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Shelbie Hill, of Braselton, recently earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Through a Jackson EMC Community Foundation Grant, the North Hall Lions club has purchased a second Spot Vision Screening Camera for the Hall County School District. The Lion’s Club provided one camera last year. These cameras quickly screen for vision issues and will be utilized on the schoo…

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William Stilwell, of Hoschton, has been named to the provost's list at Troy University for the fall semester/term 2 of the 2020-21 academic year.

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For the fall 2020 semester, the University of North Georgia awarded more than 1,000 degrees and certificates to graduates. Nearly 600 of those graduates walked across the stage of the Convocation Center Dec. 5-6 in 52 mini-ceremonies created to follow social distancing guidelines and prevent…

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The Gwinnett County Board of Education recently approved a one-time salary adjustment of $700 to all active, benefit-eligible employees (as of November 19), who were not included in the award approved at the district's November meeting. This salary adjustment will be paid in a lump sum and i…

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The following area students were named to the fall 2020 dean's list at Berry College. The dean's list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

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The deans of each of UNG's five colleges — the College of Arts & Letters, the College of Education, the College of Health Sciences & Professions, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, and the College of Science & Mathematics — announced the names of those students who made their…

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More than a dozen students were awarded grants from the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) at UNG. The annual mini-grants will fund 10 different research projects in the areas of psychological science, chemistry, biology, anthropology, physics and English.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools will host a wide range of student activities during Computer Science Education Week, set Dec. 7-11. The week also marks the official kick-off for the GCPS multi-year initiative to ensure that every student at every school has equal access to an "inclusive, welc…

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The Jackson County Comprehensive High School FFA chapter could not hold its annual Thanksgiving dinner and chapter meeting in November due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, FFA members decided to prepare the meal they usually share with each other and donate it to those affected by the pandemic.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) will host an information meeting for families of children with disabilities on Thursday, Dec. 3. Interested parties can drop in between 9 a.m. and noon at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center located at 437 Old Peachtree Rd. NW, in Suwanee.…

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A seasonal tournament of champions, the Elite NE 4-H Trivia Tournament is an opportunity for counties to come together in a fun, relaxed environment and match wits over who knows more about a wide variety of topics. Normally held in person at the campus of North Georgia Technical College in …

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Many Georgia farms offer various agritourism activities, such as you-pick strawberry, blueberry and peach experiences, in the spring and summer. Others offer apple picking and corn mazes in the fall. Christmas tree farms welcome guests to select their family trees. The Georgia Farm Bureau Ce…

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The Hall County School District is set to receive 27 new buses for its transportation department. This is possible primarily because of the community’s approval of general obligation bonds at the June 9 referendum, school leaders said.

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Jackson County Comprehensive High School FFA member Michael Howard recently competed in the Area 2 FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking Leadership Development Event and will advance to the Finals competition on December 8.