As both the first major Quinlan Visual Arts Center exhibition and event of 2013, the 35th annual Gala Art Auction features the highest caliber original artwork by local, regional and national talents. This year artwork was juried by acclaimed art appraiser Robert Morring. The following placed awards:
Lakeview Academy's Parent Association is hosting the Parenting Speakers Series with parenting advice for kindergarten through 12th grade. The first presentation is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. "Taming the Gaming" will be an expert panel discussion about the pros and cons of online gaming. The panelist include:
Danny Tatum of Tallulah Gorge State Park recently received the Search and Rescue Career Achievement Award from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Andres, a boy, Emanuel Domingo Esteban, March 9, Maria Marcos Andres and Pedro Domingo Esteban Lopez, Gainesville
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.
Ian Cundiff of Scout Troop No. 203 in Gainesville achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on Dec. 4.
Army 1st Lt. James L. Goddard has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Fifth and sixth grade Hall County students competed at 4-H County Project Achievement Jan. 29 at Tadmore Elementary School. A total of 95 students competed in a variety of 4-H project areas.
Britney Vickery and Ivy Hall, both residents of Habersham County, were bestowed Outstanding Georgia Citizen Awards on Jan. 17 during Initials, Inc. Leader Day at the Capitol.
Lula City Council member Mordecai Wilson received a certificate of recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayor's Day Conference in Atlanta on Jan. 27.
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Two students from Riverside Military Academy were recently selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association All State Orchestra to be held Feb. 28 throiugh March 2 in Savannah.
Brooke Arroliga, a fourth-grade teacher at Sugar Hill Elementary, recently experienced an act of kindness and good fortune. Arroliga lost an item of great value - her teacher bag full of work that "my hard-working students had submitted to me."
The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently celebrated students and community members during the chapter's annual Awards Tea.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $110,500 in grants to organizations during its February meeting, including $41,000 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin county residents.
Brenau University's Phi Mu fraternity partnered with El Sombrero No. 9 last semester to host "Taco Tuesdays" to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
The famed founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, once said "Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery."
Artwork by high school students from across Northeast Georgia was recently featured in a show at Piedmont College Smith-Williams Studios in Demorest.
Centennial Arts Academy won state honors Saturday at the annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
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