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Derek Rich recently has been named to the Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society at the University of Georgia in Athens. To achieve this honor, students must have completed 30 semester hours while maintaining a 3.3 grade-point average or maintained a ranking in the top 15 percent of their class. Rich is a graduate of North Hall High School and the son of Benny and Kathleen Rich.

March 01, 2009 | | Good news


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The following students have been named to the merit list at Oxford College in Oxford, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University.Andrew Allen of Gainesville, son of Tarrell Allen of Gainesville and Margaret Allen of Oakwood; Lauren Lewis of Gainesville, daughter of Daive and Charles Lewis of Gainesville; Lindsey Niblack of Buford, daughter of George and Cherie Niblack; Ashaka Patel of Gainesville, daughter of Vibhakar and Kripa Patel; and Olivia Tatuta of Hoschton, daughter of Gabriel and Tatiana Tatuta.

February 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Gainesville State College Foundation recently hosted its 42nd annual meeting, auction and thank you celebration at the Gainesville Civic Center.

February 22, 2009 | | Good news


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Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy fifth-grader Michelle Nguyen was recently recognized by the Rotary Club of Gainesville as a student of the month. The students are chosen by the staff of their school for their contributions to the school and fellow classmates. Michelle is the daughter of David Cong and Hong Vuong. This was Michelle's first ride in a limousine.

February 16, 2009 | | Good news


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The Hall County 4-H Club held its County Project Achievement event on Jan. 27 at Riverbend Elementary School in Gainesville.

February 15, 2009 | | Good news


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Jessica Robson of Gainesville was chosen to participate in the Governor's Intern Program this spring. She will be working as a fellow for the Governor's Office of Executive Appointments. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in speech communication.

February 02, 2009 | | Good news


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The Turpin family received a surprise gift this past Christmas Eve, when an artist they had never met knocked on their door and delivered a painting.

February 01, 2009 | | Good news


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The American Cancer Society recently honored Longstreet Cancer Center for bringing "Look Good ... Feel Better" to Hall County.

February 01, 2009 | | Good news


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The following students graduated in December from Gainesville State College.

January 26, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Navy JROTC Precision Rifle Team recently traveled to Augusta for a competition. The team finished fourth overall with a score of 1,109. Sporter team member Alex Uscanga was the top shooter with a score of 254 and Max Alanis was second with a 242. Noe Galvan was third with a 222.

January 19, 2009 | | Good news


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The seventh annual Bruce Burch & Friends benefit concert honoring the late Gainesville songwriter John Jarrard recently announced the disbursement of funds to area charities. The concert grossed approximately $97,000 through sponsorships, an auction and ticket sales, according to Allen Nivens, chairman of the committee organizing the annual event.

January 18, 2009 | | Good news


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Rebecca Hartfield, a science teacher at North Hall High School, has been named a 2008 Class Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars. Hartfield was nominated by Brittany Dial, a senior at North Hall. Hartfield teaches International Baccalaureate biology, advanced placement biology and honors chemistry at the school.

January 12, 2009 | | Good news


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West Hall High School students recently participated in the Partnership in Action Walk at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. The event aimed to build awareness of the global issues of poverty and hunger. While there, the students participated in the Global Village in Action event, which featured interactive exhibits and exercises that promote a deeper appreciation for what it means to be a "global citizen." The walk also addressed one of the key objectives of the International Baccalaureate curriculum, which is to develop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures. Students who participated were ...

January 05, 2009 | | Good news


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Students at Sardis Elementary School recently hosted Sen. Lee Hawkins, who spoke to students about his role and responsibilities in the Georgia Senate. The visit was also in conjunction with a lesson on branches and levels of government as part of the Georgia Performance Standards for third-graders.

January 05, 2009 | | Good news


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Three art students of Cathy Little have been awarded honors in the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp competition. There were 591 entries from students at public and private schools, students who are home schooled and students who attend art schools and after-school programs. There were 25 winners in each of the four age groups. In Group 1 ( grades kindergarten-third), Cali Marshbank took third place. Her parents are Kevin and Tami Marshbank. In Group 2 ( grades fourth through sixth), Anslie Bass and Joanne Jacob received honorable mention. Their parents are: Richard and Sandi Bass and Sheraj and Sithara Jacob. Two other students ...

January 04, 2009 | | Good news


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DAR honors students, community members

The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently celebrated students and community members during the chapter's annual Awards Tea.

March 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $41k to area agencies serving Hall, Lumpkin

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $110,500 in grants to organizations during its February meeting, including $41,000 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin county residents.

March 24, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news




El Sombrero donates to Phi Mu Fraternity’s philanthropy

Brenau University's Phi Mu fraternity partnered with El Sombrero No. 9 last semester to host "Taco Tuesdays" to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

March 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local artists celebrated at future Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton

The famed founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, once said "Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery."

March 15, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Georgia high school students show artwork at Piedmont College

Artwork by high school students from across Northeast Georgia was recently featured in a show at Piedmont College Smith-Williams Studios in Demorest.

March 15, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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