Elachee Nature Science Center, FAITH's Power House for Kids, Feed the Hungry Forsyth, Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Georgia, Hall-Dawson CASA Program and Rainbow Children's Home are this year's recipients of the North Georgia Community Foundation Impact Grants.
On Friday, Sept. 6, middle school students from The Academy at Wood's Mill visited Dogwood Forest and The Holbrook in search of local history.
Aspiring artists from within the Gainesville Housing Authority's public housing completed a weekly summer art class offered through a partnering of the GHA and the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.
Recently, Hall County's seven-man kayak team placed in the Special Olympics state kayak competition on Lake Tobesofkee in Macon.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Gainesville High School Big Red Machine Marching Band competed against 16 other bands in the Wolverine Classic at West Forsyth High School. Following are each section's results and rankings:
The Johnson High School marching band recently attended a festival and received "superior" ratings in all areas.
West Hall High School student Austin Paul has been selected to be the Hall County School District nominee for the United States Senate Youth Program.
Money magazine has once again named Suwanee as one of America's best places to live.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $107,864 in grants during its July meeting, including $97,700 to organizations and $10,164 to individuals.
Action Ministries recently conducted a formal investiture ceremony making Tray Hughes Ross, a Hall County Fire Services employee and recipient of the prestigious Carnegie Medal of Honor, an honorary Action Hero in recognition of his commitment to the people of Gainesville.
Greyson Schuebert, a North Hall High School graduate, was awarded a $1,000 Leadership Chick-fil-A scholarship. He is attending the University of North Georgia. He is the son of Joe and Pat Schuebert.
Hall County's KayLynn Samples graduated from Chestatee High School in May with a keen understanding of the soft skills that will make her successful in the workforce, thanks to GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor's (GDOL) soft skills certification program.
More than 26 of the top 4-H'ers in the state competed for the state championships in their 4-H project areas July 23-26 at the Crowne-Plaza Ravina in Atlanta. Five Hall County 4-H members - Devin DiMizio, Jenna Kirby-Van Nostrand, Anna Minor, Robbie Sheppard and Courtney Woodard - attended the 71st Annual Georgia 4-H Congress.
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.
Gillsville teen Brenden Ayestaran, a Flowery Branch High School student, has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.
Five Hall County students recently placed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference in Perry.
Georgia Boys State Program finds new home at Riverside
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