ALBANY - Darton State College has announced that Ashley Riles, a graduate of Bradwell Institute, won the Dean Scholar Award for the 2013-14 academic year.
Speaker, educator and activist Jason Etheridge, also is known as Mr. E, recently spoke at Walker Middle School to help prepare the kids for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
One of the Kiwanis Club's objectives is to encourage people around the world to read, and with thanks to 157 volunteers, 168 early childhood classes were treated to guest readers Thursday and Friday.
Liberty County High School hosted their annual art festival Thursday, showcasing the students' artistic talent.
Pre-K registration for the Liberty County School System will be from 8 a.m.-noon at 206 Bradwell St. Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. The following documents are required: original birth certificate; Social Security card; Georgia certificate of immunization (3231); Georgia certificate of ear, eye and dental (3330); proof of address; proof of residency (lease or property-tax statement); and photo ID of parent or guardian (guardianship documents if applicable). Children do not have to be present for registration. For information, call 876-0773.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday approved sexual-education resources in accordance with state guidelines.
Here are Liberty County's winners of an essay contest held in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week.
Bradwell Institute's guidance and counseling department has been named a national model for school counseling programs, a designation awarded by the American School Counselor Association's Recognized ASCA Model Program, or RAMP.
Many families often wonder what will happen to their children after high-school graduation, and the thoughts can be especially daunting for parents of students with disabilities.
COVINGTON - Members of the Liberty County High School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Greenhand Jamboree and Success Conference, held March 8-9 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.
When Bradwell Tigers convene for spring football practice in coming weeks, they'll have a new coach at the helm whose former team is a reigning region champion with recent state titles.
Internet safety, types of pianos, pork production and the solar system were demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H members at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 23 in Alma.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently was among the area's top can-tab donators to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
The Long County School System recently was recognized for exceeding state requirements for spending on classroom instruction.
Taylors Creek Elementary School students learned recently about the area's roots from people who have seen the area grow and change firsthand.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander on Friday updated Liberty County School System administrators and board members on LCCA program developments as culinary-arts students served a restaurant-style brunch they had prepared.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Bright Ideas prize team - with balloons, gifts, signs and giant checks in hand - filed into the classrooms of seven surprised Liberty County School System educators Thursday.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Long County on Wednesday. While in Ludowici, he stopped by the new Long County High School and took a tour of the facility, courtesy of Principal Scotty Hattaway and Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Midway Middle School on Wednesday as part of his two-day, statewide tour the Georgia Department of Education is calling "Georgia's Future, Now." The tour is meant to promote schools across the state.
A motion to place half the cost of sports officials back on high-school athletic directors' shoulders failed Tuesday when Liberty County school-board members deadlocked in a 3-3 vote.
Midway Middle School celebrated Custodial Appreciation Day on Oct. 2. The custodians were honored during a ceremony in which Principal Debra Frazier and Assistant Principal Tom Willoughby praised their efforts in maintaining a clean, safe environment for MMS students. The custodians received candy bouquets to express the school's gratitude for a job well done.
The Walker Elementary School student council recently held a book drive to collect elementary age-appropriate books for their media center. Students in fourth and fifth grades brought in more than 200 new or slightly used books, which will be available at the school. Members of the student council show some of the books that were acquired.
The new Long County Middle School had its first homecoming celebration Sept. 27 at Veterans Field. This year's homecoming queen was eighth-grader Brianna Lord. Her court included sixth-grade princess Chante' Thomas, the seventh-grade princess Sophie Cooper and eighth-grade runner-up princess Julia Scheck.
These days 4-H is more than youth judging poultry, it teaches children and teens life lessons, such as developing public speaking and decision making skills and giving back through community service.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently held Family Day Dinner Night, drawing more than 130 participants. A spaghetti dinner was featured. Activities enjoyed included Hula Hoop, basketball, Wii Dance and jump rope. Activities were in line with the Liberty County wellness incentive in keeping active.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway read "Don't Be a Bully, Billy" on Tuesday to a Pre-K class at Hinesville Childcare Learning Center Inc. in celebration of Pre-K Week.
Liberty Elementary School students and faculty clapped and moved to the beat of conga drums and maracas Friday during a lively program celebrating Spanish Heritage Month. The national observance is held Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
Culinary-arts associates at Liberty College & Career Academy recently witnessed a live cooling demonstration by chef Jean Vendeville, head of the Culinary Arts Institute at Savannah Technical College.
The Long County Board of Education recently recognized its 2012-13 Teachers of the Year. Honorees are Fletcher Johnson, Smiley Elementary School; Beth Vandervort, Walker Middle School; and Jeffrey Spratt, Long County High School. Spratt also was recognized as the school system's teacher of the year.
The Long County Commission recently recognized Kayla Jenkins for attaining the level of master 4-H'er. Jenkins, who is the granddaughter of Charlie and Linda Smith, will represent Long County at the National 4-H Congress on Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in Atlanta.