For their academic performance during fall semester 2012, the following students were named to the North Georgia College & State University Dean's List. Students achieving a 3.5 grade point average and carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester are placed on the Dean's List. Students also must have no grade lower than B:
GSC honor student Brittany Barron recently had her poetry selected for publication in the 2012 edition of Sanctuary, a literary arts journal of the Southern Regional Honors Council. Barron is the daughter of Jerry and Deborah Barron and granddaughter of Charles and Marjorie Barron.
The Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by the donations of the cooperative's members through the Operation Round Up program, has awarded $46,600 to four agencies that provide programs or services to the residents of Hall County.
Lanierland Civitan will hold a membership meeting Aug. 7 to provide information about the club to prospective members and visitors. Guest speaker will be Marty Owens, known in the Gainesville area for her efforts to assist people with disabilities.