Graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard on May 10-11, at the University of North Georgia.
Cadet Michael Mcclendon Sims completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.
Air Force Reserve Airman Brittany T. Swanson and Air Force Airman Christian L. Howell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Army Pvt. William A. Bell and Army National Guard Pfc. Benjamin L. Ruis have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The Georgia Power Foundation contributed scholarship money to North Georgia Technical College's Foundation for students in the electrical lineworker program who have documented financial need.
DEMOREST, GA (08/05/2013)(readMedia)-- At its recent summer commencement ceremony, Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga., awarded degrees to 216 students. Among the graduates were the following area residents:
(Boston, Mass.) -- Two Gainesville residents have recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.
On Sunday, July 21, Cedar Hill Enrichment Center and Veteran's Heart Georgia hosted a town hall meeting to announce the alliance between the two nonprofit organizations.
The Academy Child Development Center recently presented a $5,015 check to Challenged Child and Friends. Proceeds came from The Academy's annual "Peddlin for our Pals" fundraiser.
Riverside Military history class goes back in time
The Arts Council Inc. recognized and thanked longtime community volunteers, supporters and donors at its recent annual membership meeting and awards luncheon at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center. The honorees have helped The Arts Council to meet the artistic and educational needs of its community and surrounding areas.
In a sluggish economy, a group of North Georgia women take action to improve the lives of women and girls locally, regionally and internationally.
Centennial Elementary School won the district competition of the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl in January and the North East Georgia Regional Competition in February at North Hall Middle School.
On Jan. 22, Gainesville High School elected Cameron Drake as Mr. GHS during a male-dominated beauty pageant.
Seven Johnson High School Band students recently participated in the University of Georgia's Honor Band Festival.
Wofford College student Lauren E. Gregory of Gainesville studied abroad in Malta, Monaco, Andoraa, Vatican City and San Marino during Interim 2014.
Gainesville High School's Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) team had record numbers competing in regional competition. Several of them qualified to compete at the state leadership.
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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