ATLANTA -- Georgia college students will pay more fees and employees will shell out hundreds more dollars for health care under stopgap budget measures passed by the state Board of Regents on Wednesday.
With little discussion, the board hurriedly approved the increases to help fill a $186 million hole created by state budget cuts. The university system already cut 6 percent, or $136 million, from this year's budget in October, but now the board is cutting another 2 percent, or $46 million, in anticipation of further reductions from the state.
You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. But do you recall Jack Sprat, who ate no fat; his wife who ate no lean?
ATLANTA - The head of Georgia's Senate Higher Education Committee is proposing a merger of two historically black colleges with other schools to save money.
Rezoning, joint-education plans with Fort Stewart, and a decision on the recommended millage rate were among the items on the agenda at the Liberty County Board of Education monthly meeting on Nov. 18.
As Liberty County's two public high schools wrap up their first full semester since a uniform policy was instituted, the new clothing guidelines are receiving mixed reviews.
Chris Teel refused to be another statistic.
Bruce Grube has announced that he is stepping down as president of Georgia Southern University effective June 30, 2009.
Lewis Frasier Middle School students of the Month were treated to lunch at Wendy's on Oct. 31.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently honored students in classes that had the most Accelerated Reading points in the first nine weeks of the school year.
Long County High School recently was recognized as a regional winner of the Governor's Cup by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its Foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants totaling $12,837 to Liberty County school teachers on Friday, Oct. 24th. The winners were greeted in their classrooms with a visit from the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol, who came with balloons, a presentation check, and gifts.
On Wednesday, Dr. Judy Scherer, superintendent of Liberty County Schools, met with other area educators from Savannah Technical College to solidify a partnership to bring a charter school called the College and Career Academy to Liberty County.
BUCHANAN - Another Georgia school district is facing accreditation problems.
The head of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools says the organization has voted to place the Haralson County schools in west Georgia on probation.
Liberty County's ambassador to medical academia is nearing the end of his first semester at the Medical College of Georgia and apparently not wasting his time, nor school resources.
Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson Friday appointed Dr. Kathy Love as the new president of Savannah Technical College. She begins the new position on Jan. 1.
Several area students have earned academic honors and graduated from colleges:
The Liberty County Board of Education received a "very detailed picture" of the school district's finances at a work session held Tuesday morning at the BoE building.
On paper, Republicans' best presidential candidate for 2016 would seem to be the sitting governor of Wisconsin, except for one possible problem: He never graduated from college.
Video games have been maligned for decades.
Radio personality Garrison Keillor used to have a standing joke that his fictional Lake Woebegon was where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average."
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.
The Liberty County School System administration, along with the Liberty County Board of Education, held a community forum Thursday night at the Performing Arts Center to discuss its upcoming 2015-'16 budget and the impending reduction in school-system personnel.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.
Donnie Pulliam, an alumnus of Liberty County High School, recently received a scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars.
Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to enact a district-wide hiring freeze for all "non-essential positions," as stated by Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.
Educational top brass of the Liberty County School System and Armstrong State University convened Friday at the Liberty College and Career Academy to put the official stamps on two new partnership agreements.
Three Long County High School students recently were recognized for their accomplishments.
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