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Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras recently signed a proclamation presented by the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution designating the week of Sept. 17-23, as Constitution Week in observance of the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1787.

September 20, 2009 | | Good news


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Jefferson Elementary School and the musical group Beatin' Path recently kicked off the school year with a community drum circle. The hands-on music making and interactive performance aimed to foster cultural appreciation, teamwork and community spirit.

September 14, 2009 | | Good news


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Fifteen members of the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently attended the district two workshop at Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta. State Regent Barbara Chastain congratulated the chapter for winning second place in the national DAR literacy promotion. Lynda Holmes is the chapter chairwoman for literacy promotion. The Philadelphia Winn chapter of Lawrenceville hosted the workshop.

September 13, 2009 | | Good news


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Michael Ball was named to the dean's list at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta for the spring 2009 semester. Ball is a graduate of West Hall High School in Gainesville.

September 07, 2009 | | Good news


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Doug Grammer of Walker county, the newly elected Ninth District GOP chairman, recently announced several appointments and new committees.

September 05, 2009 | | Good news


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Houston Leach of Flowery Branch was named to the president's list for the spring quarter at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville. To be named to the president's list, students must earn a 3.7 grade-point average. Leach is the son of James and Lisa Leach of Gainesville.

August 31, 2009 | | Good news


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Kristopher Witt of Gainesville recently graduated from Radford University in Radford, Va., with a master's degree.

August 24, 2009 | | Good news


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Amy N. Brown, the reigning Miss Hall County, recently donated the proceeds from the 2009 Miss Right to Life of Georgia pageant to officials from Georgia Right to Life.

August 23, 2009 | | Good news


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The Buford Lanier Women's Club recently awarded two $1,500 scholarships.

August 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Three Hall County students recently placed first in the state with their demonstration projects at the recent Stage 4-H Congress in Atlanta.

August 09, 2009 | | Good news


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Air Force Airman Devanta C. Studivant recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

August 09, 2009 | | Good news


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The North Georgia College & State University men's quartet recently performed the national anthem at two Gwinnett Braves games. Members of the quartet are Randy Barker, a college alumnus; Jack Broman, professor of music and director of choral activities at North Georgia College; Rich Grimshaw, a voice major; and Mark Spraker, professor of physics.

July 31, 2009 | | Good news


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Michelle Salmon of Gainesville recently was named to the academic achievement list for the spring semester at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus. To be named to the academic achievement list, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average in three to 14 hours of coursework.

July 27, 2009 | | Good news


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The Col. William Candler Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution installed six new members at its May meeting,, bringing the total chapter membership to 127. Shelby Whitson, national vice president general and honorary state regent installed the members and also was the guest speaker. Her speech topic was "The DAR Museum Period Rooms."

July 26, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville State College Students In Free Enterprise Team is one of five SIFE teams across the country that have won the Goldman Sachs Foundation Teaching Capital Markets Special Competition.

July 19, 2009 | | Good news


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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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