The International Baccalaureate announced the artwork submitted by students of Tracy Troutman at the Fair Street IB School was selected to be displayed in a collage of art photos at the IB Americas Global Centre in Bethesda, Md.
For the second year in a row, Disability Resource Center hosted the Ho Ho Hustle, a 5-kilometer race and 1-mile fun run to benefit Disability Resource Center. The nonprofit center assists individuals with disabilities to help make them more self sufficient such as assistive devices, home modifications or independent living skills.
Air Force Airman Zachary M. Faulkner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Pierpont F. Brown III was recently named the 51st president of the prestigious Georgia Surgical Society for the 2013-2014 term.
Army National Guard Pvt. John T. Collier has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Lois A. Land graduated from the U.S. Navy's Officer Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
The 2013 Big Red Machine Marching Band competed and won several awards at the Lake Hartwell Invitational on Oct. 19, in which 19 bands participated.
Chestatee High School students participated in the national 'See You at the Pole' event despite a rainy morning.
On Oct. 8, the Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa had its annual Teacher of the Year tea at Peach State Bank.
The Riverside Military Academy Corps of Cadets claimed the President's Trophy for best overall entry in the 32nd annual Atlanta Veterans' Day Parade on Nov. 9 in downtown Atlanta.
A gift of stock worth $25,000 in early 2013, which was given to initiate the Soque Legacy Endowment, has grown to $40,000.
Banks County High School student Calvin Boyer recently placed first in the Electric Membership Corp./National FFA Organization State Agricultural Education Career Development Event with a 95.773 score.
Four students from Johnson High School Bands were selected as members of the Georgia Music Educators Association's Ninth District Honor Band.
Gainesville High School won the 8 AAAAA Literary Championship recently at Apalachee High School.
The Black Mountain College Experience had its opening reception March 6 at the John S. Burd Center on the Brenau University campus in Gainesville. It featured dance, music, painting, drawing and other media by the artists who worked together in the Black Mountain College setting.
The East Hall High School student council recently hosted an after-school dinner for the custodial staff.
The Mu chapter of the Phi Mu fraternity at Brenau University sponsored two events this spring, raising $3,365 for its national philanthropy, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Darden Restaurants Foundation Inc. has bestowed a $2,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program to the Gainesville-Hall County Community Council on Aging, which helps raise funds for Meals on Wheels.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $86,738 in grants at its February meeting, including $33,900 to organizations serving Hall County.
Lanierland Civitan is meeting at the Gainesville Bowling Center to combine its dinner meetings with providing community service to a local organization.
Three Flowery Branch High School and one North Hall High School students are 2014 National Merit Scholarship finalists.
Christopher Lennox, a junior from Flowery Branch, was among 44 Reinhardt University students named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014.
Three North Georgia high school students received awards for their artwork in the Young Women's State High School Art and Design Competition in February at Brenau University.
Two teams from C.W. Davis Middle School won their divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 29 at Columbus State University.