For Long County High School seniors set to graduate in 2012, requirements to participate in the commencement ceremony may change in July.
Jessica Keller Hancock was among more than 500 students to graduate from Georgia Health Sciences University at commencement exercises May 5 at Augusta's James Brown Arena.
When 16 middle-school students reported to summer camp at First Presbyterian Christian Academy on Wednesday, they were greeted with an unusual sight: Yellow crime-scene tape blocked the entry to two classrooms, where desks and chairs were toppled over, torn papers were strewn about and blood spatter was everywhere from white boards to the floors.
Four cadets from Bradwell Institute's JROTC program will attend the 2011 JROTC Leadership Symposium and compete in the championship round of the 2011 Army JROTC Leadership Bowl and Symposium. The competition and symposium, which is sponsored by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and conducted by the College Options Foundation, will be held June 24-28 on the George Mason University campus in Washington, D.C.
The following students from Liberty County were named to the Columbia College dean's list for the January-May 2011 award period.
The newly elected officers of the Liberty/Long Retired Educators Association are membership Chairperson Jean Johnson, program Chairperson LeFayne May, President Don Melton, Vice President and outgoing President Jane Cart, Treasurer Alice Travis and Secretary Joan Hollingsworth.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved the school system's general-fund and capital-fund budgets Tuesday for fiscal year 2011-12. The system's fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.
ATLANTA - Georgia students can now apply for low-interest loans aimed to help families that need extra help paying for college.
Dr. Don S. Stumpf recently was named director of Armstrong Atlantic State University's Liberty Center in Hinesville. He will oversee all aspects of the center, including recruiting, admissions, student and faculty support, administrative services and facility management.
Taylors Creek Elementary recently was selected to participate in the Bus Trip Across Georgia on Oct. 25-27.
Before school let out, Lyman Hall Elementary School Principal Claire Blanchard set a two-day goal of 800 Accelerated Reader points at an 85 percent performance rate for the students and agreed to let them splash her with water if they achieved it. After the students hit the goal, they enjoyed dousing their principal with a bin of water. Accelerated Reader points are calculated based on the number of words and reading level of the book.
The Long County Board of Education honored recent retiree Jeannette Johnson with a plaque when she wrapped up her career at Smiley Elementary School after working 22 years in the school system. Long County BoE members Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Billy Hall, Linda DeLoach and Florence Baggs and Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards attended the ceremony.
Liberty Elementary School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Midway Middle School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Button Gwinnett Elementary School Recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll: