Army Pvt. Jeffrey Gardner has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Brenau University sophomore Suzette Meza won the Georgia Woman of the Year scholarship from the Georgia Commission on Women.
The Jackson EMC Foundation, funded by the donations of the cooperative's members through the Operation Round Up program, has awarded $32,500 to four agencies that provide services to Hall County residents.
Tadmore Elementary teacher Jon Kostulakos was surprised by visitors to his classroom from OfficeMax who had come to announce that he had been selected as one of 1,000 teachers across the nation to receive the annual "A Day Made Better" award.
Army National Guard Pvt. Charles R. Lyons has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition has chosen Jay Kemp as the 2013 Featured Painter, marking 31 years of excellence in wildlife art, conservation and the sporting life. .
Based in Flowery Branch, Clipper Petroleum is a locally owned and operated business with more than 400 employees in North Georgia and Metro Atlanta.
Debra Nadelhoffer, Georgia's extraordinary plein air artist and teacher, selected the following awards at the August Georgia Art League Arty Party at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.
David Woods of Cleveland, earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Summer 2012 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Brig. Gen. Leslie C. Smithof Gainesville, commander, 20th Support Command was recently promoted to major general during a ceremony Sept. 21.
Kelly Lee of Wells Fargo Advisors in Gainesville has been recognized by Wells Fargo for her contributions to her local community by volunteering with Challenged Child and Friends.Along with receiving a volunteer service award from the bank, Lee also won $1,000 for the nonprofit, which serves special needs children through a full-inclusion pre-school program.
Ann Goble of Gainesville has been accepted into the annual member's exhibition for Women Artists of the West held in Fredericksburg, Texas.WAOW is a national organization with more than 300 award winning, professional women painters and sculptors from across the country.
For their academic performance during fall semester 2012, the following students were named to the North Georgia College & State University Dean's List. Students achieving a 3.5 grade point average and carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester are placed on the Dean's List. Students also must have no grade lower than B:
Jenny Bulley, a Washington and Lee University junior from Gainesville, completed a summer internship as part of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty.
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 242nd commencement exercises.
YOUNG HARRIS - Young Harris College is pleased to announce Kendra Lynne Cowart of Murrayville, Mason David Mitcham of Bremen and John Howard Ross of Gainesville received awards April 21 at the 2013 honors ceremony at Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus.
Exactly 120 Hall County seniors participating in the Work-Based Learning Program at their respective high schools have earned their GeorgiaBEST (Business Ethics Student Training) certification.
Kangaroo Express operated by The Pantry Inc., recently announced its Florida and select Georgia and South Carolina stores have raised more than $453,000 for Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit "storybook" village in central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.
Hanh Nguyen, a 2013 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood, has been awarded a scholarship from the Baldor Electric Company Foundation for the 2013-14 school year.
The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the President's and Dean's List for 2012 fall semester at Gainesville State College in Oakwood.
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