Long County High School held its graduation ceremony Friday, proffering diplomas to 134 seniors. Class Secretary Karena Espey gave the invocation followed by a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, led by class parliamentarian Brandon Abbot.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy held its graduation ceremony May 16 in Ludowici, sending 17 seniors out into the world.
The Heavenly Angel Daycare had its first graduation ceremony on May 16. Four 4-year-olds marched across the field and received certificates from the Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens Sr.
Harmony Wallace, who is a Bradwell Institute senior, has earned this year's Liberty/Long Retired Educators' scholarship. Wallace plans to major in early childhood education at Georgia Southern University. She is the daughter of Franklin and Linda Wallace.
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.
The Liberty County Board of Education heard an update on the school system's 2014-15 communication plan at a scheduled work session Tuesday morning.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee was sworn in Aug. 19 by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee, the newest member to serve on the council, will be required to travel to the capitol to attend the panel's meetings.
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.