View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Good news


Good news

Austin Tullis' grandfathers, John Tullis and Bill Evans, both retired Air force officers, visited their grandson and his class at Chestatee Middle School during a Veterans Day program in Austin's social studies class. Tullis and Evans spoke to all the students at the school, and the lunchroom was also decorated for the event.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good news

Braselton's town library was the primary recipient of the proceeds from the 18th annual lighting of the chateau at Chateau Élan Winery & Resort that was held recently. Braselton Mayor Pat Graham accepted the $5,000 check, presented by Henk Evers, president and CEO of Chateau Élan. The annual lighting ceremony included more than 35,000 lights and many Christmas activities.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good News

Annie Roper was recently crowned Miss Chestatee Middle School 2008 and also received the People's Choice Award. Emily Talley was crowned Miss Chestatee High School 2008 and was also voted Miss Congeniality. Annie is the daughter of Jeff and Vickie Roper and Emily is the daughter of Ty and Jill Talley.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


School news

Chick-fil-A Inc. has awarded Steven B. Matthews of Flowery Branch with a $1,000 Leadership Scholarship. He was nominated by Joe Frank Harney Jr., operator of Chick-fil-A of Robson Crossing FSU. Matthews is now eligible for Chick-fil-A's S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, which provides additional $1,000 scholarship to the top 25 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship recipients each year.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


School news

In December, fifth-graders at McEver Elementary School had an electrifying experience. Ed Gillot, electrical engineer from Baldor Reliance Electric, showed students the fundamentals of a simple motor using wire and a magnet. He also showed them a cut away of an operating motor that is similar to the ones designed and manufactured at his plant in Flowery Branch. When he was done with his presentation, the students participated in a hands-on project about the role that magnets play in producing electricity. Gillot is the husband of fifth-grade teacher Linda Gillot.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good news

Susie Daniel Lee recently was presented a certificate of recognition for 34 years of membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution. Regent Marcie Fletcher of the Colonel William Candler Chapter and Chapter Registrar Nancy Baumgardner presented the certificate.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good news

The Sons of the American Revolution recently awarded certificates to groups they feel show exemplary patriotism. The awards were given to Carriage Automotive Group, Milton Martin Toyota, Alta Vista Cemetery, BB&T on Jesse Jewell Parkway, Flat Creek Water Reclamation Facility and City of Gainesville Environmental Services. Roscoe McMillan, president of the Lyman Hall chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and John Beale distributed the awards.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


School news

Gainesville Elementary School has announced the winners of the 2007 School Bus Safety poster contest. For grades kindergarten through second, first prize goes to Sandy Do, a second-grader. For grades third through fifth, the winner is Carlos Martinez, a fourth-grader. Students received a certificate for a free McDonald's Happy Meal, and their artwork will represent Gainesville city schools at the state level of the poster contest.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good news

Midshipman Tyler Dunagan of Gainesville, a senior at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y., recently received a $450 scholarship from the Women's Propeller Club. Dunagan is majoring in logistics and intermodal transportation and is currently secretary of the Student Propeller Club, Second Battalion Logistics Officer and a member of the Logistics Exchange Club. Rep. Nathan Deal nominated Dunagan to attend the academy, which trains students as licensed merchant marine and U.S. Navy Reserve officers.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good news

The Art League recently sponsored the Children's Holiday Art Party at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville during the fourth annual Christmas on Green Street event on Dec. 2. The art party, for children ages 5-14, was free for attendees and also included refreshments for the more than 50 kids who attended.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good news

Soloists for the Nov. 5 and 6 concert of Bach's Cantata 80 were Jessica Broman, Rich Grimshaw, Hannah Chapman, Ashley Wilson and Rebekah Poss. The concert, presented by the North Georgia College & State University Singers at Dahlonega Baptist Church, was directed by John M. Broman, NGCSU director of choral activities. Mary Beth Hutcheson provided accompaniment.

February 22, 2008 | | Good news


Good News

The Outstanding Coalition Award was granted to Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County based on the results of a lead poison prevention program conducted by the coalition in September as well as the coalition's partnerships with community agencies. The coalition partnered with the Georgia Department of Human Resources Lead Poison Prevention Program to sponsor a continuing medical education program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center for health care and child safety professionals as well as a toy testing and child blood testing event for the community.

February 21, 2008 | | Good news


School news

Noel Tredinnick recently visited North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega and spoke to the advanced conducting class and rehearsed with the university's Chamber Orchestra and NGC&SU Singers. Tredinnick is currently organist and director of music at All Souls Cathedral in London and professor of music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He also has worked with the BBC orchestra and chorus and has presented numerous music programs aired by the BBC.

February 15, 2008 | | Good news


Good News

The Holly Children's Theatre Competition Troupe, comprising 12 students ages 12 to 17, won first place Jan. 19 at the National Performing Arts Festival in Orlando, Fla.

February 13, 2008 | | Good news


School news

Holly Crumley from Holly's Dog and Biscuit Inn and Judy Presley, awards committee chairwoman for the Georgia Council for the Blind, presented a special program recently to Sardis Elementary School fifth-graders. Crumley brought her therapy dog, Trudy, and Presley brought her service dog, Katie, to show the students the different services these dogs provide and how they help the disabled.

February 08, 2008 | | Good news


« First  « Prev  52 53 54 55 56  Next »  Last »

Page 55 of 56

Articles by Section - Good news


UGA’s College of Public Health honors youth and health coordinator

The University of Georgia's College of Public Health honored a preceptor and her agency at the annual Practice Advisory Group spring luncheon.

July 27, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Hall Middle student dedicates summer to travel

Joda Roshau, a rising sixth-grader at North Hall Middle School, dedicated his summer vacation to taking an educational trip across the United States.

July 27, 2014 | | Good news


Winder native crowned Miss Rodeo Georgia

Jessica Harston was crowned Miss Rodeo Georgia 2014 as a special part of the Miss Rodeo Texas Pageant on June 26 in San Antonio, Texas. The Winder native will spend the year promoting the rodeo throughout the state and across the country as Miss Rodeo Georgia.

July 27, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Hall County kids succeed at State 4-H Horse Show

Hall County 4-H Club members received recognition at the recent 4-H State Horse Show in Perry.

July 20, 2014 | | Good news


West Hall grad earns scholarship from nonprofit

West Hall High School graduate Zach English received a $2,500 scholarship from the H.O.P.E. Foundation.

July 20, 2014 | | Good news


North Hall student gains entry into national society

North Hall High School student April Barth of Clermont has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars.

July 20, 2014 | | Good news


Elliott earns promotion to rank of Army major general

U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Allan W. Elliott has been confirmed for promotion to the rank of major general and assignment as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-4, Mobilization and Training, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

July 20, 2014 | | Good news


Gainesville, West Hall grads complete training in Illinois

2003 Gainesville High School graduate Korvin L. Mitchell and 2011 West Hall High School graduate Timothy Ansel finished their U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

July 20, 2014 | | Good news


Chestatee grad earns top Navy basic training honor

Haley E. Woody, a 2013 Chestatee High School graduate, completed basic training June 20 with the U.S. Navy at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill.

July 20, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


County students earn computer certifications

More than 460 Hall County students received Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe certifications this year.

July 17, 2014 | | Good news


Oakwood student participates in Bob Jones orientation

Bell will be majoring in Elementary Education when classes begin Sept. 3.

July 17, 2014 | | Good news


Gainesville native receives award at Wofford College

Louisa Rhodes Jacobs was recently selected as the recipient of the 2014 George A. Carlisle Award at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. The Gainesville native was recognized May 6 during the college's Honors Day ceremonies.

July 17, 2014 | | Good news


Middle school students tapped by Duke University

Seventh-grade students from Gainesville Middle School were awarded state recognition in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

July 17, 2014 | | Good news


UNG cadets earn military awards and scholarships

Three dozen members of the University of North Georgia's Corps of Cadets were presented military awards and scholarships April 27 at the annual Boar's Head Brigade Military Awards Review in conjunction with the university's annual Alumni Weekend.

July 17, 2014 | | Good news


1

Page 1 of 1


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2010 The Times, Gainesville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...