Moving against requests from school administrators, the Liberty County Board of Education voted Tuesday to discontinue funding middle- and high-school graduation coaches.
While the Liberty County Board of Education in recent months has wrangled with complicated budget decisions, information from the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts indicates that four of the seven board members were within the state's top 25 for travel expenditures for fiscal year 2012.
Effective Saturday, five-year Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer will be retired, with sun and sand awaiting her.
Bradwell Institute is one of six Georgia schools that will receive a Department of Defense Education Activity grant to expand Advanced Placement programming beginning this fall.
Long County High School held its graduation ceremony Friday night at Veterans' Field in Ludowici. This year, 129 students received diplomas and the class produced 29 honor graduates - the most in school history. Cassandra Pelton was the 2013 class valedic-torian, and Luke Golden was the salutatorian.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy graduated it's fifth and largest senior class Saturday morning at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel, where families and friends gathered to bid the budding seniors farewell.
Liberty County High School graduated 236 seniors from its class of 2013 during an early morning ceremony Saturday at Donell Woods Stadium.
For 370 Bradwell Institute seniors, a milestone 13 years in the making arrived Friday.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced its second annual "Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition" contest.
Liberty County schools let out for summer today, but the annual occasion may be bittersweet for members of the Jordye Bacon Elementary School community.
The statewide high-school graduation rate rose more than two percentage points from 67.4 percent in 2011 to 69.7 percent in 2012 - but both high schools in Liberty County soar above that rate.
The community contributed in a major way this year to help Midway Middle School round up plastic bottles and cans - and the effort paid off.
Liberty Elementary participated in the recent Midway Day Festival. Midway showcased its city during Georgia Cities Week, which took place April 20-27.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.
Seventeen seniors received their high-school diplomas Friday during Faith Baptist Christian Academy's senior commencement ceremony in Ludowici. Three students delivered speeches to the packed church.
During the summer, the Liberty Elementary School media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 5 and 19 and July 17, and Midway Middle's media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 12 and 26 and July 10 and 24.
Associates at Liberty College and Career Academy recently participated in mock job interviews during Professionals and Youth Day.