The YMCA of Coastal Georgia will host Teen Achievers: Professional Career and College Readiness Program. The program begins Sept. 8. To register, call (912) 354-5480.
Four Liberty County teens were among 157 youth who graduated from the Georgia Youth Challenge Academy on Aug. 25 at the James Brown Arena in Macon.
Live Oak Public Libraries Programs at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch in Midway during September include:
Georgia's 2007 high school seniors held their ground versus the nation on the SAT.
Tucked away on Highway 301 north, just outside Ludowici city limits, is a small building that houses the Altamaha Technical College Academic Support Center. People of different backgrounds and ages visit the center on weekdays to enhance their education and prepare themselves for the job market.
Bradwell Institute received a donation Aug. 22 from the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet-up Group. A flute, clarinet and a trumpet were given to the school band. "The band is very appreciative," Daryl Wolfram, band director, (left) said. The instruments will be loaned to students who cannot afford to buy one. Alphonso Wright, founder of the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet-up Group, said there is an ongoing effort to donate instruments. For more information, contact Alphonso Wright at 876-4504, ...
Special to the Courier Two youths from Hinesville, Patrick Farace and Lauren Faircloth, returned home Aug. 12 after participating this summer with Teal Sound, which is a Division II Drum and Bugle Corps with Drum Corps International. They auditioned with more than 300 other youth to make the cut of approximately 130 to be accepted into the corps for this summer's tour. In addition to weekend camps in Jacksonville from December to June, they competed ...
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education has received a letter with the signatures of 27 bus drivers stating that if the 2008-09 school year begins earlier than Sept. 1, that those drivers would not report to work.
Most of Tuesday's school board meeting was taken up by parents' complaints about the new K-8 uniform dress code and board action adjusting the policy.
A community education kick-off rally is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bradwell Institute cafeteria.
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.
Donnie Pulliam of Liberty County was among 48 state winners at the 71st annual State 4-H Congress in Atlanta this summer. During the event, each 4-H member gave a 10-minute oral presentation, using visual aids, about any topic before a panel of judges.
The Liberty County Board of Education announced enrollment counts for the first five days of school and is looking to hold three community forums in the 2013-14 school year at regularly scheduled Tuesday meetings.
Cadet 1st Sgt. Jacob M. Deem, a Fort Stewart resident, participated in the American Legion Georgia Boys State program in June and the Boys Nation program in Washington, D.C., on July 19-26. He was one of only two peer-elected state senators who represented Georgia at Boys Nation.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2013-14 Student Advisory Council.