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Little Rebels raise a cheer

Little Rebels raise a cheer

The Effingham County High School Little Rebel cheer camp filled the ECHS gym with 70 kids taking part. The young cheerleaders, under the guidance throughout ... » Read More
King earns Georgia Power scholarship

King earns Georgia Power scholarship

Georgia Power announced that Jaret King has received a $2,500 Georgia Power scholarship through the company's scholarship program. » Read More

School council elections to be held next month

The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer ... » Read More

IDA signs on to help with sign for ECCA

A long-standing working relationship between the Effingham Industrial Development Authority and the Effingham College and Career Academy is now more than a handshake agreement. » Read More
Big cheers at Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Big cheers at Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Seventy-four young and aspiring cheerleaders attended the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, getting instrution from the South Effingham High School cheerleaders throughout the week. » Read More
Effingham students earn GFB scholarships for agriculture

Effingham students earn GFB scholarships for agriculture

Morgan Rushing and Sophie Usher are among 10 students statewide to receive a 2015 Georgia Farm Bureau Scholarship for Agriculture. » Read More

Rincon’s Tang graduates from GSU law college

ATLANTA-Annie Tang of Rincon graduated from Georgia State University College of Law at the college's 31st commencement ceremony on May 15. » Read More

Local students earn honors at North Georgia

DAHLONEGA-Dr. Bonita C. Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, recognized more than 1,000 students for their academic performance during spring semester ... » Read More
It's back to school time!

It's back to school time!

The annual Clyo back-to-school rally was held Saturday at Clyo Community Center. The event is sponsored by Scott and Sons Trucking and a number of ... » Read More
School board to start lining up E-SPLOST list items

School board to start lining up E-SPLOST list items

Effingham County school board members will start putting together a list for the next round of the education special purpose local option sales tax. » Read More
BoE looks to close door on cabinet shop

BoE looks to close door on cabinet shop

The Effingham County Board of Education may be moving out of its old cabinet shop. » Read More

Two Effingham students make North Georgia dean's list

DAHLONEGA-More than 1,700 students made the spring 2015 dean's lists at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 3.5 grade ... » Read More

Effingham students earn GSU degrees

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently held its annual spring commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students at Hanner Fieldhouse and Allen E. Paulson Stadium. » Read More

Local students make Georgia Southern spring dean’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently named 2,611 students for excellence in academics to the spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the ... » Read More
Bartels takes interim lead at GSU

Bartels takes interim lead at GSU

STATESBORO-Dr. Jean Bartels expects to lead Georgia Southern University into the 2015-16 academic year as interim president while a search for a new permanent ... » Read More
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards students bond at SGSC

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards students bond at SGSC

South Georgia State College was hosted some of the best and brightest high school juniors and seniors during the annual District 6920 Rotary Youth Leadership ... » Read More
Heller earns HES scholarship

Heller earns HES scholarship

Ben Heller was presented the Henry C. Wilkins Scholarship by the Historic Effingham Society. He is the son of Hank and Sabrina Heller. He graduated ... » Read More

‘Super’ summer reading program at the libraries

The Rincon and Springfield libraries kicked off their Summer Reading Programs for children and teens up to 18 years old in June, and it's ... » Read More
School board makes an alteration to dress code

School board makes an alteration to dress code

When students return to Effingham County schools in less than a month, they will have a set of new rules by which to comply. » Read More
Alexander receives G-P Foundation scholarship

Alexander receives G-P Foundation scholarship

Caroline Alexander, a 2015 graduate of Effingham County High School, has been selected as a recipient of a Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarship. She is ... » Read More
Benson earns HeritageBank of the South scholarship

Benson earns HeritageBank of the South scholarship

HeritageBank of the South announces Christopher Michael Benson as winner of the HBOS College Scholarship. » Read More

Parents reminded to get their school-age kids up-to-date on their immunizations

It won't be long before a new school year begins and Effingham County Health Department officials want to remind parents and caregivers to make ... » Read More

Local students named to GSU president’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,194 students for excellence in academics on the 2015 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for ... » Read More

Waller earns dean’s list honor at Ga. State

ATLANTA-Charles Waller of Rincon was named to the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester at Georgia State University. » Read More

Clemson names Hall to president’s list

CLEMSON, S.C.- Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield has been named to the president's list at Clemson University for the spring 2015 semester. » Read More

Hillman makes Pratt Institute president’s list

BROOKLYN, NY-Christina Hillman, a Springfield resident and a student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among the 900 students who made the president's ... » Read More

Local students graduate from Valdosta State

VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of the nearly 1,200 students who completed the requirements of their respective academic programs ... » Read More

Kicklighter earns bachelor of arts from Mercer University

MACON-Kelsey Kicklighter of Rincon earned a bachelor of arts cum laude from Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts during the University's spring ... » Read More

Rincon’s Stone earns bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech

ATLANTA-Brandon Stone of Rincon has earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. » Read More

Local students named to dean’s list at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA-The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Spring 2015. » Read More
Matthews graduates from Indiana

Matthews graduates from Indiana

Nicholas Lynch Matthews has graduated from the University of Indiana with a doctorate of philosophy in mass communications and a minor in psychology. » Read More

Miles named to Presbyterian provost’s list

Rachel Elizabeth Miles of Rincon earned provost's list honors for the 2015 spring semester at Presbyterian College. The provost's list seeks to honor ... » Read More

Cowart earns faculty honors at Georgia Tech

John Cowart of Rincon earned the distinction of faculty honors for spring 2015 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate ... » Read More

High school honor rolls

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Middle school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle School » Read More

Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford Elementary » Read More
Summer crafts and bingo

Summer crafts and bingo

Mary Surber, a member of Girl Scout Troop 30197, and Marian Hodge have worked together to plan Bingo Tuesdays and Craft Thursdays during the summer ... » Read More

SEHS’ Lyons chosen for CDC ambassador program

Jessica Lyons, a physical and environmental sciences teacher at South Effingham High School, has been accepted into the Center for Disease Control's Science Ambassador ... » Read More
Orchestra awards scholarships

Orchestra awards scholarships

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

Dyches receives Bennett scholarship at UGA

Wyatt Dyches, a University of Georgia student from Rincon studying biological sciences, has been selected to receive the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences W ... » Read More

Local students earn honors at Mercer University

Kirston Cox of Guyton a junior, was named to the president's list of Mercer University's Townsend School of Music for the spring 2015 ... » Read More

Three Effingham students graduate from GCSU

Dr. Steve Dorman, president of Georgia College, has awarded degrees to the graduating class of 2015. Local graduates are: » Read More

Schurman named to dean’s list at GCSU

Hannah Schurman of Guyton completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for 2015 spring semester at Georgia College and State University ... » Read More
Camp Buddy cooks up fun

Camp Buddy cooks up fun

For a waiting and hungry group of young campers, Chief Nick Mueller does not mind toiling over a hot pizza oven. » Read More

School board picks construction management firm

The Effingham County school board has picked its construction manager for the proposed future Rincon Elementary School. » Read More
No summer break ahead for Effingham’s GHP crew

No summer break ahead for Effingham’s GHP crew

Five Effingham County high school students will check into Valdosta State University this Sunday, along with a few hundred others of the state's most ... » Read More

School system continues work on tentative FY16 budget

Effingham County Board of Education members and administrators are continuing to pore over a projected $91.3 million budget that could include raises - and may ... » Read More
Effingham teachers chosen for G-P scholarships

Effingham teachers chosen for G-P scholarships

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were selected recently to spend part of their summer engaging in hands-on field work and dynamic techniques to integrate ... » Read More

Evans named to dean’s list at Reinhardt

WALESKA-Madison Evans, a sophomore from Rincon, was among the 378 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for spring semester 2015. » Read More
Another distinguished unit award for the ECHS JROTC

Another distinguished unit award for the ECHS JROTC

The headquarters of the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC announced recently that Effingham County High School Unit GA-938, has been awarded the Air Force ... » Read More


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