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Hall County student named GeorgiaBEST Student of the Year

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.

October 07, 2013 | | Good news


Five Hall County 4-Hers compete in state championship

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.

October 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Gainesville High School grad named national AP scholar

William Morris, a 2012 Gainesville High School graduate, has been named a national AP scholar, as well as an AP Scholar with Distinction.

October 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Cadet Kim a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Cadet 1st Lt. DoYeun Kim, a Riverside Military Academy senior, has been selected as a 2014 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

October 07, 2013 | | Good news


GHS JROTC compete in Raider Challenge in Forsyth County

The Gainesville High School Naval JROTC co-ed/ mixed teams competed in their first Raider Challenge hosted by North Forsyth High School on Saturday, Sept. 7.

October 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch High School graduate commissioned as second lieutenant

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.

October 06, 2013 | | Good news


Riverside Military Academy graduate completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Michael Mcclendon Sims completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.

October 06, 2013 | | Good news


Two Flowery Branch High School grads finish U.S. Air Force basic training

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.

October 06, 2013 | | Good news


Two men with Hall County ties finish U.S. Army basic training

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.

October 06, 2013 | | Good news


Georgia Power contributes funds to a scholarship for lineworker program

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.

October 06, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


School News: 2013 Spring/Summer graduates

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:

October 03, 2013 | | Good news


School News: Honors, Dean's and President's lists

(Boston, Mass.) -- Two Gainesville residents have recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.

October 03, 2013 | | Good news


Two nonprofits join forces for veterans

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.

September 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Children’s center donates $5K to nonprofit agency

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.

September 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


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Riverside Military history class goes back in time

September 23, 2013 | | Good news


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Flowery Branch student wins national honor

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.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Middle-school students place at FBLA conference

Five Hall County students recently placed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference in Perry.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news




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