'ers came to kick off the 4-H 2015-16 school year. The program offers opportunities for youth to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society.

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham High NJROTC to host its sixth annual 5K fundraiser

South Effingham High School will host the sixth annual NJROTC 5K to raise funds for th organization. The 5K race will be held Oct. 3 at the SEHS Corral, beginning at 9 a.m.

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


SEHS’ Jayroe wins silver at national FCCLA

Catherine Jayroe participated in the FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) National Competition in Washington, D.C., held July 4-9 .

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


ECHS to keep Rebels nickname

The Effingham County High School nickname will remain the Rebels, Superintendent Randy Shearouse announced Tuesday.

August 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Babin chosen as talent performer at National FFA Convention and Expo

INDIANAPOLIS-Tara Babin, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 28-31 during the 2015 National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Ky.

August 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


4-H recognizes Usher

Arch Smith, Georgia 4-H State Leader, presented Sophie Usher with her recognition as a Double Master 4-H member. Usher, a recent graduate of Effingham County High School, is the daughter of Tim and Holly Usher. As the recipient of the 4-H Achievement Scholarship, Usher was recognized at the opening banquet of State 4-H Congress for her accomplishments.

August 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking nominations for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership from a Christian perspective.

August 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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Hillman among GSU’s winners at Savannah ADDYs

STATESBORO-Six Georgia Southern students, including Ashley Hillman of Bloomingdale, took home awards at the local level of the 2016 American Advertising Awards (ADDY) in ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Exchange Club honors students

The Exchange Club of Effingham County honored its ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award nominees and its nominees for the Youth of the Year ...

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Three at SEHS named Georgia Scholars

South Effingham High School students Parker Gordy, Dallas McCorkendale and Matt Stier have been named Georgia Scholars.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia 4-H to enlist oysters to help fight Tybee erosion

This summer, Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of oysters to help ensure the future of the organization's coastal environmental education center.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


GSU's Enactus team takes regional competition

The Georgia Southern Enactus team competed and won at the Enactus Regional Competition in Atlanta on April 1. The student-led organization focuses on providing economic ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Walls delivers as keynote speaker at SSU Honors Day

Richard Walls, a native of Springfield and a junior at Savannah State University was chosen recently to represent the College of Liberal Arts and Social ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Tuned into the all-state band

Four middle school students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association Middle School All State Band in Athens on ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students join Phi Kappa Phi honor society

BATON ROUGE, LA-The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School system looking to boost budget at lower millage rate

The Effingham County School System is planning on a bigger budget for the coming fiscal year - but perhaps with a lower millage rate.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


State says OK to strategic waiver application

The state Department of Education has given its approval to the Effingham County School System's strategic waiver application.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Kight wins Exchange Club speech contest

Rebecca Kight, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's speech contest. The theme was citizenship, and Kight ...

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Finding their way

Effingham County High School students navigated their way through the Teen Maze on Wednesday, getting a glimpse at what good decisions' impacts - and the circumstances ...

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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