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Buses ready to roll — with route numbers

Buses ready to roll — with route numbers

With the Effingham County School System's fleet of buses ready to roll for the Aug. 4 start of the school year, parents are being ... » Read More
SEHS cheer team holds Mini Mustangs camp

SEHS cheer team holds Mini Mustangs camp

The South Effingham High School cheerleading teams held their annual Mini Mustangs cheer camp. » Read More
Little Rebels cheer camp

Little Rebels cheer camp

The Effingham County High School cheerleading teams held their annual Little Rebels cheer camp, with Thursday as pajamas day. » Read More
Alford keeps ailing chairman in mind at board meeting

Alford keeps ailing chairman in mind at board meeting

As he chaired the Effingham County Board of Education's meeting Thursday night, vice-chairman and District 2 member Troy Alford's thoughts were with the ... » Read More

State, shoppers gear up for sales tax free weekend

This weekend, July 30 and 31, certain items will be exempt from sales taxes. » Read More

Miller named to Champlain College spring dean’s list

BURLINGTON, VT-Zackary Miller of Springfield has been named to the Champlain College dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. » Read More

Council approves plans for new Rincon Elementary

Rincon City Council members paved the way for work on the planned Rincon Elementary School to start. » Read More
Local students elected for G-P Foundation Employees’ Children scholarships

Local students elected for G-P Foundation Employees’ Children scholarships

Four local students recently were selected as recipients of Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarships. Katherine Cope, a graduate of South Effingham High School, Hayley Fritch ... » Read More

Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Ga. State

ATLANTA-Four Effingham County students have been named to the dean's list at Georgia State University for spring 2016. » Read More

Robinson named to Brewton-Parker dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON-John Thomas Robinson of Guyton qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the spring 2016 semester, announced ... » Read More

Schools get high marks in CCRPI

Effingham County schools got a four-star rating from the state Department of Education on how well they spend money, and 11 schools got four stars ... » Read More
Local teachers take part in Georgia-Pacific programs

Local teachers take part in Georgia-Pacific programs

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were recently selected to spend part of their summer engaging in programs designed to help them bring academic subjects ... » Read More
Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships

Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships

Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of ... » Read More
It was a ‘paw-ty’ for Reading Recovery end-of-year celebration

It was a ‘paw-ty’ for Reading Recovery end-of-year celebration

This year, the Reading Recovery teachers from Effingham County wanted to celebrate the success of the program and the students who are a part of ... » Read More

Hebert takes the helm at GSU

Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., assumed his position as Georgia Southern University's 13th president Friday. » Read More

Boyd makes CSU spring dean’s list

CHARLESTON, S.C.-Charleston Southern University has named Brittany Boyd of Bloomingdale to the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. Boyd is a ... » Read More

Health Department to hold two back-to-school immunization clinics

The Effingham County Health Department will host back-to-school immunization clinics July 21 and Aug. 2, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., at the health ... » Read More

Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized nearly 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester dean's list. » Read More
Effingham 4-H adds Cloverbud Clubhouse

Effingham 4-H adds Cloverbud Clubhouse

Meet the newest addition to the Effingham County 4-H program, the Cloverbud Clubhouse. The Cloverbud Clubhouse meets at the Effingham County Extension office on a ... » Read More

Georgia Southern announces president’s list for spring 2016

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,340 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for ... » Read More

Cowart earns faculty honors

ATLANTA-John Cowart of Rincon, earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for spring 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to ... » Read More

Georgia Tech announces spring dean’s list

ATLANTA-The following students have earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for spring 2016. This designation is awarded ... » Read More

Local students make dean’s list at VSU

VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University announced its spring 2016 dean's list. Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on ... » Read More

Walker graduates from Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON-Robert Adam Walker of Springfield graduated from Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon following the May 2016 term, announced Dr. Robert Brian, provost. » Read More

Youmans named to Dean dean’s list

FRANKLIN, Mass.-Dean College announce that Eliza Youmans from Guyton has earned a place on the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. » Read More

Hall completes degree at Coker College

HARTSVILLE, S.C.-Taylor Hall of Springfield, graduated from Coker College May 14 with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry. » Read More

Proctor makes Auburn dean’s list

Jason Proctor of Rincon was named to the dean's list at Auburn University. » Read More
Teen Leader training at 4-H

Teen Leader training at 4-H

4-H Teen Leaders serve as mentors and are positive role models for younger 4-H members. By participating in the Georgia 4-H Certified Teen Leader Training ... » Read More
Effingham student among STC contingent heading to France

Effingham student among STC contingent heading to France

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College's Culinary Institute of Savannah has selected five culinary/baking and pastry arts students to study at the Academy of Toulouse ... » Read More

Local students earn Ga. Tech degrees

The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 251st Commencement exercises on May 6 ... » Read More

School board OKs $97M budget

The Effingham County Board of Education approved its budget for the next fiscal year, after a couple of tweaks, at its meeting Thursday night. » Read More

Middle and high school honor rolls

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Elementary school honor rolls

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Effingham Orchestra hands out scholarships

Effingham Orchestra hands out scholarships

Effingham Community Orchestra has awarded its sixth annual academic scholarships. » Read More

Strickland awarded Georgia Power scholarship

VALDOSTA-Cassidy Strickland of Rincon has been awarded a Georgia Power Recruitment and Retention Fund Scholarship at Valdosta State University for the 2016-17 academic year. » Read More

Beasley graduates from Mary Baldwin College

STAUNTON, VA-Amanda Kay Beasley of Rincon earned a bachelor of arts magna cum laude at Mary Baldwin College's commencement ceremony on May 22. » Read More

Mullenix earns master’s from Marist College

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.-Melissa Mullenix of Guyton received a master's degree in business administration from Marist College the weekend of May 20. » Read More

Pilozzi named to dean’s list at Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, S.C.-Bryana Pilozzi, a senior majoring in psychology, from Rincon, was among approximately 1,940 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the ... » Read More
Effingham 4-H turns up the STEAM for children

Effingham 4-H turns up the STEAM for children

Effingham County 4-H program is heating things up with their STEAM program. » Read More
A sweet time for Effingham 4-H with Bee Club

A sweet time for Effingham 4-H with Bee Club

Effingham County 4-H Bee Club presents an opportunity for its members to experience first-hand what it's like to be a beekeeper. » Read More
ECMS FFA gives out thanks

ECMS FFA gives out thanks

The Effingham County Middle School FFA thanked community partner Lowe's for its continued support of the Effingham County Middle School FFA chapter. » Read More

Jenkins earns dean’s list honors at Piedmont College

Brent Jenkins of Rincon was named to the dean's list at Piedmont College after completing the spring semester with a grade-point-average of 3.5 ... » Read More

Mozeko named to dean’s list at Harding University

SEARCY, Ark.-Reid Mozeko, a computer science major at Harding University from Guyton, is among more than 1,300 students included on the dean's ... » Read More
Having designs on GHP

Having designs on GHP

Two Effingham County students will attend the prestigious Governor's Honors Program this summer. » Read More

School system planning a busy summer

The Effingham County Board of Education discussed upcoming improvements to its schools and the next steps for the new Rincon Elementary School. » Read More
The future is now

The future is now

It was a big night at The Corral for the South Effingham High School class of 2016 and graduates entering the military went to the ... » Read More
The future is now

The future is now

It was smiles and hugs all around Rebel Field on Friday night as the Effingham County High School class of 2016 received its diplomas. » Read More
ECHS stages musical ‘Beauty and the Beast’

ECHS stages musical ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The Effingham County High School Drama Club brought the house down April 29 and 30, with its musical version of "Beauty and the Beast" by ... » Read More

Locals make dean’s list at Berry

ROME-The following area students were named to the spring 2016 dean's list at Berry College: » Read More

Eaton graduates from Berry College

Berry College announces that Eric Eaton of Rincon earned a BMUS in Music with Elective Studies in Business. » Read More


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