What: Armstrong Alumni Center Grand Opening. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a grand opening reception and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Alumni Center in historic Burnett Hall. As one of Armstrong's eight original buildings on the university's Southside campus, Burnett Hall serves as a strategic venue for the Alumni Center. The Alumni Center will also house the Alumni Affairs Office, which is dedicated to preserving Armstrong's past, while building on the future.
Logan Street, Felix Linzan, Kirsten Schreihofer and Brandee Craig, all of Hinesville; Heather Rego of Allenhurst; and Justin Ramsey of Fort Stewart, all recently received $2,000 college scholarships that were awarded at Fort Stewart.
The Liberty County School System is sponsoring its second annual Career and Technology Camp this week at the Liberty College and Career Academy.
Felicia Knight of Allenhurst, Willie Massey of Midway, and Tasha Mitchell and Morgan Thomas, both of Hinesville, graduated from Troy University on May 9 in Troy, Ala.
Long County High School was represented at the 86th Georgia Future Farmers of America Convention, May 1-3 in Macon.
Liberty County High School has been awarded a grant worth over $500,000 to fund the National Math and Science Initiative's Advanced Placement Program for Military Families.
Liberty County High School graduated 240 seniors Saturday night in a commencement ceremony at Donell Woods Stadium.
Long County High School held its graduation ceremony Friday, proffering diplomas to 134 seniors. Class Secretary Karena Espey gave the invocation followed by a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, led by class parliamentarian Brandon Abbot.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy held its graduation ceremony May 16 in Ludowici, sending 17 seniors out into the world.
The Heavenly Angel Daycare had its first graduation ceremony on May 16. Four 4-year-olds marched across the field and received certificates from the Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens Sr.
Harmony Wallace, who is a Bradwell Institute senior, has earned this year's Liberty/Long Retired Educators' scholarship. Wallace plans to major in early childhood education at Georgia Southern University. She is the daughter of Franklin and Linda Wallace.
Last week, the annual Farm Day Celebration was held in Long County. Farmers and agricultural staff brought in their equipment and livestock to show local students the importance of the agricultural industry. This year, exhibits included forestry, fur trapping, livestock and large equipment. One of the children's favorite displays was an "old-time" cornhusking demonstration. The event is sponsored by the Long County Georgia Farm Bureau office and coordinated by Linda Hall. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see more pictures from the day.
Long County High School had its senior banquet in its new building Thursday, a first for the school.
For the second year, First Presbyterian Christian Academy's senior class was so large graduation Saturday was moved to Fort Stewart's Main Chapel to accommodate the graduates and their families.
Three hundred sixty-four Bradwell Institute seniors graduated Friday night during the school's first-ever commencement on the new Olvey Field.
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.