Forsyth Co. & the NHL, an update; special recognition for Hall FFA members

*The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Wednesday stipulated that any county contribution to the development of The Gathering, a sports and entertainment venue planned in the southern part of the county, come with a contingency. By a 4-1 vote, the board approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the developers of The Gathering that requires that any county contribution be contingent on the securing of a National Hockey League (NHL) franchise to be based at the venue.

*East Hall High School, North Hall High, and North Hall Middle School FFA members “placed” at recent steer and dairy shows. Included was a first-place showing.

District 2 Steer and Heifer Show:

Abby Dobson, NHHS, 3rd place Weight Class, 5th place Showmanship

Ashley Markham, EHHS, 3rd place Weight Class

Apple Capital Dairy Show:

Bella Grier, NHHS, 3rd place Weight Class, 5th place Showmanship

Bailee Fair, NHHS 5th place Weight Class

Brock Hunter, NHHS, 1st place Showmanship, 1st place Weight Class, Reserve Grand Senior Showman, 4th Overall Commercial Heifer

Maggie Moose, NHMS, 4th place Weight Class

Layna Thomas, NHHS, 4th place Showmanship