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: Jon Preston, Ph.D., founder of the Center for Applied Gaming & Media Arts, SPSU Mike Orey, Ed. D., Associate Professor Game, Design & Development, UGA Amy Davis, ...
Danny Tatum of Tallulah Gorge State Park recently received the Search and Rescue Career Achievement Award from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Awards were presented during a conference co-hosted by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites and the park system. Tatum has been a member of the DNR Search and Rescue Team since 1990, holding such positions as north central squad medical officer, high angle team squad leader and northeast squad ...
Andres, a boy, Emanuel Domingo Esteban, March 9, Maria Marcos Andres and Pedro Domingo Esteban Lopez, Gainesville
Ian Cundiff of Scout Troop No. 203 in Gainesville achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on Dec. 4. An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held for Cundiff on March 2 at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church in Oakwood, where he is a member and where he completed his Eagle Scout Service Project. His project involved constructing a path through the woods beside his church to an outdoor worship area he planned and executed, including setting ...
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. The Georgia Municipal Training Institute, a cooperative effort of GMA and the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government, provides a nationally recognized series of training opportunities for elected city officials. To receive certification, a city official must complete a minimum of ...
SCHOOL NEWS Marketing students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch, Lanier Charter Career Academy and North Hall recently placed at the DECA Regional Competition on Jan. 24 and qualified to move to the next level. State Competition will be held in Atlanta Feb. 28 through March 2. First place: Will Birkhead, Flowery Branch, Sports & Entertainment Marketing; Chance Bloomer, North Hall, Restaurant & Food Service Management; Michael-Carson Clement, Flowery Branch, Marketing Decision Making; Nicole Columbo, ...
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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."
Brooke Arroliga, a fourth-grade teacher at Sugar Hill Elementary, recently experienced an act of kindness and good fortune.
Joel D. Whetstone, son of Jay and Carolyn Whetstone of Gainesville, was presented his first set of gold bars and a certificate of commendation by retired Army Lt. Col. Dave Gordon of the Georgia Mountain Chapter, Military Officers Association of America, during commissioning ceremonies recently at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.Whetstone completed his degree requirements and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army National Guard.
Gainesville Theater Alliance students Haden Rider and Carly Berg recently took 28 area theater students ages 8 to 18 to Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta.
Cadet Staff Sgt. Logan P. Whitmore, a freshman at Riverside Military Academy, won the first-place medal in Georgia on April 27 at the Kiwanis Art Showcase.
YOUNG HARRIS - Young Harris College is pleased to announce Kendra Lynne Cowart of Murrayville, Mason David Mitcham of Bremen and John Howard Ross of Gainesville received awards April 21 at the 2013 honors ceremony at Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus.
Exactly 120 Hall County seniors participating in the Work-Based Learning Program at their respective high schools have earned their GeorgiaBEST (Business Ethics Student Training) certification.
Kangaroo Express operated by The Pantry Inc., recently announced its Florida and select Georgia and South Carolina stores have raised more than $453,000 for Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit "storybook" village in central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
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.
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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