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:
Students in Erin Warren's first-grade class at Lanier Primary School recently participated in "I Have a Dream Day" while learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his life. The students learned about making goals for themselves and wrote an informational passage about their futures. They are looking forward to using technology to make a presentation explaining the details about their future careers.
Bryan County Schools System has decided to remain closed to students Thursday. Teachers and staff are to report at 10 a.m.
Members of the Bryan County Board of Education talked about pay for the system's 378 non-teaching personnel for about an hour at the board's Thursday night meeting in Black Creek.
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool will hold a special event on Saturday, Feb. 1, to celebrate National School Choice Week, school leaders recently announced.
The recent success of the football programs at Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School could mean a higher price for head coaches down the road.
Planning for 4-H summer camps is under way, and registration for the June slots is just around the corner.
A lockdown Friday morning at Richmond Hill High School caused by a bomb threat was lifted around 1 p.m. after local and state law enforcement officials found no devices or weapons on the school grounds.
Richmond Hill High School is apparently on lockdown as of 10:30 a.m. Friday.
The following Bryan County students were named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah:
BATON ROUGE, La. - Justin Cardiff of Richmond Hill recently was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College is accepting entries for the 18th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week student design competition.
Members of the Bryan County Schools staff said growth is the biggest issue facing the school system, according to a survey released during a school board meeting last week.
ATLANTA - This holiday season, people can give the gift of a college education by contributing to a 529 college savings plan.
New security entrances for each of Bryan County's nine schools won't be installed over the Christmas holidays after all.
The constitutional officers of Bryan County - Sheriff Clyde Smith, Clerk of Courts Becky Crowe, Probate Judge Sam Davis and Tax Commissioner Carrol Ann Coleman - have announced a scholarship contest for Georgia high school seniors and current college undergraduates.