Live Oak Public Libraries Programs during May at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries include:
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School named Melinda Chancey Teacher of the Year this past week.
The GED tests will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup Campus on Monday and Tuesday, May 5-6, from 5-9 p.m.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of one $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Georgia resident currently attending a post secondary school or who has been accepted to one.
In conjunction with Georgia Cities Week, the Georgia Municipal Association sponsored a statewide writing contest, inviting sixth-graders to share their thoughts on what they would do as mayor.
LUDOWICI -- Students at Smiley Elementary participated in the annual CRCT Kickoff on April 21.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute will present Arts Fest 2008 from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Liberty County High School in the media center and commons area. Festivities will included a juried student art show, performances by band and choir ensembles, an awards presentation at 7:30 p.m., and light refreshments. There is no charge and the community is invited.
LUDOWICI -- The expression "dynamite come in small packages" is no more appropriate than when you speak of the Long County High School Concert Band.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold commencement on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's Department of Professional and Continuing Education will offer "One Day University," a day designed to bring back the thrill of academic discovery to adult learners.
Students at Brittin Elementary recently learned what it means to celebrate creativity, New Orleans style. Their efforts and creativity were honored and celebrated by art educators from around the nation.
Thirteen Long County students recently competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Competition in Bacon County.
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.