Last week, the annual Farm Day Celebration was held in Long County. Farmers and agricultural staff brought in their equipment and livestock to show local students the importance of the agricultural industry. This year, exhibits included forestry, fur trapping, livestock and large equipment. One of the children's favorite displays was an "old-time" cornhusking demonstration. The event is sponsored by the Long County Georgia Farm Bureau office and coordinated by Linda Hall. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see more pictures from the day.
Long County High School had its senior banquet in its new building Thursday, a first for the school.
For the second year, First Presbyterian Christian Academy's senior class was so large graduation Saturday was moved to Fort Stewart's Main Chapel to accommodate the graduates and their families.
Three hundred sixty-four Bradwell Institute seniors graduated Friday night during the school's first-ever commencement on the new Olvey Field.
Students at Midway Middle School have proven that it truly pays to go green.
The Liberty County School System held its second annual science fair May 20 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
Eight students, four from both Bradwell Institute and four from Liberty, recently received scholarships Jackie Gilliad-Henderson Memorial Scholarships. The awards were sponsored by Seven Ministries, organized by Gary Gilliard.
ATLANTA - Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan has kicked off its annual statewide Newborn Sweepstakes, in which one baby born this year in Georgia will receive $5,529 toward his or her college savings.
On Tuesday, Georgia held the earliest primary election in the state's history.
As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee presented her 2015 budget priorities to the board of education at Tuesday evening's regular meeting. The proposed budget included the reduction or elimination of several staff positions and programs as well as the upgrade and inception of new programs and job posts.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently unveiled a pilot program that uses science, technology, engineering and mathematics to provide students with problem-based learning opportunities.
The Liberty County School System will offer a career and technology camp experience for sixth- and seventh-graders this summer at the Liberty College and Career Academy.
Low-income parents scrambling to help their kids pay for college may be lured into taking on loans they can't really repay, say some prominent education scholars.
STATESBORO - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal visited Georgia Southern University on May 5 to sign into law House Bill 744, a part of the 2015 fiscal year budget, which includes funding for a new military-science building at GSU.
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.
The Long County Recreation Department held its annual Back-to-School Bash on last Saturday, and according to Randy Simmons, this year's turnout was one of the largest since the event's inception.