After three years of planning and anticipation, the new Long County High School will open on schedule when the new school year kicks off Aug. 9.
Fort Stewart families stood in long lines Wednesday at Club Stewart for free school supplies and information during Fort Stewart's annual Back-to-School Fair.
The Long County School System will have new bus routes for the upcoming school year, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters. On Monday, Waters told the board of education that the idea of changing the bus routes first was looked into approximately seven months ago. He said that at that time, a consultant was hired to look at the current routes, increased growth and roads in the county, and then bring back possible alternatives. New routes were prepared and the changes should make the buses more effective on their routes, he said, and it also should be more convenient for ...
Fort Stewart has three elementary schools on post and all are preparing to welcome back students while dealing with furloughs for the 2013-14 school year.
More than 250 middle-school students from across the United States took part in a June 8-13 leadership conference in Washington, D.C., including Jada L. O'Neal, a seventh-grader at Lewis Frasier Middle School in Hinesville. O'Neal is the daughter of Leroy M. O'Neal and Sheneda Yopp-O'Neal.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy officials want to put to rest rumors that the private school is closing.
KIDZ-Etc. recently awarded three scholarships to local teens. Luke Golden, Ashley Murphy and Jacob Turner each received a $500 check from Shelby Mock and Linda Futch. KIDZ-Etc. puts on local beauty pageants; proceeds from these events go to fund their scholarship program.
Midway Middle School students and teachers received $250 and toothpaste samples through the Wicked Cool! School Sweepstakes.
STATESBORO - The annual survey on the economic impact of the University System of Georgia reveals Georgia Southern University had a $524 million economic impact on Statesboro and the Bulloch County area and accounted for more than 6,500 jobs in fiscal year 2012.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,444 students for excellence in academics to the 2013 spring semester dean's list.
For his academic performance during fall semester 2013, Carlos Manuel Feliciano of Ludowici was named to the University of North Georgia dean's list. Students who earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry 12 or more credit hours in one semester are eligible for the dean's list. Students also must have no grade lower than B.
Altamaha Federal Credit Union Ludowici presented a $1,000 scholarship to Long County High School graduate Dalton Long. AFCU provides an annual scholarship to distinguished teens from the area.
The Liberty County Board of Education is looking forward to "day one," the first day of the 2013-14 school year.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Principal Shannon Hickey wants to ensure FPCA students receive a global education to prepare them to live and work in an all-encompassing society. She recently led five students and seven adults on a service trip to Costa Rica.
The Georgia Department of Education recently developed foundational courses for its career clusters/pathways, a new high-school model that will begin with this fall's freshman class.
Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.
Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.
Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.
Target Distribution presented a $1,000 grant to Frank Long and Lyman Hall elementary teacher Becky Busby's fifth grade, for an "Emerging Egyptologists" project.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Fall Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.
SAVANNAH - Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region will honor the 14th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame inductees and the 2013 Educator of the Year, Denise Fisher of Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.
The Liberty County School System hosted a community forum Tuesday to hear concerns from parents and other members of the community.
The Waldo Pafford Elementary online art gallery has been rated No. 2 in the state by a website, according to a news release.
Liberty Elementary media specialist Kristi Craven recently won a $2,000 grant from Target department stores. The funds will be dedicated to providing students with media experiences such as special reading events, guest speakers and book donations.
Members of Lewis Frasier Middle School's student council recently visited Atlanta for a leadership conference for middle-school students.
First grade: Zy'kira Anderson