Special recognition for two local school board members, retired Gville doctor

*Hall County Board of Education (BOE) member Bill Thompson has been named by his fellow board members this year’s recipient of the Pioneer in Education Award and the Gainesville Board of Education has bestowed to same on board member Sammy Smith. Each of the 15 school districts within Pioneer Resa’s service area names its recipient each year. What is Pioneer RESA? Click here to find out. About Us | Pioneer RESA

*William T. “Buddy” Langston, MD, a retired pediatrician, was recently recognized with the Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) Foundation’s “Dr. Frank G. Lake, III Impact on Philanthropy Award.” The award is named for Dr. Frank Lake, III, a retired Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville medical director of hospice and palliative care. Click here for more about Dr. Langston and the award. Local pediatrician recognized for promoting philanthropy – Northeast Georgia Health System (nghs.com)