The 18th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, an event that brings more than 1,400 teachers, principals, social workers, law enforcement officers, parents, and community members together to develop successful programs for empowering youth, is set for March 4-7 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah.
Awww, the memory of prom... If you are like most people, you secured a date months in advance (even if it was your relationship-deficient friend you promised to go with freshman year or the courtesy cousin date) and began debating matching color schemes. In addition, you worked a crappy job to cover the costs of tickets, tuxes, gowns, corsages, dinner and pictures for your future children to laugh at when you reminisce on your youth. ...
BI concert announceed Bradwell Institute Chorus and Band Concert will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Bradwell cafeteria.
John Wood's eighth grade students at Snelson Golden Middle School paid a tribute to the history and heritage of Georgia with a presentation at the school's media center for Georgia Day Monday.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education changed standards for students to participate in the high school graduation ceremony starting next school year.
The Bradwell Institute FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17-24. Blue Jackets, Gold Standards is the theme this year and it embodies the most recognizable symbol of the organization, the blue corduroy jacket, to the ideals and traditions of national life, gold standards. Nearly half a million members around the nation will participate in activities at the local and state levels. The focus of the week is to tell America about the opportunities ...
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will have an open house at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
Armstrong's dean's list Several students from Liberty County were named to Armstrong Atlantic State University's dean's list for the fall term. Allenhurst: Megan Strempke Fleming: Zuleika Black and Megan Gordon Hinesville: Lindsey Alvarez, Lorena Alvarez Quintero, Stacie Biava, Lisa Bringhurst, Bonnie Camp, Charrell Colbert, Jennifer Cooper, Stacey Douglas, Jacquette Fleetwood, Michaela Hamlin, Cassie Holland, Irene Hunt Amanda Lawson, Katherine Lee, Dianne Long, Regina Maez, Anne-Marie Mendez, Kristina Menke, Teneka Miles, Jenitre Moore, Robyn Mueller, Shanta ...
Brewton-Parker MOUNT VERNON - Twenty-three students from Liberty County qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the fall 2006 semester. The students were enrolled in 12 or more hours and earned a gpa of 3.6 or better. Students are: Allenhurst LaToya C. Cannon and Gloriela M. Hunter Fort Stewart Juliana Marie Lee Hinesville Kerry Jean Amidon, Delia Blackmon, Theresa Sherlin Bradley, Blanca I. Candelario, Evonne B. Crumby, Angel Theresa Dargan, Saundra Louise Dryer, ...
Former Liberty County student and Florida A&M University freshman Jacquita Burley waits for the Super Bowl XLI Halftime show to begin at Miami's Dolphins Stadium Sunday. Burley is a drummer in the University's world-renowned Marching 100 band that performed with pop icon Prince. The band also appeared on The Early Show on Feb. 1. Burley is the daughter of Hinesville's William T. and Jacquelyn Lovette Burley. Her uncle is County Commissioner Donald Lovette. Grandparents are ...
MOUNT VERNON - Magistrate Judge Amy L. Owens of Hinesville was one of six new members of the Brewton-Parker College Board of Trustees welcomed to the board at the Jan. 18 meeting in the Hall of Fame Room of the Student Activities Center.
The 3rd Annual Miss Bradwell Institute Pageant was presented Feb. 2. Six contestants competed in four categories, including pre-pageant teacher evaluation, sportswear, formal wear and on-stage questions. Miss Gabriele Pray, a BI junior and member of the basketball cheerleading squad and track team was crowned Miss Bradwell Institute 2007. Her court included 1st runner-up Nicole Powell and 2nd runner-up Aaliyah Howard. Other participants in the pageant were Crystal Campanella, Danielle Gibson and Lindsay Richardson. The ...
UGA graduation: An estimated 2,400 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the 2006 fall semester. Each student participated in the university's commencement exercise that was on Dec. 15.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center hosted Doughnuts With Dad Day Thursday. Dads had the opportunity to sit with their children and have doughnuts and breakfast. This is the first event of its type at the Pre-K center and Principal Shelby Bush is hoping to host others like it. Rear detachment commander Capt. Travis Corey, Capt. Janus Farley and Staff Sgt. John Strugala made it special as they filled in for the deployed fathers of Dawson ...
Special to the Courier Training sessions focus on safety, CPR, infants and toddlers, pre-school and administration and more. To meet the demand for professional development among area child care professionals, Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral announces its spring schedule of full-day Saturday training sessions focusing on everything from safety and CPR to effective administration of child care facilities. Training will be provided March 10 in Chatham County, April 14 in Bulloch County and ...
During the recent Red Ribbon Week at Lewis Frasier Middle School, parents, students and staff formed a human red ribbon to show support for being drug free. Parents, students and staff walked one lap around the school and convened on the football field to form the ribbon. Fort Stewart also sent McGruff the drug dog to make the event a success.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently hosted its first parent night of the year. Those in attendance discussed the use of Title One money, highly-qualified teachers, measurable goals for staff, measurable goals for students, the Title One parent-involvement budget and district and school policy.
Liberty County teachers are under pressure this year to quickly learn and implement a number of state mandates, including the Common Core standards and local initiatives meant to improve student achievement.
Some Liberty County High School students seem to recite Shakespearian dialogue as easily as they text or Twitter-speak.
About 60 working people with jobs ranging from wildlife biologist to chef spoke to Bradwell Institute students during Friday's career expo about their careers and how they chose their professional paths.
First grade: Alexander Bailey
Anthony K. Johnson, who teaches language arts to gifted seventh-graders at Midway Middle School, is one of 40 new teachers in Georgia to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power.
The Liberty County School System last week launched an online forum to give citizens an additional opportunity to help move the school system forward. The web-based forum is designed to provide an additional venue to encourage stakeholders to become engaged in open discussions, ask questions and offer suggestions that are centered on the future of Liberty County Schools.
First grade: Taneiha Bowman
First grade: Jarome Adkins
Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.
Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.
Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.