State Sen. Tommie Williams, R-Ga., visited Hinesville's Joseph Martin Elementary on Wednesday and spoke with teachers and staff, delivering mostly good news, and a touch of bad.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay more fees and employees will shell out hundreds more dollars for health care under stopgap budget measures passed by the state Board of Regents on Wednesday.
ATLANTA -- Georgia college students will pay more fees and employees will shell out hundreds more dollars for health care under stopgap budget measures passed by the state Board of Regents on Wednesday.
With little discussion, the board hurriedly approved the increases to help fill a $186 million hole created by state budget cuts. The university system already cut 6 percent, or $136 million, from this year's budget in October, but now the board is cutting another 2 percent, or $46 million, in anticipation of further reductions from the state.
You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. But do you recall Jack Sprat, who ate no fat; his wife who ate no lean?
ATLANTA - The head of Georgia's Senate Higher Education Committee is proposing a merger of two historically black colleges with other schools to save money.
Rezoning, joint-education plans with Fort Stewart, and a decision on the recommended millage rate were among the items on the agenda at the Liberty County Board of Education monthly meeting on Nov. 18.
As Liberty County's two public high schools wrap up their first full semester since a uniform policy was instituted, the new clothing guidelines are receiving mixed reviews.
Chris Teel refused to be another statistic.
Bruce Grube has announced that he is stepping down as president of Georgia Southern University effective June 30, 2009.
Lewis Frasier Middle School students of the Month were treated to lunch at Wendy's on Oct. 31.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently honored students in classes that had the most Accelerated Reading points in the first nine weeks of the school year.
Long County High School recently was recognized as a regional winner of the Governor's Cup by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its Foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants totaling $12,837 to Liberty County school teachers on Friday, Oct. 24th. The winners were greeted in their classrooms with a visit from the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol, who came with balloons, a presentation check, and gifts.
On Wednesday, Dr. Judy Scherer, superintendent of Liberty County Schools, met with other area educators from Savannah Technical College to solidify a partnership to bring a charter school called the College and Career Academy to Liberty County.
BUCHANAN - Another Georgia school district is facing accreditation problems.
The head of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools says the organization has voted to place the Haralson County schools in west Georgia on probation.
For many students, summer is a chance to unwind, relax and reset for another year of hitting the books.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free on Friday, GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel recently announced.
The flashing yellow school-zone lights along Oglethorpe Highway were a stark reminder Tuesday that a new school year is right around the corner.
More than 2,000 soldiers and family members filled Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center Thursday for the first-ever, combined Back-to-School and Community Activities Information Registration Fair.
Danielle Shannon Royal of Hinesville has accepted membership into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
Members of the 2014 Leadership Liberty class graduated and were recognized during a dinner July 10 at Spartina Landing.
The Liberty County Board of Education received an update on its upcoming iPad initiative at a scheduled work session Tuesday morning.
The Department of Exceptional Student Services of Long County Public Schools offers special-education services to eligible students. ages 3 through 21, and to children from birth through 21 who have hearing or visual impairments.
Junwei Ren, a 2014 graduate of Bradwell Institute, claimed second place in the nation in computer applications at the recent Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tenn. Georgia FBLA had 56 national winners.
In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.
The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced that Bradwell Institute student Nathanel Johns of Hinesville has been selected to become a member of the organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.
CAIR and back-to-school fairs, coming to Fort Stewart on Thursday, will provide one-stop opportunities for soldiers and families to learn more about the communities and schools surrounding the posts.
Area elementary-school-aged students studied up on a variety of subjects at the Georgia Institute of Technology STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Camp last week at Liberty Elementary School.
SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.