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The Northeast Georgia Writers' club recently held its 37th annual awards banquet at the Gainesville Elks Lodge, announcing winners of the 2011 writing contests. Local author and illustrator Robyn Hood Black was the keynote speaker, presenting a "Journey Through Words and Pictures."

May 15, 2011 | | Good news


School News, May 9

Abigail Coleman of Gainesville has been chosen winner of the Hall County Chapter of Georgia Right to Life Oratory and Writing contest. The contest was open to all Hall County juniors and seniors. Coleman is a student at North Georgia Christian School. She will represent Hall County in the state contest in Lawrenceville.

May 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News, May 8

Cadets John Kishimoto and Justin Beverly of Gainesville were recently presented with a commendation and their first set of second lieutenant gold bars by the members of Georgia Mountain Chapter, Military Officers Association of America.

May 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, May 8

Village Nursing Care recently graduated five students from its Certified Nursing Assistants training class.

May 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, May 2

The National Federation of Music Clubs has awarded gold cups to 41 area piano, voice and strings students who participated in the annual North Gainesville Music Festival held recently at Brenau University.

May 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Joseph K. Hawkins has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.

May 01, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Medical Center Auxiliary recognized its volunteers recently at the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the First Baptist Church Banquet Hall in Gainesville.

May 01, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Twenty-two Hall County fifth- and sixth-grade Cloverleaf 4-H'ers traveled to Union County to participate in district project achievement on March 26. Each 4-H'er gave an illustrated talk, performance or demonstration on a topic of their choice.

April 25, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Lyman Hall Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, recently presented a Flag Certificate to the Northeast Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America.

April 24, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform news

Pfc. Matthew Charles Sneed recently graduated from Advance Individual Training at the Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Md. Sneed completed the Basic Television Equipment Maintenance Course, affiliated with the U.S. Army Signal Corps.

April 24, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Hall County 4-H'ers recently competed at the 4-H District Project Achievement held March 4-6 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. To be eligible to compete, the 4-H'ers submitted a portfolio in January that highlights their project and leadership activities, community service and other school and community related activities.

April 18, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The partners in education at The Village at Deaton Creek helped feed children at Lyman Hall Elementary School during spring break.

April 17, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army National Guard Pfc. Brett M. Stroup has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.

April 17, 2011 | | Good news


School news

The Notre Dame Glee Club delivered an a cappella program of sacred, secular and contemporary music at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. Recognized as one of the finest all-male collegiate choral groups in the country, the University of Notre Dame Glee Club visited Atlanta during its spring tour of the Southeast.

April 11, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. has awarded a Community-on-My-Mind grant to the Gainesville Federated Garden Clubs for the Redbud Project, a model for Hall County environmental conservation.

April 10, 2011 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Whitaker graduates basic military training

Air Force Airman Tiffany N. Whitaker, whose mother lives in Flowery Branch, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Eagle Scout candidate builds wallboard for tennis community

Sam Terray, an 11th-grader, raised money and built a wallboard for the tennis community at Roper Park on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. The soon-to-be Eagle Scout from Troop 26 at the First Baptist Church joined with his friends from Troop 16 at the First United Methodist Church for the project.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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


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