The Liberty County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that it is seeking an outside investigation into how officials handled a May bus incident that resulted in the arrests of seven students.
LaShawn Bacon, daughter of Bertha Mae Bacon and the late Rayford T. Bacon Sr., completed her dissertation and is now Dr. LaShawn C. Bacon. She received her degree in counselor education and supervision May 14 from the University of Iowa. She also has accepted an assistant professor position at Lindsey Wilson College in Louisville, Ky., where she will teach master's level mental-health counseling courses.
With Liberty County schools back in session, the board of education saw a resurgence in the audience participation portion of its meeting on Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary students were welcomed to 2011-12 school year by teachers who had created special themes for their rooms for last week's open house and first day of classes.
Students and parents packed the Midway Middle School gym Aug. 2 for a back-to-school rally.
All of the Long County schools rang their bells last Friday to begin the 2011-12 year. On Saturday, the Long County Recreation Department held its first back-to-school rally to promote the recreation department and the upcoming school year, Assistant Director Randy Simmons said.
The Obama administration effectively gutted the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law Monday, giving states a way out of a decade-long policy that focused on holding schools accountable but labeled many of them failures even if they made progress.
With the start of school, parents in Liberty County may be exploring the many extracurricular activities available to their children.
With buses back on the roads, students sporting their uniforms and parents experiencing a range of emotions, Liberty County schools were full of life Thursday morning as the 2011-12 academic year began.
STATESBORO - Before they check into residence halls, buy books or even attend their first classes, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.
The Liberty County Board of Education hosted 67 new teachers July 27-28 during its orientation, which was held in conjunction with Georgia Teacher Evaluation Program training.
When classes begin this month, students at Savannah Technical College will find many new opportunities available to them, including expanded instructional programs in automotive technology, semester scheduling, transferability for core courses to University System of Georgia schools and a new state-funded, student-loan program.
Today, Liberty County students will meet their teachers, scout out their classrooms and learn whether they'll have friends as classmates when they begin the 2011-12 school year Thursday.
The Hourglass Lodge #113 Free and Accepted Masons Prince Hall Affiliated presented its Arthur Simpson Memorial Scholarship to Marcus Williams last week.
Bradwell Future Business Leaders of America's parliamentary procedures team members placed second in a state competition, qualifying members to advance to national competition.
Lyman Hall Elementary
Liberty County High School
The Armstrong Liberty Center will host a free lecture by Fairyal Halim and Amin Tomeh, who will provide an overview of American-Muslim culture and beliefs ...
It was a small world after all at Liberty County High School's Small World Festival.
Snelson-Golden Middle School's Roland Van Horn will remain as principal next school year.