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.
Liberty County's public schools kick off their 2007-2008 school year today with open house on all campuses.
Wal-Mart Vision Center hosted its second annual Back to School Sponge Bob Coloring contest and announced its winner Wednesday. Vision Center manager Karen Kittle presented Leah Robinson, 9, with a Sponge Bob book bag filled with school supplies. She also received a bouquet of balloons and an assortment of educational games. Many children participated in the event and the contestants were narrowed down by the associates of the vision center who chose their six favorites. ...
Four students received Sen. Rene' D. Kemp Memorial Scholarships. Recipients were Bradwell Institute seniors QuaCherra R. Mason and Deirdre Nicole Bhimull and Liberty County High seniors Amanda Kathleen Herring and Nicholas James Radunske who were awarded $1,000 scholarships. The presentations were made by Judge Charles Paul Rose Jr. who serves as chairman of the scholarship committee.
With the first day of school drawing near, parents of sixth graders starting at Snelson-Golden Middle School in August recently filled the campus media center for the third and final middle school boot camp survival-training workshop.
The 2007 Adequate Yearly Progress test results released this month showed all Long County schools exceeded the academic standards set by the state for the 2006-07 school year.
The plan to build a Liberty County middle school on Fort Stewart has received little public attention, but the preliminary steps, such as an environmental assessment, continue grinding on.
Liberty County's interim school superintendent, Harley Grove, has said he is disappointed the Georgia Department of Education is providing short notice of a Monday opportunity for public comment on revisions to the state's graduation rule.
When school starts in August, students at Walker Middle School will notice a change from last year. That's because students in grades sixth through eighth will be split up, with boys and girls in different classes for most of the day.
Special to the Courier Georgia shoppers will get an opportunity to purchase certain clothing items, schools supplies, computers and computer accessories without paying state and local sales tax during the state's tax-free holiday that begins at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 2 and continues until midnight Aug. 5. "Teachers and parents often spend significant amounts of money in preparing for students to return to school," Gov. Sonny Perdue said. "This break on sales taxes is just one ...
A visit from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) helped a group of Fleming Boy Scouts move ahead in their training. Boy Scout Troop 461 met with the congressman at McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville as part of the requirements for their first class rank and to receive their national citizenship badge. Many of the boys and their parents took the opportunity to ask questions and take photos with the representative, while Kingston explained his ...
Hundreds of area residents came out for Project Reach GANG's (God's Anointed New Generation) 10th annual Back-To-School Rally on Saturday in Riceboro's Briar Bay Park.
Pitt named to Georgia Southern dean's list Keneasha Pitt, a sociology student from Hinesville, is among the Georgia Southern University students who have been named to the dean's list for spring 2007. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. Groover named to Barton dean's list Barton Community College named Katharina Groover, of Ludowici, ...
Liberty branch Tree Tots Storytime Tuesdays, July 3-24 at 10:30 a.m. Join the library staff and local youngsters each Tuesday for stories, songs and more. For ages 1 to 4. Tie-Dye T-Shirt Craft Thursday, July 5 at 2 p.m. Bring a cotton T-Shirt to this event where you can create art you can wear. Space is limited and registration is required. For ages 5 and up. Music Makers Thursday, July 12 at 10:30 ...
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presented five $1,000 scholarships to local students.
Controversial topics were back on the table Tuesday as the Liberty County Board of Education discussed proposed revisions to its code of conduct for the coming school year.
Staff and students of Lyman Hall Elementary School recently rallied to help one of their own - and 23 others - afford a night's stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston.
SAVANNAH - Richard Watkins, son of Jan Williams and Pat Watkins of Midway, graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4.
It's been nearly a decade since Liberty County 4-H had a high-school senior win a statewide 4-H Achievement Scholarship. However, Liberty County High School student Donnie Pulliam changed that this year.
Liberty College and Career Academy students recently spent a day at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah campus.
The Liberty County School System was Georgia's sole presenter during the National School Boards Association conference in San Diego.
The Courier on Wednesday printed incorrect CCRPI scores for Long County's schools, an error that originated from variations in Georgia Department of Education data online.
With the end of their middle-school days fast-approaching, eighth-graders from Lewis Frasier Middle School recently visited Bradwell Institute for an orientation and campus tour.
They have spent Thursday mornings during the past year counting, packing and sorting thousands of meals for the Liberty County Backpack Buddies program, and 12 students from Liberty County High School's life-skills class were recognized for their efforts this week.
The Liberty County School System could use some improvement in its middle-grades performance, according to Georgia's College and Career Ready Performance Index grades released Tuesday.
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