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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


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


Good news

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


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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


Whitaker graduates basic military training

Air Force Airman Tiffany N. Whitaker, whose mother lives in Flowery Branch, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Eagle Scout candidate builds wallboard for tennis community

Sam Terray, an 11th-grader, raised money and built a wallboard for the tennis community at Roper Park on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. The soon-to-be Eagle Scout from Troop 26 at the First Baptist Church joined with his friends from Troop 16 at the First United Methodist Church for the project.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Culinary arts students prepared meal for Boys & Girls Clubs

Lanier Charter Career Academy's culinary arts students recently prepared a Thanksgiving meal for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County using donated items and complete with homemade stuffing.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Wells Fargo recognizes 12 Gainesville nonprofits at Days of Giving breakfast

Wells Fargo team members prove small measures add up to make a difference by choosing 12 nonprofits across Gainesville to receive $1,000 grants as the Days of Giving program celebrated its fifth anniversary last month.

December 07, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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