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Navy Seaman recruits John B. Carr, a 2009 graduate of East Jackson High School in Commerce, and Jordan L. Linder, a 2008 graduate of Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

March 21, 2010 | | Good news


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A recent fundraiser sponsored by local Jazzercise fitness centers raised $192,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

March 21, 2010 | | Good news


School News

The following Gainesville State College students were recently named to the president's list, for the fall 2009 semester.

March 15, 2010 | | Good news


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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


School news

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


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Students place third in horse contest

Hall County 4-H is proud to announce the Senior Horse Judging team placed third in the 4-H State Horse Judging Contest and recently competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show in Raleigh, N.C.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


2 Gainesville Scouts earn Eagle ranking

Christopher Ball, left, and Knox Martin received their Eagle Scout badges from Troop 26 at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. Ball, a senior at Lakeview Academy, is the son of David and Shannon Ball; Knox, a senior at Greater Atlanta Christian, is the son of Eddie and Becky Martin, all of Gainesville.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Dawson schools praised for finances

The Dawson County school system was honored by the state for its financial reporting.

September 21, 2014 | | Good news


Community members graduate from county leadership program

Nineteen community and professional leaders graduated the Leadership Jackson program recently.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $41K in grant money

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $81,955 in grants during its June meeting, including $41,200 to organizations serving Hall County.

September 21, 2014 | | Good news


Sheriff’s Office employees run in Peachtree Road Race

Employees with the Hall County Sheriff's Office competed in the Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta.

September 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Riverside cadet earns 2nd national art award

Cadet Master Sgt. James A. Graham II won a second consecutive national art award from the American Society of Marine Artists.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GHS grad awarded Wofford scholarship

Sara Hayes of Gainesville received a merit scholarship to attend Wofford College for the 2014-15 academic year.

September 14, 2014 | | Good news


36 Hall County students receive area scholarships

The North Georgia Community Foundation recently awarded $180,950 in scholarships to North Georgia high school students who will begin college this fall, including 37 students from Hall County.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Nurse speaks at Newcomers meeting recently

In honor of Memorial Day, Gainesville Newcomers club had Donna C. Rowe speak at its May luncheon.

September 14, 2014 | | Good news


Best-selling author talks to writers’ group

New York Times best-selling author Haywood Smith was the guest speaker at the Northeast Georgia Writers Club's annual awards banquet May 7.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville woman’s book gets 2nd place

Lilian Roberts of Gainesville was recognized by Rep. Carl Rogers for being named a MARSocial Author of the Year runner-up.

September 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gateway House receives money for legal services

Nine nonprofit agencies in Gateway House in Gainesville have been awarded grants totaling more than $2 million to provide civil legal services for the victims of domestic violence.

September 14, 2014 | | Good news


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