The 18th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, an event that brings more than 1,400 teachers, principals, social workers, law enforcement officers, parents, and community members together to develop successful programs for empowering youth, is set for March 4-7 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah.
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John Wood's eighth grade students at Snelson Golden Middle School paid a tribute to the history and heritage of Georgia with a presentation at the school's media center for Georgia Day Monday.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education changed standards for students to participate in the high school graduation ceremony starting next school year.
The Bradwell Institute FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17-24.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will have an open house at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
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MOUNT VERNON - Magistrate Judge Amy L. Owens of Hinesville was one of six new members of the Brewton-Parker College Board of Trustees welcomed to the board at the Jan. 18 meeting in the Hall of Fame Room of the Student Activities Center.
The 3rd Annual Miss Bradwell Institute Pageant was presented Feb. 2.
UGA graduation: An estimated 2,400 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the 2006 fall semester. Each student participated in the university's commencement exercise that was on Dec. 15.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center hosted Doughnuts With Dad Day Thursday.
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James Fox Jr., a senior at Long County High School in Ludowici, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
Twelve Liberty County High School FFA members traveled last month to Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga., to compete in Southeast Georgia Career Development Event.
At least one Tide got to roll Thursday in New Orleans.
Members of the Long County 4-H club recently demonstrated their skills and ability to excel locally and on the road.
Liberty Elementary and Midway Middle schools students joined together for a choral concert recently in the LES cafeteria. Fellow students and family members were invited. The performance included a mix of Christmas favorites and contemporary tunes.
At a Dec. 17 ceremony, Liberty College and Career Academy students who completed dual-enrollment credentials for the public schools' academy and Savannah Technical College this semester were recognized. The 52 students met Savannah Tech's admissions and course-work requirements to earn credentials in various programs, including law and justice, aircraft support, manufacturing, psychology and sociology.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College is accepting entries for the 18th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week student design competition.
ATLANTA - This holiday season, people can give the gift of a college education by contributing to a 529 college savings plan.
Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members on Wednesday visited Coastal Manor nursing home to spread Christmas cheer to the residents. Wearing Santa hats and jingle-bell necklaces, 36 members spent an hour singing carols in the common areas and some rooms. They also made Christmas cards for each resident. After visiting the nursing home, FBLA members and parents attended a Christmas social at Chili's in Hinesville.
Though Long County High School has been open since August, officials held a grand-opening ceremony and open house last week.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America has teamed up with Terracycle for the 2013-14 school year to promote recycling in the school and community. FBLA members and their adviser collect and sort items for recycling to help eliminate waste. The organization targets plastic bottles, aluminum cans, drink pouches and potato-chip bags. The items later are redeemed for prizes for the school.
Sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission, the Georgia 4-H "Peanutrition" Contest challenges 4-H members to concoct a snack containing peanuts or peanut butter.
The Liberty County School System is offering a new way for the public to communicate with the district.
Liberty County's 2013 high-school graduation rate of 72.3 is higher than the state's 71.5 percent, though this year the district's two high schools' graduation rates decreased slightly from the previous year's rates.