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Army Pvt. Kristopher S. Semar has graduated from one station unit training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning in Columbus.

October 10, 2009 | | Good news


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North Hall High School's debate team recently placed at a tournament at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. Teams from Lakeview, Gainesville High School, Lee County High School and Sequoia High School also competed.

October 05, 2009 | | Good news


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Army Sgt. Maj. Tamela Dean recently graduated from the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas. She is the daughter of Linda Faye Webb of Gainesville and Fred Lee Webb Sr. of Dahlonega. She is a 1988 graduate of East Hall High School in Gainesville and is now stationed in Korea.

October 04, 2009 | | Good news


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Ambassador Claudia Fritsche recently presented the 2009 Abit Massey Lecture at a recent meeting of the Georgia Poultry Federation and received the lecture medal and an honorarium, which she donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Fritsche is from Liechtenstein and is the country's first resident ambassador in Washington, D.C.

October 04, 2009 | | Good news


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Students at North Georgia Christian School recently particpated in a reading challenge. Students read an average of 15 minutes a day for five days a week for the months of May, June, July and August.

September 28, 2009 | | Good news


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The Georgia Mountains YMCA received a $2,500 award from PepsiCo.

September 27, 2009 | | Good news


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Georgia Southern University in Statesboro recently presented the first Brittany "Ally" Harbuck Scholarship Award to junior Patrick Shuler of Gainesville.

September 21, 2009 | | Good news


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Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras recently signed a proclamation presented by the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution designating the week of Sept. 17-23, as Constitution Week in observance of the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1787.

September 20, 2009 | | Good news


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Jefferson Elementary School and the musical group Beatin' Path recently kicked off the school year with a community drum circle. The hands-on music making and interactive performance aimed to foster cultural appreciation, teamwork and community spirit.

September 14, 2009 | | Good news


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Fifteen members of the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently attended the district two workshop at Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta. State Regent Barbara Chastain congratulated the chapter for winning second place in the national DAR literacy promotion. Lynda Holmes is the chapter chairwoman for literacy promotion. The Philadelphia Winn chapter of Lawrenceville hosted the workshop.

September 13, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Michael Ball was named to the dean's list at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta for the spring 2009 semester. Ball is a graduate of West Hall High School in Gainesville.

September 07, 2009 | | Good news


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Doug Grammer of Walker county, the newly elected Ninth District GOP chairman, recently announced several appointments and new committees.

September 05, 2009 | | Good news


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Houston Leach of Flowery Branch was named to the president's list for the spring quarter at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville. To be named to the president's list, students must earn a 3.7 grade-point average. Leach is the son of James and Lisa Leach of Gainesville.

August 31, 2009 | | Good news


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Kristopher Witt of Gainesville recently graduated from Radford University in Radford, Va., with a master's degree.

August 24, 2009 | | Good news


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Amy N. Brown, the reigning Miss Hall County, recently donated the proceeds from the 2009 Miss Right to Life of Georgia pageant to officials from Georgia Right to Life.

August 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Jackson EMC Foundation awards $70K to charities

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $112,500 in grants to organizations during its March meeting, including $70,000 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

May 04, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local Ducks Unlimited honored nationally for Top 100 fundraising

The Gainesville chapter of Ducks Unlimited made the list of Top 100 fundraising chapters in the U.S. in 2014.

April 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local residents inducted into honor society of Phi Kappa Phi

The following local residents recently were initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi.

April 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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