GSC honor student Brittany Barron recently had her poetry selected for publication in the 2012 edition of Sanctuary, a literary arts journal of the Southern Regional Honors Council. Barron is the daughter of Jerry and Deborah Barron and granddaughter of Charles and Marjorie Barron.
The Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by the donations of the cooperative's members through the Operation Round Up program, has awarded $46,600 to four agencies that provide programs or services to the residents of Hall County.
Lanierland Civitan will hold a membership meeting Aug. 7 to provide information about the club to prospective members and visitors. Guest speaker will be Marty Owens, known in the Gainesville area for her efforts to assist people with disabilities.
Kathryn E. Rooks of Gainesville was named to the Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University for Spring Semester 2012. To qualify for the Dean's List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.