Special to the Courier Statesboro native Joe McGlamery will serve this year as the 34th chairman of "A Day for Southern." "I grew up on a farm near Statesboro, and I remember when most of the towns around here were similar," McGlamery said. "Today I see the huge difference Georgia Southern has made in Statesboro. The university is an economic development engine that continues to help us grown and thrive." The "A Day for Southern" ...
Classes offered at the Armstrong Center for Professional and Continuing Education include: Beginning Accounting/ Bookkeeping I Learn the basic principles and concept of bookkeeping for business. The course is in small segments to accommodate today's workforce. Begins Sept. 25. Cost, $60 Calligraphy The course aims to develop a fluency in writing the bookhand and italic styles. It also cover the basics of page layout and how to design ornaments using the calligraphic pen. Begins ...
Liberty County Deputy School Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Conley (left) helps Hinesville Police Department crossing guard Gloria Lairamore direct traffic at the board of education office Thursday.
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.
Special to the Courier With the start of school, students are again rushing to be on time, parents are getting them on their way, and drivers are going about their business. "This is a critical time of the year," Ray Palermo, director of public information for Teachers' Insurance Plan, said. "Drivers need to re-acclimate themselves to having children on and near the road, particularly at rush hours. And, both children and parents need to get ...
GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.
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.
The Ludowici High School classes of 1972 and 1973 are planning their combined class reunion for Aug. 25 at Cooper's Point, Eulonia. For more information, call Betty or Revis Baxter at (912) 545-2470, Dale Horne at (912) 545-9602, Danny Mummey at (912) 368-2029, Marie Middleton at (912) 545-9750, Belinda McLendon at (912) 877-2986 or Bobbie Kate Craddock at (912) 842-2292.
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.
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.