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.
Ruthanne Bargeron of Midway was named to the Georgia College and State University president's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university president, Dr. Dorothy Leland.
Katharina Cantor of Hinesville was named to the Georgia College and State University dean's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university's vice president and dean of faculties, Dr. Anne Gormly. To be selected for the dean's list, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.2 on 12 or more hours of work attempted for the semester and have at least a cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Georgia College, in ...
Saturday will be a special anniversary for one local GANG. No, it's not one of the criminal gangs that have been making the headlines recently, but the Project Reach God's Anointed New Generation (commonly referred to as GANG). The group of young gospel singers and volunteers, will host its 10th annual Back-to-School Rally in Riceboro's Briar Bay Park on Saturday. "This is a major mile marker for the group," GANG Executive Director Lavonia LeCounte said. ...
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia will present its third annual awards gala at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in Savannah. This year's theme is "Priceless Achievers."
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.