The Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville will receive a grant for general operating support from the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.
The Jefferson City Schools Board of Education recently recognized the school-level teachers of the year. Kathy Chandler, a first-grade teacher, represents Jefferson Elementary School. Dave Cuddy, a seventh-grade teacher, represents Jefferson Middle School, while Roger Bright, a drama instructor, represents Jefferson High School. Not pictured is Jefferson Academy teacher of the year Jean Conner, who teaches fourth grade. Cuddy was also selected as the district teacher of the year. The following students recently graduated with ...
The Longstreet Clinic recently donated $2,000 to Good News Clinics as part of the nonprofit's "95 in 95" campaign.
Choral students from the six Hall County middle schools recently participated in Large Group Performance Evaluations, sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association.
Sonha C. Payne, a teacher at Flowery Branch High School, was named 2008-2009 Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher of the year by the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Chemical Society.
Air Force Airman David A. Pickren III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its annual Awards Tea at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.
Bradley Cole was awarded the Bielecki-Willard Interdisciplinary Studies Student of the Year award at a recent award ceremony held at North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C. Cole is the son of Edward and Glenda Cole of Gainesville.
The Gainesville Music Club announces the festival scholarship winners from both the North Gainesville Music Festival and the South Gainesville Festival held recently in Gainesville.
The Georgia Phi Beta Lambda North District Competition was held last month Woodstock. Four students from North Georgia Technical College competed in the event. First-, second- and third-place winners will be invited to the national contest in Anaheim, Calif.
The American Tapestry Alliance has given its Award of Excellence to Tommye McClure Scanlin of Dahlonega for her piece, "...to the essence of every nature...". The tapestry measures 34 inches wide by 54 inches long and was woven of wool and cotton. It was exhibited at the Blue Ridge Handweaving Show in Asheville, N.C., in October.
Sarah Harste of Gainesville has been selected to participate in the Wofford College Community of Scholars, a cross-disciplinary program of undergraduate student research at the college in Spartanburg, S.C.
Gladys Jarvis of Clermont recently celebrated her 95th birthday at Longstreet Cafe in Gainesville. She was joined by her five children, their spouses and her grandchildren, and got a surprise visit from Will Chamblee, Jarvis' new great-grandchild.
Chestatee Middle School students competed at the Middle Level State Leadership Conference last month in Maco.
Amelia Brock of Gainesville was named Miss Georgia Preteen National Teenager in the 39th annual Miss Georgia National Teenager Scholarship pageant on March 15 in Marietta.
Cadet Staff Sgt. Logan P. Whitmore, a freshman at Riverside Military Academy, won the first-place medal in Georgia on April 27 at the Kiwanis Art Showcase.
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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