Air Force Airman Ashleigh R. Scienza, Airman Trevor A. Sellers and Airman Montrai D. Tate graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Dana Marie Basso of Hoschton was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on May 8 at Clemson University's Tillman Hall Auditorium.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle A. Smith has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Enlisted Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $58,000 in grants during their March meeting to organizations serving Hall County.
Quinlan Visual Arts Center recently recognized the winners of the 11th annual Youth Art Month Exhibition.
The East Hall High School bands had two students - Chris Broome and Ben Arevalo - selected for the Georgia All-State Band this year.
The Friends of the Cornelia Library hosted writers from the Clarkesville Writers Society for a May 5 reading of "River of Words," an anthology published by the group.
Elachee Nature Science Center, regional nature education facility and preserve, recently received a $2,000 grant from the Darden Restaurants Foundation Inc., the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants.
Students from Gainesville, Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Johnson and West Hall high school competed at the Health Occupation Students of America State Leadership Conference and Competition recently in Athens recently.
The University of North Georgia debate team finished in second place at the National Comprehensive Debate Tournament in Indianapolis, Ind.
Dr. Hazel Katz, an associate professor at Brenau University's college of education, has been awarded the 2014 Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grant.
Dr. Glenn D. Sosebee and Dr. T. Todd Britt presented the third annual Sosebee and Britt Orthodontics Excellence in Community Service Scholarship awards to area students.