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Hanh Nguyen, a 2013 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood, has been awarded a scholarship from the Baldor Electric Company Foundation for the 2013-14 school year.

May 13, 2013 | | Good news


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North Georgia resident Luke Pilgrim has been awarded The McClure-Scanlin Award at The University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.

May 06, 2013 | | Good news


Jeff Gulle wins photographer of the year

This past week Jeff Gulle, photography instructor at North Georgia Technical College, competed in the annual print competition with the Georgia Professional Photographers Association. For the second year in a row, he won "Photographer of the Year."

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


Elachee Nature Science Center receives $4,000 grant

Elachee Nature Science Center has been selected to receive a $4,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


P.E.O. awards Gainesville woman education grant

P.E.O. Chapter AB of Cumming member, Carolyn Swistek, right, presents Susan Iles of Gainesville with a $1,200 check as a part of P.E.O.s Program for Continuing Education Grant.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


Hall County Sheriff's Office participates in Chamber Chase

A crowd attended this year's Chamber Chase 5-kilometer and 2-mile Wellness Walk. The Hall County Sheriff's Office received the "Most Creative Over" for its T-shirt design thanks to Baxter's Shirt Factory. The Chamber Chase was a warm-up for the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


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Two local teams - one from World Language Academy and one from Davis Middle School - placed first in their respective divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on April 6. As a result, both have qualified for the World Finals on May 21-26 at Michigan State University.

April 29, 2013 | | Good news


Quinlan Visual Arts Center had spring exhibition

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center had its spring exhibitions opening reception April 18.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Chorale singers perform at Catholic Church

Choral Explosion No. 12 was April 14 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Cleveland. The Lumpkin County Varsity Singers, the Brenau Chamber Vocal Ensemble, the University of North Georgia Chorale Singers and Le Belle Voci participated in the event. The program was especially memorable as it was the first time music groups from the newly consolidated University of North Georgia Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses performed in the same concert.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Consul General of Ireland visits

Gainesville Newcomers' Club was proud to sponsor Paul Gleeson, the first Consul General of Ireland, at its monthly meeting in March. Gleeson spoke about Ireland and answered questions. An informative and enjoyable meeting was had by all.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


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Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, announced the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honored Morgan Vaca, a Penn Foster High School student.

April 22, 2013 | | Good news


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The student leadership club at Cornestone Schools launches a program to raise donations for the local Humane Society of Forsyth County.

April 21, 2013 | | Good news


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Marketing students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch, Lanier Charter Career Academy and North Hall recently placed at the DECA Regional Competition on Jan. 24 and qualified to move to the next level. State Competition will be held in Atlanta Feb. 28 through March 2.

April 19, 2013 | | Good news


Relay for Life receives donation

The Hall County Relay for Life Kick Off 2013 started with a pleasant, unexpected surprise of a $10,000 donation from Northeast Georgia Emergency Medical Team.

April 14, 2013 | | Good news


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As both the first major Quinlan Visual Arts Center exhibition and event of 2013, the 35th annual Gala Art Auction features the highest caliber original artwork by local, regional and national talents. This year artwork was juried by acclaimed art appraiser Robert Morring. The following placed awards:

April 07, 2013 | | Good news


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Newcomers Club provides homemade treats for Gainesville Police

The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently gave the Gainesville Police finger food and other varieties of homemade dishes to show appreciation for their dedication to the community. With the help of Cpl. Kevin Holbrook, who works in the Community Relations Department, Rae Aldridge, Beverly Collins and Linda Brady delivered an assortment of baked goods provided by numerous GNC volunteers.

June 28, 2015 | | Good news


Music rises at area church during annual choral explosion

Lakeview Academy and the University of North Georgia's choir combined their talents during Choral Explosion No. 12 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church earlier this year.

June 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Inaugural group of C.W. Davis Scholars recognized

Three Hall County teachers have been named as the first C.W. Davis Scholars and will receive $1,000 scholarships toward their pursuit of advanced degrees.

June 26, 2015 | | Good news


EMC board gives $64K to agencies serving area residents

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $123,500 in grants to organizations during its April meeting, including $64,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

June 26, 2015 | | Good news


Gainesville resident awarded Nicholas and Anne Marie Shreiber Scholarship

Summer Bryant of Gainesville was awarded the Nicholas and Anne Marie Shreiber Scholarship at the 2015 Robinson College of Business Honors Day Celebration at Georgia State University.

June 25, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


RMA Library Forum creates Little Free Library at Legion Post 7

Library Forum members from The Lucile Beaver Library at Riverside Military Academy dedicated a Little Free Library and books to the Paul E. Bolding American Legion Post 7 on May 14.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Georgia Mountain Food Bank raises thousands

Georgia Mountain Food Bank raised more than $53,164.50 and received more than 6,313 pounds of food in its Stock the Shelves Campaign, which will help build up nutritional food supplies for more than 58 distribution partners.

June 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


DAR honors cadet for service with medal

Cadet Technical Sergeant Gabriel Robertson of the Civil Air Patrol in Gainesville was recently awarded the Silver Cadet Medal by the Daughters of the American Revolution for his work with the Wreaths Across America service in April at the Alta Vista Cemetery.

June 22, 2015 | | Good news


Local ABAC student receives Larry Allen Leadership Award

Brittney Gunter of Murrayville was recently honored with the Larry Allen Leadership award, along with two others students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

June 18, 2015 | | Good news


Volunteers recognized at Medical Center Auxiliary appreciation luncheon

George, Charline and Susan Shanks recently received the Marjorie Covington Smith Auxilian of the Year award for their service to Northeast Georgia Health System and The Medical Center Auxiliary.

June 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Tadmore student wins bar association essay contest

Myra Nicole Turpin, a fifth-grade student at Tadmore Elementary, won the Gainesville-Northeastern Judicial Circuit Bar Association's 2015 student essay contest, awarded May 8 at the annual Law Day ceremony.

June 16, 2015 | | Good news


Two students receive Coleman Chambers & Rogers Scholarship

Grace Miller and Cally Orr are the first to receive scholarships from the Coleman Chambers & Rogers Scholarship Fund, administered by the North Georgia Community Foundation.

June 16, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


White County teen wins 9th District art competition

Jacob Ivey, a home-schooled student in White County, won the Northeast Georgia's 2015 Congressional Art Competition with a pencil drawing titled "Late Date."

June 16, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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