The International Baccalaureate announced the artwork submitted by students of Tracy Troutman at the Fair Street IB School was selected to be displayed in a collage of art photos at the IB Americas Global Centre in Bethesda, Md.
For the second year in a row, Disability Resource Center hosted the Ho Ho Hustle, a 5-kilometer race and 1-mile fun run to benefit Disability Resource Center. The nonprofit center assists individuals with disabilities to help make them more self sufficient such as assistive devices, home modifications or independent living skills.
Air Force Airman Zachary M. Faulkner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Pierpont F. Brown III was recently named the 51st president of the prestigious Georgia Surgical Society for the 2013-2014 term.
Army National Guard Pvt. John T. Collier has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Lois A. Land graduated from the U.S. Navy's Officer Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
The 2013 Big Red Machine Marching Band competed and won several awards at the Lake Hartwell Invitational on Oct. 19, in which 19 bands participated.
Chestatee High School students participated in the national 'See You at the Pole' event despite a rainy morning.
On Oct. 8, the Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa had its annual Teacher of the Year tea at Peach State Bank.
The Riverside Military Academy Corps of Cadets claimed the President's Trophy for best overall entry in the 32nd annual Atlanta Veterans' Day Parade on Nov. 9 in downtown Atlanta.
A gift of stock worth $25,000 in early 2013, which was given to initiate the Soque Legacy Endowment, has grown to $40,000.
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.