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May 12, 2015 by Savannah Morning News

The Effingham Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m. in the community room at the Effingham Hospital on Ga. 119. Updates on the Palmetto Pipeline and the Community Law Enforcement meeting will be discussed. Contact ...

Effingham softball standout Jordan Fogle signs with East Georgia

January 30, 2015 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) Effingham County High School softball standout Jordan Fogle will be hitting the field and books at the next level. Friday morning, Fogle signed a letter of intent with East Georgia State College. “I'm so excited about going to East ...

Wright to lead Cajuns into Sun Belt play vs. UALR

December 30, 2014 by Opelousas Daily World

Opelousas Daily WorldLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – When Jay Wright was coming out of Effingham County High in Springfield, Georgia, in 2013, he felt underexposed. With no NCAA Division I offers in ... “I didn't like the options I had coming out of high school. … I just wanted to prove to ...

Effingham Co. High School Pulls Together After Student Dies In Crash

December 15, 2014 by WSAV-TV

WSAV-TVEFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA - It was a somber day at Effingham County High School after a car accident killed one of their own. The crash ... You can drop off a donation at the school or mail a check to P.O. Box 826 Springfield, GA 31329. Also post on ...

ECHS mourns band student killed in crash

December 13, 2014 by Effingham Herald

The show went on for the Effingham County High School band, even though the students were mourning the loss of one of their own. The ECHS band performed its ... The crash is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol. As word spread of Morris' death, ...

Highlights from 2014 ECHS Rebel Invitational Cheer Competition

October 18, 2014 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) On Saturday, October 18, high school and middle school cheer squads from around the coastal empire converged on Springfield. Effingham County High School was the location for the 2014 Rebel Invitational Cheer Competition.

Chevy Tailgate Tour : Rincon Chevrolet

September 24, 2014 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD Ga. (WJCL) On Friday, September 12th, the Chevy Tailgate Tour rolled into Effingham County. WJCL joined Rincon Chevrolet for the featured high school football matchup of the week, South Effingham @ Effingham. Rincon Chevrolet and ...

Third victim dies after Effingham accident

September 11, 2014 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) — Officials with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office confirmed late Wednesday that a third person has died following a three car crash that happened Sunday afternoon. Theresa “Karlie” Miles, 19, of Springfield was pronounced dead Wednesday evening at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Shortly before 4 p.m Sunday, Effingham County Sheriff's ... Castaneda is a student at Effingham County High School. The crash remains under investigation by the Georgia ...

Effingham County High School reacts to Sunday's double fatal

September 8, 2014 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) Two people are dead and two others hurt after a crash in Effingham County Sunday. The tragedy once again hits Effingham County High School hard. One of the dead, a popular teacher there, and one of the injured, a student.

Bluffton football falls at Effingham County

August 30, 2014 by Bluffton Today

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. — The Bluffton High football team was dealt its first on-field loss of the season Friday at Effingham County (Ga.), unable to duplicate the opening-week dominance seen against Battery Creek. The Rebels defeated the Bobcats 21-8, due in part to Bluffton turnovers. Effingham County was led ... Gregory McCord, the Beaufort County School District's chief student services officer, said the player's family gave the district false information to establish residency in the county. The school was fined $500 ...

Effingham County explores letting teachers bring guns

July 8, 2014 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) – A week after a new gun law went into effect across Georgia, at least one school district in the Coastal Empire says it's considering allowing teachers to have guns. Effingham County school board members say they're exploring ...

Bed races benefit homeless children

March 24, 2014 by WJCL News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) – The first ever Effingham bed races were run Saturday morning at Effingham County High School. Planning began back in November for the races. Twenty teams designed and raced their own race cars made out of beds.

Gant Named Mr. Basketball In Georgia

March 5, 2014 by

Columbia, Mo. - Mizzou Basketball signee Jakeenan Gant (Springfield, Ga. /Effingham County High School) was named Mr. Basketball in the state of Georgia by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Wednesday. A 6-foot-8, 215-pound forward, Gant averaged 21.0 points, ...

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February 18, 2014 by Savannah Morning News

Born in Springfield on Dec. 27, 1909, she started teaching in a one room schoolhouse at the age of 16, later worked as a substitute teacher at Effingham County High School, and worked at B & B Grocery. She was a very active member of Holy Trinity Lutheran ...

Mizzou officially adds versatile 6-8 forward

November 13, 2013 by

COLUMBIA, Mo. • Jakeenan Gant, the top rated high school basketball player in Georgia for 2014, signed his National Letter of Intent to play for Missouri on Wednesday. Gant, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound forward from Springfield, Ga., and Effingham County High ...

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