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INK receives grant from Georgia Power Foundation

Interactive Neighborhood for Kids received a $5,000 grant from the Georgia Power Foundation Inc. in July.

August 10, 2015 | | Good news

Airman Martin graduates from basic military training

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

August 10, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

Good Samaritan Food Bank receives grant

Good Samaritan Food Bank received a grant May 27 through the Atlanta Community Food Bank to help better serve our community.

August 05, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news

Quilts of Valor Foundation honors local Marine veteran

Recently, the Quilts of Valor Foundation honored five local United States Marine Corps veterans with quilts, saying "thank you for your service." The presentation was performed during the monthly meeting of the Gainesville Marine Corps League, Detachment 665.

August 05, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

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, Texas.

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 Ranger Hall of Fame in recognition of a 20-year career as a decorated military officer that included tours in Vietnam and Korea and service as an instructor.

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 spring 2015 semester by earning at least a 3.75 GPA with no grades below "C" and having completed all requirements for the semester.

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 drama in Washington, D.C., at the 2015 American Heritage Awards presentation on June 23.

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. The award was presented at Robinson College of Business Honors Day on April 14 at the Rialto Center for the Arts.

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

Local artist recognized by Veterans Society

Northeast Georgia Veterans Society President Ron Webb presented local artist Luciano Georgescu with a certificate of appreciation on June 25 at the opening summer art exhibit at Helen Arts & Heritage.

July 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

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Lakeview Academy seniors named AP Scholars with Distinction

Lakeview Academy seniors Nina Ghosn, Corey Matyas and Emma Reinhardt were named AP Scholars with Distinction. To receive this honor, students must score an average ...

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

3 Hall students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

Three Hall County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

September 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

UNG Drum and Bugle Corps earns silver in international competitions

The University of North Georgia Drum and Bugle Corps received the silver medal for overall performance at two international competitions this summer.

September 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

100-year-old birthday

September 27, 2015 | | Good news

In Our Community: Watson picks up Habitat’s Next Generation Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson wore an orange helmet of a different style Sunday afternoon after winning Habitat for Humanity International's inaugural ...

September 24, 2015 | | Good news

Teachers take part in Educator Open House

Going back to school doesn't have to mean that summer fun is over. Teachers from Hall County discovered that in late August as they ...

September 23, 2015 | | Good news


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