Live Oak Public Libraries Programs during May at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries include:
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School named Melinda Chancey Teacher of the Year this past week.
The GED tests will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup Campus on Monday and Tuesday, May 5-6, from 5-9 p.m.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of one $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Georgia resident currently attending a post secondary school or who has been accepted to one.
In conjunction with Georgia Cities Week, the Georgia Municipal Association sponsored a statewide writing contest, inviting sixth-graders to share their thoughts on what they would do as mayor.
LUDOWICI -- Students at Smiley Elementary participated in the annual CRCT Kickoff on April 21.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute will present Arts Fest 2008 from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Liberty County High School in the media center and commons area. Festivities will included a juried student art show, performances by band and choir ensembles, an awards presentation at 7:30 p.m., and light refreshments. There is no charge and the community is invited.
LUDOWICI -- The expression "dynamite come in small packages" is no more appropriate than when you speak of the Long County High School Concert Band.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold commencement on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's Department of Professional and Continuing Education will offer "One Day University," a day designed to bring back the thrill of academic discovery to adult learners.
Students at Brittin Elementary recently learned what it means to celebrate creativity, New Orleans style. Their efforts and creativity were honored and celebrated by art educators from around the nation.
Thirteen Long County students recently competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Competition in Bacon County.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee was sworn in Aug. 19 by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee, the newest member to serve on the council, will be required to travel to the capitol to attend the panel's meetings.
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.
The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.
The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.