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Teams look to cast a spell at literacy bee
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Hall County’s top spellers will try to scrabble their way to victory at the Gainesville/Hall County Alliance for Literacy’s 22nd annual “Brain Teasing, Crowd Pleasing, Good Time Romp of a Spelling Bee” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for ages 12 and younger, on sale at the door. Nine teams return to vie for the trophy: the Brenau Bellas, representing Brenau University; the Beeattitudes, representing First Baptist Church; the Circuit Rider, representing First United Methodist Church; the Rotary Raisers, representing the Gainesville Rotary Club; the Team Godspell, representing Grace Episcopal Church; the Bibliophiles, representing the Hall County Library (sponsored by Lessie Smithgall and Walters Management Co.); the Word Nerds, representing Lanier Technical College; and The Education Club, representing University of North Georgia.