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These senior Latino Knights of Service want to see Johnson High School club do even more  Gainesville Times

Leadership. Knowledge. *Service*. That's what the Latino Knights of *Service* student group at Johnson High School is all about.



Johnson High School graduation in 9 photos  Gainesville Times

Johnson High School graduating seniors receive their diplomas during a commencement ceremony at Free Chapel in Gainesville on Saturday, May 25, 2019.



After 7 seasons, Jason Roquemore departs as Johnson High football coach  Gainesville Times

Even through the lean years, Jason Roquemore was the constant ambassador for the Johnson High football program during his seven-year stint as its head ...



Transgender student barred from prom king nomination  Gainesville Times

A transgender student was nominated but then removed by the school district from this year's prom king ballot at Johnson High School.



Lamberth-Henry engagement announced  The Citizen.com

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Lamberth of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Taylor Lamberth, to Christopher Glen Henry, son of Samuel ...



Johnson High School boys basketball coach stepping down  Gainesville Times

Brandon Pickell, Johnson High Schools' boys basketball coach, has relinquished his position for one in another school system, according to a statement made ...



A transgender senior was a prom king candidate. The school said he could run — as queen.  Washington Post

The thought of being nominated to prom court had not crossed high school senior Dex Frier's mind. The 17-year-old from Gainesville, Ga., came out identifying ...



Johnson High soccer program to host summer camp in June  Gainesville Times

The Johnson High School soccer program is set to host its ninth annual soccer summer camp from June 24-26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The camp is for players aged ...



Veteran coach tabbed to steer Johnson High boys basketball program  Gainesville Times

Johnson High School named Chris Guthrie as head boys basketball coach Friday afternoon, per a statement made by the athletic department.



High school soccer: Johnson seniors shine in 5A quarterfinals bout against Fayette County  Gainesville Times

When the Johnson boys soccer team needed a spark in Wednesday night's Class 5A state quarterfinal match against Fayette County, it got it from its most ...



School buses at Johnson lot vandalized over the weekend  Gainesville Times

More than two dozen school buses at a Johnson High School parking lot were reportedly vandalized over the weekend, according to school officials.



Instead of prom king and queen, H.S. crowns 2 'royal knights'  NBCNews.com

After a transgender teenager was told he could not run for prom king, prompting a backlash, officials at his Georgia high school decided to make the prom court ...



Johnson High teen graduating early — with associate degree. And her desire to contribute to community shapes her plans.  Gainesville Times

Rachel Korynoski has accomplished things some Hall County educators can't recall ever seeing before. The Johnson High School student will graduate in ...



Photo slideshow: Johnson High graduation  Gainesville Times

Johnson High School senior class members gathered at Free Chapel on Friday, May 25, 2018, for their commencement ceremony.



Hall County Schools announce personnel changes  Gainesville Times

The Hall County School District announced a number of personnel changes and departures from top administrative leaders on Friday, April 19.



A Transgender Student Said He's Being Forced To Run For Prom Queen Even Though He Was Nominated As Prom King  BuzzFeed News

Dex Frier told BuzzFeed News he felt "suppressed" by his school's insistence that he had to run on the prom queen ballot — or not at all.



Johnson High student arrested for allegedly having stolen gun at East Hall High  Gainesville Times

A Johnson High School student allegedly in possession of a stolen gun was arrested Monday on the campus of East Hall High School. Rigoberto Garcia, 17 ...



Johnson football team hopeful after ending losing streak  Gainesville Times

After two consecutive winless seasons, the Johnson Knights have started off the 2018 season 1-0 and are hoping their next victory comes in Friday night's Battle ...



High school crowns transgender student ‘royal knight’ in gender-free prom  New York Daily News

Georgia high school gets rid of 'prom queen" and "prom king," crowning transgender student as a gender-neutral "Royal Knight."



Johnson boys soccer team aims to "create a dynasty" with potential 5A championship defense  Gainesville Times

A season removed from winning the Class 5A state championship, the Johnson High boys soccer team isn't satisfied yet.



High school soccer: Johnson girls blank Clarkston to advance to second round of Class 5A state playoffs  Gainesville Times

After a shaky finish to the regular season, Johnson girls soccer coach Phil Higgins said he was hoping for a confidence-building game in their first-round playoff ...



The Knights way: How new Johnson boys basketball coach Chris Guthrie plans to return the program to its winning ways  Gainesville Times

Brand new Johnson High boys basketball coach Chris Guthrie has been coaching the sport in some capacity for over 30 years, and in that time, he's seen a little ...



Johnson High students plan event for children in foster care  Gainesville Times

When Arlette Gomez and Giselle Tovar were tasked with a project as part of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club at Johnson High School ...



Two Hall County teachers receive scholarships to help pursue advanced degrees  Gainesville Times

Two Hall County Schools teachers have been named 2019 C.W. Davis Scholars and will receive $500 toward advanced education degrees.



What Gainesville High principal had to say about his first year with system  Gainesville Times

Jose Ramirez Salazar, a rising senior at Gainesville High, sat in the foyer near the school's front entrance on Friday, May 24, and reflected on the final day of the ...



Schools celebrate 2019 STAR students, teachers  Gainesville Times

The Hall County and Gainesville school systems along with private schools honored their top academic students at an event Tuesday, Feb. 19, at The Oaks at ...



They were marching band director and student. Now these 2 men both lead high school bands  Gainesville Times

Adam Youngman is indeed a young man. But at 25 years old, the new band director at East Hall High School is already sharing the same field with his mentor, ...



Johnson High students explore creative writing with new club  Gainesville Times

The desire to have students express themselves through writing sparked the idea for a junior writers club. But it was a lack of creative writing opportunities in ...



Worth Co. school board hires new high school principal  WALB

The Worth County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday night to hire a new principal for Worth County High School.



What teachers are excited about as 2019-20 school year begins  Gainesville Times

During the open house on Monday, Aug. 5, at Martin Technology Academy, Carrie Shadburn and Becky Hutchinson said many of their former kindergartners ran ...



Woman accused of DUI in Thompson Bridge Road crash is convicted habitual violator  Gainesville Times

The woman accused of DUI in a serious injury crash Monday night on Thompson Bridge Road had previously been convicted of being a habitual violator in ...



How Gainesville, Hall County will celebrate the 2019 MLK holiday  Gainesville Times

Irene Lipscomb is something of a local bridge between an older generation of African-Americans who grew up in the days of segregation, and today's millennial ...



Atlanta Highway gas leak repaired  Gainesville Times

A gas leak Tuesday morning on Atlanta Highway prompted the evacuation of employees at the Hall County Schools transportation center, as well as students ...



UNG launches Upward Bound program at Johnson High to help students reach college  Gainesville Times

Saira Aguilar thought briefly about becoming a Marine one day. But that prospect scared her parents. So Aguilar, a 17-year-old senior at Johnson High School, ...



Man charged with murder after shooting at Braselton home  Gainesville Times

A man has been charged with murder after an argument inside a Braselton home, according to authorities.



How Hall, Gainesville schools cater to students' food allergies  Gainesville Times

But for students with food allergies, a cafeteria can seem like a minefield. Hall County and Gainesville school leaders believe this doesn't have to be the case.



Two drownings at Lake Lanier in less than 24 hours  Gainesville Times

Authorities currently are investigating two drownings at Lake Lanier in less than a 24-hour span. The body of Reginald Terrell Whitehead, 30, of Perry, was ...



Man suspected in father's death deemed incompetent to stand trial  Gainesville Times

A Gainesville man accused of fatally striking his father in the head last April has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial.The psychologist examining ...



How schools are pushing literacy this year  Gainesville Times

Sometimes one book is all it takes to spark a love of reading in students.



Hall County Schools adding pilot 'silent alarm' system to current school security systems  13WMAZ.com

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Hall County is adding another layer of school security, after the County School Board approved a $150,000 pilot project for a “silent alarm.



Annual MLK march has new route for 2019  Gainesville Times

With its annual Martin Luther King Jr. events, the Newtown Florist Club is urging people to speak up and participate.This year's theme for the holiday, which falls ...



Ga. Supreme Court upholds murder conviction in 2013 Father's Day slaying  Gainesville Times

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday, April 15, dismissed claims of ineffective counsel and other unfair trial practices in the case of a fatal shooting at ...



Hall Co. Schools planning $150K safety measure additions after recent school shooting  11Alive.com WXIA

New safety measures will be added on to what Hall County Schools already implements.



This new Zaxby's location will be better than the old, owners say  Gainesville Times

The Zaxby's that closed at 995 Riverside Drive will receive its revamped replacement at a new Gainesville location Monday, Feb. 25.



Finalist to replace embattled Buford superintendent has roots in Hall  Gainesville Times

The Buford City Schools Board of Education has announced its sole finalist to fill the superintendent's position vacated by Geye Hamby in August in the midst of ...



Two firefighters fall through floor during North Hall house fire  Gainesville Times

Two Hall County firefighters fell through the floor of a burning North Hall home late Sunday, with one of them taken to the hospital for a possible shoulder injury.



Watch video live from Times Sports Media Day  Gainesville Times

High school football coaches and players from 10 teams in Hall County discuss the upcoming season with Times sports staff.



How schools are pointing children toward careers  Gainesville Times

Eighth grade marks a pivotal time for students at Hall County and Gainesville City Schools.



Buford superintendent emphasizes school system's transparency after transition  Gwinnettdailypost.com

There is perhaps no better word to describe the focus of Buford City Schools' Superintendent Robert Downs' first full school year than “transparency.”



How local housing festival connected residents with assistance, resources  Gainesville Times

Catherine Chapman, with her granddaughter in tow collecting stickers and other freebies, strolled along the footpath at Longwood Park in Gainesville on ...



43 students from Hall named to District Honor Band  Gainesville Times

Hall County is well-represented in District Honor Band with 43 students being selected for the honor, 42 of them from Hall County Schools and one from ...



UNG awarded $2.6 million for Upward Bound program  News at UNG

The University of North Georgia (UNG) has been awarded a total of $2.6 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Education's Upward Bound Program ...



Band booster former president criminally charged - Story  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Hall county former band booster president is facing an uncertain future for allegedly stealing from the people he was supposed to be helping.



Oakwood Elementary gets interim principal  Gainesville Times

Jeremy Boleman was approved as interim principal at Oakwood Elementary School by the Hall County Board of Education on Monday, Dec. 10.



Hall County 2018-19 Teachers of the Year  Gainesville Times

Hall County Teachers of the Year share what they love about teaching.



74 federal inmates from Georgia to be released from prison after good-behavior credit recalculation  Gainesville Times

According to a Department of Justice official, 74 federal inmates sentenced in Georgia were part of a group of more than 3000 inmates to be released after good ...



Candler Park Condominiums provides more units for residents 55 and up  Gainesville Times

Candler Park Condominiums has implemented the last phase of its construction.



Dawson school officials respond to complaints about prayer before football games  Gainesville Times

A character coach will continue his volunteer role but will not be leading prayers before Dawson County High School football games following a complaint, ...



Minister's message: Is truth a fruit of the spirit?  Gainesville Times

When I first started exploring graduate schools for doctoral work, I looked at studying in the United Kingdom. A major difference is that in the U.K., candidates ...



RISE program helps heritage Spanish-speaking students earn college degree and job  News at UNG

University of North Georgia (UNG) freshman Adrian Galvan wanted to become a teacher, but he wasn't certain how to make it happen. That is, until his senior ...



Friends say teen killed in wreck was humble, kind and had 'biggest heart of anybody'  Gainesville Times

Jakeline Castillo began to panic when her father bolted from the house about 4 a.m. Tuesday, telling her to stay behind and go back to sleep. But little sleep was ...



Local graduates march onto grand stage at title game  Gainesville Times

College football fans, with the help of a little booze or sheer anticipation, may not need much else to get pumped for the big game. But staying loud and rowdy ...



Upward Bound immerses high schoolers in college life  News at UNG

While some high school students spent their summer working at a job, vacationing with family or hanging out with friends, 60 rising sophomores through seniors ...



District considering limits on school choice in South Hall to avoid overcrowding  Gainesville Times

With a new middle and high school opening in Hall County next year, school officials are considering changes to zoning to avoid overcrowding in South Hall.



Cancer survivor gets encouragement during Celebrity Challenge at Mitsubishi Electric Classic  Gwinnettdailypost.com

Madison Williams couldn't help but feel a little starstruck as World Golf Hall of Famer Tom Watson signed her hat before the second round of the Mitsubishi ...



Wrestlers celebrate senior night with two big wins  Dawson Community News

The Dawson County Tigers wrestling team hosted Clarkston High School and Johnson High School for a duals-style competition on Jan. 15. In between ...



Georgia Student Arrested For Threats, Bringing Knives To School  Patch.com

Cumming, GA - Hall County authorities say Tristen Patrick, 17, wrote about harming students and teachers in a school shooting.



Lyman Hall principal picked to lead new Cherokee Bluff Middle School  Gainesville Times

Robert Wilson, principal of Lyman Hall Elementary, has been recommended to become the first principal of Cherokee Bluff Middle School, scheduled to open in ...



In a Georgia town, nine people explain their frustration and optimism on immigration  The Washington Post

OF AMERICA | A debate over deportation and a border wall, boosted by Trump, has gripped electoral politics in the state.



How many homes Hall housing boom is bringing to county  Gainesville Times

That hammering noise you hear down the street may be home building in Hall County — and quite possibly the start of a residential boom not seen since before ...



West Hall is family for new middle school principal  Gainesville Times

Ethan Banks has his wife, Heather, to thank for a blossoming career in education as the new principal of West Hall Middle School. “I saw her passion for kids (as ...



Kitchen inspections, Dec. 17  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from Dec. 11-15 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department.



Schools, governments, businesses close early due to winter weather  Gainesville Times

Harsher winter weather than was expected has forced school systems and others to close early.



Tigers defend home turf with tennis, track wins  Dawson Community News

Mother Nature once again reared her head as weather forced the cancellation of yet another spring sports event and threatened the cancellation of several more ...



West Hall, Lakeview students honored as STAR system winners  Gainesville Times

In freshman geometry, Coleman Pethel and his Lakeview Academy classmates spent the entire class period working on a problem. The question seemed ...



Engagement: Howdy/Allen  Gainesville Times

Dr. and Mrs. David Allan Howdy of Washington, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Jennifer Lauren Howdy to Mr. Scott Wesley Allen Jr., son ...



Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.



Mark of the Potter celebrates 50 years in Lanier headwaters  Lakeside on Lanier

By Jane Harrison. At a special place in the northeastern headwaters of Lake Lanier, rushing water once turned a wheel to grind corn as moonshiners wheeled ...



5 Gainesville High teachers awarded 'mini-grants'  Gainesville Times

Barry Stinson, a new Gainesville resident, gave $1250 to Gainesville High School to be used as five “mini-grants” for teachers.



How Gainesville schools' resource fair seeks to address student needs  Gainesville Times

School, nonprofit and community leaders have often said Gainesville is a resource-rich community when it comes to the availability of services for low-income ...



Kitchen inspections, May 20  Gainesville Times

The following are among the food *service* establishments inspected from May 14-18 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department.



Students honor friend who has brain cancer  11alive.com

Maddie Williams, 16, was diagnosed with grade III anaplastic ependymoma, a life-threatening form of brain cancer, after showing her first symptoms in March.



Thomaville football begins spring practice, adds new coaches  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville's football team began its spring practice slate on Tuesday, with players beginning competition for coveted positions left by ...



Hall's immigration detention numbers nearly tripled in Trump's first 100 days  Gainesville Times

A new report shows nearly three times as many undocumented immigrants were detained in Hall County in the first 100 days of President Donald Trump's ...



Multiple people say man took money for boats they never received  Gainesville Times

Multiple victims say a Forsyth County man sold boats to them, took payment but never delivered the boats. Bradley Shane Watson, 59, faces investigations in ...



Tim Slater returns to Gwinnett as Lanier girls basketball coach  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Lanier High School announced the school has hired Rome High School assistant athletic director Tim Slater as its new girls basketball coach.



Wendy Jones, AJ Styles' Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

WWE superstar AJ Styles is married to Wendy Jones, a schoolteacher, and he has four children, three sons and one daughter.



Wendy Etris: 3 Facts to Know About AJ Styles’ Wife  Earn The Necklace

WWE fighter AJ Styles is married to Wendy Etris for 18 years now. Here is everything you need to know about Wendy Etris' wiki and AJ Styles' family.



How Hall groups are partnering to meet growing demands of foster care  Gainesville Times

A collaborative approach in Hall County to recruit foster families has become a testament of the need to provide homes for an unprecedented number of ...



Renovation is done at Sam's Club in Oakwood  Gainesville Times

From the sushi bar in the back of the store to the self-order kiosks in the cafe, Sam's Club in Oakwood is entering the holiday season with a brand-new look.



Getting to Know — Stan Luttrell | Archive  Gwinnettdailypost.com

Stan Luttrell is the linebackers coach and the strength and power coordinator at Buford High School. He joined the Wolves for the 2014 season after serving as ...



PREP BASKETBALL: Wolves get into start of something new  Northwest Georgia News

Basketball season may be five months away, but there's no time like the present for Rome High's boys' team and the new situation in which it finds itself.



These Are The Freshmen Boys You Need To Watch In XC  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. Cameron ...



Caleb Carmean takes over at Kennesaw Mountain | Cobb Football Friday  MDJOnline.com

Kennesaw Mountain football wants to be competitive in region play and experience playoff football for the first time.



Getting to Know ... Chad Pittman | Archive  Gwinnettdailypost.com

Chad Pittman is in his fourth year as the head coach of the girls basketball program at Duluth. Pittman got his start coaching boys basketball at his alma mater, ...



Three killed, four injured in wreck near Talmo  Jackson Herald TODAY

Three juveniles were killed and four people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck near the Talmo city limits Saturday morning. Five of the 7 people in the two cars ...



Sunday Interview with Debbie Ball: ‘I always felt like I was sort of a door opener’  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In more than 40 years as a coach, Debbie Ball has been a part of more than 1000 wins and will be inducted into the Georgia Coaches Hall of Fame on June 4.



Educators from Oconee, Hall counties up for top teacher honors  WGAU

Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods (pictured above) announces the 10 finalists for 2020 Georgia Teacher of the Year. The finalists are selected ...



Better Know A Buckeye: Trey Johnson | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Trey Johnson is profiled in this feature, taking a look at his recruitment to Auburn and, eventually, Ohio State.



Madison County girls capture region title  Madison Journal TODAY

By Dallas Bordon The Madison County Lady Raiders are 2013 Region 8-AAAA champions. The Lady Raiders (20-8) defeated Chestatee 54-26 Friday night to ...



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