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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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Choral students from the six Hall County middle schools recently participated in Large Group Performance Evaluations, sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association.

May 18, 2009 | | Good news


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Sonha C. Payne, a teacher at Flowery Branch High School, was named 2008-2009 Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher of the year by the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Chemical Society.

May 11, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman David A. Pickren III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

May 10, 2009 | | Good news


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The Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its annual Awards Tea at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.

May 10, 2009 | | Good news


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Bradley Cole was awarded the Bielecki-Willard Interdisciplinary Studies Student of the Year award at a recent award ceremony held at North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C. Cole is the son of Edward and Glenda Cole of Gainesville.

May 04, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Music Club announces the festival scholarship winners from both the North Gainesville Music Festival and the South Gainesville Festival held recently in Gainesville.

May 03, 2009 | | Good news


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The Georgia Phi Beta Lambda North District Competition was held last month Woodstock. Four students from North Georgia Technical College competed in the event. First-, second- and third-place winners will be invited to the national contest in Anaheim, Calif.

April 27, 2009 | | Good news


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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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