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Taylor Pinion, 7, of Gainesville created her own fundraiser to help the people of Haiti, selling handmade construction-paper crowns for $1. Within a few days, she had raised $25. All money raised will be donated to the American Red Cross.

February 14, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students recently placed in the Region 2 competition for Skills USA. The event judged students' abilities to tackle professional skills such as masonry, computer-based graphic design and automotive service, among other subjects.

February 07, 2010 | | Good news


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The Tanger Outlet Center in Commerce recently awarded $28,834.35 to the Northeast Georgia branch of the American Cancer Society. The donation is part of Tanger's Annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, and the check presentation took place at Tanger's annual merchant luncheon and awards program at the Commerce Civic Center.

February 07, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students recently graduated from North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega:

January 31, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students were recently named to the dean's list at LaGrange College in LaGrange: Mushimie Lona Panda, Elizabeth Jane Williams and William David Simons, all of Gainesville.

January 24, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy fifth-graders London Harper and Brady Holcomb were chosen by their teachers to be honored by the Gainesville Optimist Club as Outstanding Students of the Year. The organization sponsors Youth Appreciation Week, and London and Brady were honored along with students from other schools by attending a dinner at the Gainesville Civic Center.

January 18, 2010 | | Good news


School news

More than 2,000 Future Business Leaders of America members and advisers recently gathered in Athens, including 12 members of the Flowery Branch High School FBLA team.

January 11, 2010 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Jaycees wrapped up the 2009 Empty Stocking Fund project on Dec. 17 by raffling off three prizes in a drawing held at Luna's Restaurant in downtown Gainesville.

January 10, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Casey E. Gibbs has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

January 10, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army National Guard Pvts. William M. Richards and Coe D. Suchke have graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus. The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training.

January 03, 2010 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently presented My Sister's Place, an emergency shelter for homeless women and children, a $10,000 check toward its building fund. My Sister's Place is raising money to build a house in order to serve more women in need. The Gainesville Newcomers Club is a nonprofit organization for women, designed to provide opportunities for new residents in Hall County to make friends and learn about our community.

January 03, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Members of Gainesville State College's Politically Incorrect Club recently toured the Winder home of the late U.S. Sen. Richard Russell.

January 01, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Miranka Van Hintum recently received a $1,000 scholarship from Chick-fil-A in Gainesville. Hintum attends Brenau University.

December 27, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman Angelina M. Gazboda and Air Force Reserve Airman Jennifer L. Patterson have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

December 27, 2009 | | Good news


School news

The Drill and Color Guard teams from Jefferson High School recently placed second in the Unarmed division at the Air Force JROTC Southeast Regional Drill Championships, improving on the team's fifth-place finish in the Drill division and third-place finish in the Armed Color Guard division last year.

December 21, 2009 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


South Hall Rotary hosts 5K race and spotlights winners

The South Hall Rotary Club had its first 5-kilometer race in Flowery Branch, with proceeds benefitting the Adoptive and Foster Parent Association of Hall County, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hall County and the University of North Georgia Scholarship Fund.

October 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


B.R.A.K.E.S. Gala recognizes Dahlonega man

Todd Modderman of Dahlonega received the appreciation award for his dedication to driving a big-rig to trainings in the Southeast region for the Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe organization.

October 26, 2014 | | Good news


Firehouse Subs donates $13,000 piece of equipment to Gainesville Fire Department

Gainesville Fire Department recently received a donation of much-needed equipment from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

October 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Rite Aid Foundation donates $10,000 for Challenged Child and Friends

October 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Georgia nonprofits receive grants

The North Georgia Community Foundation awarded $16,500 in Community Impact Grants to nine nonprofits in Northeast Georgia to help fund programs designed to improve the quality of life in the North Georgia region.

October 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lanier resort earns Southern Living Hotel distinction

Nestled on the Southern-most shoreline of Lake Lanier on 1,500 acres, the Lake Lanier Islands Resort received the distinction of becoming a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Helen Arts & Heritage Center rewards artists

Art ranging from photography to pottery to pen and ink and fine crafts were eyed carefully as part of the 2014 Judged Art Competition.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Firefighter retires from Hall County department, EMS

Paramedic and firefighter David Kinnunen recently retired from Hall County Fire Department and Emergency Services.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Elk elected as state officer

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville humane society receives donations

The Tanger Outlets in Commerce delivered supplies to area animal shelters including Gainesville's Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Junior Chamber to induct 7 members into Hall of Fame

The Georgia Junior Chamber (Jaycees) hosted its first Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sept. 26, to honor seven prominent Georgia Jaycee Alumni. Gainesville resident Abit Massey was one of the seven honorees.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Five churches, 140 volunteers spend day in service

On Sept. 6, more than 140 members and friends of North Georgia United Methodist churches reached out to serve residents in Banks, Athens-Clark, Jackson and Habersham counties during the third annual "Great Day of Service."

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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