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The North Georgia Community Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $187,500 in scholarships to local high school students pursuing higher education this fall.

August 01, 2010 | | Good news


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The following local students have been named to the president's list at North Georgia College & State University for the spring 2010 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade-point average while carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester.

July 26, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Kyle P. Pappas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

July 24, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following local students were named to the dean's list at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega. the be eligible for this honor, a student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester, with no grade lower than B.

July 23, 2010 | | Good news


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The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center Foundation was awarded a $10,000 grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation from its Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors.

July 23, 2010 | | Good news


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The following Hall County students recently graduated from Piedmont College in Demorest:

July 18, 2010 | | Good news


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Wayne Farms recently honored its top producers of the year at a dinner in Commerce. The following award winners were:

July 17, 2010 | | Good news


School News

Nathan Pascarella of Buford recently graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass.

July 12, 2010 | | Good news


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Hall County Family Treatment Court Coordinator Kathy Norton recently received the Child Advocate Award in a presentation at the Georgia Bar Association in Atlanta.

The award was given by the Juvenile Law Committee of the Young Lawyers' Division of the State Bar of Georgia to recognize the contributions of outstanding attorneys and non-attorney advocates serving the needs of Georgia's children, youth and families. Of the six award categories, Norton received the award for Deprivation, Non-Legal Advocate for meeting the needs of court-involved children.

July 11, 2010 | | Good news


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Scott Mechler and Harold Shoffeitt Jr. of Gainesville recently graduated from Reinhardt University in Waleska.

July 04, 2010 | | Good news


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Employees of The Longstreet Clinic recently celebrated their weight loss.

July 03, 2010 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Master Sgt. Willie J. Thomas has retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service.

July 03, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Taylor Ricketts of Gainesville has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2010 semester at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C. To be eligible for this honor, students must have a GPA of at least 3.5 with no grade below a C.

June 27, 2010 | | Good news


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Lifeline recently hosted a luncheon to honor volunteers who work with the emergency response system. Special guest speaker was Tom Smiley, pastor of Lakewood Baptist Church, who congratulated Lifeline volunteers for 26 years of preserving the dignity of the physically disabled, medically at risk and older adults in our community. Guests also paid tribute to Jim Telford, founder of Lifeline.

June 25, 2010 | | Good news


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

June 20, 2010 | | Good news


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North Georgia student wins top honors in state competition

Banks County High School student Calvin Boyer recently placed first in the Electric Membership Corp./National FFA Organization State Agricultural Education Career Development Event with a 95.773 score.

April 21, 2014 | | Good news


Johnson High School students earn state music distinction

Four students from Johnson High School Bands were selected as members of the Georgia Music Educators Association's Ninth District Honor Band.

April 21, 2014 | | Good news


Gainesville earns Region 8 AAAAA literary championship

Gainesville High School won the 8 AAAAA Literary Championship recently at Apalachee High School.

April 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


Brenau students perform at Black Mountain College

The Black Mountain College Experience had its opening reception March 6 at the John S. Burd Center on the Brenau University campus in Gainesville. It featured dance, music, painting, drawing and other media by the artists who worked together in the Black Mountain College setting.

April 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


East Hall students host thank-you dinner for custodians

The East Hall High School student council recently hosted an after-school dinner for the custodial staff.

April 21, 2014 | | Good news


Phi Mu fraternity raises money for area causes

The Mu chapter of the Phi Mu fraternity at Brenau University sponsored two events this spring, raising $3,365 for its national philanthropy, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

April 20, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


Darden Restaurants give $2,000 to Meals on Wheels

Darden Restaurants Foundation Inc. has bestowed a $2,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program to the Gainesville-Hall County Community Council on Aging, which helps raise funds for Meals on Wheels.

April 20, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news




Jackson EMC awards $34K to area nonprofits

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $86,738 in grants at its February meeting, including $33,900 to organizations serving Hall County.

April 20, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


Lanierland Civitan changes meeting place to serve others

Lanierland Civitan is meeting at the Gainesville Bowling Center to combine its dinner meetings with providing community service to a local organization.

April 20, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news




4 area students National Merit Scholarship finalists

Three Flowery Branch High School and one North Hall High School students are 2014 National Merit Scholarship finalists.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Flowery Branch native receives college honor

Christopher Lennox, a junior from Flowery Branch, was among 44 Reinhardt University students named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Brenau awards $8,000 in scholarships to students

Three North Georgia high school students received awards for their artwork in the Young Women's State High School Art and Design Competition in February at Brenau University.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


C.W. Davis Middle School teams win state tournament

Two teams from C.W. Davis Middle School won their divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 29 at Columbus State University.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


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