The East Hall High School "Viking" Marching Band entertained Walt Disney World resort guests April 5 at the Magic Kingdom park.
Zachary Moates of Braselton was one of 11 Georgia Southwestern State University students who presented papers April 5 during a Phi Alpha Theta regional conference at Auburn University. Phi Alpha Theta is a National History Honor Society.
Air Force Airman Ashleigh R. Scienza, Airman Trevor A. Sellers and Airman Montrai D. Tate graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Dana Marie Basso of Hoschton was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on May 8 at Clemson University's Tillman Hall Auditorium.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle A. Smith has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Enlisted Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $58,000 in grants during their March meeting to organizations serving Hall County.
Quinlan Visual Arts Center recently recognized the winners of the 11th annual Youth Art Month Exhibition.
The East Hall High School bands had two students - Chris Broome and Ben Arevalo - selected for the Georgia All-State Band this year.
The Friends of the Cornelia Library hosted writers from the Clarkesville Writers Society for a May 5 reading of "River of Words," an anthology published by the group.
Elachee Nature Science Center, regional nature education facility and preserve, recently received a $2,000 grant from the Darden Restaurants Foundation Inc., the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants.
Hall County 4-H'ers competed in the 2014 4-H District Project Achievement on March 14-16 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. More than 70 seventh- through 12th-graders from 39 Northeast Georgia counties attended. The Hall County results were:
Hall County 4-H is proud to announce the Senior Horse Judging team placed third in the 4-H State Horse Judging Contest and recently competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show in Raleigh, N.C.
Christopher Ball, left, and Knox Martin received their Eagle Scout badges from Troop 26 at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. Ball, a senior at Lakeview Academy, is the son of David and Shannon Ball; Knox, a senior at Greater Atlanta Christian, is the son of Eddie and Becky Martin, all of Gainesville.
The Dawson County school system was honored by the state for its financial reporting.
Nineteen community and professional leaders graduated the Leadership Jackson program recently.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $81,955 in grants during its June meeting, including $41,200 to organizations serving Hall County.
Employees with the Hall County Sheriff's Office competed in the Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta.
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