With empañadas on their plates and piñatas ready to burst, Liberty Elementary School students celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday.
Nearly $900,000 has been restored to support the Georgia Council for the Arts in the 2011 state budget passed by the Senate, giving the state a renewed chance to pursue federal support for the arts. At the local level, however, a twofold challenge remains: find the funds to provide arts opportunities and the manpower to develop and produce the ideas behind those opportunities.
Thursday's Earth Day celebration at the former Brewton-Parker campus is focused on helping children learn how to protect the environment, but the lessons are simple and can be applied by every member of the community, said organizer Sara Swida.
Aiming to help students perfect the basics of mathematics, South Carolina resident Verdell Fulton has presented the Liberty County school district with the opportunity to introduce his Mathmindz board game to schools, beginning at the elementary level.
The Liberty Theatre Company will help reintroduce the public to a spruced-up Dorchester Civic Center Friday and Saturday with its current production, "Vanities."
A proposed wastewater treatment plant in eastern Liberty County is unlikely to significantly affect the health of the Laurel View River, a recent study suggests, but longtime opponents of the project remain skeptical.
Liberty County Commissioners signed a resolution Tuesday supporting the extension of public water services to the Holmestown Road and Screven Fork Road areas. Liberty County plans to construct a new municipal water system with one 250,000-gallon elevated storage tank and two Upper Floridian Aquifer wells at Miller Park on State Route 38. For more details on this action, as well as others taken at the commission meeting, pickup a copy of Friday's Coastal Courier. Those ...
The University of Georgia's online Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture says proper planning is critical to a successful gardening effort, and as cool mornings move more quickly into warm afternoons, gardening enthusiasts are rolling up their sleeves and getting ready to get down and dirty.
The Hinesville City Council approved a study that will assess the higher education needs of Liberty County residents, City Manager Billy Edwards said. He said the timing for this study is right for Liberty County because of state-level budget cuts faced by schools such as Armstrong Atlantic State University, which maintains a campus in Hinesville.
About a dozen attentive youngsters learned how to keep their noggins intact at the Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Libraries on Tuesday.
Liberty County commissioners met Wednesday for a daylong planning workshop to review the status of several projects either in the planning or execution stages, and to discuss their place in a long-range vision for the county.
A delegation of international representatives based in Atlanta with the state's consular corps toured Fort Stewart on Friday as part of a regional tour focusing on economic development opportunities. The trip was sponsored by the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
On Thursday, Donita Gaulden of Hinesville's community development department welcomed several guests to an open house about its brownfields projects.
The Liberty County Development Authority approved a motion to enter into an intergovernmental agreement that would secure a joint marketing arrangement between four counties in Coastal Georgia, allowing them to work cooperatively to pitch the benefits of the region to potential business partners.
Parents of preschoolers who live off-post in Liberty County have two opportunities this spring to enroll their children in the Liberty County Pre-K Center for the 2010-11 school year. Liberty Pre-K Center will have registration from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 17, and again from 8 a.m.- noon Saturday, May 1.