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Gainesville Dance students accepted to School of Nashville Ballet program

School of Nashville Ballet accepted two young dancers from Gainesville to participate in its Summer Intensive program, where they spent part of their summer developing their ballet technique and performance skills at the official School of Nashville Ballet.

August 12, 2015 | | Good news


Peach State Health Plan presents $10,000 check to local Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia and Peach State Health Plan are teaming up to help stamp out bullying across Georgia through the Girl Scout "Be a Friend First" program.

August 12, 2015 | | Good news


INK receives grant from Georgia Power Foundation

Interactive Neighborhood for Kids received a $5,000 grant from the Georgia Power Foundation Inc. in July.

August 10, 2015 | | Good news


Airman Martin graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Brandon A. Martin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

August 10, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Good Samaritan Food Bank receives grant

Good Samaritan Food Bank received a grant May 27 through the Atlanta Community Food Bank to help better serve our community.

August 05, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news


Quilts of Valor Foundation honors local Marine veteran

Recently, the Quilts of Valor Foundation honored five local United States Marine Corps veterans with quilts, saying "thank you for your service." The presentation was performed during the monthly meeting of the Gainesville Marine Corps League, Detachment 665.

August 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Hannah Jones awarded Rifkind Scholarship

Hannah Jones of Dawsonville received the Lawrence J. Rifkind Scholarship in Speech Communication at the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day Ceremony.

August 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Harrison Holliday graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Harrison L. Holliday, a 2011 West Hall High graduate, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

August 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


University of North Georgia alumnus named to Ranger Hall of Fame

Lt. Col. Rembert Gary "Gabe" Rollison, a 1966 graduate of what is now the University of North Georgia, was posthumously inducted June 24 into the Ranger Hall of Fame in recognition of a 20-year career as a decorated military officer that included tours in Vietnam and Korea and service as an instructor.

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Gainesville, Hoschton men receive music scholarships at 2015 Honors Day Ceremony

Lowell Fuchs of Gainesville received two awards at the College of Arts and Sciences 2015 Honors Day Ceremony, most notably the Lucile Allen Memorial Scholarship.

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Loggins named Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University

Trey Loggins, a resident of Gainesville, was announced as a Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University. Full-time students attending Rockford were named Distinguished Scholars for the spring 2015 semester by earning at least a 3.75 GPA with no grades below "C" and having completed all requirements for the semester.

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Area resident wins national award for apron presentation

Lynda Holmes, a member of the Col. William Candler Chapter in Gainesville of Daughters of the American Revolution, received the national first place award for drama in Washington, D.C., at the 2015 American Heritage Awards presentation on June 23.

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


University names inductees into academic society

Georgia State University has inducted Jareth Munoz and Stephanie Nakamura, both of Gainesville, into Beta Gamma Sigma.

July 28, 2015 | | Good news


Brenau students awarded for excellence at honors convocation

Brenau University students were awarded for academic excellence and achievement during Honors Convocation April 16:

July 26, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lin receives Henry F. Stabler Award

Xun Lin of Gainesville was awarded the Henry F. Stabler Award, which is given to Georgia State University graduate students in accounting with strong academics. The award was presented at Robinson College of Business Honors Day on April 14 at the Rialto Center for the Arts.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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In Our Community: Gainesville teen takes part in Civil Air Patrol encampment

Civil Air Patrol cadets, including Cadet Megan Robertson from the Gainesville Composite Squadron, gathered in late June at McCrady Training Center at Fort Jackson, near ...

August 26, 2015 | | Good news


Lifeline volunteers recognized for helping seniors

Lifeline, an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, recently recognized volunteers who work with the emergency response system during a luncheon at Lanier Islands.

August 25, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


In Our Community: Agencies awarded for work in preventing traffic injuries

Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County community partners were presented Buckle Up! America Awards July 9 at a ceremony in Macon.

August 17, 2015 | | Good news


Jackson County youth receives Georgia Innovator of the Year award

A Jackson County youth recently received the Georgia Innovator of the Year Award from 4-H, America's largest youth development organization. Hal Jarrett, 17, received ...

August 16, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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