Chattahoochee Resource Conservation and Development Council participated with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Feds, Farmers and Friends Feed Families Food Drive. The council collected more than 3,600 pounds of nonperishable food and personal items for the needy.
Sam's Club of Oakwood donated $100 gift cards to ten teachers at Martin Technology Academy on Sept.17. These gift cards will be used to purchase more technology or science materials for the classrooms.
Sam Terray of Gainesville, son of Michele and Ricky Terray, recently participated in the Concordia Languages Villages program at Waldsee, a German language village in Bemidji, Minn. Terray received a Concordia Language Villages Global Citizen Scholarship.
Hall County 4-H Horse Club members Haley Woodard and Kristy Barrett recently competed at the Georgia Mountain Association of Saddle Clubs show. Woodard received the title of Queen and Barrett received the title of Princess in the competition. To win the title of Queen or Princess, a rider must receive the overall highest scores in their respective horsemanship class. The Princess class is for ages 12 and younger. The Queen class is for ages 13 to 19. The titles Woodard and Barrett received qualify them to compete at the Georgia Federation of Saddle Clubs show in Perry, which will take ...
The following students graduated from Mercer University's Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics on the University's Atlanta campus: Chad Spencer Defoor of Gainesville earned the bachelor of business administration; Jamie Kitchel of Gainesville earned the master of business administration; Rhonda Dyer of Oakwood earned the master of business administration.
Young Harris College honored lifelong Gainesville resident Lillie Mae Green at a dedication ceremony on July 24, naming the first-floor common area of the college's newest residence hall, Enotah Hall, the "Green Family Lobby." Green, widow of the late Frank Green, founded Green's Grocery Store with her husband in Gainesville, where they both worked for many years.
The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently gave the Gainesville Police finger food and other varieties of homemade dishes to show appreciation for their dedication to the community. With the help of Cpl. Kevin Holbrook, who works in the Community Relations Department, Rae Aldridge, Beverly Collins and Linda Brady delivered an assortment of baked goods provided by numerous GNC volunteers.
Georgia Mountain Food Bank raised more than $53,164.50 and received more than 6,313 pounds of food in its Stock the Shelves Campaign, which will help build up nutritional food supplies for more than 58 distribution partners.
Cadet Technical Sergeant Gabriel Robertson of the Civil Air Patrol in Gainesville was recently awarded the Silver Cadet Medal by the Daughters of the American Revolution for his work with the Wreaths Across America service in April at the Alta Vista Cemetery.
Myra Nicole Turpin, a fifth-grade student at Tadmore Elementary, won the Gainesville-Northeastern Judicial Circuit Bar Association's 2015 student essay contest, awarded May 8 at the annual Law Day ceremony.