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The Gainesville Jaycees recently presented checks worth $500 to both Challenged Child and Friends and Junior Achievement. The Jaycees also completed a work project at Challenged Child, pressure washing and then staining a fence surrounding a playground at the learning center.

July 05, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army National Guard Pfc. Bryant A. Wine and Army Spec. Jon E. Sapp have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

July 05, 2009 | | Good news


School news

The following students graduated May 8 from Gainesville State College in Oakwood and Watkinsville.

July 05, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Marine Taylor Lloyd Daniels recently graduated from basic training at Parris Island, S.C.

June 28, 2009 | | Good news


School news

The following students have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at LaGrange College in LaGrange: Eric Clark, Mushimie Lona Panda, William Simons and Elizabeth Williams, all of Gainesville. To be named to the dean's list, students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average while enrolled in at least 12 hours of courses.

June 22, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

The Atlanta Metropolitan Council of the Navy League of the United States has selected East Hall High School Navy JROTC cadet Eliud Martinez as the Outstanding Metro Cadet of the Year.

June 21, 2009 | | Good news


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The North Hall Community Education Foundation recently elected new officers and new directors to the board.

June 21, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Gainesville State College's Politically Incorrect Club on April 18 toured the historic Gen. James Longstreet Piedmont Hotel Museum in Gainesville. Longstreet Society President Richard Pilcher spoke about Gen. Longstreet, a Confederate general in the Civil War, before students explored the restored historic site. Douglas Young is the adviser for the club.

June 15, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

National Guardsman John Michael Kishimoto recently graduated from basic training, advanced individual training and airborne school at Fort Benning in Columbus.

June 14, 2009 | | Good news


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Kyle Donaldson, son of Randy and Tari Donaldson and a member of Boy Scout Troop 203, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. For his project, Kyle constructed an 80-foot brick walkway leading to a prayer labyrinth at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian. Kyle is a sophomore at Flowery Branch High School.

June 14, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Emilee Ann Smith, a North Hall High School graduate, recently was awarded the Jostens National Renaissance Student Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to one student throughout the United States and is initially worth $2,500 with a renewable option of up to $10,000 within a four-year period. Smith also will receive an Apple iBook computer as part of the award.

June 08, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Zachery Anderson has graduated from basic combat training and combat engineer training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

June 07, 2009 | | Good news


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The Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville will receive a grant for general operating support from the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

June 07, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


School news

The Jefferson City Schools Board of Education recently recognized the school-level teachers of the year. Kathy Chandler, a first-grade teacher, represents Jefferson Elementary School. Dave Cuddy, a seventh-grade teacher, represents Jefferson Middle School, while Roger Bright, a drama instructor, represents Jefferson High School. Not pictured is Jefferson Academy teacher of the year Jean Conner, who teaches fourth grade. Cuddy was also selected as the district teacher of the year.

June 01, 2009 | | Good news


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The Longstreet Clinic recently donated $2,000 to Good News Clinics as part of the nonprofit's "95 in 95" campaign.

May 31, 2009 | | 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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