Army National Guard Pvt. Jimmy L. Knight has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Joe Groover was named the Georgia Elks Association Peace Officer of the Year at the group's recent annual meeting in Jekyll Island.
The Gainesville Jaycees recently presented checks worth $500 to both Challenged Child and Friends and Junior Achievement. The Jaycees also completed a work project at Challenged Child, pressure washing and then staining a fence surrounding a playground at the learning center.
Army National Guard Pfc. Bryant A. Wine and Army Spec. Jon E. Sapp have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The following students graduated May 8 from Gainesville State College in Oakwood and Watkinsville.
Marine Taylor Lloyd Daniels recently graduated from basic training at Parris Island, S.C. His 13-week training program included instruction in weapons and hand-to-hand combat. After a 21-day recruiter assistant position in Gainesville, Daniels will continue his training at the School of Infantry at Camp LeJeune, N.C. He is the son of Harold and Susan Daniels of Gainesville and is a 2008 graduate of North Hall High School.
The following students have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at LaGrange College in LaGrange: Eric Clark, Mushimie Lona Panda, William Simons and Elizabeth Williams, all of Gainesville. To be named to the dean's list, students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average while enrolled in at least 12 hours of courses.
The Atlanta Metropolitan Council of the Navy League of the United States has selected East Hall High School Navy JROTC cadet Eliud Martinez as the Outstanding Metro Cadet of the Year.
The North Hall Community Education Foundation recently elected new officers and new directors to the board.
Gainesville State College's Politically Incorrect Club on April 18 toured the historic Gen. James Longstreet Piedmont Hotel Museum in Gainesville. Longstreet Society President Richard Pilcher spoke about Gen. Longstreet, a Confederate general in the Civil War, before students explored the restored historic site. Douglas Young is the adviser for the club.
National Guardsman John Michael Kishimoto recently graduated from basic training, advanced individual training and airborne school at Fort Benning in Columbus.
Kyle Donaldson, son of Randy and Tari Donaldson and a member of Boy Scout Troop 203, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. For his project, Kyle constructed an 80-foot brick walkway leading to a prayer labyrinth at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian. Kyle is a sophomore at Flowery Branch High School.
Emilee Ann Smith, a North Hall High School graduate, recently was awarded the Jostens National Renaissance Student Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to one student throughout the United States and is initially worth $2,500 with a renewable option of up to $10,000 within a four-year period. Smith also will receive an Apple iBook computer as part of the award.
Army Pvt. Zachery Anderson has graduated from basic combat training and combat engineer training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
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.
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.
Forest Hilyer of Dahlonega is the recipient of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Conservation Medal for his distinguished conservation efforts.
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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