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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently presented My Sister's Place, an emergency shelter for homeless women and children, a $10,000 check toward its building fund. My Sister's Place is raising money to build a house in order to serve more women in need. The Gainesville Newcomers Club is a nonprofit organization for women, designed to provide opportunities for new residents in Hall County to make friends and learn about our community.

January 03, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Members of Gainesville State College's Politically Incorrect Club recently toured the Winder home of the late U.S. Sen. Richard Russell.

January 01, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Miranka Van Hintum recently received a $1,000 scholarship from Chick-fil-A in Gainesville. Hintum attends Brenau University.

December 27, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman Angelina M. Gazboda and Air Force Reserve Airman Jennifer L. Patterson have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

December 27, 2009 | | Good news


School news

The Drill and Color Guard teams from Jefferson High School recently placed second in the Unarmed division at the Air Force JROTC Southeast Regional Drill Championships, improving on the team's fifth-place finish in the Drill division and third-place finish in the Armed Color Guard division last year.

December 21, 2009 | | Good news


Good news

The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its Americanism Christmas luncheon at the Chattahoochee Country Club.

December 20, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Marine Pfc. Shidarius S. Randolph recently graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, S.C.

December 20, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Avery Hall, a graduate of Gainesville High School, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

December 14, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

The Gainesville State College Humanities and Fine Arts Division recently sponsored a drive for troops from the 310th PSYOP Company from Fort Gilliam who are serving in Afghanistan.

December 13, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Johnson High School recently hosted veterans including World War II veteran Jack Blackwell, retired Vietnam veteran Mackie Etris and former U.S. Marine Rudy Gerraro.

December 07, 2009 | | Good news


Good news

The North Georgia Barbershop Singers recently visited the Forsyth County Senior Center in Cumming to present the organization with a donation for the Holiday Gift Certificate Program.

December 06, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Jackson Electric Membership Corp. recently held its first Junior Solar Sprint competition at East Jackson Comprehensive High School, challenging students to build solar-powered model cars.

November 29, 2009 | | Good news


Good News

The John Jarrard Foundation recently presented checks to recipients of the eighth annual benefit concert held earlier this year.

November 28, 2009 | | Good news


School news

East Hall Middle School Creative Learning students recently delivered 28 scarecrows to residents of the Smoky Springs Retirement Community in Gainesville. The students and their teachers, Lisa Martin and Scott Patrick, made the scarecrows as part of an intergenerational community service project with Kathryn Martin of CareSouth Home Health and the residents of Smoky Springs.

November 23, 2009 | | Good news


Good news

Lynda Holmes recently was named the grand-prize winner in Hall Book Exchange's recent reading marathon. Holmes, literacy promotion chairwoman for the Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, brought in the most pledges and won an Atlanta Braves jacket, gift certificates and a golf umbrella, among other prizes.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news


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4 area students National Merit Scholarship finalists

Three Flowery Branch High School and one North Hall High School students are 2014 National Merit Scholarship finalists.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Flowery Branch native receives college honor

Christopher Lennox, a junior from Flowery Branch, was among 44 Reinhardt University students named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Brenau awards $8,000 in scholarships to students

Three North Georgia high school students received awards for their artwork in the Young Women's State High School Art and Design Competition in February at Brenau University.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


C.W. Davis Middle School teams win state tournament

Two teams from C.W. Davis Middle School won their divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 29 at Columbus State University.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Flowery Branch student wins national honor

Gillsville teen Brenden Ayestaran, a Flowery Branch High School student, has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news


Middle-school students place at FBLA conference

Five Hall County students recently placed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference in Perry.

April 14, 2014 | | Good news




School News

Georgia Boys State Program finds new home at Riverside

April 07, 2014 | | Good news


DAR presents two community awards

April 06, 2014 | | Good news


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