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May 20, 2013 | | Good news


Three local students honored at Young Harris College event

YOUNG HARRIS - Young Harris College is pleased to announce Kendra Lynne Cowart of Murrayville, Mason David Mitcham of Bremen and John Howard Ross of Gainesville received awards April 21 at the 2013 honors ceremony at Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus.

May 20, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Hall County seniors earn GeorgiaBEST certification

Exactly 120 Hall County seniors participating in the Work-Based Learning Program at their respective high schools have earned their GeorgiaBEST (Business Ethics Student Training) certification.

May 20, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


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Kangaroo Express operated by The Pantry Inc., recently announced its Florida and select Georgia and South Carolina stores have raised more than $453,000 for Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit "storybook" village in central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

May 19, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Marketing students recognized at international conference

Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.

May 17, 2013 | | Good news


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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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Gainesville student awarded business scholarships

Jareth Munoz of Gainesville recently was awarded the Nita Robinson Scholarship, designed to help students study global business at Georgia State.

July 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville man awarded for musical performance

Lowell Fuchs of Gainesville recently was awarded at the 2015 Georgia State University Undergraduate Research Conference.

July 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Bailey graduates from basic combat training

Army Pvt. Dominique A. Bailey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

July 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Hoschton man awarded for undergraduate achievement

Zachary Bloomquist, of Hoschton, a computer science major at Georgia State University, has been awarded the Trustee Award for Undergraduate Achievement.

July 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Modern Topics Study Club honored at Capitol

The Gainesville Modern Topics Study Club recently was honored for 100 years of activity by Sen. Butch Miller and Gov. Nathan Deal at the state Capitol.

July 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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


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