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Joel D. Whetstone, son of Jay and Carolyn Whetstone of Gainesville, was presented his first set of gold bars and a certificate of commendation by retired Army Lt. Col. Dave Gordon of the Georgia Mountain Chapter, Military Officers Association of America, during commissioning ceremonies recently at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.Whetstone completed his degree requirements and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army National Guard.

January 27, 2013 | | Good news


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Gainesville Theater Alliance students Haden Rider and Carly Berg recently took 28 area theater students ages 8 to 18 to Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta.

January 27, 2013 | | Good news


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The winners of the Winter Exhibition of the Georgia Art League at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center were presented Dec. 13 at the annual holiday party.

January 20, 2013 | | Good news


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The Quinlan Visual Arts Center recently held the "Dog and Pony Show," a special exhibition for winter 2012 featuring pet-themed art in various types of media.

January 04, 2013 | | Good news


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December 30, 2012 | | Good news


Good News, Dec. 23

The Citizens of Georgia Power recently donated $2,500 to the Guest House, a nonprofit adult day health care center that works with Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

December 23, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, Dec. 17

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi announced that the following local students were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:

December 17, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Heidi Schureck has recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award Project. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. She is a member of local Girl Scout Troop No. 109. Heidi, in collaboration with Paint Slingers, has painted murals throughout the children's preschool space of First Baptist Church in Gainesville.

December 16, 2012 | | Good news


School News Dec. 10

Students Chris Collins and John Hayes of North Georgia College & State University's Department of Chemistry were recognized for their outstanding undergraduate research earlier this month at a regional conference in Raleigh, N.C.

December 10, 2012 | | Good news


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The Gainesville High School Class of 1962 recently held its 50th class reunion at Smithgall Arts Center.

December 09, 2012 | | Good news


Good News, Dec. 2

The American Tapestry Alliance presented Tommye McClure Scanlin with the ATA Award of Excellence in Tapestry for her tapestry, "Life Force."

December 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Good news


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Local Gainesville UPS Store owner and Vietnam veteran, Brad Lorton, was honored at a recent Atlanta Falcons game along with 39 other UPS veterans.

November 25, 2012 | | Good news


School News Nov. 26

East Hall Middle School's P. E. department started a Frisbee unit teaching skills such as backhand throw, forehand, clap catch and working up to moving while throwing and catching.

November 22, 2012 | | Good news


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Chellsy Vanessa Gomez, 15, represented Gainesville for the title of Miss Georgia Teen USA 2013 this week at the Woodland Performing Arts Theatre in Cartersville.Gomez is the daughter of Dr. Richard Gomez and Lori Lake. She is a sophomore at North Georgia Christian School and attends church at Good Shepherd Lutheran.

November 18, 2012 | | Good news


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Army Pvt. Melody Peppers has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

November 18, 2012 | | Good news


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Hannah Jones awarded Rifkind Scholarship

Hannah Jones of Dawsonville received the Lawrence J. Rifkind Scholarship in Speech Communication at the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day Ceremony.

August 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Harrison Holliday graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Harrison L. Holliday, a 2011 West Hall High graduate, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio ...

August 03, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


University of North Georgia alumnus named to Ranger Hall of Fame

Lt. Col. Rembert Gary "Gabe" Rollison, a 1966 graduate of what is now the University of North Georgia, was posthumously inducted June 24 into the ...

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Gainesville, Hoschton men receive music scholarships at 2015 Honors Day Ceremony

Lowell Fuchs of Gainesville received two awards at the College of Arts and Sciences 2015 Honors Day Ceremony, most notably the Lucile Allen Memorial Scholarship.

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Loggins named Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University

Trey Loggins, a resident of Gainesville, was announced as a Distinguished Scholar at Rockford University. Full-time students attending Rockford were named Distinguished Scholars for the ...

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


Area resident wins national award for apron presentation

Lynda Holmes, a member of the Col. William Candler Chapter in Gainesville of Daughters of the American Revolution, received the national first place award for ...

July 30, 2015 | | Good news


University names inductees into academic society

Georgia State University has inducted Jareth Munoz and Stephanie Nakamura, both of Gainesville, into Beta Gamma Sigma.

July 28, 2015 | | Good news


Brenau students awarded for excellence at honors convocation

Brenau University students were awarded for academic excellence and achievement during Honors Convocation April 16:

July 26, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lin receives Henry F. Stabler Award

Xun Lin of Gainesville was awarded the Henry F. Stabler Award, which is given to Georgia State University graduate students in accounting with strong academics ...

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


United Karate Studio competes in Ellijay

Competitors from Jim Haymore's United Karate Studio of Gainesville participated in the Mid-South Karate Championship in Ellijay in May, winning 26 first places.

July 22, 2015 | | Good news


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