Kindergarteners at Statham Elementary School will learn about riding bicycles and bike safety through a national initiative and through support from Baxter’s Garage in Winder.
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.
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.
The Georgia FFA Association has announced that three members of the Jackson County FFA chapter have qualified for the State FFA Degree.
- Commissioners don’t want horse racing in county
- BOE approves up to $400K in federal funds to cover summer remediation program at schools
- BOC approves rezoning for planned manufacturing plant near airport
- Baldwin to pick up furniture, large items April 26
- Health leaders urge more vaccinations as rate among Barrow Countians continues to lag
- County commissioners to hold annual retreat next week
- Diamond Raiders knock off Flowery Branch on the road, 5-3
- BASEBALL: Panthers still fighting for playoffs entering final stretch: ‘We’re going to do everything we can to find a way in’
- MCHS netters take third in region tourney
- Jefferson tennis teams headed to state as No. 4 seeds
- BASEBALL: Top-ranked Buford takes first game of pivotal region series, but WBHS confident it can bounce back
- GIRLS’ SOCCER: Commerce clinches first region title in program history
- Missing Gwinnett woman found dead in Bethlehem home, man taken into custody
- Black bears in Georgia: Spring sightings not unusual
- Man dies in four-wheeler accident Sunday
- SK shut down over bomb threat; to reopen April 9
- Jefferson family mourning loss in mass shooting
- Colton Blake Phillips
- Sheriff’s office, police departments report recent arrests
- 34 charged by sheriff's office
- New greenspace park set for West Jackson
- Man, woman steal bottle of alcohol from Winder store
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.
The Jackson Trail Christian School FFA forestry team competed March 27 at Camp John Hope in Fort Valley for the state championship title. Jackson Trail placed second in state with a 1346 point score.
Students who are interested in virtual learning next year may apply to participate in the newly established Hall County School District Virtual Program of Choice beginning Friday, April 2. The application deadline is April 19.
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…
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected Jefferson High School junior Joey Blackstock to receive a scholarship for the cooperative’s Youth Tour competition.
Hall County Schools recently announced the students who have been named as finalists or alternates for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program for the summer of 2021.
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…
The Hall County School District recently announced that its 37th program of choice, The Ivester Healthcare Scholars Program, is set to begin in the fall.
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…
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.
Hall County superintendent Will Schofield announced recently that he intends to recommend Scott Tipton as the executive officer/principal for the district’s newly-approved Virtual Program of Choice. The recommendation will be made at the April 12 Hall County Board of Education meeting.
Cory Shin was recently recognized as the 2021 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Year at Mill Creek High School.
The East Jackson Comprehensive High School Robotics Teams 17421 & 18434 competed in the region tournament the week of March 8, and both teams qualified for the state tournament.
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…
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 …
Students at Jones Middle School hosted a special guest speaker recently. Davis Patterson, a representative of the Gwinnett Student Leadership Team at Mill Creek High School, stopped by to share his presentation titled, The Art of Disagreement.
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 …
Apalachee High School recently held an appreciation breakfast for its student and faculty member awards for February. Pictured, from left to right, are Angela Checo (faculty member of the month), Dayshabelle Bello Cabrera (student-athlete of the month), Brissa Lopez (teacher of the month), A…
The nonprofit charity Don’t Count Me Out, Inc. (DCMO) is giving away free, reusable masks as a part of its Everyone Deserves Mask campaign. With the support of Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), DCMO is providing thousands of quality, reusable masks to schools that would have been impact…
Hall County Schools is now accepting out-of-district applications for families who do not live within the Hall County School District. The application period is from March 1–March 31.
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…
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.
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 …
The following local students were named to the President’s List at Georgia Southern University for the fall 2020 semester after earning a 4.0 grade-point average: