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Student graduates East Georgia

Robert Gary Gilliard II graduated cum laude from East Georgia College on Dec. 17 with a grade point average of 3.5. Gilliard II is the son of county Commissioner Gary Gilliard and Felecia Holmes of Hinesville.

January 17, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


Board of Education OKs $25K change to Olvey

The Liberty County Board of Education approved a change order for Olvey Field phase two work and increased the number of maintenance personnel traveling to an out-of-state conference during its Tuesday meeting.

January 16, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Education


Debaters hone speaking, thinking skills

Debating skills are essential not only for preparing high school students for college and the workplace. According to Thomas Thornton, academic advisor for Bradwell Institute's National Forensic League Debate Team, debating skills are life skills.

January 16, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


After decade, education law falls short

WASHINGTON- The No Child Left Behind education law was cast as a symbol of possibility, offering the promise of improved schools for the nation's poor and minority children and better prepared students in a competitive world.

January 14, 2012 | By Kimberly Hefling Associated Press writer | Education


Art, essays by students reflect MLK legacy

Think before acting. Live your dreams. Dare to try; dream sky-high.

January 13, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Education


House committee okays career-path delay

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Education would be able to wait a year before having to follow a law requiring that students pick a career path by ninth grade under a bill House lawmakers gave preliminary approval to on Thursday.

January 13, 2012 | By Ray Henry Associated Press writer | Education


No injuries in Liberty bus fender-bender

A Liberty County school bus en route to Snelson-Golden Middle School was involved in a fender-bender Thursday morning on Highway 84 in Hinesville.

January 13, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


Walker MS club wraps up busy year

During December, Walker Middle School FBLA members were busy with various community service projects and leadership training. The club held its first Christmas toy drive, which was successful. The club collected 120 new toys to donate to children in the school.

January 12, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two local students earn degrees

Starkishawa C. Howard, a 2006 Bradwell Institute graduate, recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering during commencement exercises Dec. 17 at the Georgia Dome.

January 09, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway schools vandalized

Midway Middle School and Liberty Elementary School both were vandalized sometime over the weekend, according to Liberty County School System Assistant Superintendent Jason Rogers.

January 09, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


FPCA shows drive despite defeat

Although First Presbyterian Christian Academy is not the victor in Under Armour's Finding Undeniable challenge, school representatives still consider the experience a win.

January 09, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Dougherty cheating scandal claims principals

ALBANY - The Dougherty County School Board said two elementary school principals have resigned and two teachers have been terminated in the wake of allegations of widespread cheating.

January 05, 2012 | Associated Press | Education


Regents discussing consolidating schools

ATLANTA - A University System of Georgia proposal would merge eight college campuses across the state into four to save money, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.

January 05, 2012 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Law to change school funding drawn up

TUCKER - Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring 65 percent of education funding be spent in public school classrooms, part of an effort to overhaul how the state funds K-12 education.

January 05, 2012 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


BoE may change graduation requirements

When the Liberty County Board of Education convenes Tuesday, it is expected to act on an issue presented during its last meeting: high school graduation requirements.

January 05, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Education


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Kennesaw State announces dean's list

Kennesaw State University announced the more than 6,200 students named to the fall 2017 dean's list, including the following students from Liberty County:

February 02, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


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