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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


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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


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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


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February 20, 2011 | | Good news


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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


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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


School news, Feb. 14

Spelling bee winners for Gainesville Middle School were Daniel Co and Bailey Armour (alternate); Georgia Tran, Centennial Elementary; Julia Ferguson (alternate), Enota Elementary. Daniel Co will go on to represent Gainesville schools in Suwanee at Collins Hill High School on Feb 26.

February 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School news, Feb. 7

The following students recently graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro:

February 07, 2011 | | Good news


Good News, Feb. 6

Special Olympics athletes and volunteers from surrounding counties danced the night away at the 2011 Snowball Dance hosted by ConnectAbilty in Dahlonega.

February 06, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Chou Thaoof of Braselton was named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Oglethorpe University. Thaoof earned this distinction by reaching at least a 3.5 grade-point average while maintaining a full-time class schedule for the semester.

January 31, 2011 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


DNR captain wins national award

Capt. Mike England was presented the National Safe Boating Council's 2014 Boating Safety Award at the 55th annual National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Fraternal Order of Eagles donates $500 to hospice

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Hall County’s Safe Kids leaders named Georgia’s Coordinator of the Year

Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, was selected as Coalition Coordinator of the Year at Safe Kids Georgia's sixth annual awards breakfast Oct. 10, at Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $19K to literacy, pregnancy nonprofit groups

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $100,000 in grants during its September meeting, including $19,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GTO 2000 celebrates 40 years and marks anniversary with bike donation

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Brenau students share ‘Truths’ through dance

Brenau University's fall production of "Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths" showed student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrated each one's unique artistic prowess with performances Nov. 7-8 at Pearce Auditorium.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Phi Kappa Phi inducts six new Georgia members

Four Gainesville natives, one Cleveland woman and one Flowery Branch woman were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


2 area residents graduate from Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Felix A. Paul and Air Force Airman 1st Class Davis Q. Moore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lula-Belton School class reunion at Jaemor Barn

November 16, 2014 | | Good news




Congressman and Cresswind area honor veterans

The Cresswind community in Gainesville received a flag flown above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., from U.S. Rep. Doug Collins.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Hall grad completes his combat training

Army Pvt. James H. Burns has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


Air Force sergeant retires after 20 years of service

Technical Sgt. Marla Camille Rubin of the 94th Communications Squadron retired June 12, with more than 20 years of military service. She was born in Gainesville and was a 1993 Gainesville High School graduate.

November 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


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