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West Hall students receives commendation award

West Hall High School student Anthony Arbise has been named a commended student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

November 04, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news

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

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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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