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The Gainesville Jaycees continued the long-standing goal of improving the Hall County and north Georgia communities with recent donations to area charities.

August 05, 2012 | | Good news


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North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega conferred both undergraduate and graduate degrees on more than 800 total graduates in the spring graduation ceremonies held May 4-6 on campus.

July 30, 2012 | | Good news


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Lanierland Civitan will hold a membership meeting Aug. 7 to provide information about the club to prospective members and visitors. Guest speaker will be Marty Owens, known in the Gainesville area for her efforts to assist people with disabilities.

July 27, 2012 | | Good news


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The Rotary Club of Gainesville celebrated its annual "changing of the guard" June 25, as Bonnie Oliver, Superior Court judge, assumed the club's presidency for 2012-2013.

July 22, 2012 | | Good news


School News

North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega conferred both undergraduate and graduate degrees on more than 800 total graduates in the spring graduation ceremonies held May 4-6 on campus.

July 16, 2012 | | Good news


School News: Dean's lists, president's list and honors lists

Kathryn E. Rooks of Gainesville was named to the Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University for Spring Semester 2012. To qualify for the Dean's List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.

July 16, 2012 | | Good news


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Twelve riders from Hall County 4-H Horse Club competed in the Georgia State 4-H Horse show held at the Georgia National Fairgrounds. 4-H riders from across the state competed in western, hunt seat, dressage and jumping events. Hall 4-H Horse Club members brought home numerous awards including:

July 15, 2012 | | Good news


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North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega conferred both undergraduate and graduate degrees on more than 800 total graduates in the spring graduation ceremonies held May 4-6 on campus.

July 09, 2012 | | Good news


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Colton Webber of Cleveland was recently honored at Buena Vista University's student recognition event.

July 02, 2012 | | Good news


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The family of the late W. Woodrow Stewart, past chairman of The Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees and member of the Board of Trustees for Northeast Georgia Health System, accepted on his behalf the Georgia Hospital Association's Distinguished Service Award, one of GHA's highest honors, at the association's annual convention in Atlanta.

July 01, 2012 | | Good news


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Some local area students graduated from Brenau University at commencement exercises May 4 and 5:

June 25, 2012 | | Good news


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Haylie Shea Hatch, 13, of Gainesville and Hannah Huff, 15, of Lula have been chosen as a state finalists in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant. The pageant will be held July 6-8, at the in Atlanta.

June 24, 2012 | | Good news


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The Georgia Department of Transportation announces the winners of the annual District-wide equipment driving skills competition called the "DOT Roadeo." The Roadeo is an annual competition between Georgia Department of Transportation employees to determine the "Best" driver in six categories: Single Axle Dump Truck, Double Axle Dump Truck, Tractor Mower, Backhoe, Motor Grader and Lowboy.

June 17, 2012 | | Good news


School News

Piedmont College in Demorest, awarded degrees to 470 students. Among the graduates were the following area residents:

June 11, 2012 | | Good news


School News, June 4

Jackson EMC recently awarded the A.T. Sharpton Scholarship to six Northeast Georgia students this year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic accomplishments, standardized test scores, extra-curricular activities, personal biographies and letters of recommendation.

June 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Gainesville students earn Microsoft certifications

One Gainesville High School student has been recognized as a Microsoft Office master, and 34 students at the school have earned at least one Microsoft Office Specialist certificate.

December 22, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Sawnee EMC donates to toy drive for foster, adoptive families

Sawnee EMC employees and members of Sawnee's Consumer Advisory Task Force recently donated toys to benefit children who receive services from Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together.

December 22, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Families receive gifts from Jaycees

The Gainesville Jaycees concluded its latest Empty Stocking Fund project Monday with a Christmas party at Skate Country in Gainesville.

December 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC gives $34K to area groups serving Hall County

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $86,000 in grants to organizations during its November meeting, including $34,000 to organizations serving Hall County.

December 19, 2014 | | Good news


Bank supports film honoring WWII vet

South State Bank's Jefferson office donated $1,000 to the World War II Foundation to support the production of a documentary chronicling Jefferson native Damon "Rocky" Gause's escape from the Japanese in World War II.

December 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Amerigroup event offers help to families

Families visited Lakeshore Mall on Friday for Amerigroup's Winter Wonderland event, which offered children's activities and resources for families.

December 17, 2014 | | Good news


Boys & Girls Clubs recognizes Laidlaw

Alex Laidlaw was recently honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County at the annual Christmas meeting and awards ceremony.

December 17, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Area woman inducted into honor society

Brittany Lee of Gainesville was recently initiated into the honor society Phi Kappa Phi at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

December 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch woman receives scholarship

Leah Granger of Flowery Branch received the Kristin Bandy Craig Memorial Sponsored Scholarship during the 2014-2015 academic year.

December 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


UNG debate team wins multiple awards at Blazer Classic

The University of North Georgia's debate team won three first-place honors at the Blazer Classic Debate Tournament on Oct. 24-25 at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. Students on the team included Fernando Gonzalez of Flowery Branch, a sophomore majoring in English, Cristian Ramos of Gainesville, a freshman majoring in general studies, Tyler Williams of Flowery Branch, a sophomore majoring in engineering, Pablo Picazo of Gainesville, a senior majoring in psychology, Chase Yarbrough of Clermont, a senior majoring in media studies, Rebecca Pool of Gainesville, a freshman majoring in psychology, Efren Chavez of Gainesville, a senior majoring in management, Shea ...

December 15, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Johnson students selected for Hall County Honor Band

Thirteen musicians from Johnson High School were selected for the fourth annual Hall County Honor Band, which was directed this year by Josh Byrd, director of bands at the University of West Georgia. Select musicians from the county gathered for a rigorous rehearsal schedule over a 36-hour period, which culminated in a concert at Riverside Military Academy.

December 15, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lakeview Academy’s robotics team wins award

Lakeview Academy's robotics team won the second place "Champion's Award" for embracing gracious professionalism while achieving excellence and innovation in the 2014 Northeast Georgia First Lego League Qualifier at Athens Academy.

December 12, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville area official earns finance certification

Karina Costantini, who works with Gainesville's Community Service Center, was recognized with Level I certification through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government's financial management training program for pursuing professional development in governmental finance, accounting and budgeting.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


American Proteins gives $9,000 to Lanier Tech Foundation

American Proteins recently gave $9,000 to the Lanier Technical College Foundation to go toward the Bagwell Family Foundation Fund.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Seventh-grader wins Water Essay Contest

Reagan Britt, a seventh-grader at North Hall Middle School, was named the Hall County winner of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District's 2014 Water Essay Contest.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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