On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Gainesville High School Big Red Machine Marching Band competed against 16 other bands in the Wolverine Classic at West Forsyth High School. Following are each section's results and rankings:
The Johnson High School marching band recently attended a festival and received "superior" ratings in all areas.
West Hall High School student Austin Paul has been selected to be the Hall County School District nominee for the United States Senate Youth Program.
Money magazine has once again named Suwanee as one of America's best places to live.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $107,864 in grants during its July meeting, including $97,700 to organizations and $10,164 to individuals.
Action Ministries recently conducted a formal investiture ceremony making Tray Hughes Ross, a Hall County Fire Services employee and recipient of the prestigious Carnegie Medal of Honor, an honorary Action Hero in recognition of his commitment to the people of Gainesville.
Greyson Schuebert, a North Hall High School graduate, was awarded a $1,000 Leadership Chick-fil-A scholarship. He is attending the University of North Georgia. He is the son of Joe and Pat Schuebert.
Hall County's KayLynn Samples graduated from Chestatee High School in May with a keen understanding of the soft skills that will make her successful in the workforce, thanks to GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor's (GDOL) soft skills certification program.
More than 26 of the top 4-H'ers in the state competed for the state championships in their 4-H project areas July 23-26 at the Crowne-Plaza Ravina in Atlanta. Five Hall County 4-H members - Devin DiMizio, Jenna Kirby-Van Nostrand, Anna Minor, Robbie Sheppard and Courtney Woodard - attended the 71st Annual Georgia 4-H Congress.
William Morris, a 2012 Gainesville High School graduate, has been named a national AP scholar, as well as an AP Scholar with Distinction.
Cadet 1st Lt. DoYeun Kim, a Riverside Military Academy senior, has been selected as a 2014 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.
The Gainesville High School Naval JROTC co-ed/ mixed teams competed in their first Raider Challenge hosted by North Forsyth High School on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard on May 10-11, at the University of North Georgia.
A record-breaking number of school students qualified at the Region Health Occupations Students of America Competition recently and will advance to the state contest March 6–8 in Athens. State qualifiers are from Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Johnson and West Hall Schools.
Riverside Military Academy senior cadet Jacob M. Deem was officially accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Riverside Military Academy senior cadet Harrison Summerour has been nominated to the U.S. Air Force Academy by U.S. Congressman Doug Collins, Georgia's 9th District representative.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $73,440 in grants during its December meeting, including $9,500 to organizations serving area residents.
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