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Cpl. Moises Vargas and Cpl. Douglas Whiddon, officers with the Gainesville Police Department, recently were selected as this year's Optimist Award recipients during the annual Optimist Awards ceremony hosted by the Gainesville Optimist's Club.

June 13, 2010 | | Good news


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Graduating cadets at North Georgia College & State University recently were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

June 13, 2010 | | Good news


School News

Math whizzes come out on top at state meet

May 31, 2010 | | Good news


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Cpl. R. Heath Mills was recently commissioned into active duty as 2nd Lt. United States Marine Corps during a ceremony at Blackshear Place Baptist Church.

May 30, 2010 | | Good news


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Gainesville State College held its summer/fall Commencement on Dec. 12 at the Gainesville Campus, awarding 470 two- and four-year degrees. Betty Siegel, president emeritus of Kennesaw State University, gave the Commencement Address.

May 24, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army Spec. Christopher L. Routh has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

May 23, 2010 | | Good news


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The National Federation of Music Clubs has awarded gold cups to 35 area piano, voice and strings students who participated in the annual North Gainesville Music Festival held recently at Brenau University.

May 23, 2010 | | Good news


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Disability Resource Center recently hosted a "beep ball" exhibition tournament for Hall County schools' Partnerships for Success clubs, an organization for students with or without disabilities that focuses on friendship, leadership and community service.

May 16, 2010 | | Good news


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Nine Hall County students have qualified to participate in this year's Governor's Honors Program. The students are:

May 15, 2010 | | Good news


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Gale Watkins, institutional effectiveness coordinator at North Georgia Technical College, recently received the Faithful Service Award for 30 years of service. The Faithful Service Award symbolizes the dedication and hard work that employees have performed for the institution.

May 10, 2010 | | Good news


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Navy Seaman Recruit Ciaira J. Meyers, a 2009 graduate of Hidden Lake Academy in Dahlonega, and Navy Seaman Recruit Rily D. Passini, son of Gail Weaver of Clarkesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

May 09, 2010 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently held its 2010 fashion show, highlighting a cruising theme.

May 09, 2010 | | Good news


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The Rotary Club of South Hall County was recently recognized as one of the leading clubs in the district, winning the Governor's Service and Leadership Award at the 2010 Rotary District 6910 Conference.

May 02, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Shane Durham of Alto recently graduated from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

April 26, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform news

Navy Seaman Recruit Jay T. Hallum, a 2005 graduate of Stephens County High School in Toccoa, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

April 25, 2010 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Local scout graduates from National Youth Leadership Training

Gavin Boone, a boy scout from Troop 534 in Flowery Branch, graduated from the prestigious Boy Scout National Youth Leadership Training on June 6.

July 07, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Mckague graduates from basic military training

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jacob W. Mckague graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

July 07, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


McElvery graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Brett M. McElvery graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

July 06, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Optimist Club sponsors ‘Respect for Law’ poster contest

The Hall County Optimist Club recently sponsored a "Respect for Law" poster contest at Sugar Hill Elementary School. The contest was open to all fifth-grade students at the school, who were asked to interpret the topic of "Respect for Law."

July 06, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Braselton student awarded Fulbright scholarship

Dung Nguyen of Braselton recently was awarded a Fulbright scholarship.

July 06, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville student awarded business scholarships

Jareth Munoz of Gainesville recently was awarded the Nita Robinson Scholarship, designed to help students study global business at Georgia State.

July 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville man awarded for musical performance

Lowell Fuchs of Gainesville recently was awarded at the 2015 Georgia State University Undergraduate Research Conference.

July 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Bailey graduates from basic combat training

Army Pvt. Dominique A. Bailey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

July 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Hoschton man awarded for undergraduate achievement

Zachary Bloomquist, of Hoschton, a computer science major at Georgia State University, has been awarded the Trustee Award for Undergraduate Achievement.

July 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Modern Topics Study Club honored at Capitol

The Gainesville Modern Topics Study Club recently was honored for 100 years of activity by Sen. Butch Miller and Gov. Nathan Deal at the state Capitol.

July 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

Philip J. Martin, a rising third-year law student and native of Oakwood, was recently recognized with the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Nix receives Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning Award

Kimberly Nix of Gainesville received an Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning Award from Georgia State University's College of Education during its annual Honors Day Ceremony on April 23.

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Newcomers Club provides homemade treats for Gainesville Police

The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently gave the Gainesville Police finger food and other varieties of homemade dishes to show appreciation for their dedication to the community. With the help of Cpl. Kevin Holbrook, who works in the Community Relations Department, Rae Aldridge, Beverly Collins and Linda Brady delivered an assortment of baked goods provided by numerous GNC volunteers.

June 28, 2015 | | Good news


Music rises at area church during annual choral explosion

Lakeview Academy and the University of North Georgia's choir combined their talents during Choral Explosion No. 12 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church earlier this year.

June 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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