Sarah Harste of Gainesville has been selected to participate in the Wofford College Community of Scholars, a cross-disciplinary program of undergraduate student research at the college in Spartanburg, S.C.
Gladys Jarvis of Clermont recently celebrated her 95th birthday at Longstreet Cafe in Gainesville. She was joined by her five children, their spouses and her grandchildren, and got a surprise visit from Will Chamblee, Jarvis' new great-grandchild.
Chestatee Middle School students competed at the Middle Level State Leadership Conference last month in Maco.
Amelia Brock of Gainesville was named Miss Georgia Preteen National Teenager in the 39th annual Miss Georgia National Teenager Scholarship pageant on March 15 in Marietta.
Chestatee High School students recently competed in the Georgia Career Student Association's regional competition at Chestnut Mountain Church in Oakwood. Eilec Paniagua won fourth place, floral design; Shanice Kennedy, third place, construction technology; Alexis Shelton, first place, hair design; Sharon Smith, fourth place, Power Point; Hannah Simmons, first place, first aid/CPR; Danny Romero, first place, collision repair; Gustavo Gonzalez, third place, automotive service; and Dylan Bruce, fifth place; woodworking. Megan Adams, a student at Habersham Central High ...
Air Force Airman Jennifer M. Burson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Eagle Ranch recently completed two new girls' homes on its campus in Chestnut Mountain.
Five hundred Jazzercisers from the Jazzercise and JazzerKids Fitness Center of Gainesville raised more than $170,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation by holding a benefit dance-fitness class on Feb. 15.
Lakeview Academy Key Club members recently participated in the 64th annual Georgia District Key Club Convention at Jekyll Island. Members elected officers, attended workshops and participated in scholarship sessions
Junior and senior Hall County 4-H Club members recently participated in District Project Achievement on March 6-8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. First-place winners go to the State 4-H Congress which will be in July in Atlanta. Winners in the junior division were:
Brian Mallory, son of Jan Mallory, has been named to the dean's list at Georgia State University in Atlanta for the fall 2008 semester. He is a 2006 graduate of North Hall High School and plays on the golf team at Georgia State.
Allen Earls, CEO of Sons & Daughters Unlimited, LLC, and the son of the late James and Eva Earls of Dahlonega, has a role in the new movie "Madea Goes to Jail."
The Flowery Branch High School Science Bowl team earned a trip to the 2009 Science Bowl state championships on Feb. 28 in Savannah after placing third in the sub-regional Science Bowl earlier in the month. The team is coached by Flowery Branch advanced-placement chemistry teacher Sonha Payne and junior Andrew Popovici is the captain. Team members include juniors Spencer Hughes and Chelsea Freihaut and sophomores Kyle Williams and Kevin Williams. The following Flowery ...
Six maple trees were planted at Jefferson Elementary School in celebration of Georgia's Arbor Day on Feb. 20. The trees will provide shade near the school's play set. The maple trees were donated by Richard Wilson Landscaping of Jefferson and Pinebush Nursery in Hull.
The Col. William Candler Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution held its second annual Georgia Day Celebration on Feb. 12.