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The Hall County School District recently announced that Katie Maynard of Johnson High School and Adolfo Castellanos of Cherokee Bluff Middle School have been named 2021 Davis Scholars. Both of these teachers have been awarded a $500 scholarship towards the pursuit of an advanced degree.

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Sade Christina Boyd, of Hoschton, is among the more than 5,000 candidates for graduation in the University of Mississippi Class of 2021 who will be celebrated during the university's 168th Commencement exercises April 29-May 2.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) staffing directors and principals are conducting virtual interviews to hire special education teachers in all areas for the 2021-22 school year. Candidates eligible for a virtual interview must be certified (or will be by July of 2021) in any field of Sp…

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Grace Ahn, a graduating senior from Mill Creek High School, joins a prestigious group as they have been named Cooke Scholars through the 2021 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program. Ahn is among a select group of 61 graduating high school seniors, representing 26 states, sele…

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The Jackson County FFA will hold its annual Mother’s Day plant sale at the school greenhouse located at 1668 Winder Hwy, Jefferson, May 5th, 6th and 7th from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

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Kaleigh Adams, of Jefferson, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Adams was initiated into the honor society at the University of North Georgia.

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Sam Pelt and Wesley Godbee danced the night away at Jackson County Comprehensive High School’s prom on the Braselton Town Green on Saturday, April 17.

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George Sorkin, of Buford, received a $4,000 college scholarship from the Gwinnett County Board of REALTORS Scholarship Foundation, through the Northeast Atlanta Metro Association of REALTORS. He is the son of Dirk and Diew Sorkin. Dirk is a REALTOR with Americas Realty and a member of NAMAR.

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Savannah Page, Jefferson, has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Upperman, education and events director of the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo.

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Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) reminds students in grades 9-12 that the deadline for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition is approaching. Students wishing to participate may submit their artwork to one of the Congressman’s three district offices by Tuesday, April 13. The winning artist will…

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Gwinnett County Public Schools recently learned that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Services assigned the highest level AAA/Aaa rating to the district’s Series 2021 General Obligation (GO) Bonds.

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Georgia elementary classes in third through fifth grades are being challenged to put their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to work to explore the real-world issue that farmers face of maintaining soil health. Elementary teachers and their students may enter the Soil H…