The Long County Chamber of Commerce honored this year's STAR student and teacher during a Feb. 16 meeting.
The deadline for five different contests to promote participation in the 2010 Census is today.
Joseph Martin Elementary staff will participate in a fundraising "McTeachers Night" at the McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville on Thursday.
Student Council at Midway Middle School collected coats and jacket to distribute to those who were in need of outerwear during the recent cold weather. Council members put out a plea throughout the school for coats and jackets and the staff and students responded generously. The coats and jackets were given away at the school on Jan. 15 and 19. Coats and jackets that were not given out on those mornings were donated to a local church that distributes clothing all year long to members of the community.
A career fair was held at Waldo Pafford Elementary School on Jan. 22 to encourage students to think about their future.
Smiley Elementary chooses two students from homerooms each semester to be the "semester superstars."
ATLANTA - Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker says Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposal to use lottery funds to replace general revenue funds for certain educational programs probably violates the state Constitution.
Baker sent a letter on Monday to the governor and legislative leaders stating his position.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce will have its STAR Student and Teacher recognition banquet Tuesday.
It will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Long County Senior Citizen Center as part of the Chamber's general monthly meeting.
Jordye Bacon Elementary hosted its annual spelling bee on Jan. 21. There were eight fourth-grade participants and six fifth-grade participants.
Though Hinesville's Coastal Academy is housed in an older, sometimes fickle building, the Liberty County school district has been quick to address recent issues. In January, a representative of the academy shared news of a leaky roof and heating problems at the school during a community forum hosted by the Liberty County Board of Education.
The annual STAR student luncheon, sponsored by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce, will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at Bethesda Church, 116 Patriots Trail in Hinesville. STAR is a statewide program to recognize high-achieving students.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has partnered with the Georgia Driver's Education Commission to offer scholarships for a driver's education course. The state-approved Joshua ...
The Teacher of the Year is Anthony Johnson of Midway Middle School.
The Liberty County School System was recently recognized as the 2015 winner of the "Georgia NFL Rise Up/Fuel Up Breakfast Contest," sponsored by the ...
Bradwell Institute's Interact Club, in conjunction with the Hinesville Rotary Club, is sponsoring a school supply drive.
Libery Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
Wellness counselor Mike Stubbs recently presented a certificate of excellence to Long County School Nutrition Director Stephanie Fox for her commitment to promoting health. Stubbs ...
The Long County Board of Education slightly lowered the property-tax rate Monday.
Lyman Hall Elementary recently announced its honor rolls:
Military Times honored Armstrong State University this week, ranking the institution seventh among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" list.
Editor's note: Honor rolls will be published for each school as space permits.
Liberty County High School's Family, Career, Community Leaders of America recently had its annual Pink Panther Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Taylors Creek Elementary's first nine weeks honor rolls