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The Drill and Color Guard teams from Jefferson High School recently placed second in the Unarmed division at the Air Force JROTC Southeast Regional Drill Championships, improving on the team's fifth-place finish in the Drill division and third-place finish in the Armed Color Guard division last year.

December 21, 2009 | | Good news


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The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its Americanism Christmas luncheon at the Chattahoochee Country Club.

December 20, 2009 | | Good news


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Marine Pfc. Shidarius S. Randolph recently graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, S.C.

December 20, 2009 | | Good news


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Avery Hall, a graduate of Gainesville High School, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

December 14, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville State College Humanities and Fine Arts Division recently sponsored a drive for troops from the 310th PSYOP Company from Fort Gilliam who are serving in Afghanistan.

December 13, 2009 | | Good news


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Johnson High School recently hosted veterans including World War II veteran Jack Blackwell, retired Vietnam veteran Mackie Etris and former U.S. Marine Rudy Gerraro.

December 07, 2009 | | Good news


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The North Georgia Barbershop Singers recently visited the Forsyth County Senior Center in Cumming to present the organization with a donation for the Holiday Gift Certificate Program.

December 06, 2009 | | Good news


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Jackson Electric Membership Corp. recently held its first Junior Solar Sprint competition at East Jackson Comprehensive High School, challenging students to build solar-powered model cars.

November 29, 2009 | | Good news


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The John Jarrard Foundation recently presented checks to recipients of the eighth annual benefit concert held earlier this year.

November 28, 2009 | | Good news


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East Hall Middle School Creative Learning students recently delivered 28 scarecrows to residents of the Smoky Springs Retirement Community in Gainesville. The students and their teachers, Lisa Martin and Scott Patrick, made the scarecrows as part of an intergenerational community service project with Kathryn Martin of CareSouth Home Health and the residents of Smoky Springs.

November 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Lynda Holmes recently was named the grand-prize winner in Hall Book Exchange's recent reading marathon. Holmes, literacy promotion chairwoman for the Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, brought in the most pledges and won an Atlanta Braves jacket, gift certificates and a golf umbrella, among other prizes.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news


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Lt. Col. Scott C. Poole recently deployed to Afghanistan where his mission is working with the Afghan National Army.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy student Hannah Cadenhead recently was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Gainesville's meeting and luncheon. The Rotary's Students of the Month were chosen by the faculty and staff of their respective schools for outstanding citizenship and their contributions to their school and their fellow classmates. Hannah is the daughter of Trish McCoy and David Cadenhead. She was accompanied to the luncheon by her mother and her teacher, Beth Hester.

November 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Seaman William Ryan Deaton recently graduated from Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He was named section leader, graduating in the top 5 percent of his class.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently named its board members for the 2009-2010 year.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news


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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


Inaugural group of C.W. Davis Scholars recognized

Three Hall County teachers have been named as the first C.W. Davis Scholars and will receive $1,000 scholarships toward their pursuit of advanced degrees.

June 26, 2015 | | Good news


EMC board gives $64K to agencies serving area residents

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $123,500 in grants to organizations during its April meeting, including $64,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

June 26, 2015 | | Good news


Gainesville resident awarded Nicholas and Anne Marie Shreiber Scholarship

Summer Bryant of Gainesville was awarded the Nicholas and Anne Marie Shreiber Scholarship at the 2015 Robinson College of Business Honors Day Celebration at Georgia State University.

June 25, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


RMA Library Forum creates Little Free Library at Legion Post 7

Library Forum members from The Lucile Beaver Library at Riverside Military Academy dedicated a Little Free Library and books to the Paul E. Bolding American Legion Post 7 on May 14.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Georgia Mountain Food Bank raises thousands

Georgia Mountain Food Bank raised more than $53,164.50 and received more than 6,313 pounds of food in its Stock the Shelves Campaign, which will help build up nutritional food supplies for more than 58 distribution partners.

June 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


DAR honors cadet for service with medal

Cadet Technical Sergeant Gabriel Robertson of the Civil Air Patrol in Gainesville was recently awarded the Silver Cadet Medal by the Daughters of the American Revolution for his work with the Wreaths Across America service in April at the Alta Vista Cemetery.

June 22, 2015 | | Good news


Local ABAC student receives Larry Allen Leadership Award

Brittney Gunter of Murrayville was recently honored with the Larry Allen Leadership award, along with two others students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

June 18, 2015 | | Good news


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