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Jackson EMC Foundation awards nearly $22,000

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $87,998 in grants during the August meeting, including $76,800 to organizations and $11,198 to individuals. Two agencies serving Hall County residents received $21,800. They were:

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


North Georgia Foundation gives away $12,500

Elachee Nature Science Center, FAITH's Power House for Kids, Feed the Hungry Forsyth, Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Georgia, Hall-Dawson CASA Program and Rainbow Children's Home are this year's recipients of the North Georgia Community Foundation Impact Grants.

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


Two authors hold book signing

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


Lanierland Civitan installs officers

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


Financial adviser gets honorable mention honor

Financial adviser Brian Byars, Founder of Advanced Retirement Planning, recently received an honorable mention in Financial Planning Magazine's Pro Bono Awards. The annual awards program, conducted in partnership with the Foundation for Financial Planning, recognizes the community service of advisers across the country.

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


Gainesville resident wins ribbon at horse show

Maisie McSwain of Gainesville earned a blue ribbon in Class 123 at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration recently.

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


PetSmart donates fish tank to Family Promise

PetSmart Promise, a collaboration between PetSmart and Family Promise, placed 50 fish tanks in Day Centers across the country recently.

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


Fashion show features four-legged friends

The Holbrook of Lake Lanier Independent Living community hosted Paws for a Cause in partnership with Humane Society recently with a fashion show featuring animals from the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia, a silent auction, followed by a luncheon.

November 03, 2013 | | Good news


Academy students visit senior citizens

On Friday, Sept. 6, middle school students from The Academy at Wood's Mill visited Dogwood Forest and The Holbrook in search of local history.

October 28, 2013 | | Good news


Two agencies team up to teach artistry

Aspiring artists from within the Gainesville Housing Authority's public housing completed a weekly summer art class offered through a partnering of the GHA and the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.

October 28, 2013 | | Good news


Hall County students medal in kayak race

Recently, Hall County's seven-man kayak team placed in the Special Olympics state kayak competition on Lake Tobesofkee in Macon.

October 28, 2013 | | Good news


GHS marching band earns ‘superior’ marks

On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Gainesville High School Big Red Machine Marching Band competed against 16 other bands in the Wolverine Classic at West Forsyth High School. Following are each section's results and rankings:

October 28, 2013 | | Good news


JHS marching band collects high honors

The Johnson High School marching band recently attended a festival and received "superior" ratings in all areas.

October 28, 2013 | | Good news


WHHS student receives Senate nomination

West Hall High School student Austin Paul has been selected to be the Hall County School District nominee for the United States Senate Youth Program.

October 28, 2013 | | Good news


Gainesville Newcomers' Club donates funds Gateway

October 27, 2013 | | Good news


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


United Karate Studio competes in Ellijay

Competitors from Jim Haymore's United Karate Studio of Gainesville participated in the Mid-South Karate Championship in Ellijay in May, winning 26 first places.

July 22, 2015 | | Good news


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