Good News Clinics was named recently as one of the first "Partner Up! for Public Health Heroes" as part of a new recognition program sponsored by the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Partner Up! for Public Health Campaign.
Nona Stephens, left, 2012 Georgia Art League president, looks at a handmade book designed by Claudia Williams, right. Williams presented a program at the recent GAL meeting on her handmade book arts, a very unique, creative form of art.
Mallory Rich of Gainesville was recently named to the president's list at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2011 semester. To be eligible for the president's list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
The following students were named to the dean's list at Brenau University for their academic performance during the fall term of the 2011 semester. Dean's list students must maintain at least a 3.6 grade-point average while carrying at least 15 semester hours of course work.
The following local residents were named to the dean's list at Reinhardt University Waleska, Georgia for the fall 2011 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average based on successful completion of a minimum of 12 semester credits with no grade less than a B.
The following area residents graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University:Amy Young of Hoschton;William Galloway and Samuel Pruitt of Gainesville;Michelle Salmon of Flowery Branch;Kimberly Richard of Buford.
The following students were named to the fall 2011 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University. In order to make the dean's list, students must be enrolled in at least nine semester hours of course work and earn a grade point average of at least 3.6.
Two agencies serving area residents have been awarded grants totaling $12,000 by the Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by the electric cooperative's members through their donations to the Operation Round Up program.