Nine nonprofit agencies in Gateway House in Gainesville have been awarded grants totaling more than $2 million to provide civil legal services for the victims of domestic violence.
Lilian Roberts of Gainesville was recognized by Rep. Carl Rogers for being named a MARSocial Author of the Year runner-up.
New York Times best-selling author Haywood Smith was the guest speaker at the Northeast Georgia Writers Club's annual awards banquet May 7.
In honor of Memorial Day, Gainesville Newcomers club had Donna C. Rowe speak at its May luncheon.
The North Georgia Community Foundation recently awarded $180,950 in scholarships to North Georgia high school students who will begin college this fall, including 37 students from Hall County.
Sara Hayes of Gainesville received a merit scholarship to attend Wofford College for the 2014-15 academic year.
Cadet Master Sgt. James A. Graham II won a second consecutive national art award from the American Society of Marine Artists.
The University of North Georgia Golden Eagle Band brought home the silver medal in the Drum Corps International Southeastern Championship this summer at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
The Medical Center Auxiliary recognized its volunteers at a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the First Baptist Church banquet hall.
Agents at Keller Williams Lanier Partners took May 8, off for Keller Williams Red Day.
Mae Musselwhite won the Georgia Quarter Horse Association Georgia Peach Show Series in the 4-H Division and the Novice Youth Division recently at the International Horse Park in Conyers.
The North Georgia Technical College White County Adult Learning Center recently honored Russell Eidson with a certificate of leadership.
Achieving a professional credential is a celebrated event at North Georgia Technical College, and two Gainesville residents were pinned at a July ceremony on the Clarkesville campus.
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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