Every kindergarten and prekindergarten student in Georgia will receive a book to take home, an initiative organized by the Georgia Department of Education and partners of the Get Georgia Reading campaign.
Hinesville Lodge No. 271 has selected Elaine Dasher from First Presbyterian Christian Academy as the Teacher of the Year for 2015.
Elizabeth B. Holland, originally from Hinesville, has been selected as Tennessee Law Scholar and Research Associates for the Class of 2018 with the University of Tennessee College of Law.
Two Liberty County 4-H members placed at the state 4-H Congress in Atlanta this summer.
Starting with the 2015-16 school year, Georgia will offer an international-skills diploma seal to graduates who demonstrate a strong interest in international business and policy.
Liberty County High School alumnus Donnie Pulliam spent the summer interning with the Heritage Foundation in Washington.
The Long County Board of Education recognized its retiring employees and teachers of the year.
Liberty County High School teacher Cindy Waldrop and her husband, Lew, display a sign marking Mrs. Waldrop's final first day of school. She will retire in spring 2016. Cindy Waldrop has taught school in Liberty County for 23 years after teaching in Texas, Kansas and Washington while her husband served in the U.S. Army.
Representatives from the Liberty County Manufacturing Collaboration recently completed interviews for the manufacturing apprenticeship available to recent high-school graduates who completed Savannah Technical College's certified manufacturing specialist program at Liberty College and Career Academy.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy of Hinesville recently garnered a high ranking among the 3,880 private high schools in the United States.
Armstrong State University will offer a fully online Bachelor of Arts in French, as well as a French minor, starting in the fall 2015 semester. The program is available through eMajor, a consortium of University System of Georgia schools that partner with one another to deliver online bachelor's degree programs.
The Georgia Department of Education is seeking public feedback as it conducts a review of the science and social-studies K-12 standards.
Students at Inspirations Performance Studio in Hinesville learned about the principles of public relations and communications from the city of Hinesville's Public Relations Office from June 3-5.
Two 4-H students learned about leadership and the importance of conquering their fears at a 4-H Cooperative Conference.
Area students who recently were honored by the colleges they attend include:
ATLANTA - The State Board of Education voted in September to post standards for three new computer science courses for public review and comment.