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Military News, July 3

Air National Guard Airman Jason D. Townsend graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

July 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, July 3

The Harris Products Group recently announced it has more than doubled its prior year donation to Challenged Child & Friends of Gainesville, a nonprofit organization that assists children with disabilities including developmental delays as well as their typically developing peers.

July 03, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, July 4

Katie Dionne of The DaVinci Academy at South Hall Middle School in Gainesville received two awards for outstanding achievement at National History Day in Maryland on June 16.

July 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


School News, June 27

Lydia Jacobs of Gainesville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jacobs, recently graduated from Furman University in Greenville, S.C.

June 27, 2011 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman Grant H. Nix graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

June 26, 2011 | | Good news


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To earn the highest award Junior Girl Scouts can achieve, Troop 10828 from Gainesville chose The Next Chapter as their community service project. Each scout completed 16 hours of work dedicated a book drive to help The Next Chapter.

June 26, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Chirstopher A. MaHaffey of Gainesville has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars. The East Hall High School student was chosen for his outstanding academic excellence.

June 20, 2011 | | Good news


School News

Kelsey Zottnick of Gainesville, graduated from Rice University on May 14 with a bachelor of arts degree in English.

June 13, 2011 | | Good news


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June 12, 2011 | | Good news


School News

On May 20, Stone Masonic Lodge No. 715 of New Holland gave away two bicycles to two children at White Sulphur Elementary School.

June 06, 2011 | | Good news


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Dawson County Manager Kevin Tanner was named chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Lanier Technical College Foundation in an election held May 18.

June 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform News

Army Pfc. Alexander J. Carnes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

June 05, 2011 | | Good news


School news

Nicholas Blackwell obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Mercer University. Blackwell graduated as member of the Phi Lambda Sigma National Leadership Society. He is the son of Doug and Christi Blackwell of Gainesville.

May 30, 2011 | | Good news


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Dolly Parton (Sandy Pearson, Activities Director) took time off from her busy schedule of "Working 9 to 5" to come The Guest House, an adult day health care center.

May 22, 2011 | | Good news


School News

The Gainesville Music Club recently held music scholarship auditions at Brenau University in Gainesville.

May 16, 2011 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


Mary Ann Sheehy wins best in show at Quinlan exhibition

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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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