Municipal Association's Essay Contest invites students to be mayors
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
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.
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.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's National Youth-At-Risk Center will welcome more than a thousand educators, social workers, community leaders and researchers from across the United States and internationally during the 25th annual National Youth-At-Risk conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
Liberty County school-board members witnessed the district's official social-media channels launch Tuesday morning during a regular work session.
Students and faculty at the Liberty College and Career Academy showed off the work-ready skills and workplace ethics they've been honing during an open house Thursday night.
About 80 volunteers recently joined with the Georgia Forestry Commission to help add some shade in Long County.
STATESBORO - Jamal Wright of Allenhurst has been chosen for Georgia Southern University's 2014 Southern's Orientation, Advisement and Registration Team. Wright is majoring in chemistry.
Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America recently participated in the FBLA Region Leadership Conference in Savannah.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) award recipients at the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Feb. 27 at Connection Church on Patriot's Trail in Flemington.
Donnie Pulliam, a 2013 honor graduate from Liberty County High School, received a $1,000 scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars on Dec. 7 in Atlanta.
Individuals, couples and corporations can receive a tax credit if they contribute to Georgia GOAL, a student scholarship organization that operates under the state education expense credit program. This program provides scholarships to low-income students who want to attend private schools, like First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville.
First grade: Aallyiah Young
Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee informed school-board members during a meeting Tuesday that students and teachers are entering "crunch time" before the upcoming standardized testing periods.
Smiling her wide, mischievous grin and exuding a warm, open manner, Ophelia Evelyn Johnson Killens can cheer the sternest stranger and delight anyone with her stories of what Dorchester Academy was like for students in its heyday.
Financial-aid experts will assist area college-bound students and their families with aid applications from