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The following area students have been named to the dean's list at Young Harris College in Young Harris. To achieve this honor, students must achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher.

March 28, 2010 | | Good news


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Eric Skipper, a professor at Gainesville State College, has been named Outstanding Spanish Professor for 2010 by the Georgia chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

March 22, 2010 | | Good news


Military News

Navy Seaman recruits John B. Carr, a 2009 graduate of East Jackson High School in Commerce, and Jordan L. Linder, a 2008 graduate of Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

March 21, 2010 | | Good news


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A recent fundraiser sponsored by local Jazzercise fitness centers raised $192,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

March 21, 2010 | | Good news


School News

The following Gainesville State College students were recently named to the president's list, for the fall 2009 semester.

March 15, 2010 | | Good news


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The Lyman Hall chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recently honored America's first president, George Washington, and his birthday during an event at the president's monument in Gainesville.

Forty people attended the ceremony, including Gainesville Mayor Ruth Bruner, city council members Myrtle Figueras and George Wangeman, Rep. Tommy Benton, who is also a member of Sons of the American Revolution, and Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic. Other deputies, Gainesville police officers, Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution also attended the event.

March 14, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students have been named to the dean's list at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must achieve a 3.5 GPA, with no grade below a B, while taking at least 12 credit hours.

March 07, 2010 | | Good news


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Abbey Victoria Williams, a student at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, was recently inducted as president of the Kappa Delta Pi honor society. Williams is the daughter of Philip and Ann Williams of Gainesville.

February 28, 2010 | | Good news


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Cathy Hackaday Clayton of Cumming and Michael C. Hughes of Blairsville have recently graduated from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

February 21, 2010 | | Good news


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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County recently honored members of its board for their years of service to the organization.

February 20, 2010 | | Good news


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Michelle L. Salmon, Heather R. Denny, Jessica M. Denny and Donna R. Rich, all of Gainesville, have recently been named to the academic achievement list at Georgia Southwestern State University for the fall 2009 semester. To be eligible for this honor, students must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.5.

February 14, 2010 | | Good news


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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


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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


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

January 31, 2010 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Lanier partners raise $400K for children charities

On Oct. 24, The Lanier Partners of North Georgia Inc. sponsored the sixth annual Pirates of Lanier Poker Run and presented its charities with checks of up to $400,000.

November 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


DNR captain wins national award

Capt. Mike England was presented the National Safe Boating Council's 2014 Boating Safety Award at the 55th annual National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Fraternal Order of Eagles donates $500 to hospice

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Hall County’s Safe Kids leaders named Georgia’s Coordinator of the Year

Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, was selected as Coalition Coordinator of the Year at Safe Kids Georgia's sixth annual awards breakfast Oct. 10, at Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $19K to literacy, pregnancy nonprofit groups

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $100,000 in grants during its September meeting, including $19,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GTO 2000 celebrates 40 years and marks anniversary with bike donation

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Brenau students share ‘Truths’ through dance

Brenau University's fall production of "Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths" showed student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrated each one's unique artistic prowess with performances Nov. 7-8 at Pearce Auditorium.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Phi Kappa Phi inducts six new Georgia members

Four Gainesville natives, one Cleveland woman and one Flowery Branch woman were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


2 area residents graduate from Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Felix A. Paul and Air Force Airman 1st Class Davis Q. Moore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lula-Belton School class reunion at Jaemor Barn

November 16, 2014 | | Good news




Congressman and Cresswind area honor veterans

The Cresswind community in Gainesville received a flag flown above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., from U.S. Rep. Doug Collins.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Hall grad completes his combat training

Army Pvt. James H. Burns has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


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