The Gilmer High School Bobcats wrestling team, honored its two seniors Will Gudger and Jaime Lopez. After a brief ceremony, the Bobcats then bested the Fannin Rebels, 63-12, the Northwest Whitfield Bruins 50-18 and the Calhoun Yellow Jackets 62-0.
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The Gilmer County Chamber held a ribbon cutting for Kharisma Dance Studio this morning. The studio is open six days per week and has an array of dance classess for adults. Sunrise Yoga is offered in the mornings from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. on Mondays and 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. for the rest of the week. Midday yoga is offered at approximately noon, with cardio dance, zumba, and silver sneakers in between. Depending on the day of the week, the evening brings beginner line dancing, zumba, candlelight yoga, partner/ballroom dancing, intermediate line dancing, dancer stretch and sculpt, beginner ballroom and a monthly zumba party with live DJ (3rd Fridays).
The Gilmer High School Bobcats football team held its annual banquet to recognize seniors and superlatives. This year's banquet had a significantly different feel as long time defensive coordinator, Mark Pettit, officially retired at the end of the 2014 season. After Bill McVey spoke to attendees and the awards were doled out, Pettit and his brother John, were invited on stage and told that the Bobcats' football field would be renamed "Pettit Field."
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