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Hall County seniors earn GeorgiaBEST certification

Exactly 120 Hall County seniors participating in the Work-Based Learning Program at their respective high schools have earned their GeorgiaBEST (Business Ethics Student Training) certification.

May 20, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news

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Kangaroo Express operated by The Pantry Inc., recently announced its Florida and select Georgia and South Carolina stores have raised more than $453,000 for Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit "storybook" village in central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

May 19, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news

Marketing students recognized at international conference

Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.

May 17, 2013 | | Good news

School News

Hanh Nguyen, a 2013 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood, has been awarded a scholarship from the Baldor Electric Company Foundation for the 2013-14 school year.

May 13, 2013 | | Good news

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North Georgia resident Luke Pilgrim has been awarded The McClure-Scanlin Award at The University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.

May 06, 2013 | | Good news

Jeff Gulle wins photographer of the year

This past week Jeff Gulle, photography instructor at North Georgia Technical College, competed in the annual print competition with the Georgia Professional Photographers Association. For the second year in a row, he won "Photographer of the Year."

May 05, 2013 | | Good news

Elachee Nature Science Center receives $4,000 grant

Elachee Nature Science Center has been selected to receive a $4,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news

P.E.O. awards Gainesville woman education grant

P.E.O. Chapter AB of Cumming member, Carolyn Swistek, right, presents Susan Iles of Gainesville with a $1,200 check as a part of P.E.O.s Program for Continuing Education Grant.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news

Hall County Sheriff's Office participates in Chamber Chase

A crowd attended this year's Chamber Chase 5-kilometer and 2-mile Wellness Walk. The Hall County Sheriff's Office received the "Most Creative Over" for its T-shirt design thanks to Baxter's Shirt Factory. The Chamber Chase was a warm-up for the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news

School News

Two local teams - one from World Language Academy and one from Davis Middle School - placed first in their respective divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on April 6. As a result, both have qualified for the World Finals on May 21-26 at Michigan State University.

April 29, 2013 | | Good news

Quinlan Visual Arts Center had spring exhibition

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center had its spring exhibitions opening reception April 18.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news

Chorale singers perform at Catholic Church

Choral Explosion No. 12 was April 14 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Cleveland. The Lumpkin County Varsity Singers, the Brenau Chamber Vocal Ensemble, the University of North Georgia Chorale Singers and Le Belle Voci participated in the event. The program was especially memorable as it was the first time music groups from the newly consolidated University of North Georgia Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses performed in the same concert.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news

Consul General of Ireland visits

Gainesville Newcomers' Club was proud to sponsor Paul Gleeson, the first Consul General of Ireland, at its monthly meeting in March. Gleeson spoke about Ireland and answered questions. An informative and enjoyable meeting was had by all.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news

School News

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, announced the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honored Morgan Vaca, a Penn Foster High School student.

April 22, 2013 | | Good news

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The student leadership club at Cornestone Schools launches a program to raise donations for the local Humane Society of Forsyth County.

April 21, 2013 | | Good news

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Flowery Branch student wins at annual Clarkson University Summer Symposium

Clarkson University mathematics and chemical engineering student Leah Granger of Flowery Branch was one of the students honored for their research presentation during the 18th ...

October 12, 2015 | | Good news

Dollar General awards $107,650 in literacy grants to area schools

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded $107,650 to area schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to enhance and support youth literacy and education programs.

October 12, 2015 | | Good news

Lakeview Academy seniors named AP Scholars with Distinction

Lakeview Academy seniors Nina Ghosn, Corey Matyas and Emma Reinhardt were named AP Scholars with Distinction. To receive this honor, students must score an average ...

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

3 Hall students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

Three Hall County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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