Dr. Felicia A. Bell graduated on May 8 from Howard University in Washington, D.C., with a doctorate in U.S. history.
Liberty County teen Candace Poole was selected as a delegate for Coastal Electric Cooperative's annual Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses paid leadership trip.
The Ladies from the American Legion Post 168 in Hinesville recently awarded American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships to Bradwell Institute graduate Crystal Campanella and Liberty County High School graduate Chassid Oliveirg.
MOUNT VERNON - Timothy Leon Hammett of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's April 27 honors day ceremony April 27 when he received the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed on BPC students.
The Long County School System wrapped up the school year Tuesday. Several students, teachers and staff members reflected on the year and talked about why they're looking forward to summer break.
Last week, Walker Middle School students graduated from the Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety (CHAMPS) program and were recognized for their achievements during a ceremony.
For the past nine years, the students at Taylors Creek Elementary have collected soda tabs to raise money for the Liberty Humane Shelter. This year, students collected 52 and a half gallons of tabs. Sherry Townsend's class collected the most tabs and won a pizza party.
The Joseph Martin state media festival winners, dubbed the "superstars," will compete at the international level.
Eight members of Bradwell Institute's class of 2010 received the "High Schools that Work Award of Educational Achievement."
Coastal GA Area CAA, Inc. has announced that the Early Head Start program will soon open in the Hinesville/Liberty County area. Liberty County Early Head Start allows infants and toddlers ages 6 weeks to 36 months to grow and learn in a nurturing environment. Children with disabilities are welcome.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted its 2010 MACAS awards ceremony April 11 to recognize academic excellence among AASU minority students. Some 580 students were honored during the ceremony in the AASU Fine Arts Auditorium.
The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.
Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.
Nevada went all in on school choice this month, with the new GOP legislature passing and the GOP governor signing a sweeping bill offering parents direct access to the money used to educate their children.
On a recent Friday afternoon in a sleepy suburb just west of Chicago, 5-year-old Zeke Banks faces several teenagers seated at a table.
The world's toughest exam has driven Chinese students to extremes, including suicide, but cheating will be a little tougher if a plan in Henan province, 400 miles south of Beijing, pans out.