First grade: Aiden Dover
Three area teens are among 670 college and high-school students who will receive $1,500 scholarships through the 2013 Scholarships for Military Children Program.
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
With less than two weeks to make a decision, the Liberty County Board of Education has named three finalists for superintendent, according to Chairwoman Lily Baker.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Lyman Hall Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Taylors Creek Elementary recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.
HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander pitches the charter school as "not your daddy's trade school," and about 70 middle-school students can say they participated last week in something that's "not your mama's summer camp."
Recent Bradwell Institute graduate Ayonna James has been named a Comcast Leader and Achiever. James will receive a $1,000 scholarship for college. The Comcast program provides one-time $1,000 scholarships to students who strive to recognize their potential, are catalysts for positive change in their communities, are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
The fall and spring regional stock-market game winners from Lewis Frasier Middle School attended the Georgia Council of Economic Education Stock Market Luncheon on May 7 in Atlanta.
Altamaha Technical College recognized eight students from Liberty County during the spring 2013 semester.
Moving against requests from school administrators, the Liberty County Board of Education voted Tuesday to discontinue funding middle- and high-school graduation coaches.
While the Liberty County Board of Education in recent months has wrangled with complicated budget decisions, information from the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts indicates that four of the seven board members were within the state's top 25 for travel expenditures for fiscal year 2012.
First grade: Jarome Adkins
Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.
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.