Municipal Association's Essay Contest invites students to be mayors Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is once again asking Georgia's sixth grade students what they would do if they were mayors. The "If I Were Mayor, I Would," essay contest gives students the opportunity to share their visions of what their community would be like under their guidance. The essay contest is open to all Georgia 6th graders including private school students and home schoolers. The deadline ...
Staff report Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow on Friday, but various employees around our community saw their shadows by participating as mentors in Groundhog Job Shadow Day. The Liberty County School System and numerous businesses across the area partnered to provide job shadow opportunities for more than 50 high school students in their career field of interest. Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High juniors and seniors made application to participate ...
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide crowned the 2007 homecoming king and princes Friday during the Long County verses Pierce County basketball game.
Upcoming programs a the Live Oak Public Libraries in the Liberty (Hinesville) and Midway-Riceboro branches include:
In the true spirit of community involvement, Frank Long Elementary School hosted its third annual chili cookoff.
Lewis Frasier Middle 8th grade all A's Eboni Brown Quintunya Chapman Devon Durman SheLeia James Christopher Payne Jocelyn Witt 8th grade A's and B's Heather Alexander Ashley Arnold Ericka Asuncion Jamahl Baker Lauren Baler Kuwanna Boutwell Ramon Buckle Aeia Buton Yanairie Caraballo Devonte' Cliett Kayla Dolphin Shantice Edwards Kayla Floyd TiKeyah Gilmore Robin Glandon Kaitlyn Golembeski Amber Grant Keturah Greene Shaquille Hamilton Morgan Harry Deandra Hart Marquis Heard Jamani Hill LaTeisha Holmes Sydney Jackson Christina ...
Snelson-Golden Middle School's School Council and PTO are hosting a gang awareness meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the school. Hinesville police will present information on the gangs that are affecting our community. All Liberty County residents are invited to attend this very informative meeting and will receive important information that will bring awareness as to what is going on in our neighborhoods and steps we can take to prevent crime. Refreshments and ...
Bradwell Institute 12th Grade Tiffany Abraham Latosha Adams Cierra Akana-Paaluhi Jasmine Amiker Jean Baker Querida Belle Deirdre Bhimull Courtney Bond Marcus Brantley Heather Brooks Nicole Burdick Shirley Burns Harry Cambrelen Lawanda Carmon Michael Charlton Natasha Coleman Amber Cordry Breauna Crawford Edwin Cruz Desirae Curry Kacey Danner Rebecca Davis Christopher Deigh Brian Dent Jasmine Dickens Aimee Diehl Elizabeth Dill Jessica Dowling Kristen Duncan Stacy Easley Jordan Ebbinger Samuel Epstein Armand Estrella Ariel Fernandez Jesse Floyd Xavier ...
The Liberty County Board of Education honored its shining stars during the monthly student and staff recognition ceremony presented before its regular meeting this past week. Board chairman Lily H. Baker presented certificates of recognition to the honorees before a packed audience.
Harvey Overton Bradwell Booster Club meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the BI gym. YMCA Teen Council meets every Thursday 6:30-8 p.m. It is free and for all 6th-12th graders. Call Freda McKnight at 368-9622. GANG, Project Reach's Riceboro community youth choir, God's Anointed New Generation, meets every Monday from 6-8 p.m. usually at Riceboro Church of God. Call Lavonia LeCounte at 884-2057. Tree Tots storytime at the Liberty Branch Library in Hinesville is ...
ATLANTA - Objections to private school vouchers will bump up against an effort to increase choices for students with learning disabilities when the state Senate considers a bill sponsored by its top member.
College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.
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.