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Kangaroo Express operated by The Pantry Inc., recently announced its Florida and select Georgia and South Carolina stores have raised more than $453,000 for Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit "storybook" village in central Florida that provides cost-free, weeklong vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

May 19, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Marketing students recognized at international conference

Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.

May 17, 2013 | | Good news


School News

Hanh Nguyen, a 2013 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood, has been awarded a scholarship from the Baldor Electric Company Foundation for the 2013-14 school year.

May 13, 2013 | | Good news


School News

North Georgia resident Luke Pilgrim has been awarded The McClure-Scanlin Award at The University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.

May 06, 2013 | | Good news


Jeff Gulle wins photographer of the year

This past week Jeff Gulle, photography instructor at North Georgia Technical College, competed in the annual print competition with the Georgia Professional Photographers Association. For the second year in a row, he won "Photographer of the Year."

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


Elachee Nature Science Center receives $4,000 grant

Elachee Nature Science Center has been selected to receive a $4,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


P.E.O. awards Gainesville woman education grant

P.E.O. Chapter AB of Cumming member, Carolyn Swistek, right, presents Susan Iles of Gainesville with a $1,200 check as a part of P.E.O.s Program for Continuing Education Grant.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


Hall County Sheriff's Office participates in Chamber Chase

A crowd attended this year's Chamber Chase 5-kilometer and 2-mile Wellness Walk. The Hall County Sheriff's Office received the "Most Creative Over" for its T-shirt design thanks to Baxter's Shirt Factory. The Chamber Chase was a warm-up for the inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K.

May 05, 2013 | | Good news


School News

Two local teams - one from World Language Academy and one from Davis Middle School - placed first in their respective divisions at the State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on April 6. As a result, both have qualified for the World Finals on May 21-26 at Michigan State University.

April 29, 2013 | | Good news


Quinlan Visual Arts Center had spring exhibition

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center had its spring exhibitions opening reception April 18.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Chorale singers perform at Catholic Church

Choral Explosion No. 12 was April 14 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Cleveland. The Lumpkin County Varsity Singers, the Brenau Chamber Vocal Ensemble, the University of North Georgia Chorale Singers and Le Belle Voci participated in the event. The program was especially memorable as it was the first time music groups from the newly consolidated University of North Georgia Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses performed in the same concert.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


Consul General of Ireland visits

Gainesville Newcomers' Club was proud to sponsor Paul Gleeson, the first Consul General of Ireland, at its monthly meeting in March. Gleeson spoke about Ireland and answered questions. An informative and enjoyable meeting was had by all.

April 28, 2013 | From staff reports | Good news


School News

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, announced the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honored Morgan Vaca, a Penn Foster High School student.

April 22, 2013 | | Good news


Good News

The student leadership club at Cornestone Schools launches a program to raise donations for the local Humane Society of Forsyth County.

April 21, 2013 | | Good news


School News

Marketing students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch, Lanier Charter Career Academy and North Hall recently placed at the DECA Regional Competition on Jan. 24 and qualified to move to the next level. State Competition will be held in Atlanta Feb. 28 through March 2.

April 19, 2013 | | Good news


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Gainesville Middle School raises money for shelter

Gainesville Middle School on April 30 hosted its first Empty Bowl project.

May 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Two local Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Inc. awarded two local teens the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award at a formal ceremony on May 3.

May 26, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Middle students win big at Tome State Conference

Gainesville Middle School recently won chapter of the year at the 2015 Georgia Tome Society State Conference.

May 25, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch man graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman David A. Waldmann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

May 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch man graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman David A. Waldmann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

May 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Georgia Technical students share portfolios

Anyone who has wandered through the lobby of the Visual Technology Building on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College may view an array of images captured by students in the photography program. But once a year the studio doors are thrown open for a public viewing with visitors getting up close and personal with the budding photographers.

May 17, 2015 | | Good news


Five generations of one family

May 17, 2015 | | Good news


2 Hall County students chosen for EarthCare: The Leadership Challenge

Julian Lopez of North Hall High School and Madison Tasker of West Hall High School have been selected to participate in the EarthCare: The Leadership Challenge of the 21st Century program, according to Darrell Synder, Georgia Power Gainesville area manager.

May 15, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Cape recognized at the 87th Georgia FFA State Convention

North Hall's Andrew James Cape earned first place in the proficiency competition for dairy production placement at the 87th Georgia FFA State Convention last month. The event was held April 23-25 at the Macon Centreplex.

May 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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