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Army National Guard Spec. Amber N. Criswell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

October 23, 2011 | | Good news


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The following high school students have been named semifinalists for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have the opportunity to continue competing for National Merit Scholarships that will be offered in the spring of 2012.

October 17, 2011 | | Good news


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The Carriage Automotive Group (Nissan, KIA and Mitsubishi Motors) made a donation to North Gwinnett Kiwanis Club (Buford) for the golf tournament.

October 16, 2011 | | Good news


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Ava Goble earned dean's list honors for the 2010-11 academic year at New York University.

October 10, 2011 | | Good news


School news, Oct. 3

Kenneth Alvarez has been selected to receive the Jim Andrews Family Foundation Scholarship awarded by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the 2011-12 academic year.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School news

The following students were named the president's list at Georgia Southern University for summer 2011. To be eligible, students must have a 4.0 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

September 26, 2011 | | Good news


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Peachtree Plantation Senior Community celebrated National Assisted Living Week by converting their community into a luxury cruise ship. National Assisted Living Week was proclaimed by the Oakwood City Council for the week of Sept. 12-18.

September 25, 2011 | | Good news


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Blackshear Place Baptist Church recently opened the doors on the newest addition to the church in South Hall. The new space is called "The Venue," and Blackshear Place Director of Communications Stephen Odum said "it reminds us of all the reasons this building will exist."

September 18, 2011 | | Good news


School news, Sept. 12

The following students earned the distinction of faculty honors for summer semester 2011 at the Georgia Institute of Technology: Juan Llanes of Flowery Branch and Cecilia Pantoja of Gainesville.

September 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


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Hall County High School 4-H'ers started their new year with a learning program about mutual funds. Curtis Collins from Collins and Associates Securities and Advisory Services in Oakwood was guest speaker.

September 11, 2011 | | Good news


School News, Sept. 5

The following students have been named the dean's list at the University of Georgia for the summer semester:

September 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pfc. Joshua J. Rebello has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Kristina McCroan of Flowery Branch and a 2002 graduate of from North Gwinnett High School.

September 04, 2011 | | Good news


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Safe Kids Gainesville-Hall County, led by Northeast Georgia Medical Center, celebrated its accomplishments of the past year at its annual awards banquet held recently at Riverbend Baptist Church.

September 04, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Two students from Hall County, Johnathan Kytle and Chad Williams, were named to the summer semester dean's list at Middle Georgia College. To make the dean's list, a student must have at least a grade-point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 while maintaining a full academic load.

August 29, 2011 | | Good news


Good News, Aug. 28

Hall County emergency 911, Fire Services and the Sheriff's Office have received a Meritorious Team Commendation from the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.

August 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


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Gainesville students earn Microsoft certifications

One Gainesville High School student has been recognized as a Microsoft Office master, and 34 students at the school have earned at least one Microsoft Office Specialist certificate.

December 22, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Sawnee EMC donates to toy drive for foster, adoptive families

Sawnee EMC employees and members of Sawnee's Consumer Advisory Task Force recently donated toys to benefit children who receive services from Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together.

December 22, 2014 | Times staff reports | 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


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