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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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Lt. Col. Scott C. Poole recently deployed to Afghanistan where his mission is working with the Afghan National Army.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy student Hannah Cadenhead recently was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Gainesville's meeting and luncheon. The Rotary's Students of the Month were chosen by the faculty and staff of their respective schools for outstanding citizenship and their contributions to their school and their fellow classmates. Hannah is the daughter of Trish McCoy and David Cadenhead. She was accompanied to the luncheon by her mother and her teacher, Beth Hester.

November 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Seaman William Ryan Deaton recently graduated from Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He was named section leader, graduating in the top 5 percent of his class.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently named its board members for the 2009-2010 year.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy recently honored more than 50 prekindergarten through fifth-grade students who participated in the Hall County Summer Reading Program. They enjoyed doughnuts, milk and juice in the media center.

November 09, 2009 | | Good news


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Army Spec. Todd W. Bentley has graduated from the Special Forces Candidate One-Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus.

November 08, 2009 | | Good news


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November 08, 2009 | | Good news


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Officers of the local chapter of the Georgia Retired Educators Association recently accepted a proclamation for Retired Educators Day from Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras. Gov. Sonny Perdue recently proclaimed this past Sunday as Retired Educators Day.

November 02, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform News

Air Force Airman Codi L. Powers graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

November 01, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


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The Hall-Dawson CASA program recently held a swearing-in ceremony for its new volunteers.

November 01, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


School news

Students at Flowery Branch High School recently competed in the Miss Falcon pageant at the school. The pageant was directed by Stacie Mavis and the master of ceremonies was Bryan Mavis.

October 26, 2009 | | Good news


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The Jackson County Historical Society's historic courthouse document recovery project has recovered thousands of historical documents dating back to 1796, and the project has garnered the group an award for excellence in archival program development.

October 25, 2009 | | Good news


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Air Force 1st Lt. Jonathan D. Blount is deployed in Afghanistan.

October 25, 2009 | | Good news


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North Hall High School's Speech and Debate Team recently participated along with 11 other high school teams in a tournament at Sequoia High School in Canton. Sophomore Rachel Glazer placed first in Dramatic Interpretation. Glazer and senior Eli LoCicero placed second in Duo Interpretation. Sophomore Luke Tucker, competing in his first tournament, placed third in Humorous Interpretation. Senior Rob Brooksher was awarded the third-place speaker's trophy for Student Congress. The team's sponsor is Steven Wang.

October 18, 2009 | | Good news


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Oakwood native serves aboard aircraft carrier

A 2012 West Hall High School graduate and Oakwood native is serving on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, one of the world's largest warships.

March 03, 2015 | | Good news


Board recognizes thespians’ triumph

Two Gainesville High School students were recognized by Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Wanda Creel and the Board of Education for their accomplishments on Feb. 5-7 at the Georgia Thespian Conference in Columbus.

March 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Newcomers Club hosts senior Valentine’s Day luncheon

The Gainesville Newcomers Club was the host of a Senior Citizen Valentine's Day luncheon Feb. 12 at the Senior Life Center in Gainesville. Volunteers and some of their spouses served a hot lunch and ice cream sundaes to approximately 93 Hall County seniors. During the luncheon, Newcomers Club volunteers entertained their guests with games and prizes.

February 23, 2015 | | Good news


Roa graduates from basic combat training

Army Spc. Thomas W. Roa has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning. During the nine-week training period, he received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values. Roa is the son of Mark T. Roa of Gainesville. He is a 2007 graduate of West Hall High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2011 from the University of Georgia.

February 17, 2015 | | Good news


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