The Georgia Coast Rail-Trail that opened last spring in Camden County slowly but surely is growing and eventually could make its way to Liberty County.
Don't shoot the messenger. That's what Liberty County School System Assistant Superintendent Jason Rogers asked of board of education members as he relayed information about the local system's lack of funds from the federal government's Impact Aid Program. "Have you ever seen the movie "The Perfect Storm"? Because that's kind of what we have brewing out there as far as Impact Aid," Rogers said during a Thursday BoE meeting. "You've got the ...
More than 40 families attended the Liberty County Pre-K Center's workshop Wednesday, which was the fourth session in a series dedicated to literacy and reading skills.
A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.
Allenhurst City Councilman Douglas Burgess Jr. stepped down from his position Friday. Burgess's resignation is effective immediately, cutting short his four-year term by seven months. "I kind of stepped back and looked at the big picture. I think in the future I may be able to help the citizens in Liberty County in a different way," he said. "I won't say this will be my last bout with politics. I'm finished with Allenhurst. I feel ...
On Tuesday, Walthourville City Hall was filled with 13,000 pounds of food collected to help serve community members in need.
Although I am supposed to keep my opinions to myself, anyone who knows me well knows that I have an opinion about everything. I've never been one to keep too quiet when I see an injustice, which, at times, has gotten me in heaps of trouble. I'm a journalist; I'm not to have an opinion in my writing. Fine. But when it comes to having a spoken opinion about things in everyday life, I've got enough to drive anyone crazy.
On Monday morning, Diamond Elementary students and staff will see off the shipment of 2,000 paper cranes to Japan in an effort to bring a message of hope and love to an area fraught with despair.
On Friday, United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Kiwanis Club partnered together for the fourth annual Read Across Liberty program, which supplies students with one free book and guest readers to visit classrooms.
Next week, Liberty County School System students in third- through eighth-grades will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which measure how well students have acquired necessary skills and knowledge as described in the Georgia Performance Standards.
Last week, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners threw its support behind the Coastal Georgia Greenway project, a 155-mile stretch that would include various trails that start in South Carolina, wind through coastal Georgia and end in Florida.
Designing award-winning logos is nothing new for Bradwell Institute junior Lawrence Murray.
When Gum Branch resident Jim Woodard saw water wash over the section of Ga. Highway 196 that runs by his house, he knew the beavers that inhabit the area were up to no good. As it turns out, the water-loving creatures dammed up a canal in the area, spurring a small flood.
The recent rain may have helped to cool the Long County land that was scorched by a fire that broke out March 24, but the damaged structures and charred vegetation remain. Some residents lost their homes and others are dealing with damaged property.
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