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District officials present budget ‘forecast’ to BoE

GSU's education program gets ranking

GSU's education program gets ranking

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University ranked No. 6 on The Best School’s “25 Best Online Master in Education in Early Childhood Education Degree Programs.”

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Updated: feb. 01, 2015 10:26 a.m.
College names presidential search panel

College names presidential search panel

MOUNT VERNON — Brewton-Parker College Chairman of the Board and Acting President Gary Campbell recently released the names of members who constitute the presidential search committee for the 17th president of Brewton-Parker College.

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Updated: jan. 31, 2015 9:30 a.m.
School cafeteria staff compete, test recipes

School cafeteria staff compete, test recipes

The Long County School System’s nutrition employees participated in a semi-annual in-service training session Jan. 5. School Nutrition Director Stephanie Fox said she wanted to do something different this time around to train workers and get them fully engaged. She decided to gear their school-nutrition training around a format similar to cooking competition shows on television, such as “The Taste” and “Master Chef.”

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Updated: jan. 30, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Students earn academic honors

Students earn academic honors

Several area students have earned academic honors and graduated from colleges:

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Updated: jan. 29, 2015 8:00 p.m.
District officials present budget ‘forecast’ to BoE

District officials present budget ‘forecast’ to BoE

The Liberty County Board of Education received a “very detailed picture” of the school district’s finances at a work session held Tuesday morning at the BoE building.

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A president without a college degree? Wisconsin governor will test it

A president without a college degree? Wisconsin governor will test it

On paper, Republicans' best presidential candidate for 2016 would seem to be the sitting governor of Wisconsin, except for one possible problem: He never graduated from college.
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The good game: video games that grow our kids

The good game: video games that grow our kids

Video games have been maligned for decades.
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Most K-12 students are now low income

Most K-12 students are now low income

Radio personality Garrison Keillor used to have a standing joke that his fictional Lake Woebegon was where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average."
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Armstrong launches science series

Armstrong launches science series

SAVANNAH — Armstrong State University’s College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap — a new, free monthly event — at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.

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Updated: jan. 24, 2015 9:15 a.m.
LCSS holds community forum to discuss budget, reduction of personnel

LCSS holds community forum to discuss budget, reduction of personnel

The Liberty County School System administration, along with the Liberty County Board of Education, held a community forum Thursday night at the Performing Arts Center to discuss its upcoming 2015-’16 budget and the impending reduction in school-system personnel.

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Updated: jan. 23, 2015 4:22 p.m.
Armstrong hires business, finance boss

Armstrong hires business, finance boss

SAVANNAH — Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution’s new vice president for business and finance.

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Updated: jan. 18, 2015 4:00 p.m.
Magazine ranks GSU business course

Magazine ranks GSU business course

STATESBORO  —  The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.

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Updated: jan. 17, 2015 4:30 p.m.
Locals graduate, earn academic honors

Locals graduate, earn academic honors

Donnie Pulliam, an alumnus of Liberty County High School, recently received a scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars.

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Updated: jan. 16, 2015 4:30 p.m.
Virtual school has information sessions

Virtual school has information sessions

Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.

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Updated: jan. 16, 2015 6:30 a.m.
BoE enacts hiring freeze

BoE enacts hiring freeze

The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to enact a district-wide hiring freeze for all “non-essential positions,” as stated by Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

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LCSS partners with ASU to provide college credit for local high-schoolers

LCSS partners with ASU to provide college credit for local high-schoolers

Educational top brass of the Liberty County School System and Armstrong State University convened Friday at the Liberty College and Career Academy to put the official stamps on two new partnership agreements.

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