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Pack No. 203 Arrow of Lights Den was presented with the highest award in Cub Scouts, The Arrow of Light Award on March 1. The Arrow of Lights Den has had an exciting four years working toward each rank that led up to the Arrow of Light Award.

March 13, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Emily Glaser of Demorest has been named to the President's List for fall semester at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala. Members of the list achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

March 07, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Air Force Airman Christopher M. Wethington graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 06, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Hall County and Gainesville City Schools students participated at the Georgia Thespian Conference in Columbus Feb. 10-12.

February 28, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

Gainesville resident Ed Rigel Sr. was recently installed as the President of the Lyman Hall Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution at the annual meeting of the chapter in Gainesville. The chapter has more than 50 members and is one of the leading chapters in the state. Rigel joined the organization as a descendant of Pvt. Cornelius Vanderbilt, a member of the Militia of Orange County, New York during the American Revolution.

February 27, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army National Guard Pfc. Michael D. Bishop has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training.

February 27, 2011 | | Good news


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The Home Life Department of theBuford Lanier Woman's Club recently hosted a Valentines Day party for the clients of High Hope Center.

February 20, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

February 20, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform News

In ceremonies held Dec. 11 at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega, several graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. They also received their degrees in graduation ceremonies held later that day.

February 13, 2011 | | Good news


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Juan Taborda, of Flowery Branch, on the morning of Feb. 2, went to Atlanta to take the test to become a United States citizen. It was his second and last try under his current application. He passed the test and took the oath of allegiance that afternoon. Taborda was a native of Colombia, South America, and started studying for U.S. Citizenship in April of 2009 at First Baptist Church of Gainesville on Green Street along with his wife, Consuelo and daughter, Erika.

February 13, 2011 | | Good news


School news, Feb. 14

Spelling bee winners for Gainesville Middle School were Daniel Co and Bailey Armour (alternate); Georgia Tran, Centennial Elementary; Julia Ferguson (alternate), Enota Elementary. Daniel Co will go on to represent Gainesville schools in Suwanee at Collins Hill High School on Feb 26.

February 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School news, Feb. 7

The following students recently graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro:

February 07, 2011 | | Good news


Good News, Feb. 6

Special Olympics athletes and volunteers from surrounding counties danced the night away at the 2011 Snowball Dance hosted by ConnectAbilty in Dahlonega.

February 06, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Chou Thaoof of Braselton was named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Oglethorpe University. Thaoof earned this distinction by reaching at least a 3.5 grade-point average while maintaining a full-time class schedule for the semester.

January 31, 2011 | | Good news


Good News

At their Jan. 20 meeting, the Colonel William Candler Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, installed six new members. Left to right, they are:

January 30, 2011 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Lanier resort earns Southern Living Hotel distinction

Nestled on the Southern-most shoreline of Lake Lanier on 1,500 acres, the Lake Lanier Islands Resort received the distinction of becoming a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Helen Arts & Heritage Center rewards artists

Art ranging from photography to pottery to pen and ink and fine crafts were eyed carefully as part of the 2014 Judged Art Competition.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Firefighter retires from Hall County department, EMS

Paramedic and firefighter David Kinnunen recently retired from Hall County Fire Department and Emergency Services.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Elk elected as state officer

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville humane society receives donations

The Tanger Outlets in Commerce delivered supplies to area animal shelters including Gainesville's Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Junior Chamber to induct 7 members into Hall of Fame

The Georgia Junior Chamber (Jaycees) hosted its first Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sept. 26, to honor seven prominent Georgia Jaycee Alumni. Gainesville resident Abit Massey was one of the seven honorees.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Five churches, 140 volunteers spend day in service

On Sept. 6, more than 140 members and friends of North Georgia United Methodist churches reached out to serve residents in Banks, Athens-Clark, Jackson and Habersham counties during the third annual "Great Day of Service."

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Area 4-H students prepare for contest

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Cornerstone school receives state STEM award

Cornerstone Schools of Cumming has been named the statewide winner in the middle school category for the 2014 Georgia STEM Education Awards, according to the Technology Association of Georgia and the TAG Education Collaborative.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Cumming Catholic school wins US blue ribbon award

Pinecrest Academy in Cumming has been selected as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, announced the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Georgia DNR ranger wins Officer of the Year award

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division announced Ranger First Class David Webb has won the Officer of the Year Award from the North American Wildlife Enforcement Officers Association. Webb was presented the award recently at the Association's annual conference in Reno, Nevada.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


State ranger first class receives Torch Award

Ranger First Class Chad Hulsey with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division, assigned to Turner County, Region V-Albany, is the recipient of the 2014 Torch Award.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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