Attorneys Bob Pirkle and John Pirkle present the Eugenia W. Pirkle Scholarship to Selina Snider, a rising sophomore at Wesleyan College in Macon. The scholarship is named in memory of the Pirkles' mother, who worked as a teacher, as an employee of the Georgia Department of Family Services and with adoption placement.
The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Observance Committee recently awarded scholarships to five local high school students.
Three high school students recently received $500 scholarships from the Liberty County Emancipation Proclamation Committee.
The Liberty County YMCA will host YMCA After Glow: Interdenominational Youth Outreach on the third Sundays of each month from 7-9 p.m. No membership is required. Activities will include swimming, arts and crafts, teen talk, board games and more. For more information, call 368-9622.
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Registration is under way for the 2007-2008 Liberty County Recreation Department's after-school program.
The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year at the University.
GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church had so many calls from parents needing help buying school uniforms the Rev. Micky Jackson announced the church would assist. The pastor's wife, Shyre Jackson, along with several other people, including teachers, went to ProFeet to make the purchases and then sort the clothes. Below, children model uniforms at a back-to-school Rally at the church.
The beginning of classes in Liberty County public schools is going smoothly, even with a new uniform policy as well as the usual back-to-school transition.
The faculty and staff of Glennville Christian Academy are in training for the 2007-08 school year.
The Long County 4-H Club hosted its 2007 awards reception Thursday at the Long County High School cafeteria.
The Coastal Empire Council and the Liberty District, Boy Scouts of America, will be host a fall recruitment campaign at Liberty County Elementary Schools in the coming weeks.
The Liberty County Board of Education voted against the adoption of a new pay scale for district principals at its monthly work session Tuesday morning.
Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration recently was named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014.
Button Gwinnett Elementary has been named to Georgia's 2014 Highest Progress School list, marking the second year in a row that the school has achieved the distinction.
Long County High School has made the list as one of the highest-progress schools in the state.
Anchalee Chinwitayakul and Anna Neumann may have been in the United States for only a month, but both already know their favorite American foods.
Monday, the Long County Board of Education learned enrollment had increased this year by 94 this year.
The Liberty County Board of Education held two meetings Tuesday in addition to a press conference to address contract adjustments for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal - along with Armstrong State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and other city, county and state officials - broke ground Wednesday at the site of Armstrong's future Liberty Center campus.
Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.
Long County High School Work-Based Learning is going well this year, according to program coordinator Brian Thomas.
STAMFORD, Conn. - Keep America Beautiful has selected Liberty County High School student Ciara Goodmanson as one of 10 high-school students from across the country to serve on KAB's third national Youth Advisory Council.
Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, along with Armstrong President Linda Bleicken and other military leaders, city officials and state legislators, broke ground Wednesday at the site of the new Armstrong Liberty Center, slated to open in summer 2015.
The Liberty County School System received notification Aug. 21 that its Math and Science Partnership program proposal has been approved by the Georgia Department of Education.