Municipal Association's Essay Contest invites students to be mayors Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is once again asking Georgia's sixth grade students what they would do if they were mayors. The "If I Were Mayor, I Would," essay contest gives students the opportunity to share their visions of what their community would be like under their guidance. The essay contest is open to all Georgia 6th graders including private school students and home schoolers. The deadline ...
Staff report Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow on Friday, but various employees around our community saw their shadows by participating as mentors in Groundhog Job Shadow Day. The Liberty County School System and numerous businesses across the area partnered to provide job shadow opportunities for more than 50 high school students in their career field of interest. Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High juniors and seniors made application to participate ...
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide crowned the 2007 homecoming king and princes Friday during the Long County verses Pierce County basketball game.
Upcoming programs a the Live Oak Public Libraries in the Liberty (Hinesville) and Midway-Riceboro branches include:
In the true spirit of community involvement, Frank Long Elementary School hosted its third annual chili cookoff.
Lewis Frasier Middle 8th grade all A's Eboni Brown Quintunya Chapman Devon Durman SheLeia James Christopher Payne Jocelyn Witt 8th grade A's and B's Heather Alexander Ashley Arnold Ericka Asuncion Jamahl Baker Lauren Baler Kuwanna Boutwell Ramon Buckle Aeia Buton Yanairie Caraballo Devonte' Cliett Kayla Dolphin Shantice Edwards Kayla Floyd TiKeyah Gilmore Robin Glandon Kaitlyn Golembeski Amber Grant Keturah Greene Shaquille Hamilton Morgan Harry Deandra Hart Marquis Heard Jamani Hill LaTeisha Holmes Sydney Jackson Christina ...
Snelson-Golden Middle School's School Council and PTO are hosting a gang awareness meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the school. Hinesville police will present information on the gangs that are affecting our community. All Liberty County residents are invited to attend this very informative meeting and will receive important information that will bring awareness as to what is going on in our neighborhoods and steps we can take to prevent crime. Refreshments and ...
Bradwell Institute 12th Grade Tiffany Abraham Latosha Adams Cierra Akana-Paaluhi Jasmine Amiker Jean Baker Querida Belle Deirdre Bhimull Courtney Bond Marcus Brantley Heather Brooks Nicole Burdick Shirley Burns Harry Cambrelen Lawanda Carmon Michael Charlton Natasha Coleman Amber Cordry Breauna Crawford Edwin Cruz Desirae Curry Kacey Danner Rebecca Davis Christopher Deigh Brian Dent Jasmine Dickens Aimee Diehl Elizabeth Dill Jessica Dowling Kristen Duncan Stacy Easley Jordan Ebbinger Samuel Epstein Armand Estrella Ariel Fernandez Jesse Floyd Xavier ...
The Liberty County Board of Education honored its shining stars during the monthly student and staff recognition ceremony presented before its regular meeting this past week. Board chairman Lily H. Baker presented certificates of recognition to the honorees before a packed audience.
Harvey Overton Bradwell Booster Club meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the BI gym. YMCA Teen Council meets every Thursday 6:30-8 p.m. It is free and for all 6th-12th graders. Call Freda McKnight at 368-9622. GANG, Project Reach's Riceboro community youth choir, God's Anointed New Generation, meets every Monday from 6-8 p.m. usually at Riceboro Church of God. Call Lavonia LeCounte at 884-2057. Tree Tots storytime at the Liberty Branch Library in Hinesville is ...
ATLANTA - Objections to private school vouchers will bump up against an effort to increase choices for students with learning disabilities when the state Senate considers a bill sponsored by its top member.
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.