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February 2, 2016 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsShe was a homemaker until the children were in middle school, then worked several years for the Effingham County Board of Education. Ellen became a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran ... She moved to Springfield, Ga. in the late 1930s and became an ...


January 12, 2016 by Savannah Morning News

The Effingham County Board of Elections and Registration meets at 8:30 a.m. the second Monday of the month in the conference room at the elections office, 284 Ga. 119 S., Springfield. Agendas and minutes of past meetings are not currently available online.

NAACP booed at Ga. school board meeting

August 19, 2015 by The Augusta Chronicle

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- More than 500 people packed the school board auditorium in Springfield on Tuesday night, booing speakers from the NAACP who asked for the removal of Confederate symbols from Effingham County High School, which is nicknamed ...

Wright to lead Cajuns into Sun Belt play vs. UALR

December 29, 2014 by The Daily Advertiser

The Daily AdvertiserLITTLE 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 hand, but confidence he could ball at that level, the point guard made a life-altering ...

ECHS mourns band student killed in crash

December 13, 2014 by Effingham Herald

Effingham HeraldThe 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 ...

Bluffton football falls at Effingham County

August 30, 2014 by Bluffton Today

Bluffton TodaySPRINGFIELD, 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 ...

Effingham County High School students paint mural at animal shelter

May 21, 2014 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsSome students from Effingham County High School painted a mural on the outside of the county animal shelter on Tuesday. Some of the students were members of the National Art Honor Society and some were volunteers, said teacher Donna Holder.

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, ...

2011: Year in Review

January 4, 2012 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsFile Photo/Kimberly Larson Effingham County High School seniors paid tribute to their classmates who perished; Josh Stafford died this year, Whitney Newman, Neal Morgan died in 2010. They honored their memory by placing their chairs and photos on ...

FBLA officers attend leadership conference

September 7, 2011 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning NewsSPRINGFIELD — Five officers of the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School recently attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit at Swainsboro High School. President Hannah Boyd, Vice President Michaela ...

Effingham Events

October 26, 2010 by Savannah Morning News

The Effingham County High School FFA chapter is accepting orders for their annual fruit sale through Friday for delivery the week of Nov. 15. Orders may be made online at ... A "Yuletide Bow-making Class" will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in ...

Sunday accidents claim two lives in Effingham County

June 28, 2010 by Savannah Morning News

Savannah Morning News... separate accidents Sunday on Effingham County roads. Whitney Newman, 17, of Springfield died in the first accident, reported about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. ... Newman was a rising senior at Effingham County High School where she was an honor roll student ...

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