Jordye Bacon fourth-grader Zakiya Caswell anxiously ran her finger down a yellow piece of paper mounted on the wall of the cafeteria during open house on Wednesday. A big smile ran across her face.
As another school year starts tomorrow excitement, anticipation and a little bit of nervousness, will again fill the halls of Liberty County schools. And it's not just the students who are wondering what the first day of school will bring.
Thomas Baker said his early years in school were a bit rougher than most students'. Socially, he described himself as a quiet pupil who perpetually sat in the corner and had trouble grasping certain concepts.
With the start of the 2009-10 school year just days away, Liberty County schools are facing a set of challenges that have never before cropped up in the system.
The Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership, which was created earlier this year to oversee community development in preparation for a 5th brigade, will remain intact, despite a deep cut in expected new troops.
After Gov. Sonny Perdue ordered another cut in the already-tight state education budget last week, Liberty County School System officials had to order all employees to take three furlough days during the upcoming fall semester.
Earlier this afternoon, the Liberty County school system announced employees are being asked to take three furlough days during the upcoming the fall semester.
Fort Stewart's commanding general, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, presented a Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Thomas Gorsuch on Monday afternoon in Marne Garden.
As Hinesville City Council members, city administrators and employees went into their second day of discussions at their annual workshop on St. Simon's Island, money dominated the discussion.
Twelve of the 13 schools in the Liberty County School System made Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the 2008-09 school year.
Christopher Good, a soldier in the 293rd Co., 16th Military Police Brigade, 385th MP Battalion, stood in formation on Dragoon Field Friday morning in front of a solemn audience of friends and family.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue approved a $2,583,965 million loan for Hinesville this week to help keep local water sources in good shape.
During an arraignment on Fort Stewart on Tuesday morning, Judge Col. Tara Osborn announced the March 29, 2010, tentative trial date for Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich, the 3rd ID soldier accused of fatally shooting two fellow soldiers while deployed to Iraq last September.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas is traveling with Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and other Fort Stewart officials to Washington, D.C., to receive the 2008 Commander-in-Chief's Award of Installation Excellence this week.
The Hinesville mayor and city council will go on a four-day retreat next week where they plan to tackle some of the area's biggest concerns and priorities.