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The Northeast Georgia Writers' club recently held its 37th annual awards banquet at the Gainesville Elks Lodge, announcing winners of the 2011 writing contests. Local author and illustrator Robyn Hood Black was the keynote speaker, presenting a "Journey Through Words and Pictures."

May 15, 2011 | | Good news


School News, May 9

Abigail Coleman of Gainesville has been chosen winner of the Hall County Chapter of Georgia Right to Life Oratory and Writing contest. The contest was open to all Hall County juniors and seniors. Coleman is a student at North Georgia Christian School. She will represent Hall County in the state contest in Lawrenceville.

May 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News, May 8

Cadets John Kishimoto and Justin Beverly of Gainesville were recently presented with a commendation and their first set of second lieutenant gold bars by the members of Georgia Mountain Chapter, Military Officers Association of America.

May 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, May 8

Village Nursing Care recently graduated five students from its Certified Nursing Assistants training class.

May 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, May 2

The National Federation of Music Clubs has awarded gold cups to 41 area piano, voice and strings students who participated in the annual North Gainesville Music Festival held recently at Brenau University.

May 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Joseph K. Hawkins has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.

May 01, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Medical Center Auxiliary recognized its volunteers recently at the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the First Baptist Church Banquet Hall in Gainesville.

May 01, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Twenty-two Hall County fifth- and sixth-grade Cloverleaf 4-H'ers traveled to Union County to participate in district project achievement on March 26. Each 4-H'er gave an illustrated talk, performance or demonstration on a topic of their choice.

April 25, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Lyman Hall Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, recently presented a Flag Certificate to the Northeast Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America.

April 24, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform news

Pfc. Matthew Charles Sneed recently graduated from Advance Individual Training at the Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Md. Sneed completed the Basic Television Equipment Maintenance Course, affiliated with the U.S. Army Signal Corps.

April 24, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Hall County 4-H'ers recently competed at the 4-H District Project Achievement held March 4-6 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. To be eligible to compete, the 4-H'ers submitted a portfolio in January that highlights their project and leadership activities, community service and other school and community related activities.

April 18, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The partners in education at The Village at Deaton Creek helped feed children at Lyman Hall Elementary School during spring break.

April 17, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army National Guard Pfc. Brett M. Stroup has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.

April 17, 2011 | | Good news


School news

The Notre Dame Glee Club delivered an a cappella program of sacred, secular and contemporary music at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. Recognized as one of the finest all-male collegiate choral groups in the country, the University of Notre Dame Glee Club visited Atlanta during its spring tour of the Southeast.

April 11, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. has awarded a Community-on-My-Mind grant to the Gainesville Federated Garden Clubs for the Redbud Project, a model for Hall County environmental conservation.

April 10, 2011 | | 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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