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The following local area residents graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia during the fall 2011 commencement ceremony.

January 30, 2012 | | Good news


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Maj. Dan Woodall of Demorest has retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service.

January 29, 2012 | | Good news


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The United Methodist Women of St. Paul on Summit Street won the humanitarian award on Jan. 15 at the Martin Luther King Jr. program in Jefferson.

January 29, 2012 | | Good news


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The following area residents graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University:Amy Young of Hoschton;William Galloway and Samuel Pruitt of Gainesville;Michelle Salmon of Flowery Branch;Kimberly Richard of Buford.

January 23, 2012 | | Good news


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The following students were named to the fall 2011 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University. In order to make the dean's list, students must be enrolled in at least nine semester hours of course work and earn a grade point average of at least 3.6.

January 16, 2012 | | Good news


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Two agencies serving area residents have been awarded grants totaling $12,000 by the Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded by the electric cooperative's members through their donations to the Operation Round Up program.

January 15, 2012 | | Good news


School news, Jan. 9

The following local students graduated from Gainesville State College in the school's 2011 summer and fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 10. Students graduating Summa Cum Laude have a collective GPA of 3.90 to 4.0. Students graduating Magna Cum Laude have a collective GPA of 3.70 to 3.89. Students graduating Cum Laude have a collective GPA of 3.50 to 3.69.

January 09, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Kimberly Fox of Buford graduated from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.

January 02, 2012 | | Good news


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January 01, 2012 | | Good news


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Matt Kent, son of Stanley and Susan Kent of Flowery Branch, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

January 01, 2012 | | Good news


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Thuy Hanh and Stefanie Darby. Thuy Hanh Tran won a silver medal and an honorable mention at the Georgia Scholastic Art Competition at Georgia State, while Stefanie Darby won a silver medal. There were overmore than 2,500 artworks submitted.

December 26, 2011 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Jaycees recently helped ensure a better Christmas for more than 240 Hall County children with their annual Empty Stocking Fund project.

December 25, 2011 | | Good news


School news, Dec. 19

The Gainesville High School Varsity Academic Team won the North Georgia Academic championship in a sudden death final question against South Forsyth High School. In so doing, the team defeated Stephens County, Franklin County, Lambert, Habersham Central, West Forsyth, White County, North Forsyth, Flowery Branch, Dawson County, Lumpkin County, West Hall, Pickens, Chestatee, Gilmer and South Forsyth. These high schools represented the school finalists in the North Georgia six regions.

December 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, Dec. 18

The Gainesville Jaycees recently helped ensure a better Christmas for more than 240 Hall County children with their annual Empty Stocking Fund project.

December 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news, Dec. 18

Allan Wade Elliott, deputy commanding general of the 108th Training Command, was officially promoted to brigadier general Nov. 19 at Charlotte, N.C.

December 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


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Art League hands out blue ribbons at fall exhibition

The Georgia Art League hosted a fall art exhibition Oct. 23. Well-known artist Michael Goettee juried. Winners were: Best of Show, Julie Deane; Award of Excellence, Sharon Fowler, Michael McDougall and Re'gie Kennedy; honorable mentions, Norma Hulsey, Judy Black, Margaret Tingley and Brad Fox.

November 30, 2014 | | Good news


Cinderella Beauty Shop hits 54th anniversary

Cinderella Beauty Shop has been in business more than 54 years and is still serving many families and clients of every age and gender.

November 30, 2014 | | Good news


Center Point board member retires after 20 years

Rebecca Gurr was honored as she retired from the board of Center Point after 20 years of service.

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lanier partners raise $400K for children charities

On Oct. 24, The Lanier Partners of North Georgia Inc. sponsored the sixth annual Pirates of Lanier Poker Run and presented its charities with checks of up to $400,000.

November 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


DNR captain wins national award

Capt. Mike England was presented the National Safe Boating Council's 2014 Boating Safety Award at the 55th annual National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Fraternal Order of Eagles donates $500 to hospice

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Hall County’s Safe Kids leaders named Georgia’s Coordinator of the Year

Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, was selected as Coalition Coordinator of the Year at Safe Kids Georgia's sixth annual awards breakfast Oct. 10, at Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $19K to literacy, pregnancy nonprofit groups

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $100,000 in grants during its September meeting, including $19,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GTO 2000 celebrates 40 years and marks anniversary with bike donation

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Brenau students share ‘Truths’ through dance

Brenau University's fall production of "Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths" showed student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrated each one's unique artistic prowess with performances Nov. 7-8 at Pearce Auditorium.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Phi Kappa Phi inducts six new Georgia members

Four Gainesville natives, one Cleveland woman and one Flowery Branch woman were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


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