Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced last week that 23 students in the First Congressional District of Georgia, including two students in Liberty County, have received nominations to United States service academies. The students were interviewed for consideration into the class of 2015 by Kingston and the Military Academy Board. Interviews were conducted at Bethesda Home for Boys in Savannah on Oct. 18.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.
SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a new technical certificate of credit in the drafting department. The new program, CAD Operator, will be offered mostly online and will allow students hands-on training with AutoCAD. It covers basic drafting and AutoCAD commands as well as all types of fastener drawings (welding symbols, bolts and screws) and auxiliary drawing, which allows the object to be seen in different views.
The Midway Middle School Builders Club, an affiliate of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, held its sixth annual Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods event at the school Oct. 26-29. The students collected 1,094 items to be donated to Manna House in conjunction with Georgia Power's canned food drive.
Lewis Frasier Middle School National Junior Honor Society adviser Jereice Campbell presented a $1,500 check to the Wreaths for Warriors Walk committee on Nov. 2. The wreaths purchased with the money will be among those placed at the base of 436 eastern redbud trees at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk during a ceremony at noon on Saturday, Dec. 11.
The Walker Middle School FBLA partnered with the Long County High School FBLA for an October community service project. The students collected new and used children's books to donate to a local shelter.
Smiley Elementary School students will tag along in spirit on a space voyage when the space shuttle Discovery lifts off. The shuttle had been scheduled to launch Friday, but its final planned mission has been delayed several times and, according to a NASA statement issued Friday afternoon, the earliest that Discovery can now launch following repairs to its leaky ground umbilical carrier plate is Monday.
On Oct. 22, 10 Bradwell Institute graphic communication students attended the Heidelberg Print Media Academy in Kennesaw to participate in the first-ever "Fit to Print" event. Heidelberg's North American office in Kennesaw is the largest demonstration and instructional facility in the United States and second world-wide only to Heidelberg, Germany.
Last week, the National School Board Association's Technology and Learning conference honored the Liberty County School System as one of three districts in the nation for excellence in technology integration.
The city of Hinesville is conducting a community-wide survey until Nov. 1 to determine post-secondary education needs in the area. City officials have encouraged local residents to fill out the questionnaire online at www.cityofhinesville.org or pick up a copy at Liberty County municipalities' city halls.
On Tuesday, Board of Education members approved renovation and construction plans for improving the overall appearance of the schools in the Liberty County School System.
Midway Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
Bethany Gilliam's third-year early childhood education class went into the Long County High School preschool classroom to teach the preschoolers early last month.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Melissa Long of Ludowici was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest collegiate honor society ...
FAYETTE, Iowa - Upper Iowa University announced that Peter Ackon of Fort Stewart graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in business administration in August.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has been designated a 2016 STEM Jobs Approved College by Victory Media and will be featured in the Winter 2016 issue ...
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
Waldo Pafford Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
The Long County School System recently received a grant to help improve safety in the three school cafeterias.
The Liberty County School System is growing tech savvier.
Joseph Martin Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
Anthony Johnson, an English language arts instructor at Midway Middle School, was chosen as the Liberty County School System's Teacher of the Year during ...
Dennis Parrott, manager of the new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Hinesville, recently presented 20 $50 gift cards to teachers at Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici.
SAVANNAH - When Michelle Methot was a drafting student at Savannah Technical College three years ago, she had no idea that her design concept would set ...
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in the Nov. 29 print edition. The Liberty County ...