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Local man earns doctorate

Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.

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Updated: aug. 26, 2014 9:30 p.m.
High-school student voted best at tech class

High-school student voted best at tech class

SAVANNAH — While many college students typically study hard for final-exam questions, Savannah Technical College’s culinary arts baking and pastry students spend weeks working on their cake-decorating final exam.

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Updated: aug. 26, 2014 4:30 p.m.
Long BoE recognizes top teachers, retirees

Long BoE recognizes top teachers, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.  

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Updated: aug. 25, 2014 8:00 p.m.
Lee, school officials talk at chamber event

Lee, school officials talk at chamber event

Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee delivered a presentation Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Progress Through People luncheon, held at the Performing Arts Center.

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BoE approves new contract for superintendent

BoE approves new contract for superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education recently approved a new three-year contract, worth $190,000 a year, for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

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Liberty teachers offered refresher courses

Liberty teachers offered refresher courses

The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours courses for all teachers beginning this month.

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Teachers’ salaries equal or exceed other districts

Teachers in Liberty County are paid as much or more than their colleagues across the state of Georgia, according to Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese.

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Updated: aug. 15, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Soldiers help pre-K kids learn routine

Soldiers help pre-K kids learn routine

Starting school can be overwhelming for a 4-year-old.

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Area colleges

Area colleges

Armstrong state releases lecture-series schedule

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Updated: aug. 13, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Lyman Hall teacher wins funds for makeover

Lyman Hall teacher wins funds for makeover

Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.

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Updated: aug. 13, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Hineshouse Project sponsors local teens for conference

Hineshouse Project sponsors local teens for conference

The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, “Call of Duty: Making a Difference,” hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and  Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.

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Updated: aug. 13, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Academic honor

Academic honor

The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.

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Updated: aug. 13, 2014 3:00 p.m.
FLASH courses available to LCSS teachers

FLASH courses available to LCSS teachers

The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers’ toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.  

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School system cuts STAR program

For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.

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Student earns scholarship

Student earns scholarship

James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.

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Updated: aug. 12, 2014 8:30 p.m.
Long kicks off school year with a bash

Long kicks off school year with a bash

The Long County Recreation Department held its annual Back-to-School Bash on last Saturday, and according to Randy Simmons, this year’s turnout was one of the largest since the event’s inception.

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Updated: aug. 09, 2014 8:00 a.m.
Next PTP luncheon set

Next PTP luncheon set

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will put on the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug 21, at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

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Updated: aug. 08, 2014 2:00 p.m.
Liberty’s school year off to smooth start

Liberty’s school year off to smooth start

Though Coastal Georgia’s summer weather is far from over, summer vacation officially ended for Liberty County School System students Wednesday.

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Armstrong cited for support of soldiers, vets

Armstrong cited for support of soldiers, vets

SAVANNAH — Armstrong State University recently was named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active-duty military students.

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Updated: aug. 07, 2014 2:30 p.m.
Bus drivers shown appreciation with barbecue

Bus drivers shown appreciation with barbecue

The Liberty County School System’s transportation department hosted its first back-to-school barbecue luncheon Monday as a show of support for district bus drivers.

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