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The Commerce FFA Alumni will hold its annual chicken mull fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 1. Quarts of chicken mull will be $7 and pick up will be at CHS from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets can be purchased from any alumni member, FFA officer or FFA advisor.

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Following the Seven Mindsets, Amy Farmer’s third grade class learned how “We are all Connected,” by participating in the World Vision Project. The class raised $862 in donations for the World Vision’s gift catalog to help the lives of children and families struggling to survive by providing …

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Zachary Orr, a Junior Business Administration major from Baldwin, was among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List.

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Teachers at Banks County Schools returned on Monday, Jan. 6, to officially close out 2019, reset their classroom and prepare for students to return on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Part of the process of preparing for returning students was participating in a system-wide professional learning day. The …

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Colt Doster, Colbert, was named to the fall 2019 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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Apalachee High School recently named its top students and faculty members for December. Pictured, from left to right, are Sam Jorgensen (Teacher of the Month), Madison Bardwell (Student of the Month), Jaquan Townsend (Student-Athlete of the Month) and Jason Gray (Faculty Member of the Month)…

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The Banks County High School senior ENR team won first in the state contest and will be advancing to the national competition in October. Pictured left to right are: Thomas Davis, Carlie Cochran, Payton Jackson, Madison Dacus and Matt Sanders.

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The fourth- and fifth-graders at Bethlehem Christian Academy recently performed a Christmas musical, “Carol and the Belles,” a 1950s story of Big Bill’s Drive-In, where the onion rings and the music are made in-house. Not only are Big Bill (Calvin White) and his daughter Carol (Ally Johnson)…

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Hull-Sanford Elementary School recently recognized its Jackson EMC Christmas card contest winners. Pictured (L-R) are Garrett Smith, first place; Grant Foster, second place; and Levi Baker, third place.

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Timothy “Carter” Culp of Jefferson has been named to the Dean’s List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year.

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Madison County Middle School recently recognized its “Mustangs of the Month” for December. Pictured, (front row, L-R) are Brianna Brewer-Phillips, Sam Cox, Reyna Flores, Courtney Kidd, Zoe Deavers, Ryleigh Booth, Caleb Weber, Blake Adams, (middle row) Gabriel Carey, Blake Thomas, Audri Aaron…

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Hull-Sanford Elementary School recently held its annual spelling bee. Winners, who will represent the school in the upcoming county spelling bee, included (L-R) first place — Halo Waller, second place — Claire Harness and third place — Emily Wall.

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Danielsville Elementary School recently honored their December "Colts of the Month" students with a certificate and a sign to display in their yard. Students were selected by their homeroom teachers based on their courtesy, cooperation, responsibility, respect and consideration. Students cho…

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Danielsville Elementary School recently honored their December "Colts of the Month" students with a certificate and a sign to display in their yard. Students were selected by their homeroom teachers based on their courtesy, cooperation, responsibility, respect and consideration. Students cho…

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Georgia Power made a $10,000 donation to the Broad River College and Career Academy (BRCCA) to support the school’s efforts to prepare students for the workforce. Pictured (L to R) are Christy Terrell (Georgia Power), Bo Boykin, Martin Kimsey (Georgia Power), Michael Williams and George Bullock.

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Sheriff Janus Mangum is shown at East Jackson Comprehensive High School collecting donated items (stuffed animals) from the East Jackson family for area children. Shown are: (front row, kneeling) Madelyn Patterson and Kassidy Trogdon; (second row) Chanda Palmer, Sheriff Mangum, Marco Flores …

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Two department of family and children service case managers picked up donated items (hats gloves and socks) from East Jackson Comprehensive High School. Shown are: (L-R) DFCS case manager, Emma Prater, DFCS case manager, Nazyira Holt, Kobie Kilgore and Mo Shahi.

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Amber Williams, Alto, a 2019 graduate of Banks County High School, has been named to the Dean’s List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year.

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Commerce High School FFA member, Jordan Pritchett, had a banner day at the Fannin County Young Farmers Holiday Classic Livestock Show. Pritchett was named the Champion Senior Showman and then went on to parade the Reserve Champion Purebred Breeding Ewe. Jordan is pictured with the judge for …

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South Jackson Elementary School held its school Spelling Bee on Friday, Dec. 13. The school winner is fifth grader, Lea D'Angelo (right). The runner-up is fifth grader, Brionna Howell (left).

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Ila Elementary School recently recognized its “Golden Gators” for December. These students were awarded for exemplifying outstanding achievement in the areas of work habits, manners, attitude and citizenship. Pictured (front row, L-R) are Skylah Powell, Ava Osborne, Abigail Lackey, Abby Ray,…

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Bethlehem Christian Academy students recently competed for spots in this year’s Noon Lion’s Club “Journey of Peace” poster contest. Five students made the final round of the competition at BCA: Natalie Wellborn (eighth grade) was the first-place contestant, while Gray Emmett (eighth grade) a…

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The International Montessori School in Auburn has announced “The Wonder of My World,” a collection of illustrated free form, acrostic, limerick, near rhyme and haiku poetry from nearly 50 students ages 3-14.

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Lindsey Bevard, left, a fifth-grader at Holsenbeck elementary and president of her local Beta club chapter, was elected elementary junior Beta club president for the state of Georgia. Her sponsor April Balenger, right, a fifth-grade teacher at Holsenbeck, and the elementary junior Beta club …

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Rheagan Wessels of Jefferson, has been named to the Dean’s List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, for the fall semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.