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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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The American Tapestry Alliance has given its Award of Excellence to Tommye McClure Scanlin of Dahlonega for her piece, "...to the essence of every nature...". The tapestry measures 34 inches wide by 54 inches long and was woven of wool and cotton. It was exhibited at the Blue Ridge Handweaving Show in Asheville, N.C., in October.

April 26, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


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Sarah Harste of Gainesville has been selected to participate in the Wofford College Community of Scholars, a cross-disciplinary program of undergraduate student research at the college in Spartanburg, S.C.

April 20, 2009 | | Good news


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Gladys Jarvis of Clermont recently celebrated her 95th birthday at Longstreet Cafe in Gainesville. She was joined by her five children, their spouses and her grandchildren, and got a surprise visit from Will Chamblee, Jarvis' new great-grandchild.

April 17, 2009 | | Good news


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Chestatee Middle School students competed at the Middle Level State Leadership Conference last month in Maco.

April 13, 2009 | | Good news


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Amelia Brock of Gainesville was named Miss Georgia Preteen National Teenager in the 39th annual Miss Georgia National Teenager Scholarship pageant on March 15 in Marietta.

April 12, 2009 | | Good news


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Chestatee High School students recently competed in the Georgia Career Student Association's regional competition at Chestnut Mountain Church in Oakwood. Eilec Paniagua won fourth place, floral design; Shanice Kennedy, third place, construction technology; Alexis Shelton, first place, hair design; Sharon Smith, fourth place, Power Point; Hannah Simmons, first place, first aid/CPR; Danny Romero, first place, collision repair; Gustavo Gonzalez, third place, automotive service; and Dylan Bruce, fifth place; woodworking.

April 06, 2009 | | Good news


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Five hundred Jazzercisers from the Jazzercise and JazzerKids Fitness Center of Gainesville raised more than $170,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation by holding a benefit dance-fitness class on Feb. 15.

April 05, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman Jennifer M. Burson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

April 05, 2009 | | Good news


Eagle Ranch adds two new girls’ homes

Eagle Ranch recently completed two new girls' homes on its campus in Chestnut Mountain.

April 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


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Lakeview Academy Key Club members recently participated in the 64th annual Georgia District Key Club Convention at Jekyll Island. Members elected officers, attended workshops and participated in scholarship sessions

March 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Junior and senior Hall County 4-H Club members recently participated in District Project Achievement on March 6-8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. First-place winners go to the State 4-H Congress which will be in July in Atlanta. Winners in the junior division were:

March 22, 2009 | | Good news


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Brian Mallory, son of Jan Mallory, has been named to the dean's list at Georgia State University in Atlanta for the fall 2008 semester. He is a 2006 graduate of North Hall High School and plays on the golf team at Georgia State.

March 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Allen Earls, CEO of Sons & Daughters Unlimited, LLC, and the son of the late James and Eva Earls of Dahlonega, has a role in the new movie "Madea Goes to Jail."

March 15, 2009 | | Good news


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Families receive gifts from Jaycees

The Gainesville Jaycees concluded its latest Empty Stocking Fund project Monday with a Christmas party at Skate Country in Gainesville.

December 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC gives $34K to area groups serving Hall County

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $86,000 in grants to organizations during its November meeting, including $34,000 to organizations serving Hall County.

December 19, 2014 | | Good news


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


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