Junior and senior Hall County 4-H Club members recently participated in District Project Achievement on March 6-8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. First-place winners go to the State 4-H Congress which will be in July in Atlanta. Winners in the junior division were:
Brian Mallory, son of Jan Mallory, has been named to the dean's list at Georgia State University in Atlanta for the fall 2008 semester. He is a 2006 graduate of North Hall High School and plays on the golf team at Georgia State.
Allen Earls, CEO of Sons & Daughters Unlimited, LLC, and the son of the late James and Eva Earls of Dahlonega, has a role in the new movie "Madea Goes to Jail."
The Flowery Branch High School Science Bowl team earned a trip to the 2009 Science Bowl state championships on Feb. 28 in Savannah after placing third in the sub-regional Science Bowl earlier in the month. The team is coached by Flowery Branch advanced-placement chemistry teacher Sonha Payne and junior Andrew Popovici is the captain. Team members include juniors Spencer Hughes and Chelsea Freihaut and sophomores Kyle Williams and Kevin Williams. The following Flowery ...
Six maple trees were planted at Jefferson Elementary School in celebration of Georgia's Arbor Day on Feb. 20. The trees will provide shade near the school's play set. The maple trees were donated by Richard Wilson Landscaping of Jefferson and Pinebush Nursery in Hull.
The Col. William Candler Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution held its second annual Georgia Day Celebration on Feb. 12.
Derek Rich recently has been named to the Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society at the University of Georgia in Athens. To achieve this honor, students must have completed 30 semester hours while maintaining a 3.3 grade-point average or maintained a ranking in the top 15 percent of their class. Rich is a graduate of North Hall High School and the son of Benny and Kathleen Rich.
The following students have been named to the merit list at Oxford College in Oxford, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University.Andrew Allen of Gainesville, son of Tarrell Allen of Gainesville and Margaret Allen of Oakwood; Lauren Lewis of Gainesville, daughter of Daive and Charles Lewis of Gainesville; Lindsey Niblack of Buford, daughter of George and Cherie Niblack; Ashaka Patel of Gainesville, daughter of Vibhakar and Kripa Patel; and Olivia Tatuta of Hoschton, daughter ...
Gainesville State College Foundation recently hosted its 42nd annual meeting, auction and thank you celebration at the Gainesville Civic Center.
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy fifth-grader Michelle Nguyen was recently recognized by the Rotary Club of Gainesville as a student of the month. The students are chosen by the staff of their school for their contributions to the school and fellow classmates. Michelle is the daughter of David Cong and Hong Vuong. This was Michelle's first ride in a limousine.
The Hall County 4-H Club held its County Project Achievement event on Jan. 27 at Riverbend Elementary School in Gainesville.
Jessica Robson of Gainesville was chosen to participate in the Governor's Intern Program this spring. She will be working as a fellow for the Governor's Office of Executive Appointments. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in speech communication.
The Turpin family received a surprise gift this past Christmas Eve, when an artist they had never met knocked on their door and delivered a painting.
The American Cancer Society recently honored Longstreet Cancer Center for bringing "Look Good ... Feel Better" to Hall County.
The following students graduated in December from Gainesville State College. Among the graduates, Susan Adams Simpson of Gainesville graduated summa cum laude and Ricky C. Cleghorn of Gainesville graduated cum laude. Honor graduates include Adam Paul LeBlanc of Demorest, Bethany Elaine Sanders of Flowery Branch and Tramecya Monique Beale, Jeffrey L. Hendricks, Russell Tyler Martin and Jose Quinones, all of Gainesville. Other graduates, listed by hometown, included: Alto: Casey Lynn Simmons, Marsha Ann Black, Tabitha ...
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.
North Georgia resident Luke Pilgrim has been awarded The McClure-Scanlin Award at The University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
This past week Jeff Gulle, photography instructor at North Georgia Technical College, competed in the annual print competition with the Georgia Professional Photographers Association. For the second year in a row, he won "Photographer of the Year."
Elachee Nature Science Center has been selected to receive a $4,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc.
P.E.O. Chapter AB of Cumming member, Carolyn Swistek, right, presents Susan Iles of Gainesville with a $1,200 check as a part of P.E.O.s Program for Continuing Education Grant.
A crowd attended this year's Chamber Chase 5-kilometer and 2-mile Wellness Walk. The Hall County Sheriff's Office received the "Most Creative Over" for its T-shirt design thanks to Baxter's Shirt Factory. The Chamber Chase was a warm-up for the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K.
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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