Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras recently signed a proclamation presented by the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution designating the week of Sept. 17-23, as Constitution Week in observance of the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1787.
Jefferson Elementary School and the musical group Beatin' Path recently kicked off the school year with a community drum circle. The hands-on music making and interactive performance aimed to foster cultural appreciation, teamwork and community spirit.
Fifteen members of the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently attended the district two workshop at Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta. State Regent Barbara Chastain congratulated the chapter for winning second place in the national DAR literacy promotion. Lynda Holmes is the chapter chairwoman for literacy promotion. The Philadelphia Winn chapter of Lawrenceville hosted the workshop.
Michael Ball was named to the dean's list at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta for the spring 2009 semester. Ball is a graduate of West Hall High School in Gainesville.
Doug Grammer of Walker county, the newly elected Ninth District GOP chairman, recently announced several appointments and new committees.
Houston Leach of Flowery Branch was named to the president's list for the spring quarter at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville. To be named to the president's list, students must earn a 3.7 grade-point average. Leach is the son of James and Lisa Leach of Gainesville.
Kristopher Witt of Gainesville recently graduated from Radford University in Radford, Va., with a master's degree.
Amy N. Brown, the reigning Miss Hall County, recently donated the proceeds from the 2009 Miss Right to Life of Georgia pageant to officials from Georgia Right to Life.
The Buford Lanier Women's Club recently awarded two $1,500 scholarships. Recipients are Morgan Gottfried, who will attend Georgia State University, and Shelby Dasher, who will attend North Georgia State College & State University. The organization also made a $500 contribution to Buford Middle School to purchase biographies of historical and contemporary women. The Georgia Federation of Woman's Clubs also recently awarded the Buford Lanier Woman's Club the Tallulah Falls Perpetual Silver Tray. Also, the state ...
Three Hall County students recently placed first in the state with their demonstration projects at the recent Stage 4-H Congress in Atlanta.
Air Force Airman Devanta C. Studivant recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The North Georgia College & State University men's quartet recently performed the national anthem at two Gwinnett Braves games. Members of the quartet are Randy Barker, a college alumnus; Jack Broman, professor of music and director of choral activities at North Georgia College; Rich Grimshaw, a voice major; and Mark Spraker, professor of physics.
Michelle Salmon of Gainesville recently was named to the academic achievement list for the spring semester at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus. To be named to the academic achievement list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average in three to 14 hours of coursework.
The Col. William Candler Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution installed six new members at its May meeting,, bringing the total chapter membership to 127. Shelby Whitson, national vice president general and honorary state regent installed the members and also was the guest speaker. Her speech topic was "The DAR Museum Period Rooms."
Members of Trout Unlimited's Gold Rush chapter celebrated the 50th anniversary of the national organization of Trout Unlimited by coordinating a recent cleanup effort.
Instructors at Lanier Technical College have nominated 26 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, said Jennifer Pulliam, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
In a Nov. 7 ceremony, the Hall County Sheriff's Citizens Academy selected its sixth annual Officer of the Year from among four outstanding choices.
OneMain Financial provided residents and its customers an opportunity to participate in the American Red Cross's annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program.
DEMOREST, GA (08/05/2013)(readMedia)-- At its recent summer commencement ceremony, Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga., awarded degrees to 216 students. Among the graduates were the following area residents:
(Boston, Mass.) -- Two Gainesville residents have recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.
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