Peachtree Plantation Senior Community celebrated National Assisted Living Week by converting their community into a luxury cruise ship. National Assisted Living Week was proclaimed by the Oakwood City Council for the week of Sept. 12-18.
Blackshear Place Baptist Church recently opened the doors on the newest addition to the church in South Hall. The new space is called "The Venue," and Blackshear Place Director of Communications Stephen Odum said "it reminds us of all the reasons this building will exist."
Hall County High School 4-H'ers started their new year with a learning program about mutual funds. Curtis Collins from Collins and Associates Securities and Advisory Services in Oakwood was guest speaker.
Army Pfc. Joshua J. Rebello has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Kristina McCroan of Flowery Branch and a 2002 graduate of from North Gwinnett High School.
Two students from Hall County, Johnathan Kytle and Chad Williams, were named to the summer semester dean's list at Middle Georgia College. To make the dean's list, a student must have at least a grade-point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 while maintaining a full academic load.
Johnson High School rising senior Mimi Sam placed nationally at the 2011 FBLA National Leadership Conference held in Orlando, Fla. National Leadership Conference was the final competition for the year with members from all over the U.S. coming together to compete for the top ten places in each event. Sam placed third in the nation in Word Processing II. Along with the honor, she won $300 in cash prizes.
Anyone who has wandered through the lobby of the Visual Technology Building on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College may view an array of images captured by students in the photography program. But once a year the studio doors are thrown open for a public viewing with visitors getting up close and personal with the budding photographers.
Julian Lopez of North Hall High School and Madison Tasker of West Hall High School have been selected to participate in the EarthCare: The Leadership Challenge of the 21st Century program, according to Darrell Synder, Georgia Power Gainesville area manager.
North Hall's Andrew James Cape earned first place in the proficiency competition for dairy production placement at the 87th Georgia FFA State Convention last month. The event was held April 23-25 at the Macon Centreplex.