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Attendees of a recent Lakeshore Squares Can-Can square dance generously donated money, canned and boxed goods to highlight the Can-A-Thon event benefitting Good News At Noon at 979 Davis St., Gainesville.

November 13, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Local students played key roles Oct. 7-8 when Brenau University teams collected top honors in the ninth annual Mock Mediation Tournament on the Gainesville campus.

November 07, 2011 | | Good news


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At its October meeting, the Lyman Hall Chapter Sons of the American Revolution presented a Bronze Good Citizenship Medal to retired U.S. Marine Master Sgt. Jack Reese, Naval Science Instructor in the Junior Naval ROTC program at Gainesville High School.

November 06, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Riverside Military Academy congratulates Errol Bisso, class of 1961, on his selection as the RMA Distinguished Alumnus 2011. Bisso was honored with this award during Riverside's Homecoming 2011 festivities on Oct. 1.

October 31, 2011 | | Good news


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22 new child advocates from the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program who were sworn in Oct. 11 by Judge Cliff Jolliff. CASA ensures that abused children entering the court have a right to a safe and permanent home.

October 30, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Gainesville resident Heather Nicole Smith is the recipient of a Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators Undergraduate Scholarship, awarded each year through the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.

October 23, 2011 | | Good news


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Gainesville Police Maj. Gerald Couch recently completed the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed police chiefs and heads of law enforcement agencies, according to a new release.

October 23, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army National Guard Spec. Amber N. Criswell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

October 23, 2011 | | Good news


School News

The following high school students have been named semifinalists for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have the opportunity to continue competing for National Merit Scholarships that will be offered in the spring of 2012.

October 17, 2011 | | Good news


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The Carriage Automotive Group (Nissan, KIA and Mitsubishi Motors) made a donation to North Gwinnett Kiwanis Club (Buford) for the golf tournament.

October 16, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Ava Goble earned dean's list honors for the 2010-11 academic year at New York University.

October 10, 2011 | | Good news


School news, Oct. 3

Kenneth Alvarez has been selected to receive the Jim Andrews Family Foundation Scholarship awarded by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the 2011-12 academic year.

October 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School news

The following students were named the president's list at Georgia Southern University for summer 2011. To be eligible, students must have a 4.0 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

September 26, 2011 | | Good news


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Peachtree Plantation Senior Community celebrated National Assisted Living Week by converting their community into a luxury cruise ship. National Assisted Living Week was proclaimed by the Oakwood City Council for the week of Sept. 12-18.

September 25, 2011 | | Good news


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Blackshear Place Baptist Church recently opened the doors on the newest addition to the church in South Hall. The new space is called "The Venue," and Blackshear Place Director of Communications Stephen Odum said "it reminds us of all the reasons this building will exist."

September 18, 2011 | | Good news


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Students place third in horse contest

Hall County 4-H is proud to announce the Senior Horse Judging team placed third in the 4-H State Horse Judging Contest and recently competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show in Raleigh, N.C.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


2 Gainesville Scouts earn Eagle ranking

Christopher Ball, left, and Knox Martin received their Eagle Scout badges from Troop 26 at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. Ball, a senior at Lakeview Academy, is the son of David and Shannon Ball; Knox, a senior at Greater Atlanta Christian, is the son of Eddie and Becky Martin, all of Gainesville.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Dawson schools praised for finances

The Dawson County school system was honored by the state for its financial reporting.

September 21, 2014 | | Good news


Community members graduate from county leadership program

Nineteen community and professional leaders graduated the Leadership Jackson program recently.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $41K in grant money

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $81,955 in grants during its June meeting, including $41,200 to organizations serving Hall County.

September 21, 2014 | | Good news


Sheriff’s Office employees run in Peachtree Road Race

Employees with the Hall County Sheriff's Office competed in the Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Riverside cadet earns 2nd national art award

Cadet Master Sgt. James A. Graham II won a second consecutive national art award from the American Society of Marine Artists.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GHS grad awarded Wofford scholarship

Sara Hayes of Gainesville received a merit scholarship to attend Wofford College for the 2014-15 academic year.

September 14, 2014 | | Good news


36 Hall County students receive area scholarships

The North Georgia Community Foundation recently awarded $180,950 in scholarships to North Georgia high school students who will begin college this fall, including 37 students from Hall County.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Nurse speaks at Newcomers meeting recently

In honor of Memorial Day, Gainesville Newcomers club had Donna C. Rowe speak at its May luncheon.

September 14, 2014 | | Good news


Best-selling author talks to writers’ group

New York Times best-selling author Haywood Smith was the guest speaker at the Northeast Georgia Writers Club's annual awards banquet May 7.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville woman’s book gets 2nd place

Lilian Roberts of Gainesville was recognized by Rep. Carl Rogers for being named a MARSocial Author of the Year runner-up.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gateway House receives money for legal services

Nine nonprofit agencies in Gateway House in Gainesville have been awarded grants totaling more than $2 million to provide civil legal services for the victims of domestic violence.

September 14, 2014 | | Good news


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