ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Seven Liberty County youths graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on Saturday, March 5, during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta. Since the first Youth Challenge Academy class graduated in 1993, more than 10,000 once "at-risk" Georgia teens have completed the National Guard-sponsored youth development program.
On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to decide whether to continue the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, which helps to fund projects throughout the Liberty County School System.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority - Chi Pi Zeta Chapter welcomed the public to Bradwell Institute during the second annual Literary Festival on Saturday as a way to introduce residents to local and national authors, including New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe.
Less than two weeks ago, when Gov. Nathan Deal announced proposed changes to the HOPE scholarship and cutbacks for Georgia's pre-K programs, the Liberty County School System stepped up to work with local pre-K educators to ensure the impact on students would be minimal.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.
Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.
After weeks of public outcry and protests, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday his updated plan to keep pre-K hours the same while reducing the number of school days each year by 20.
Liberty Elementary and Button Gwinnett Elementary schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week from March 7-11.
Representatives from the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum of African American History recently presented five books to Liberty Elementary School.
On Friday, 29 Walker Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Macon. Eleven students placed on the state level, FBLA advisor Amanda Sikes said. Each student who earned a first- through fifth-place finish received a plaque and a medal. Students who finished in sixth through 10th place received a medal.
Diamond Elementary staff chose a theme for their school's reading day based on Dr. Seuss' "Great Day for Up." Students decorated the doors of their classrooms using kites and other things that go up into the sky, librarian Lisa Romans said.
There are places to go and people to see, something Dr. Seuss preached in his books, which were read by guests at schools around the country during "Read Across America," a March 2 tribute to literacy on what would have been Seuss' 106th birthday.
The Cat in the Hat came to Hinesville in a jiffy, but he did not take note that he would look so spiffy to children and pre-Kers all down on the floor, who looked up to him while the room filled with a roar.
Allison Walden, Long County's Smiley Elementary School art teacher, has won an Innovation Grant from Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Organization for Women Educators.
Frank Long Elementary School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor rolls:
Taylors Creek Elementary School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor rolls:
Last Wednesday Feb. 15, Bradwell Institute alumni Delrish Moore returned to his alma mater and spoke to Coach Faye Baker's Communication Skills class. Moore ...
Frank Long Elementary School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Waldo Pafford Elementary recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Students at First Presbyterian Christian Academy are learning what it means to be kind through the school's Kindness Club.
STATESBORO - The 25th annual Georgia Southern fall commencement presented degrees to approximately 1,700 students in the school's eight colleges. Graduates included:
Bradwell Institute's Friends Helping Friends will walk up the state Capitol steps Tuesday to be honored by lawmakers for their service to special needs ...
Bradwell Institute recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
The presidents of Georgia Southern and Armstrong State universities talked consolidation during a forum at Tuesday's meeting of the Hinesville Rotary Club.
Liberty County High School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
The Liberty County School System Board of Education will hold a called meeting Tuesday Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. before their regular board meeting ...
Frank Long Elementary School's True Explorers were told at a recent meeting to never give up on their dreams, even when they make mistakes.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently ranked No. 20 on Online College Plan's Top 20 Best Four-Year Colleges for Veterans list. Online College Plan compiled ...