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Oakwood native earns Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

Philip J. Martin, a rising third-year law student and native of Oakwood, was recently recognized with the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Nix receives Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning Award

Kimberly Nix of Gainesville received an Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning Award from Georgia State University's College of Education during its annual Honors Day Ceremony on April 23.

July 02, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Newcomers Club provides homemade treats for Gainesville Police

The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently gave the Gainesville Police finger food and other varieties of homemade dishes to show appreciation for their dedication to the community. With the help of Cpl. Kevin Holbrook, who works in the Community Relations Department, Rae Aldridge, Beverly Collins and Linda Brady delivered an assortment of baked goods provided by numerous GNC volunteers.

June 28, 2015 | | Good news


Music rises at area church during annual choral explosion

Lakeview Academy and the University of North Georgia's choir combined their talents during Choral Explosion No. 12 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church earlier this year.

June 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Inaugural group of C.W. Davis Scholars recognized

Three Hall County teachers have been named as the first C.W. Davis Scholars and will receive $1,000 scholarships toward their pursuit of advanced degrees.

June 26, 2015 | | Good news


EMC board gives $64K to agencies serving area residents

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $123,500 in grants to organizations during its April meeting, including $64,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

June 26, 2015 | | Good news


Gainesville resident awarded Nicholas and Anne Marie Shreiber Scholarship

Summer Bryant of Gainesville was awarded the Nicholas and Anne Marie Shreiber Scholarship at the 2015 Robinson College of Business Honors Day Celebration at Georgia State University.

June 25, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


RMA Library Forum creates Little Free Library at Legion Post 7

Library Forum members from The Lucile Beaver Library at Riverside Military Academy dedicated a Little Free Library and books to the Paul E. Bolding American Legion Post 7 on May 14.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Georgia Mountain Food Bank raises thousands

Georgia Mountain Food Bank raised more than $53,164.50 and received more than 6,313 pounds of food in its Stock the Shelves Campaign, which will help build up nutritional food supplies for more than 58 distribution partners.

June 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


DAR honors cadet for service with medal

Cadet Technical Sergeant Gabriel Robertson of the Civil Air Patrol in Gainesville was recently awarded the Silver Cadet Medal by the Daughters of the American Revolution for his work with the Wreaths Across America service in April at the Alta Vista Cemetery.

June 22, 2015 | | Good news


Local ABAC student receives Larry Allen Leadership Award

Brittney Gunter of Murrayville was recently honored with the Larry Allen Leadership award, along with two others students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

June 18, 2015 | | Good news


Volunteers recognized at Medical Center Auxiliary appreciation luncheon

George, Charline and Susan Shanks recently received the Marjorie Covington Smith Auxilian of the Year award for their service to Northeast Georgia Health System and The Medical Center Auxiliary.

June 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Tadmore student wins bar association essay contest

Myra Nicole Turpin, a fifth-grade student at Tadmore Elementary, won the Gainesville-Northeastern Judicial Circuit Bar Association's 2015 student essay contest, awarded May 8 at the annual Law Day ceremony.

June 16, 2015 | | Good news


Two students receive Coleman Chambers & Rogers Scholarship

Grace Miller and Cally Orr are the first to receive scholarships from the Coleman Chambers & Rogers Scholarship Fund, administered by the North Georgia Community Foundation.

June 16, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


White County teen wins 9th District art competition

Jacob Ivey, a home-schooled student in White County, won the Northeast Georgia's 2015 Congressional Art Competition with a pencil drawing titled "Late Date."

June 16, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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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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