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School system enrollment tops 11,000

The Effingham County School System's enrollment has topped 11,000 students. » Read More
Silverwood looks for ways to let in school buses

Silverwood looks for ways to let in school buses

Silverwood Plantation residents offered what a spokesman called an "easy solution" to the Effingham County Board of Education's request for gated communities to make access easier for school buses. » Read More

Keel: Georgia Southern ready to write its next chapter

STATESBORO - Turning the page from the expansion of Paulson Stadium to seat more than 21,000 people, the Eagles' move into the Sun Belt Conference and a $13.5 million marketing deal with Coca-Cola,... » Read More
Two students earn Master 4-H status

Two students earn Master 4-H status

Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. » Read More

Sapp, Weredyk receive American FFA degrees

Two members of the South Effingham FFA chapter are receiving one of the highest honors from the National FFA Organization. » Read More
Effingham’s Project SEARCH honored

Effingham’s Project SEARCH honored

Effingham County's Project SEARCH program has been honored for its success in placing its graduates in jobs. » Read More
Schools, ECSO out to stop bus passing

Schools, ECSO out to stop bus passing

Jimmy Helmly and Brian Mundy have no shortage of stories of local drivers not following the rules for a stopped school bus. » Read More

Numbers on the rise for school system

The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year. » Read More
FFA members take part in leadership conference

FFA members take part in leadership conference

Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization. » Read More
ECHS’ Beard named FFA area officer

ECHS’ Beard named FFA area officer

COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Ar... » Read More
School days are here

School days are here

When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it. » Read More
4-H hits the beach and more at Burton Center

4-H hits the beach and more at Burton Center

Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island. » Read More

Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester. » Read More

Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 40... » Read More
YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

YMCA taking applications 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... » Read More

ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. ... » Read More

Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved ... » Read More
Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF Nationa... » Read More
King receives Georgia Power scholarship

King receives Georgia Power scholarship

Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship. » Read More
SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal. » Read More

ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday. » Read More

Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils. » Read More
Digging into archaelogical field school

Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological fiel... » Read More

Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship pro... » Read More

Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced. » Read More

Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students. » Read More
New teachers, staff welcomed to school system

New teachers, staff welcomed to school system

Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words. » Read More
Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School. » Read More

Effingham students earn ABAC scholarships

TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year. » Read More
4-H’ers are on target with their goals

4-H’ers are on target with their goals

A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resour... » Read More

Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement. » Read More
Raising a cheer

Raising a cheer

Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program. » Read More
Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming. » Read More

Three local students honored at UNG

DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester. » Read More
ECCA sends five students to national conference

ECCA sends five students to national conference

Effingham College and Career Academy's SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City from June 23-27. This year's conference marked the 50th annu... » Read More

Two Effingham students earn degrees from Emory

ATLANTA - Two students from Effingham County received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, at its 169th commencement ceremony. » Read More
Georgia Southern nutrition training aims to curb childhood obesity

Georgia Southern nutrition training aims to curb childhood obesity

School nutrition managers from across the state recently gathered at Georgia Southern University to attend Culinary Institute II, a 32-hour, weeklong training session by the Georgia Department of E... » Read More
Armstrong celebrates return to its former name

Armstrong celebrates return to its former name

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name July 1, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change. » Read More

Students from Effingham make dean’s list at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 spring semester dean's list. » Read More

Effingham students receive degrees from Armstrong

SAVANNAH - More than 700 students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University following the spring semester, including the following local students: » Read More

Local students earn degrees, honors

Hillman makes Pratt Institute's president's list for spring term » Read More
Effingham Cloverleafs attend camp at Rock Eagle

Effingham Cloverleafs attend camp at Rock Eagle

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton. » Read More

Health department extending hours for back-to-school immunizations

The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 80... » Read More

High school honor rolls

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

Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools: » Read More

Georgia Southern University announces spring president’s list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,162 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 spring semester president's list. » Read More

Local students graduate

Wilson graduates from CSU » Read More

Elementary school honor rolls

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

AASU honors locals for dean’s list

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list students earned a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for... » Read More

Two local students make Reinhardt dean’s list

WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014. » Read More


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