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The Lyman Hall chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recently honored America's first president, George Washington, and his birthday during an event at the president's monument in Gainesville.

Forty people attended the ceremony, including Gainesville Mayor Ruth Bruner, city council members Myrtle Figueras and George Wangeman, Rep. Tommy Benton, who is also a member of Sons of the American Revolution, and Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic. Other deputies, Gainesville police officers, Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution also attended the event.

March 14, 2010 | | Good news


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The following students have been named to the dean's list at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must achieve a 3.5 GPA, with no grade below a B, while taking at least 12 credit hours.

March 07, 2010 | | Good news


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Abbey Victoria Williams, a student at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, was recently inducted as president of the Kappa Delta Pi honor society. Williams is the daughter of Philip and Ann Williams of Gainesville.

February 28, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Cathy Hackaday Clayton of Cumming and Michael C. Hughes of Blairsville have recently graduated from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

February 21, 2010 | | Good news


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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County recently honored members of its board for their years of service to the organization.

February 20, 2010 | | Good news


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Michelle L. Salmon, Heather R. Denny, Jessica M. Denny and Donna R. Rich, all of Gainesville, have recently been named to the academic achievement list at Georgia Southwestern State University for the fall 2009 semester. To be eligible for this honor, students must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.5.

February 14, 2010 | | Good news


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Taylor Pinion, 7, of Gainesville created her own fundraiser to help the people of Haiti, selling handmade construction-paper crowns for $1. Within a few days, she had raised $25. All money raised will be donated to the American Red Cross.

February 14, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students recently placed in the Region 2 competition for Skills USA. The event judged students' abilities to tackle professional skills such as masonry, computer-based graphic design and automotive service, among other subjects.

February 07, 2010 | | Good news


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The Tanger Outlet Center in Commerce recently awarded $28,834.35 to the Northeast Georgia branch of the American Cancer Society. The donation is part of Tanger's Annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, and the check presentation took place at Tanger's annual merchant luncheon and awards program at the Commerce Civic Center.

February 07, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students recently graduated from North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega:

January 31, 2010 | | Good news


School news

The following students were recently named to the dean's list at LaGrange College in LaGrange: Mushimie Lona Panda, Elizabeth Jane Williams and William David Simons, all of Gainesville.

January 24, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy fifth-graders London Harper and Brady Holcomb were chosen by their teachers to be honored by the Gainesville Optimist Club as Outstanding Students of the Year. The organization sponsors Youth Appreciation Week, and London and Brady were honored along with students from other schools by attending a dinner at the Gainesville Civic Center.

January 18, 2010 | | Good news


School news

More than 2,000 Future Business Leaders of America members and advisers recently gathered in Athens, including 12 members of the Flowery Branch High School FBLA team.

January 11, 2010 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Jaycees wrapped up the 2009 Empty Stocking Fund project on Dec. 17 by raffling off three prizes in a drawing held at Luna's Restaurant in downtown Gainesville.

January 10, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Casey E. Gibbs has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

January 10, 2010 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news




White County receives life-saving CPR device

Heart attack patients in White County have new hope for improved outcomes, thanks to a gift to The Medical Center Foundation.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local DAR chapter dedicates park in Alta Vista Cemetery

The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated the Patriot's Park in Alta Vista Cemetery on Oct. 4 as the final event in its centennial celebration.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC contribution to help INK construct facility

Jackson Electric Membership Corp. has donated $25,000 to Interactive Neighborhood for Kids' capital campaign, helping the Gainesville nonprofit move closer to its $2 million goal to build a state-of-the-art facility.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


State senator visits learning centers

Sen. Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, visited three area schools in October during the fourth annual Georgia Pre-K Week, an event celebrating early learning and literacy initiatives.

November 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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