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School news, May 14

Namhee Kwak of Gainesville has received the Burroughs Welcome Scholarship Award. Kwak is a fifth-year student in Northeastern University's Bouve College of Health Sciences' pharmacy program. This award is presented annually to recognize undergraduate students demonstrating excellence and financial need.

May 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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The Georgia Art League at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center announced the award winners of the 2012 Late Spring Exhibit in the Sawyer Gallery. Bob Westervelt was the judge for the awards. First place went to Marie-Helene Gardelle for her raku "Maternite." Second place went to Ruth Money for her oil painting "A Life Well-Lived," and third place went to Dana Ross for his 3-D wood sculpture "Edge."

May 06, 2012 | | Good news


School news, April 30

Fifth-grade gifted students at Gainesville Exploration Academy recently interviewed retired Times editor Johnny Vardeman about the history of Gainesville City School System.

April 30, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School news, April 23

The following students were initiated into The Georgia Southern University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for college freshmen. To be eligible, initiates earn a minimum GPA of 3.6 while enrolled full-time:

April 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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The North and South Gainesville Junior Music Clubs recently held the annual music festivals. The winners for the 2012 Gainesville Music Club Festival were:

April 22, 2012 | | Good news


School news, April 16

The DaVinci Academy seventh- and eighth-grade band participated in the Ninth District East Georgia Music Educators Large Group Performance Evaluation at Hart County High School Performing Arts Center in Hartwell. In their first ever LGPE participation, the group earned superior ratings from all three performance judges.

April 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, April 8

The following local students were recently recognized as the Grady Young Foundation's "Rising S.T.A.R.S."

April 08, 2012 | | Good news


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The Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by the electric cooperative's members through their donations to the Operation Round Up program, has awarded grants totaling $29,500 to four agencies serving area residents.

April 08, 2012 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army National Guard Pvt. Jehoshabeath Hernandez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

April 08, 2012 | | Good news


School News, April 2

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April 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, April 1

Brenau University Athletics has organized its second annual Fill the Bus canned food drive to benefit Good News at Noon in Gainesville. Students, faculty, staff and the community can get involved.

April 01, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, March 26

Several local students recently competed in the Annual Health Care Occupations of America State Leadership Conference in Athens. The top three students in each of the 54 events have qualified to compete at the HOSA National Leadership Conference held in June in Orlando, Fla. The following local students placed in their respective events.

March 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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March 25, 2012 | | Good news


School news, March 19

Isaac Hopkins of Gainesville High School was recognized at the Georgia Thespian Conference with the top scholarship of $2,500.

March 19, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Elizabeth Moore from Jefferson recently graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon.

March 12, 2012 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Lanier partners raise $400K for children charities

On Oct. 24, The Lanier Partners of North Georgia Inc. sponsored the sixth annual Pirates of Lanier Poker Run and presented its charities with checks of up to $400,000.

November 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


DNR captain wins national award

Capt. Mike England was presented the National Safe Boating Council's 2014 Boating Safety Award at the 55th annual National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Fraternal Order of Eagles donates $500 to hospice

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Hall County’s Safe Kids leaders named Georgia’s Coordinator of the Year

Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, was selected as Coalition Coordinator of the Year at Safe Kids Georgia's sixth annual awards breakfast Oct. 10, at Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $19K to literacy, pregnancy nonprofit groups

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $100,000 in grants during its September meeting, including $19,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GTO 2000 celebrates 40 years and marks anniversary with bike donation

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Brenau students share ‘Truths’ through dance

Brenau University's fall production of "Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths" showed student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrated each one's unique artistic prowess with performances Nov. 7-8 at Pearce Auditorium.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Phi Kappa Phi inducts six new Georgia members

Four Gainesville natives, one Cleveland woman and one Flowery Branch woman were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


2 area residents graduate from Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Felix A. Paul and Air Force Airman 1st Class Davis Q. Moore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lula-Belton School class reunion at Jaemor Barn

November 16, 2014 | | Good news




Congressman and Cresswind area honor veterans

The Cresswind community in Gainesville received a flag flown above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., from U.S. Rep. Doug Collins.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Hall grad completes his combat training

Army Pvt. James H. Burns has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


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