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Good News, Dec. 23

The Citizens of Georgia Power recently donated $2,500 to the Guest House, a nonprofit adult day health care center that works with Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

December 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, Dec. 17

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi announced that the following local students were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:

December 17, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Heidi Schureck has recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award Project. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. She is a member of local Girl Scout Troop No. 109. Heidi, in collaboration with Paint Slingers, has painted murals throughout the children's preschool space of First Baptist Church in Gainesville.

December 16, 2012 | | Good news


School News Dec. 10

Students Chris Collins and John Hayes of North Georgia College & State University's Department of Chemistry were recognized for their outstanding undergraduate research earlier this month at a regional conference in Raleigh, N.C.

December 10, 2012 | | Good news


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The Gainesville High School Class of 1962 recently held its 50th class reunion at Smithgall Arts Center.

December 09, 2012 | | Good news


Good News, Dec. 2

The American Tapestry Alliance presented Tommye McClure Scanlin with the ATA Award of Excellence in Tapestry for her tapestry, "Life Force."

December 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Local Gainesville UPS Store owner and Vietnam veteran, Brad Lorton, was honored at a recent Atlanta Falcons game along with 39 other UPS veterans.

November 25, 2012 | | Good news


School News Nov. 26

East Hall Middle School's P. E. department started a Frisbee unit teaching skills such as backhand throw, forehand, clap catch and working up to moving while throwing and catching.

November 22, 2012 | | Good news


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Chellsy Vanessa Gomez, 15, represented Gainesville for the title of Miss Georgia Teen USA 2013 this week at the Woodland Performing Arts Theatre in Cartersville.Gomez is the daughter of Dr. Richard Gomez and Lori Lake. She is a sophomore at North Georgia Christian School and attends church at Good Shepherd Lutheran.

November 18, 2012 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army Pvt. Melody Peppers has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

November 18, 2012 | | Good news


School News, Nov. 12

Lakeview Academy's Paloma Zavala has been named a Scholar by the College Board in the National Hispanic Recognition Program, 2012-2013 which is awarded for excellence in Academic Achievement.

November 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, Nov. 4

North Georgia Senior Resources recently completed its holiday giving campaign.

November 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News, Nov. 4

Army Pvt. Jeffrey Gardner has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

November 03, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, Oct. 29

Brenau University sophomore Suzette Meza won the Georgia Woman of the Year scholarship from the Georgia Commission on Women.

October 29, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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The Jackson EMC Foundation, funded by the donations of the cooperative's members through the Operation Round Up program, has awarded $32,500 to four agencies that provide services to Hall County residents.

October 28, 2012 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Humane Society receives $50,000 gift

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia has received $50,000 from the estate of the late Conrad Holsten.

April 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lanier Tech students win several awards at statewide competition

Lanier Technical College students brought home three gold and three silver medals from the statewide SkillsUSA Postsecondary 2015 competition held March 26-28 at the Georgia International Conference Center.

April 22, 2015 | | Good news


Students participate in Quinlan Visual Arts Center program

Elementary classes with the best attendance in the first semester of the year from each city school receive an "Arty Attendance Party" as a free incentive-based field trip to Quinlan Visual Arts Center. The reward is part of the Partners in Education program between the arts center and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.

April 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lakeview Academy students selected as Honors finalists

Two Lakeview Academy students are finalists for the Governor's Honors Program.

April 16, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news


Health care science students win state awards

Students from Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Johnson and West Hall high schools recently competed at the State Health Occupations Students of America Conference in Athens:

April 14, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news


2 students place at state literary meet

Several Gainesville High School students recently participated in the State Literary Meet, held at Northside High School in Warner Robins. Two of those students placed.

April 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Legacy Link receives $25K donation

Legacy Link, an agency that helps senior residents in a 13-county area, recently received a $25,000 donation from 1st Franklin Financial.

April 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local man graduates from Air Force basic military training

Kaleb D. Linn, son of Tony D. Linn of Flowery Branch and Melissa Grechniw of New Port Richey, Fla., recently completed basic military training for the Air Force.

April 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville High School advances in math challenge

Gainesville High School advanced to the second round in the Moody's Mega Math Challenge, a competition for high school juniors and seniors to develop a mathematical model for a real-world problem.

April 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch singers place at Literary Meet

A Flowery Branch girls trio and boys quartet each placed third in the state AAAAA Literary Meet in Warner Robins on March 14. About 85 schools compete at the AAAAA level. In front is Director Stacie Mavis. The girls trio, from left, includes Briana Koser, Amelia Waters and Alysssa Harris. The boys quartet, from left, includes Aaron Killian, Jacob Bryant, Layne MacPherson and Jackson Forrestall.

April 08, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


16 area students finalist for ’15 honors program

Governor's Honors Program finalists include 13 Hall County school system students and three Gainesville school system students for the summer of 2015.

April 07, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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