Paul and Cindy Mooney of Ellijay won a new 2013 Honda Civic from Milton Martin Honda in Gainesville. They recently came to pick up the new vehicle.
The Junior ROTC Academic Team of Riverside Military Academy placed fifth in the nation in the JROTC Tri-Service Academic Bowl Championship at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. This was the first year Riverside formed a team to participate in the June 21-25 competition.
Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson and his wife, Val, attended a reception at Lake Lanier recently. This was Peterson's fifth annual Georgia Tour, which serves as an opportunity to meet and thank alumni and friends for continual support of the Institute and to underscore Tech's commitment to strengthening relationships in communities it serves throughout Georgia.
Lt. Gordon Spears earned the Bobby Franklin Award after starting a voluntary physical fitness program for inmates at Lee Arrandale State Prison.
Three area graduates receive scholarships
Three Flowery Branch and one East Hall High School graduates plus two Riverside Military Academy graduates recently completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Kyle Chisholm, a 2012 Johnson High School 2012 graduate, was recognized as USS George H.W. Bush Avenger of the Day in recognition of his outstanding performance June 6.
The Georgia Art League of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center announced the winners of the Late Spring Exhibition, which ran through May 31. Ann Reynolds, owner of the Sunshine Village Gallery, Watkinsville, was the judge.
Alto student earns degree at Thomas University
LEXINGTON, VA (05/07/2013)(readMedia)-- Mark Sanders of Bogart, GA, a member of the class of 2015 at Washington and Lee University, has earned dean's list status for the recently ended winter term 2013.
North Hall grad named Cambridge scholar
The Brenau Barbecue Competition with the Memphis Barbecue Network and Georgia Barbecue Association competitions drew 37 teams from five states in late May to the historic Brenau University campus in Gainesville.
Malcom Moon III of Flowery Branch Gainesville has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Faculty Honors for fall semester 2012 from Trinity College in Connecticut.
A record-breaking number of school students qualified at the Region Health Occupations Students of America Competition recently and will advance to the state contest March 6–8 in Athens. State qualifiers are from Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Johnson and West Hall Schools.
Riverside Military Academy senior cadet Jacob M. Deem was officially accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Riverside Military Academy senior cadet Harrison Summerour has been nominated to the U.S. Air Force Academy by U.S. Congressman Doug Collins, Georgia's 9th District representative.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $73,440 in grants during its December meeting, including $9,500 to organizations serving area residents.
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