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At the recent Mid-South Regional Finals for Battle for the Best to benefit ACTS Samaritan Fund for seniors in need, Lanier Village Estates went head-to-head against Plantation Estates in Matthews, N.C., and came out on top in a cooking contest.

April 03, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Danielle Newbern, a senior at North Hall High, recently signed an Academic Presidential Scholarship with LaGrange College. Newbern also plans on playing softball with the college.

March 28, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Coast Guard Fireman Joshua M. Brandsma, a Hall County native, graduated with Company Foxtrot 184 on Dec. 17 at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, N.J.

March 27, 2011 | | Good news


School News, March 21

Chestatee High School DECA competed among 2,000 other high school students from across Georgia recently at the DECA State Career Development Conference in Atlanta. Fourteen students placed high enough to move on to compete at internationals in Orlando, Fla., at the end of April.

March 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News

Two Hall County teens graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on March 5. Graduation ceremonies were at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta, marking 10,000 students in the YCA's history.

March 13, 2011 | | Good news


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Pack No. 203 Arrow of Lights Den was presented with the highest award in Cub Scouts, The Arrow of Light Award on March 1. The Arrow of Lights Den has had an exciting four years working toward each rank that led up to the Arrow of Light Award.

March 13, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Emily Glaser of Demorest has been named to the President's List for fall semester at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala. Members of the list achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

March 07, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Air Force Airman Christopher M. Wethington graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 06, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Hall County and Gainesville City Schools students participated at the Georgia Thespian Conference in Columbus Feb. 10-12.

February 28, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

Gainesville resident Ed Rigel Sr. was recently installed as the President of the Lyman Hall Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution at the annual meeting of the chapter in Gainesville. The chapter has more than 50 members and is one of the leading chapters in the state. Rigel joined the organization as a descendant of Pvt. Cornelius Vanderbilt, a member of the Militia of Orange County, New York during the American Revolution.

February 27, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army National Guard Pfc. Michael D. Bishop has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training.

February 27, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Home Life Department of theBuford Lanier Woman's Club recently hosted a Valentines Day party for the clients of High Hope Center.

February 20, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

February 20, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

In ceremonies held Dec. 11 at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega, several graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. They also received their degrees in graduation ceremonies held later that day.

February 13, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

Juan Taborda, of Flowery Branch, on the morning of Feb. 2, went to Atlanta to take the test to become a United States citizen. It was his second and last try under his current application. He passed the test and took the oath of allegiance that afternoon. Taborda was a native of Colombia, South America, and started studying for U.S. Citizenship in April of 2009 at First Baptist Church of Gainesville on Green Street along with his wife, Consuelo and daughter, Erika.

February 13, 2011 | | Good news


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Lanier resort earns Southern Living Hotel distinction

Nestled on the Southern-most shoreline of Lake Lanier on 1,500 acres, the Lake Lanier Islands Resort received the distinction of becoming a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Helen Arts & Heritage Center rewards artists

Art ranging from photography to pottery to pen and ink and fine crafts were eyed carefully as part of the 2014 Judged Art Competition.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Firefighter retires from Hall County department, EMS

Paramedic and firefighter David Kinnunen recently retired from Hall County Fire Department and Emergency Services.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Elk elected as state officer

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville humane society receives donations

The Tanger Outlets in Commerce delivered supplies to area animal shelters including Gainesville's Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Junior Chamber to induct 7 members into Hall of Fame

The Georgia Junior Chamber (Jaycees) hosted its first Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sept. 26, to honor seven prominent Georgia Jaycee Alumni. Gainesville resident Abit Massey was one of the seven honorees.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Five churches, 140 volunteers spend day in service

On Sept. 6, more than 140 members and friends of North Georgia United Methodist churches reached out to serve residents in Banks, Athens-Clark, Jackson and Habersham counties during the third annual "Great Day of Service."

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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