Jordye Bacon fourth-grader Zakiya Caswell anxiously ran her finger down a yellow piece of paper mounted on the wall of the cafeteria during open house on Wednesday. A big smile ran across her face.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close for business and furlough employees this fall in keeping with Gov. Sonny Perdue's directive that state agencies cut budgets. The college will be closed on Sept. 4, Nov. 25 and Dec. 23.
Charity Crowell was selected to attend a program this summer at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
Twenty-five campers from Liberty County recently spent a week at Georgia 4-H Cloverleaf Camp.
Liberty County was recently represented by seven 4-H'ers at State 4-H Council at Rock Eagle.
The Liberty County School System hosted a two-day orientation for new teachers at the board office last week.
Live Oak Public Library officials hope a new advertising and marketing campaign headed to Hinesville will get more people "geeked" about supporting local library branches.
With the start of the 2009-10 school year just days away, Liberty County schools are facing a set of challenges that have never before cropped up in the system.
Because of recent state funding cuts, the Long County Board of Education voted Monday to require all school employees take three furlough days for the 2009-10 school year.
After Gov. Sonny Perdue ordered another cut in the already-tight state education budget last week, Liberty County School System officials had to order all employees to take three furlough days during the upcoming fall semester.
Earlier this afternoon, the Liberty County school system announced employees are being asked to take three furlough days during the upcoming the fall semester.
Twelve of the 13 schools in the Liberty County School System made Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the 2008-09 school year.
Two local youths have received awards through the annual Scholarships for Military Children Program.
ATLANTA - Georgia carved more money from its thinning state budget Tuesday as Gov. Sonny Perdue for the first time called on Georgia's 128,000 teachers to take three unpaid furlough days and ordered 3 percent funding cuts for Medicaid and public schools.
The governor also ordered most state agencies to slash another 5 percent from their spending plans and called on other state employees to take three unpaid days to trim the state's spending to help fill a $900 million shortfall amid plummeting tax collections. He struck the deal with legislative leaders to avoid a special session, but ...
Long County Assistant Superintendent Dr. Glenn Purcell told the Board of Education July 9 that all Long County schools attained Title I distinguishment through Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the 2008-09 school year.
Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.
In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.
The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.
Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.
Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.
Catherine Wood from Hinesville won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
David McGee, a sixth-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, recently performed with the Middle School Honor Band for the Georgia Music Educators Association's first district.
Though only in its third year of operation, the Liberty College and Career Academy is making its presence known in the trade-skills competition circuit.
First grade A Honor Roll
The Hinesville Rotary Club heard from Liberty County School administrators on the state of the district and its plans at the club's meeting last week.
Students are choosing fruits in the cafeteria line more now than in 2012, when nutrition changes for school lunches were implemented, according to a study from Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, The New York Times reported.
The 2015 Long County STAR student and teacher were honored by the Long County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23.
Democrats in the House of Representatives are far more likely to have been trained at elite, private schools than their GOP counterparts. Following up on a graphic from the U.S. Senate last month, a new graphic put together by College Raptor shows marked differences in educational backgrounds.