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Haylie Shea Hatch, 13, of Gainesville and Hannah Huff, 15, of Lula have been chosen as a state finalists in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant. The pageant will be held July 6-8, at the in Atlanta.

June 24, 2012 | | Good news


Good News

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces the winners of the annual District-wide equipment driving skills competition called the "DOT Roadeo." The Roadeo is an annual competition between Georgia Department of Transportation employees to determine the "Best" driver in six categories: Single Axle Dump Truck, Double Axle Dump Truck, Tractor Mower, Backhoe, Motor Grader and Lowboy.

June 17, 2012 | | Good news


School News

Piedmont College in Demorest, awarded degrees to 470 students. Among the graduates were the following area residents:

June 11, 2012 | | Good news


School News, June 4

Jackson EMC recently awarded the A.T. Sharpton Scholarship to six Northeast Georgia students this year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic accomplishments, standardized test scores, extra-curricular activities, personal biographies and letters of recommendation.

June 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, June 3

Ryan Cravero, a sophomore at Johnson High School, entered his 1967 Ford Fairlane in the recent "Cruise In For A Cure" Car Show at Chestatee High School.

June 03, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, May 28

Joy Messerschmidt of Gainesville has been given a full tuition scholarship plus a paid teaching assistantship to the Applied Medical Anthropology Phd Program for the fall of 2012 at the University of Connecticut.

May 28, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News

2nd Lt. Bryant Wine of Gainesville was commissioned into the Georgia Army National Guard in a ceremony held May 3 at North Georgia College & State University. As part of the ceremony, Wine's parents, Brent and Nancy Wine, attached his new lieutenant's gold bars to his uniform.

May 27, 2012 | | Good news


Good News

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center recently received Summer Art Camp scholarship funding throught he help of Publix Supermarkets Charities, Cargil Community Cares and the Jackson EMC Foundation Operation Round Up program.

May 25, 2012 | | Good news


School News

North Hall Middle School's seventh-grade health class received a Health Certificate of Achievement from the Georgia School Nutrition Association for its win in the statewide Move it Challenge. Students wrote a poem or essay about being healthier and then the class chose the best three for competition. They were recognized at UGA with Coach Mark Richt at a dinner in the athletic dining facilities.

May 21, 2012 | | Good news


Good News, May 20

Thomas Larry Nix of Gainesville was honored as one of the Golden Anniversary alumni at Reinhardt University's 2012 commencement ceremony.

May 20, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School news, May 14

Namhee Kwak of Gainesville has received the Burroughs Welcome Scholarship Award. Kwak is a fifth-year student in Northeastern University's Bouve College of Health Sciences' pharmacy program. This award is presented annually to recognize undergraduate students demonstrating excellence and financial need.

May 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News

The Georgia Art League at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center announced the award winners of the 2012 Late Spring Exhibit in the Sawyer Gallery. Bob Westervelt was the judge for the awards. First place went to Marie-Helene Gardelle for her raku "Maternite." Second place went to Ruth Money for her oil painting "A Life Well-Lived," and third place went to Dana Ross for his 3-D wood sculpture "Edge."

May 06, 2012 | | Good news


School news, April 30

Fifth-grade gifted students at Gainesville Exploration Academy recently interviewed retired Times editor Johnny Vardeman about the history of Gainesville City School System.

April 30, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School news, April 23

The following students were initiated into The Georgia Southern University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for college freshmen. To be eligible, initiates earn a minimum GPA of 3.6 while enrolled full-time:

April 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News

The North and South Gainesville Junior Music Clubs recently held the annual music festivals. The winners for the 2012 Gainesville Music Club Festival were:

April 22, 2012 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news




White County receives life-saving CPR device

Heart attack patients in White County have new hope for improved outcomes, thanks to a gift to The Medical Center Foundation.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local DAR chapter dedicates park in Alta Vista Cemetery

The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated the Patriot's Park in Alta Vista Cemetery on Oct. 4 as the final event in its centennial celebration.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC contribution to help INK construct facility

Jackson Electric Membership Corp. has donated $25,000 to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids' capital campaign, helping the Gainesville nonprofit move closer to its $2 million goal to build a state-of-the-art facility.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


State senator visits learning centers

Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, visited three area schools in October during the fourth annual Georgia Pre-K Week, an event celebrating early learning and literacy initiatives.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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