For one Bryan County Schools employee, the biggest story from Thursday night's Board of Education meeting in Black Creek wasn't hard to pick.
School board members got a glance at what the new schools might look like at Board of Education's Thursday night meeting when architects with Cogdale & Mendrala showed computer-generated renderings of the buildings and gave the BoE a peek at preliminary plans.
The following students from this area were named to the Columbia College dean's list for the January-March and March-May 2013 sessions:
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's dental-hygiene program announced its 2013 graduating cohort of 16 students successfully passed both the Central Regional Dental Testing Service practical licensing examination and the American Dental Association National Board Dental Hygiene Examination late in the 2013 spring semester.
In the past, schools in Bryan County were accredited individually.
Fort Stewart has three elementary schools on post and all are preparing to welcome back students while dealing with furloughs for the 2013-14 school year.
An afternoon thunderstorm gave way to sunny skies Monday evening in Pembroke as officials broke ground on a new field house for Bryan County High School and Bryan County Middle School.
The following students from Richmond Hill have been named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for the 2013 spring quarter: Jy'Nee Bryan, Jacob Edgar, Elizabeth Foreman, Nikolas Hakanson, Jamie Niles, Maria Sanchez, Lindsay Schlagetter and Leilei Walker.
STATESBORO - The annual survey on the economic impact of the University System of Georgia reveals Georgia Southern University had a $524 million economic impact on Statesboro and the Bulloch County area and accounted for more than 6,500 jobs in fiscal year 2012.
More than 230 Bryan County teachers voluntarily went to summer school this year as part of the school system's first summer professional learning institute.
The Georgia Department of Education recently developed foundational courses for its career clusters/pathways, a new high-school model that will begin with this fall's freshman class.
Seventeen students from Bryan County were named to the 2012-13 president's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University:
The Bryan County Board of Education announced Friday the hiring of four assistant principals.
Alayna Widner of Richmond Hill has received a college scholarship from the Coast Guard Foundation.
The following Bryan County students were named to the spring 2013 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University:
In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, Fred Warnell and Clayton Tillman planted a bald cypress tree Tuesday at G.W. Carver Elementary School. Warnell and Tillma are Bryan County district supervisors with the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District. Warnell also is a registered forester. Amy Bell, soil-conservation technician with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, assisted with materials from NRCS. Angie Smith's fifth-grade class is studying plants, and planting the tree reinforced studied concepts for students.
Nearly 40 members of the Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans spent the President's Day holiday in the nation's capital.
Bryan County High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is beginning to get accustomed to victories, and the unit's accomplishments at last week's drill meet only proved this to be true.
Bryan County schools will have their early release day on Wednesday.
Local leaders got a glimpse of the future last week during a Hinesville Rotary Club meeting when Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and Liberty Center Director retired Col. Peter Hoffman unveiled a rendering of the new Liberty campus.
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made positive impacts in their communities.
Jordyn Reagan of St. Vincent's Academy was recognized by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander at the college's 2014 Presidential Scholarship Day on Feb. 8. The event honors students who have demonstrated the highest levels of academic achievement and leadership.
Bryan County High School students in Inga Cashon's engineering concepts class have been testing out the new Career Technical Agricultural Education iPad lab.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
After a 10-2 season, former Richmond Hill High School football Lyman Guy recently accepted a head coaching job with Toombs County High School, in part, because his coaching supplement of $8,000 per year paled in comparison to what some other school districts are offering.
Friday morning started with a simple lesson on the nuts and bolts of local city government.
Students from our area recently graduated and earned academic honors at colleges across the country:
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students in Annmarie Crawford's fifth-grade class work on science projects and experiments they will conduct on March 7 in the Science Olympiad tournament in Waycross. The students will compete in a variety of activities, like building straw towers, straw rockets and bridges, an egg drop and much more.