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Riverbend students receive Little Free Library box

Riverbend Elementary School's Little Free Library was unveiled at the May 17 assembly and students were instructed on how to use the little library.

June 03, 2013 | | Good news

Chamber Chase 5K & Wellness Walk awards winners

The Greater Hall Chamber announced winners and medalists of the 2013 Chamber Chase 5K and 2 Mile Wellness Walk on April 18 at Riverside Military Academy.

June 02, 2013 | | Good news

Gainesville Rotary Club gets district award

For the third consecutive year, the Rotary Club of Gainesville has been named the District 6910 Club of the Year Award for Extra-Large Clubs. Club President Bonnie Oliver accepted the award on behalf of the club April 27 at the Rotary Annual Conference in Chattanooga.

June 02, 2013 | | Good news

Gainesville man advances in writing contest

Gainesville resident Tom Cleveland is the winner of a national political writing competition, earning $250 and eligibility to compete for a $5,000 grand prize to be awarded in December by's The American Pundit contest.

June 02, 2013 | | Good news

School News

May 27, 2013 | | Good news

Naval officer finishes at nuclear power school

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher S. Batiste has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.

May 26, 2013 | | Good news

Flags mark veterans graves

From Clermont to Buford, in the most remote family burial plot to Gainesville's Alta Vista Cemetery, the Cross of Saint Andrew marks the final resting place of more than 550 Confederate veterans in Hall County.

May 26, 2013 | | Good news

Five airmen with local ties complete basic training

Air Force Airman Andrew S. Tribble, Airman Tyrone L. Stainback, Airman Kaleigh M. Vickers, Airman Breanna L. Harper and Airman 1st Class Brianna S. Borders graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

May 26, 2013 | | Good news

School News

Cadet Staff Sgt. Logan P. Whitmore, a freshman at Riverside Military Academy, won the first-place medal in Georgia on April 27 at the Kiwanis Art Showcase.

May 24, 2013 | | Good news

School News

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

School News

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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Lakeview Academy seniors named AP Scholars with Distinction

Lakeview Academy seniors Nina Ghosn, Corey Matyas and Emma Reinhardt were named AP Scholars with Distinction. To receive this honor, students must score an average ...

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

3 Hall students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

Three Hall County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

UNG Drum and Bugle Corps earns silver in international competitions

The University of North Georgia Drum and Bugle Corps received the silver medal for overall performance at two international competitions this summer.

September 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

100-year-old birthday

September 27, 2015 | | Good news

In Our Community: Watson picks up Habitat’s Next Generation Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson wore an orange helmet of a different style Sunday afternoon after winning Habitat for Humanity International's inaugural ...

September 24, 2015 | | Good news

Teachers take part in Educator Open House

Going back to school doesn't have to mean that summer fun is over. Teachers from Hall County discovered that in late August as they ...

September 23, 2015 | | Good news


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