The 18th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, an event that brings more than 1,400 teachers, principals, social workers, law enforcement officers, parents, and community members together to develop successful programs for empowering youth, is set for March 4-7 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah.
Awww, the memory of prom... If you are like most people, you secured a date months in advance (even if it was your relationship-deficient friend you promised to go with freshman year or the courtesy cousin date) and began debating matching color schemes. In addition, you worked a crappy job to cover the costs of tickets, tuxes, gowns, corsages, dinner and pictures for your future children to laugh at when you reminisce on your youth. ...
BI concert announceed Bradwell Institute Chorus and Band Concert will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Bradwell cafeteria.
John Wood's eighth grade students at Snelson Golden Middle School paid a tribute to the history and heritage of Georgia with a presentation at the school's media center for Georgia Day Monday.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education changed standards for students to participate in the high school graduation ceremony starting next school year.
The Bradwell Institute FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17-24. Blue Jackets, Gold Standards is the theme this year and it embodies the most recognizable symbol of the organization, the blue corduroy jacket, to the ideals and traditions of national life, gold standards. Nearly half a million members around the nation will participate in activities at the local and state levels. The focus of the week is to tell America about the opportunities ...
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will have an open house at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
Armstrong's dean's list Several students from Liberty County were named to Armstrong Atlantic State University's dean's list for the fall term. Allenhurst: Megan Strempke Fleming: Zuleika Black and Megan Gordon Hinesville: Lindsey Alvarez, Lorena Alvarez Quintero, Stacie Biava, Lisa Bringhurst, Bonnie Camp, Charrell Colbert, Jennifer Cooper, Stacey Douglas, Jacquette Fleetwood, Michaela Hamlin, Cassie Holland, Irene Hunt Amanda Lawson, Katherine Lee, Dianne Long, Regina Maez, Anne-Marie Mendez, Kristina Menke, Teneka Miles, Jenitre Moore, Robyn Mueller, Shanta ...
Brewton-Parker MOUNT VERNON - Twenty-three students from Liberty County qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the fall 2006 semester. The students were enrolled in 12 or more hours and earned a gpa of 3.6 or better. Students are: Allenhurst LaToya C. Cannon and Gloriela M. Hunter Fort Stewart Juliana Marie Lee Hinesville Kerry Jean Amidon, Delia Blackmon, Theresa Sherlin Bradley, Blanca I. Candelario, Evonne B. Crumby, Angel Theresa Dargan, Saundra Louise Dryer, ...
Former Liberty County student and Florida A&M University freshman Jacquita Burley waits for the Super Bowl XLI Halftime show to begin at Miami's Dolphins Stadium Sunday. Burley is a drummer in the University's world-renowned Marching 100 band that performed with pop icon Prince. The band also appeared on The Early Show on Feb. 1. Burley is the daughter of Hinesville's William T. and Jacquelyn Lovette Burley. Her uncle is County Commissioner Donald Lovette. Grandparents are ...
MOUNT VERNON - Magistrate Judge Amy L. Owens of Hinesville was one of six new members of the Brewton-Parker College Board of Trustees welcomed to the board at the Jan. 18 meeting in the Hall of Fame Room of the Student Activities Center.
The 3rd Annual Miss Bradwell Institute Pageant was presented Feb. 2. Six contestants competed in four categories, including pre-pageant teacher evaluation, sportswear, formal wear and on-stage questions. Miss Gabriele Pray, a BI junior and member of the basketball cheerleading squad and track team was crowned Miss Bradwell Institute 2007. Her court included 1st runner-up Nicole Powell and 2nd runner-up Aaliyah Howard. Other participants in the pageant were Crystal Campanella, Danielle Gibson and Lindsay Richardson. The ...
UGA graduation: An estimated 2,400 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the 2006 fall semester. Each student participated in the university's commencement exercise that was on Dec. 15.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center hosted Doughnuts With Dad Day Thursday. Dads had the opportunity to sit with their children and have doughnuts and breakfast. This is the first event of its type at the Pre-K center and Principal Shelby Bush is hoping to host others like it. Rear detachment commander Capt. Travis Corey, Capt. Janus Farley and Staff Sgt. John Strugala made it special as they filled in for the deployed fathers of Dawson ...
Special to the Courier Training sessions focus on safety, CPR, infants and toddlers, pre-school and administration and more. To meet the demand for professional development among area child care professionals, Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral announces its spring schedule of full-day Saturday training sessions focusing on everything from safety and CPR to effective administration of child care facilities. Training will be provided March 10 in Chatham County, April 14 in Bulloch County and ...
Button Gwinnett Elementary School third-graders recently participated in a book fair in which students "own the character" by dressing the part of a character from their chosen books.
Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).
The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.
Several Button Gwinnett Elementary School students participated in an essay contest for third- through fifth-graders. They wrote on the topic "How can fundraiser money be used to help students and teachers at Button Gwinnett?"
The Bert Show, a syndicated morning radio show broadcast daily on more than a dozen stations, is collecting letters of thanks so every soldier stationed or deployed outside the United States can receive an expression of gratitude on Thanksgiving. Waldo Pafford Elementary students wrote about 450 thank-you letters to contribute to the collection. WPE school counselor Tia Kittles said she was pleased with the students' effort.
Lewis Frasier Middle School teacher Christiana Capp's sixth-grade art class made a banner to welcome home troops returning from deployment.
Long County Middle School FBLA officers traveled Nov. 12-13 to Athens to attend the 2013 Fall Leadership Conference. At the conference, the officers attended a general session where the club was given an award for placing second in the state with its rally chapter banner. The banner's theme was "Leading others every day - that's the Wildcat way! Follow the wildcat tracks to success."
Math teacher Lisa Knight, a 2004 Liberty County High School graduate, was named teacher of the year Thursday during the Liberty County School System 2013 Teacher of the Year celebration dinner at Bradwell Institute.
Members of the Liberty County High School National Honors Society and Student Council did a trick-or-treat food drive Oct. 28 in Hinesville. The students asked for donations of canned goods from residents. Club members collected more than 370 canned goods. All the proceeds were donated to Manna House of Liberty County at 100 Commerce St.
Liberty County 4-H members competed Nov. 5 for the district Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree in Statesboro.
Schools in Liberty County have been celebrating children's literature throughout this month.
Button Gwinnett and Taylors Creek Elementary schools were recently named to Georgia's Reward Schools list for 2013. Taylors Creek was one of 78 Georgia schools named a highest-performance school, and Button Gwinnett was among the 156 highest-progress schools across the state.
Fourteen educators have been nominated for this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year honor. Each was chosen as their individual school's teacher of the year. This is the second part of the Courier's effort to profile these dedicated educators before the system-wide teacher of the year is announced next week.
Thirteen teachers and one media specialist have been nominated to be this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year.
The Delta GEMS visited Liberty County Head Start in Riceboro on Monday to help pre-schoolers understand Veterans Day.