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Jackson EMC awards $79K to area agencies

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $89,960 in grants during the May meeting, including $86,500 to organizations and $3,460 to individuals. Eight agencies serving area residents received $79,000.

August 04, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Honda customer wins new car

Paul and Cindy Mooney of Ellijay won a new 2013 Honda Civic from Milton Martin Honda in Gainesville. They recently came to pick up the new vehicle.

July 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Riverside’s academic team places fifth

The Junior ROTC Academic Team of Riverside Military Academy placed fifth in the nation in the JROTC Tri-Service Academic Bowl Championship at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. This was the first year Riverside formed a team to participate in the June 21-25 competition.

July 15, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Ga. Tech president visits Gainesville

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson and his wife, Val, attended a reception at Lake Lanier recently. This was Peterson's fifth annual Georgia Tour, which serves as an opportunity to meet and thank alumni and friends for continual support of the Institute and to underscore Tech's commitment to strengthening relationships in communities it serves throughout Georgia.

July 14, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Arrandale prison guard receives award

Lt. Gordon Spears earned the Bobby Franklin Award after starting a voluntary physical fitness program for inmates at Lee Arrandale State Prison.

July 14, 2013 | | Good news


Child service program receives $15,000 grant

July 14, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


School News

Three area graduates receive scholarships

July 08, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Hall County graduates complete basic training

Three Flowery Branch and one East Hall High School graduates plus two Riverside Military Academy graduates recently completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

July 07, 2013 | | Good news


Johnson High School grad recogized on ship

Kyle Chisholm, a 2012 Johnson High School 2012 graduate, was recognized as USS George H.W. Bush Avenger of the Day in recognition of his outstanding performance June 6.

July 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Georgia Art League announces winners

The Georgia Art League of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center announced the winners of the Late Spring Exhibition, which ran through May 31. Ann Reynolds, owner of the Sunshine Village Gallery, Watkinsville, was the judge.

July 04, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


School News: Spring 2013 Graduates

Alto student earns degree at Thomas University

July 01, 2013 | | Good news


School News: Dean's/President's/Merit lists for spring 2013

LEXINGTON, VA (05/07/2013)(readMedia)-- Mark Sanders of Bogart, GA, a member of the class of 2015 at Washington and Lee University, has earned dean's list status for the recently ended winter term 2013.

July 01, 2013 | | Good news


School News for July 1

North Hall grad named Cambridge scholar

July 01, 2013 | | Good news


Brenau BBQ contest awards winners

The Brenau Barbecue Competition with the Memphis Barbecue Network and Georgia Barbecue Association competitions drew 37 teams from five states in late May to the historic Brenau University campus in Gainesville.

June 30, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Travel Rally Day proclamation

June 30, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


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Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

Philip J. Martin, a rising third-year law student and native of Oakwood, was recently recognized with the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Nix receives Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning Award

Kimberly Nix of Gainesville received an Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning Award from Georgia State University's College of Education during its annual Honors Day Ceremony on April 23.

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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


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