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School News: 2013 Spring/Summer graduates

DEMOREST, GA (08/05/2013)(readMedia)-- At its recent summer commencement ceremony, Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga., awarded degrees to 216 students. Among the graduates were the following area residents:

October 03, 2013 | | Good news


School News: Honors, Dean's and President's lists

(Boston, Mass.) -- Two Gainesville residents have recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.

October 03, 2013 | | Good news


Two nonprofits join forces for veterans

On Sunday, July 21, Cedar Hill Enrichment Center and Veteran's Heart Georgia hosted a town hall meeting to announce the alliance between the two nonprofit organizations.

September 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Children’s center donates $5K to nonprofit agency

The Academy Child Development Center recently presented a $5,015 check to Challenged Child and Friends. Proceeds came from The Academy's annual "Peddlin for our Pals" fundraiser.

September 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


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Riverside Military history class goes back in time

September 23, 2013 | | Good news


Arts Council honors volunteers

The Arts Council Inc. recognized and thanked longtime community volunteers, supporters and donors at its recent annual membership meeting and awards luncheon at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center. The honorees have helped The Arts Council to meet the artistic and educational needs of its community and surrounding areas.

September 15, 2013 | | Good news


Women’s group donates $15,000 to 2 nonprofits

In a sluggish economy, a group of North Georgia women take action to improve the lives of women and girls locally, regionally and internationally.

September 08, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Lions Club installs new officers

August 25, 2013 | | Good news


DAR installs officers, welcome members

August 25, 2013 | | Good news




Jackson EMC awards $79K to area agencies

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $89,960 in grants during the May meeting, including $86,500 to organizations and $3,460 to individuals. Eight agencies serving area residents received $79,000.

August 04, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Honda customer wins new car

Paul and Cindy Mooney of Ellijay won a new 2013 Honda Civic from Milton Martin Honda in Gainesville. They recently came to pick up the new vehicle.

July 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Riverside’s academic team places fifth

The Junior ROTC Academic Team of Riverside Military Academy placed fifth in the nation in the JROTC Tri-Service Academic Bowl Championship at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. This was the first year Riverside formed a team to participate in the June 21-25 competition.

July 15, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Ga. Tech president visits Gainesville

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson and his wife, Val, attended a reception at Lake Lanier recently. This was Peterson's fifth annual Georgia Tour, which serves as an opportunity to meet and thank alumni and friends for continual support of the Institute and to underscore Tech's commitment to strengthening relationships in communities it serves throughout Georgia.

July 14, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Arrandale prison guard receives award

Lt. Gordon Spears earned the Bobby Franklin Award after starting a voluntary physical fitness program for inmates at Lee Arrandale State Prison.

July 14, 2013 | | Good news


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Hannah Jones awarded Rifkind Scholarship

Hannah Jones of Dawsonville received the Lawrence J. Rifkind Scholarship in Speech Communication at the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day Ceremony.

August 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Harrison Holliday graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Harrison L. Holliday, a 2011 West Hall High graduate, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio ...

August 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


University of North Georgia alumnus named to Ranger Hall of Fame

Lt. Col. Rembert Gary "Gabe" Rollison, a 1966 graduate of what is now the University of North Georgia, was posthumously inducted June 24 into the ...

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Gainesville, Hoschton men receive music scholarships at 2015 Honors Day Ceremony

Lowell Fuchs of Gainesville received two awards at the College of Arts and Sciences 2015 Honors Day Ceremony, most notably the Lucile Allen Memorial Scholarship.

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Loggins named Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University

Trey Loggins, a resident of Gainesville, was announced as a Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University. Full-time students attending Rockford were named Distinguished Scholars for the ...

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Area resident wins national award for apron presentation

Lynda Holmes, a member of the Col. William Candler Chapter in Gainesville of Daughters of the American Revolution, received the national first place award for ...

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


University names inductees into academic society

Georgia State University has inducted Jareth Munoz and Stephanie Nakamura, both of Gainesville, into Beta Gamma Sigma.

July 28, 2015 | | Good news


Brenau students awarded for excellence at honors convocation

Brenau University students were awarded for academic excellence and achievement during Honors Convocation April 16:

July 26, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lin receives Henry F. Stabler Award

Xun Lin of Gainesville was awarded the Henry F. Stabler Award, which is given to Georgia State University graduate students in accounting with strong academics ...

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


United Karate Studio competes in Ellijay

Competitors from Jim Haymore's United Karate Studio of Gainesville participated in the Mid-South Karate Championship in Ellijay in May, winning 26 first places.

July 22, 2015 | | Good news


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