The grounds of Lyman Hall Elementary on Thursday night were packed tighter than a mall parking lot on Black Friday as parents and children huddled for warmth near the school's entrance in anticipation of the annual Christmas Ornament Extravaganza.
It's a busy time of year for Liberty County Pre-K students and staff. They celebrated Children's Book Week during Nov. 15-19. Everyone enjoyed daily themes - like hat day, crazy sock day, mismatch day and team spirit day - that encouraged students to get excited about books and reading.
SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a full slate of firefighting certification and instructional programs including:
Author Pam Alexander recently visited Smiley Elementary School and talked to students about the importance of reading and understanding history.
Liberty County High School made a donation of food and money to the Liberty County Manna House to help feed families who normally would go without a Thanksgiving dinner. LCHS Principal Paula Scott encouraged students and teachers to donate to the Manna House. The JROTC program spearheaded the fundraiser along with the Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning Entrepreneurial Ventures (Real) Club in collecting the school's donations of money and food.
Walker Middle School FBLA members participated in the second annual "Warm a Life" campaign this year. The students collected new and used blankets to hand out to local homeless people and shelters. They partnered with Mark Cooper of Factor's Cottage, Inc., who first encouraged the club to help him with his annual blanket drive. Last year, the club donated about 60 blankets. This year, the club exceeded its previous total and donated more than 90 blankets and 60 jackets to help warm the lives of others at Christmas. The blankets will be handed out on Christmas Eve.
Frank Long Elementary students recently enjoyed a "Read'in Lock'in" and pajama day as part of Children's Book Week.
Hannah Montana, Little Red Riding Hood and even Santa Claus came to town on Friday.
Bradwell Institute teacher Joy McCook, center, recently received a new teacher assistance grant from Georgia Power.
Col. Paul Cordts, commander of Winn Army Community Hospital, spoke to 200 JROTC cadets, students and staff from Liberty County High School at the annual Cadet Military Ball on Saturday, Nov. 6.
In 1913 Franklin K. Matthiews, the librarian for the Boy Scouts of America, proposed creating a week-long celebration of children's literature, Children's Book Week.
During this year's American Education Week, Nov. 14-20, Snelson Golden Middle School and educators, parents, students and community leaders nationwide will join the National Education Association in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education.
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced last week that 23 students in the First Congressional District of Georgia, including two students in Liberty County, have received nominations to United States service academies. The students were interviewed for consideration into the class of 2015 by Kingston and the Military Academy Board. Interviews were conducted at Bethesda Home for Boys in Savannah on Oct. 18.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.
Will Carter is 18 and says he wants to make a difference.
Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.
Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.
Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.
The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...
If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.
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