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The following local area residents graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia during the fall 2011 commencement ceremony.

January 30, 2012 | | Good news


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Maj. Dan Woodall of Demorest has retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service.

January 29, 2012 | | Good news


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The United Methodist Women of St. Paul on Summit Street won the humanitarian award on Jan. 15 at the Martin Luther King Jr. program in Jefferson.

January 29, 2012 | | Good news


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The following area residents graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University:Amy Young of Hoschton;William Galloway and Samuel Pruitt of Gainesville;Michelle Salmon of Flowery Branch;Kimberly Richard of Buford.

January 23, 2012 | | Good news


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The following students were named to the fall 2011 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University. In order to make the dean's list, students must be enrolled in at least nine semester hours of course work and earn a grade point average of at least 3.6.

January 16, 2012 | | Good news


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Two agencies serving area residents have been awarded grants totaling $12,000 by the Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by the electric cooperative's members through their donations to the Operation Round Up program.

January 15, 2012 | | Good news


School news, Jan. 9

The following local students graduated from Gainesville State College in the school's 2011 summer and fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 10. Students graduating Summa Cum Laude have a collective GPA of 3.90 to 4.0. Students graduating Magna Cum Laude have a collective GPA of 3.70 to 3.89. Students graduating Cum Laude have a collective GPA of 3.50 to 3.69.

January 09, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Kimberly Fox of Buford graduated from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.

January 02, 2012 | | Good news


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January 01, 2012 | | Good news


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Matt Kent, son of Stanley and Susan Kent of Flowery Branch, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

January 01, 2012 | | Good news


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Thuy Hanh and Stefanie Darby. Thuy Hanh Tran won a silver medal and an honorable mention at the Georgia Scholastic Art Competition at Georgia State, while Stefanie Darby won a silver medal. There were overmore than 2,500 artworks submitted.

December 26, 2011 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Jaycees recently helped ensure a better Christmas for more than 240 Hall County children with their annual Empty Stocking Fund project.

December 25, 2011 | | Good news


School news, Dec. 19

The Gainesville High School Varsity Academic Team won the North Georgia Academic championship in a sudden death final question against South Forsyth High School. In so doing, the team defeated Stephens County, Franklin County, Lambert, Habersham Central, West Forsyth, White County, North Forsyth, Flowery Branch, Dawson County, Lumpkin County, West Hall, Pickens, Chestatee, Gilmer and South Forsyth. These high schools represented the school finalists in the North Georgia six regions.

December 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, Dec. 18

The Gainesville Jaycees recently helped ensure a better Christmas for more than 240 Hall County children with their annual Empty Stocking Fund project.

December 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news, Dec. 18

Allan Wade Elliott, deputy commanding general of the 108th Training Command, was officially promoted to brigadier general Nov. 19 at Charlotte, N.C.

December 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


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Culinary arts students prepared meal for Boys & Girls Clubs

Lanier Charter Career Academy's culinary arts students recently prepared a Thanksgiving meal for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County using donated items and complete with homemade stuffing.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Wells Fargo recognizes 12 Gainesville nonprofits at Days of Giving breakfast

Wells Fargo team members prove small measures add up to make a difference by choosing 12 nonprofits across Gainesville to receive $1,000 grants as the Days of Giving program celebrated its fifth anniversary last month.

December 07, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Parkinson’s group plants tribute garden

December 07, 2014 | | Good news


Lanier Women’s Club installs officers for 2014-15

December 07, 2014 | | Good news


Singers donate to Meals on Wheels

December 07, 2014 | | Good news


State association honors area residents

Several local residents were honored for their volunteer service recently by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association at its annual conference in Jekyll Island.

December 07, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Chapel at new Braselton hospital named after former mayor, Henry Braselton

When Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton opens its doors April 1, patients and visitors will be able to find respite in a chapel named in memory of a pillar of the local community - all thanks to a donation from his family.

December 07, 2014 | | Good news


Jefferson High School thespians win AAA One-Act State Championship

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local construction firm awards NGTC students scholarships

Ron Cantrell of Ron Cantrell Construction Inc. presented seven photography students with scholarships for their work documenting one of the company's recent construction projects.

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Riverside cadets join in honor chorus

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jefferson man named to Who’s Who student list

Craig Sick of Jefferson has been selected to appear in the 2015 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Brenau University professor wins best paper award

Gnimbin Ouattara, professor of history and international studies at Brenau University in Gainesville, was recognized at the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research conference in Las Vegas as the winner of the Best Paper Award in Social Sciences.

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Mary Ann Sheehy wins best in show at Quinlan exhibition

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Art League hands out blue ribbons at fall exhibition

The Georgia Art League hosted a fall art exhibition Oct. 23. Well-known artist Michael Goettee juried. Winners were: Best of Show, Julie Deane; Award of Excellence, Sharon Fowler, Michael McDougall and Re'gie Kennedy; honorable mentions, Norma Hulsey, Judy Black, Margaret Tingley and Brad Fox.

November 30, 2014 | | Good news


Cinderella Beauty Shop hits 54th anniversary

Cinderella Beauty Shop has been in business more than 54 years and is still serving many families and clients of every age and gender.

November 30, 2014 | | Good news


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