The Academy Child Development Center recently presented a $5,015 check to Challenged Child and Friends. Proceeds came from The Academy's annual "Peddlin for our Pals" fundraiser.
Riverside Military history class goes back in time Capt. John Stumpf's U.S. military history middle school class learned more about items utilized during the Revolutionary War during a class this summer. Members of the local Lyman Hall Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution exhibited items such as a flute, handmade soap, children's toys, weaponry, maps and a reproduction of the U.S. Constitution. The organization's goals include inspiring and educating the community and its ...
The Arts Council Inc. recognized and thanked longtime community volunteers, supporters and donors at its recent annual membership meeting and awards luncheon at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center. The honorees have helped The Arts Council to meet the artistic and educational needs of its community and surrounding areas.
In a sluggish economy, a group of North Georgia women take action to improve the lives of women and girls locally, regionally and internationally.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $89,960 in grants during the May meeting, including $86,500 to organizations and $3,460 to individuals. Eight agencies serving area residents received $79,000.
Paul and Cindy Mooney of Ellijay won a new 2013 Honda Civic from Milton Martin Honda in Gainesville. They recently came to pick up the new vehicle.
The Junior ROTC Academic Team of Riverside Military Academy placed fifth in the nation in the JROTC Tri-Service Academic Bowl Championship at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. This was the first year Riverside formed a team to participate in the June 21-25 competition.
Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson and his wife, Val, attended a reception at Lake Lanier recently. This was Peterson's fifth annual Georgia Tour, which serves as an opportunity to meet and thank alumni and friends for continual support of the Institute and to underscore Tech's commitment to strengthening relationships in communities it serves throughout Georgia.
Lt. Gordon Spears earned the Bobby Franklin Award after starting a voluntary physical fitness program for inmates at Lee Arrandale State Prison.
Three area graduates receive scholarships Sosenee & Britt Orthodontics awarded three graduating Hall County high school seniors with scholarships. The three students are current or former patients of Sosebee and Britt Orthodontics who have excelled in providing service to the community. Receiving the second annual Sosebee & Britt Orthodontics Excellence in Community Service Scholarships are: Laykin Herford, a West Hall High School graduate who plans to attend the University of North Georgia; Joshua Robertson, a ...
Three Flowery Branch and one East Hall High School graduates plus two Riverside Military Academy graduates recently completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
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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