The Liberty Board of Education has decided to name an interim superintendent, use the services of the Georgia School Board Association to search for a new superintendent, and has promoted Dr. Cheryl Conley to the new post of deputy superintendent.
The Long County Library will have a full schedule of activities for kids throughout June.
Whether to pursue a school uniform policy was a key item discussed during the Long County Board of Education's May meeting.
ATHENS - Elizabeth Davis of Hinesville has been selected for the 2007 Congressional Agricultural Fellowship Program by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
World travelers and history buffs are invited to sign up for a 12-day tour of England sponsored by Georgia Southern University's College of Education.
The Georgia Department of Education is considering possible changes to the state's high school graduation rule and will hold 16 sessions - including one in Savannah on May 31 - during the next three weeks.
Georgia Southern University is offering a trio of unique day camps for elementary, middle and high school students who have an interest in art.
Long County High School conducted its 2007 graduation ceremony Friday with 102 seniors receiving diplomas at Veterans Stadium.
Students at Frank Long Elementary School are hoping to use the magic of storytelling to spread joy to the children of Uganda.
It finally arrived.
Juanita Strickland of VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently presented Japheth Parker with a $500 scholarship from the business.
The Liberty-Long Retired Educators recently selected Liberty County High School senior Jeremy Fermin as its college scholarship winner. Jane Cart, the organization's scholarship coordinator, presented it to him. Fermin will be attending the University of Georgia and plans to major in music education. His parents are Bernard and Dotty Fermin.
The Liberty County Commission is participating in the Summer Food Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Meals will be provided at all sites listed. The program will be open for service on June 11-July 27. Meals will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The Georgia State Board of Education recently awarded technology grants to 60 public schools in Georgia as part of the Title II-funded Instructional Technology Enhanced Environments Competitive Grant program. Each of the schools will receive $96,250 for the fiscal year 2007 to implement 21st Century Learning Environments.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, "Call of Duty: Making a Difference," hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.
The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.
The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers' toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.
For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.
James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.