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, 977-3385, firstname.lastname@example.org or online at http://jazz.meetup.com/121/
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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.
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Classes offered at the Armstrong Center for Professional and Continuing Education include:
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.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold adult-student information sessions this month at four sites in coastal Georgia.
Kayla Jenkins of the Long County 4-H chapter won first place in the "Food Fare" competition at this year's State Congress, held July 23-26 in Atlanta.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students were an intricate part in the design, development and staffing at the Whole Foods Market that opened last week in Savannah.
Charity Crowell, a 2010 graduate of Liberty County High School and senior at the University of Alabama, was selected to participate in an eight-week undergraduate research program in the Education Policy and Applied Developmental Science Programs at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.
During a Progress through People luncheon Thursday, Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee laid out four goals for the school system.
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.