LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education honored the system's teacher of the year for 2009 at its August meeting.
ATLANTA - The percentage of U.S. high school graduates meeting all four of ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks increased slightly in 2009 as the pool of students taking the preparatory test continued to expand.
The not-for-profit ACT's newly released annual grad class report on college readiness found the percentage of graduates ready to earn at least a "C'' or higher in first-year college courses in all four subject areas tested on the ACT - English, math, reading and science - increased from 22 percent in 2008 to 23 percent in 2009.
FLEMINGTON - Brewton-Parker College's Liberty County Campus on East Oglethorpe Highway will host a new student registration and information event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
Liberty County School System announces its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals.
The Liberty County Board of Education called an emergency meeting with Col. Todd Milton on Wednesday night after many of the board members voiced a desire to talk with the garrison commander about the terms of the lease for a new middle school on Fort Stewart.
Liberty County School System officials say the first week of the 2009-10 school year has, overall, gone smoothly. Students began classes at the county's 14 public schools Aug. 6.
All Long County schools held their open houses this past Wednesday and Thursday, and on Friday their doors were opened for the first day of school.
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.
Students in major urban centers around the country perform better in charter schools than they do in traditional public schools, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University.