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Military News, July 3

Air National Guard Airman Jason D. Townsend graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

July 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, July 3

The Harris Products Group recently announced it has more than doubled its prior year donation to Challenged Child & Friends of Gainesville, a nonprofit organization that assists children with disabilities including developmental delays as well as their typically developing peers.

July 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, July 4

Katie Dionne of The DaVinci Academy at South Hall Middle School in Gainesville received two awards for outstanding achievement at National History Day in Maryland on June 16.

July 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, June 27

Lydia Jacobs of Gainesville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobs, recently graduated from Furman University in Greenville, S.C.

June 27, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman Grant H. Nix graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

June 26, 2011 | | Good news


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To earn the highest award Junior Girl Scouts can achieve, Troop 10828 from Gainesville chose The Next Chapter as their community service project. Each scout completed 16 hours of work dedicated a book drive to help The Next Chapter.

June 26, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Chirstopher A. MaHaffey of Gainesville has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars. The East Hall High School student was chosen for his outstanding academic excellence.

June 20, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Kelsey Zottnick of Gainesville, graduated from Rice University on May 14 with a bachelor of arts degree in English.

June 13, 2011 | | Good news


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June 12, 2011 | | Good news


School News

On May 20, Stone Masonic Lodge No. 715 of New Holland gave away two bicycles to two children at White Sulphur Elementary School.

June 06, 2011 | | Good news


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Dawson County Manager Kevin Tanner was named chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Lanier Technical College Foundation in an election held May 18.

June 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News

Army Pfc. Alexander J. Carnes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

June 05, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Nicholas Blackwell obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Mercer University. Blackwell graduated as member of the Phi Lambda Sigma National Leadership Society. He is the son of Doug and Christi Blackwell of Gainesville.

May 30, 2011 | | Good news


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Dolly Parton (Sandy Pearson, Activities Director) took time off from her busy schedule of "Working 9 to 5" to come The Guest House, an adult day health care center.

May 22, 2011 | | Good news


School News

The Gainesville Music Club recently held music scholarship auditions at Brenau University in Gainesville.

May 16, 2011 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - 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


Whitaker graduates basic military training

Air Force Airman Tiffany N. Whitaker, whose mother lives in Flowery Branch, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Eagle Scout candidate builds wallboard for tennis community

Sam Terray, an 11th-grader, raised money and built a wallboard for the tennis community at Roper Park on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. The soon-to-be Eagle Scout from Troop 26 at the First Baptist Church joined with his friends from Troop 16 at the First United Methodist Church for the project.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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