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School system employees may get another raise

Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget. » Read More
Five Effingham students chosen for all-state band

Five Effingham students chosen for all-state band

Five students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association middle school all-state band in Athens on Feb. 26-28. » Read More
Cloverleaf 4-H'ers take part in Project Achievement

Cloverleaf 4-H'ers take part in Project Achievement

Nearly 50 Effingham 4-H'ers recently competed in County Project Achievement, held at Effingham County Middle School. » Read More

Local students make president’s list at GSU

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 fall semester president's list. » Read More

Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,725 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 fall semester dean's list. » Read More

ASU honor society inducts three Effingham students

Three students from Effingham County recently were initiated into Armstrong State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society. » Read More

Local students named to dean's lists

Truluck named to dean's list at Emory » Read More
Rotary Club inducts Interact chapter at Ebenezer Middle

Rotary Club inducts Interact chapter at Ebenezer Middle

The Rotary Club of Effingham County recently inducted and chartered a new student Interact club at Ebenezer Middle School. » Read More

Effingham students earn college accolades

Effingham students earn honors at Mercer » Read More
Taking their turn as Capitol pages

Taking their turn as Capitol pages

The city of Rincon was represented at the state Capitol by Bailee Grace Hildebrandt and Julia Marie Carter as they paged for Rep. Bill Hitchens on Feb. 9. » Read More
Nesmith leaving ECCA, returning to central office

Nesmith leaving ECCA, returning to central office

One Effingham County school will have a new principal next year while another will have a change in athletic director. » Read More

Savannah Tech plans major upgrade for Effingham campus

Significant additions are planned for the Savannah Technical College's Effingham County campus as part of STC's massive capital campaign. » Read More
New state schools chief sees too much testing

New state schools chief sees too much testing

During his campaign to become state school superintendent, Richard Woods was a vocal critic that Georgia students spend too much time taking standardized tests. » Read More

SEES pre-K classes to move

Pre-kindergarten classes currently being held at South Effingham Elementary School will move to Sand Hill Elementary for the 2015-16 school year. » Read More
Kight wins Rotary speech contest

Kight wins Rotary speech contest

South Effingham High School junior Rebecca Kight won the annual Rotary Club speech contest, held March 3 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. » Read More
A 'Cat' in a Treehouse

A 'Cat' in a Treehouse

The Learning Treehouse preschool and daycare in Rincon celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a week of themed activities. » Read More
Students put on a show at SEHS

Students put on a show at SEHS

Sixteen acts, including vocalists, musicians and dancers, performed Saturday night in South Effingham High School's annual talent show. » Read More
4-H’ers have strong showing at District Project Achievement

4-H’ers have strong showing at District Project Achievement

Effingham County 4-H was represented by 17 members at the Southeast District Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, including five who qualified for the state competi... » Read More
SEHS’ Yarbrough performs in all-state jazz band

SEHS’ Yarbrough performs in all-state jazz band

South Effingham High School student Taylor Yarbrough was part of an elite performance during the Georgia Music Educators Association's recent conference at the Savannah International Trade and Conv... » Read More
Ebenezer Elementary hits the pavement to fight diabetes

Ebenezer Elementary hits the pavement to fight diabetes

Ebenezer Elementary School raised money and awareness for the fight against diabetes with a fun run/walk. » Read More
SEHS student fashion show displays its impressions

SEHS student fashion show displays its impressions

Christian Mincey won the award as the top overall designer at the 2015 South Effingham High School student fashion show Saturday night. » Read More
The brightest STARs

The brightest STARs

Effingham County's SAT scores have risen to just one point below the state average, though two students in particular set their aspirations a bit higher. » Read More

School system looking at design for new RES

The Effingham County Board of Education plans to decide by the end of March on the design for the new Rincon Elementary School. » Read More
Effingham Civil Air Patrol cadets take to the skies

Effingham Civil Air Patrol cadets take to the skies

SYLVANIA - Cadets with Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol took to the skies recently, participating in orientation flights (O-flights) at Plantation Airpark. » Read More
There she is ... Miss GSU

There she is ... Miss GSU

South Effingham High School alumna Megan Johnson was crowned Miss Georgia Southern University on Saturday night. » Read More

Effingham students earn college accolades

Hall named to dean's list at Clemson University » Read More
4-H bee club receives donation

4-H bee club receives donation

The Coastal Empire Bee Association made a $500 contribution to Effingham County 4-H's bee club. » Read More
Region champ SEMS cheer team honored at banquet

Region champ SEMS cheer team honored at banquet

The 2014 South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team hosted its end-of-season banquet and each girl was given a certificate and a plaque for having an undefeated season and winning the reg... » Read More
Students interact at the Capitol

Students interact at the Capitol

The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27. » Read More

High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools: » Read More

Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools: » Read More
School system gets thumbs-up

School system gets thumbs-up

The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years. » Read More

Woodmen of the World offering two $500 scholarships

The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students. » Read More
ECHS FBLA raises money for March of Dimes

ECHS FBLA raises money for March of Dimes

Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes. » Read More

Locals earn Ga. Tech honors

ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. » Read More

Local students earn honors at University of Georgia

ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester. » Read More

Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools: » Read More
County’s top spellers

County’s top spellers

Christian Hodges is this year's top speller in Effingham County. » Read More
4-H’ers stage own version of ‘Chopped’

4-H’ers stage own version of ‘Chopped’

The Effingham County Extension office recently sponsored 4-H's inaugural Milk Make Contest. » Read More
Students serve as Capitol pages

Students serve as Capitol pages

The cities of Rincon and Springfield, as well as Effingham County High School, were well represented at the state Capitol by ECHS students serving as pages. » Read More
Scientists: the next generation

Scientists: the next generation

South Effingham Middle School's eighth-grade advanced-content physical science classes recently traveled to South Effingham Elementary School for three collaborative lab activities. » Read More
Sand Hill students' pet project expands to help Manna House

Sand Hill students' pet project expands to help Manna House

A group of students from Sand Hill Elementary School aren't letting their own challenges stop them from helping people in the community. » Read More
Marlow Elementary kicks off Fuel Up to Play 60

Marlow Elementary kicks off Fuel Up to Play 60

To promote a fitness program sponsored by the National Football League, Marlow Elementary School enlisted one of Effingham County's own NFL alumni. » Read More

School system gearing up for accreditation visit

The Effingham County School System is preparing to host an important visit. » Read More

Effingham students receive degrees, honors

Local students earn Valdosta State honors » Read More
4-H launches into National Youth Science Day

4-H launches into National Youth Science Day

It's not rocket science, or maybe it is … » Read More


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