Municipal Association's Essay Contest invites students to be mayors Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is once again asking Georgia's sixth grade students what they would do if they were mayors. The "If I Were Mayor, I Would," essay contest gives students the opportunity to share their visions of what their community would be like under their guidance. The essay contest is open to all Georgia 6th graders including private school students and home schoolers. The deadline ...
Staff report Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil may not have seen his shadow on Friday, but various employees around our community saw their shadows by participating as mentors in Groundhog Job Shadow Day. The Liberty County School System and numerous businesses across the area partnered to provide job shadow opportunities for more than 50 high school students in their career field of interest. Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High juniors and seniors made application to participate ...
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide crowned the 2007 homecoming king and princes Friday during the Long County verses Pierce County basketball game.
Upcoming programs a the Live Oak Public Libraries in the Liberty (Hinesville) and Midway-Riceboro branches include:
In the true spirit of community involvement, Frank Long Elementary School hosted its third annual chili cookoff.
Lewis Frasier Middle 8th grade all A's Eboni Brown Quintunya Chapman Devon Durman SheLeia James Christopher Payne Jocelyn Witt 8th grade A's and B's Heather Alexander Ashley Arnold Ericka Asuncion Jamahl Baker Lauren Baler Kuwanna Boutwell Ramon Buckle Aeia Buton Yanairie Caraballo Devonte' Cliett Kayla Dolphin Shantice Edwards Kayla Floyd TiKeyah Gilmore Robin Glandon Kaitlyn Golembeski Amber Grant Keturah Greene Shaquille Hamilton Morgan Harry Deandra Hart Marquis Heard Jamani Hill LaTeisha Holmes Sydney Jackson Christina ...
Snelson-Golden Middle School's School Council and PTO are hosting a gang awareness meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the school. Hinesville police will present information on the gangs that are affecting our community. All Liberty County residents are invited to attend this very informative meeting and will receive important information that will bring awareness as to what is going on in our neighborhoods and steps we can take to prevent crime. Refreshments and ...
Bradwell Institute 12th Grade Tiffany Abraham Latosha Adams Cierra Akana-Paaluhi Jasmine Amiker Jean Baker Querida Belle Deirdre Bhimull Courtney Bond Marcus Brantley Heather Brooks Nicole Burdick Shirley Burns Harry Cambrelen Lawanda Carmon Michael Charlton Natasha Coleman Amber Cordry Breauna Crawford Edwin Cruz Desirae Curry Kacey Danner Rebecca Davis Christopher Deigh Brian Dent Jasmine Dickens Aimee Diehl Elizabeth Dill Jessica Dowling Kristen Duncan Stacy Easley Jordan Ebbinger Samuel Epstein Armand Estrella Ariel Fernandez Jesse Floyd Xavier ...
The Liberty County Board of Education honored its shining stars during the monthly student and staff recognition ceremony presented before its regular meeting this past week. Board chairman Lily H. Baker presented certificates of recognition to the honorees before a packed audience.
Harvey Overton Bradwell Booster Club meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the BI gym. YMCA Teen Council meets every Thursday 6:30-8 p.m. It is free and for all 6th-12th graders. Call Freda McKnight at 368-9622. GANG, Project Reach's Riceboro community youth choir, God's Anointed New Generation, meets every Monday from 6-8 p.m. usually at Riceboro Church of God. Call Lavonia LeCounte at 884-2057. Tree Tots storytime at the Liberty Branch Library in Hinesville is ...
ATLANTA - Objections to private school vouchers will bump up against an effort to increase choices for students with learning disabilities when the state Senate considers a bill sponsored by its top member.
SAVANNAH - Jeff Ashmen has been selected as its military-outreach coordinator at Savannah Tech College.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
"I want to be just like you," a boy told Hinesville firefighter Alex Mason at Frank Long Elementary School on Wednesday.
Lyman Hall Elementary students and their families enjoyed hot dogs and books Oct. 1 at the school's third annual Book Fair Picnic.
Kathryn Nelson's class at the Liberty County Pre-K Center helped with an art project to prepare for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's upcoming visit to Liberty County. Deal will address an audience from 10:45 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 368-4445.
Liberty County's 14 public schools are celebrating the benefits of eating healthy lunches through Friday. National School Lunch Week officially began Monday. The Liberty County School System was closed Monday for Columbus Day and closed Tuesday for a teachers' furlough day.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander on Friday updated Liberty County School System administrators and board members on LCCA program developments as culinary-arts students served a restaurant-style brunch they had prepared.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Bright Ideas prize team - with balloons, gifts, signs and giant checks in hand - filed into the classrooms of seven surprised Liberty County School System educators Thursday.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Long County on Wednesday. While in Ludowici, he stopped by the new Long County High School and took a tour of the facility, courtesy of Principal Scotty Hattaway and Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Midway Middle School on Wednesday as part of his two-day, statewide tour the Georgia Department of Education is calling "Georgia's Future, Now." The tour is meant to promote schools across the state.
A motion to place half the cost of sports officials back on high-school athletic directors' shoulders failed Tuesday when Liberty County school-board members deadlocked in a 3-3 vote.
Midway Middle School celebrated Custodial Appreciation Day on Oct. 2. The custodians were honored during a ceremony in which Principal Debra Frazier and Assistant Principal Tom Willoughby praised their efforts in maintaining a clean, safe environment for MMS students. The custodians received candy bouquets to express the school's gratitude for a job well done.
The Walker Elementary School student council recently held a book drive to collect elementary age-appropriate books for their media center. Students in fourth and fifth grades brought in more than 200 new or slightly used books, which will be available at the school. Members of the student council show some of the books that were acquired.
The new Long County Middle School had its first homecoming celebration Sept. 27 at Veterans Field. This year's homecoming queen was eighth-grader Brianna Lord. Her court included sixth-grade princess Chante' Thomas, the seventh-grade princess Sophie Cooper and eighth-grade runner-up princess Julia Scheck.
These days 4-H is more than youth judging poultry, it teaches children and teens life lessons, such as developing public speaking and decision making skills and giving back through community service.