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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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Donna Mayo, a Commerce native and junior at Emmanuel College, is spending the 2021 spring semester in Washington, D.C., as a student in The Fund for American Studies’ (TFAS) Capital Semester on International Affairs + Public Policy.

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The Banks County High School Senior FFA Environmental Natural Resource team was named State Champions. Team members are: Carlie Cochran, Madison Dacus, Payton Jackson and Matt Sanders. They are back-to-back State Champions and will compete at Nationals this October in Indianapolis.

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Jefferson Middle School recently announced that Brock Brush and Andrew Sorah auditioned into the Georgia All State Band and Chase Haynes placed as an alternate. Brock Brush placed first in the state on his audition and Andrew Sorah auditioned into the All-State Band as a 7th grader. Pictured…

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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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On Thursday, March 25, Congressman Jody Hice held a signing ceremony for Abigail Bugg, a senior at Apalachee High School who has accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Abigail, the daughter of Brooke and James Bugg of Monroe, will enter the academy in Ju…

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Local high school seniors Luke Jarvis, William Perry and Tyrah James, all of Winder, recently participated in LaGrange College’s virtual Presidential Scholarship Day and earned additional scholarship awards.

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The Madison County High School FFA Ag Sales team placed first out of 10 teams in the Area 2 Contest. Team members Carter Hart, Carley Fitzpatrick, Kate Bray, and Drew Brown completed an exam on sales and marketing strategies and competed individual sales practicums that include animal pharma…

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The Madison County High School horticulture plant sale will be held for the general public between 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 31 and Friday, April 2. Students have been working to grow a variety of flowering bedding plants, hanging baskets, herbs and vegetables. Masks are encouraged where …

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Fourth graders at Banks County Elementary School named February Students of the Month are: (back row) Amber Hogan, Levi Parker, Kate Grier, Paislee Howe and Kaydince Baker; and (front row) Ariella-June Gribble, Wyatt Lusk, Levi Morris and Rylan Vickery.

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Jefferson Middle School recently announced that sixth grader Gavin Simmons won the Northeast Georgia Regional Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition. Simmons' story "Sunset" has been selected to enter the state level competition.

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Mrs. Carrie Shattles' first grade classroom at North Jackson Elementary School learned how to 'eat the rainbow 'with colorful and healthy foods. The students heard the story "Give it a go, and Eat the Rainbow " by Kathryn Kemp Guylay. They used ingredients that was the colors of the rainbow …

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Commerce High School FCCLA students were among those recognized at the Georgia FCCLA Virtual State Leadership Conference that was livestreamed from the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington.

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The Madison County High School FFA Forestry team recently placed second in the Area 2 CDE.Team members Joey Vieira, Ian Heath, Cadence Howard and Clayton Coile completed practicums in tree identification, timber stand improvement, timer cruising, and hand compass. They will compete at the st…

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The Madison County High School FFA Parliamentary Procedure team placed fourth in the Area 2 CDE. Team members Avery Bray, Abbi Adams, Katie Carrouth, Cadence Howard, Anna Moon, and Thomas Lord completed a parliamentary presentation, answered oral questions and took a knowledge exam.

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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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East Jackson Comprehensive High School senior Brad Stringer won the Region 2 EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event and will advance to the state competition. The event, held March 2, is sponsored by Jackson EMC and is a wiring competition that requires students to complete …