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:
The first-graders at Richmond Hill Primary School had something special planned for their parents and loved ones in the military on Friday. The teachers and students planned a Veterans' Day celebration in honor of those who served their country, singing songs and performing choreographed dances as proud family members looked on.
The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.
Sammy Jackson with CSX rail company visited recently with Pembroke Head Start students to talk about train and railroad safety.
Students and teachers at Richmond Hill Pre-K Center got an early start on Halloween on Thursday with a parade in which each of the seven classes dressed up in costumes of their own making.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Carolina Perez of Richmond Hill recently was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The Richmond Hill High School Wildcats Marching Band recently won its second grand championship of the season at the Grovetown Warrior Invitational in Grovetown.
The Bulloch County school system's loss is the Bryan County school system's gain.
Richmond Hill Primary School media specialist Stephanie Shorette, left, serves up some books recently to Caleb Easterling and Marleigh Martinson with the help of media assistant Sharon Washington at the Car Hop Library. The school was celebrating the 50th day of the school year with students and staff dressing up in a 1950s theme, complete with poodle skirts, hula hoop contests and root beer and coke float party.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
Lanier Primary School students were treated to a visit by children's book author David M. Sargent Jr. from Arkansas. He was accompanied by his four dogs: Tatum, Emma, Daphne and Spike.
Armstrong Atlantic State University has announced that Savannah firm Hussey, Gay, Bell and DeYoung has been named the architecture firm for the university's new 20,000-square-foot Armstrong-Liberty Center in Hinesville.
Produce for Kids is teaming up with Publix stores for the second annual "Healthy Families, Helping Kids" campaign to raise money for local Richmond Hill health- and nutrition-based classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org.
Richmond Hill High School surveyed seniors and their parents this week to determine when and where they want to hold graduation.
Eleven students from Richmond Hill High School participated recently in the Southeast Choral Arts Festival held at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.