ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.
ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week honored STAR student Angel Dennison and STAR teacher Sherry Lester during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony.
The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election early voting will continue through the Friday before the actual election on March 15. If the vote is approved, sales taxes will remain at the current rate for another five years.
Students and faculty at the Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College observed Black History Month throughout the day Tuesday with 'living wax' figures, vendors and an art display, culminating in a program with speakers and choral and dance performances that evening.
The Liberty County Career Academy is well on its way to being implemented in the school system.
The day was wet and overcast, but the glum weather did not put a damper on the Liberty County teams at the seventh annual Southern Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
A Bradwell Institute art student has been won the chance to display his work in the U.S. Congressional High School Art Exhibition in the Armstrong Fine Arts Gallery.
ATLANTA - Only Georgia's top-performing high school students would continue to receive free public college tuition under sweeping changes Gov. Nathan Deal and Republicans proposed Tuesday for the lottery-funded HOPE scholarship.
Georgia Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Barge recently recognized state public schools that attained Title 1 Distinguished School status this year. Long County's Walker Middle and Smiley Elementary schools were among those honored.
Amanda Kathleen Herring of Savannah, formerly of Hinesville, graduated cum laude with honors on Dec. 11 from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She earned a bachelor's of science degree in psychology.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.
Stars in Liberty County's education system took to the stage on Thursday afternoon during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition luncheon.
Fort Stewart Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips dropped by the Long County Head Start Center last week to read to students in two classes.
Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's sixth-graders what they would do if they were mayors.
The Liberty County Media Festival shined spotlights on students last week at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, which was decked out like a red-carpet ...
Long County High School seniors may have started a tradition Monday.
The Georgia Department of Education is taking the U.S. Education and Justice departments to task for issuing guidance on the rights of transgender students ...
About 65 Long County High School seniors - more than a third of the Class of 2016 - attended a baccalaureate service May 15 at the school.
For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a ...
The Liberty County School System's preliminary fiscal-year 2016-17 budget shows an overall increase compared to this year's budget because of added funding from ...
The Long County School System broke ground Tuesday for a new school to serve grades three through eight.
Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors graduated Saturday in an intimate ceremony honoring each student's hard work. Family and friends gathered at First Baptist ...
Hinesville Rotary Club recently honored the winners of the club's three $1,000 annual scholarships.
Special-needs students from around Liberty County danced the night away at a gala held in their honor Friday evening at Bradwell Institute.
Seven Long County Head Start students will attend kindergarten next year. The students and their parents took a recent field trip to Smiley Elementary to ...
Roughly 250 Walker Elementary School fifth graders graduated their 10-week Choosing Healthy Activities Promoting Safety program Friday morning. The graduation ceremony was held at Long ...
Wells earns bachelor's
The Liberty County School Nutrition Program recently hosted a Breakfast with the Breakfast Team.
Liberty County High School teachers were greeted with signs and cheers as they arrived for work Tuesday during National Teacher Appreciation Week. Tuesday was National ...