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Tanger Outlets present check to Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County

presented a check for $1,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County for the proceeds from the Kid's Day event at Tanger in the fall. Tanger had partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs not only to raise money but also to provide a growth opportunity for the members of the club.

December 30, 2015 | | Good news


Dr. G. Dennis Shanks presented with medal

Dr. G. Dennis Shanks was recently honored with the Donald Mackay Medal for tropical public health at the American Society of Tropical Medicine meeting in Philadelphia.

November 10, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Bill and Pam Ware named La. Tech Distinguished Alumni

Gainesville residents and Louisiana Tech graduates Bill and Pam Ware have been named the school's College of Education Distinguished Alumni for 2015.

November 06, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Brenau’s Erickson wins Oxford Center award

Dr. Suzanne Erickson, dean of Brenau's College of Business & Mass Communication, is one of 11 recipients of the 2015 Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs Fast Growth Award.

November 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


National Merit commendation awarded to Gainesville High students

Gainesville High School's Pramoda Karnati, Hannah Martin and Henry Moen have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

October 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Joseph Metzger graduates from GDOL’s 2015 EXCEL program

Joseph Metzger, a special investigator in the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Division in the GDOL's central office in Atlanta, graduated from the GDOL's Executive Commitment to Excellence in Leadership 2015 class.

October 21, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news


Challenged Child and Friends gets $5,000 grant from AT&T

AT&T Inc. has awarded Challenged Child and Friends a $5,000 grant from its AT&T CARES program. The funding received from AT&T will assist Challenged Child and Friends as it provides its unique program of integrating typical children and children with developmental delays and disabilities.

October 21, 2015 | | Good news


Pre-K Week celebrated with lots of reading

Pre-kindergarteners saw several special visitors during Pre-K Week Oct. 5-9.

October 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


T-shirt sales fund donation to Glory, Hope & Life

Cancer survivor donates T-shirt sales to Glory, Hope & Life

October 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch student wins at annual Clarkson University Summer Symposium

Clarkson University mathematics and chemical engineering student Leah Granger of Flowery Branch was one of the students honored for their research presentation during the 18th annual Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experiences.

October 12, 2015 | | Good news


Dollar General awards $107,650 in literacy grants to area schools

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $107,650 to area schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to enhance and support youth literacy and education programs.

October 12, 2015 | | Good news


Lakeview Academy seniors named AP Scholars with Distinction

Lakeview Academy seniors Nina Ghosn, Corey Matyas and Emma Reinhardt were named AP Scholars with Distinction. To receive this honor, students must score an average score of 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


3 Hall students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

Three Hall County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


UNG Drum and Bugle Corps earns silver in international competitions

The University of North Georgia Drum and Bugle Corps received the silver medal for overall performance at two international competitions this summer.

September 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


100-year-old birthday

September 27, 2015 | | Good news


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