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Jackson Electric Membership Corp. recently held its first Junior Solar Sprint competition at East Jackson Comprehensive High School, challenging students to build solar-powered model cars.

November 29, 2009 | | Good news


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The John Jarrard Foundation recently presented checks to recipients of the eighth annual benefit concert held earlier this year.

November 28, 2009 | | Good news


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East Hall Middle School Creative Learning students recently delivered 28 scarecrows to residents of the Smoky Springs Retirement Community in Gainesville. The students and their teachers, Lisa Martin and Scott Patrick, made the scarecrows as part of an intergenerational community service project with Kathryn Martin of CareSouth Home Health and the residents of Smoky Springs.

November 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Lynda Holmes recently was named the grand-prize winner in Hall Book Exchange's recent reading marathon. Holmes, literacy promotion chairwoman for the Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, brought in the most pledges and won an Atlanta Braves jacket, gift certificates and a golf umbrella, among other prizes.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news


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Lt. Col. Scott C. Poole recently deployed to Afghanistan where his mission is working with the Afghan National Army.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news


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Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy student Hannah Cadenhead recently was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Gainesville's meeting and luncheon. The Rotary's Students of the Month were chosen by the faculty and staff of their respective schools for outstanding citizenship and their contributions to their school and their fellow classmates. Hannah is the daughter of Trish McCoy and David Cadenhead. She was accompanied to the luncheon by her mother and her teacher, Beth Hester.

November 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Seaman William Ryan Deaton recently graduated from Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He was named section leader, graduating in the top 5 percent of his class.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently named its board members for the 2009-2010 year.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news


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Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy recently honored more than 50 prekindergarten through fifth-grade students who participated in the Hall County Summer Reading Program. They enjoyed doughnuts, milk and juice in the media center.

November 09, 2009 | | Good news


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Army Spec. Todd W. Bentley has graduated from the Special Forces Candidate One-Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus.

November 08, 2009 | | Good news


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November 08, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Officers of the local chapter of the Georgia Retired Educators Association recently accepted a proclamation for Retired Educators Day from Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras. Gov. Sonny Perdue recently proclaimed this past Sunday as Retired Educators Day.

November 02, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform News

Air Force Airman Codi L. Powers graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

November 01, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


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The Hall-Dawson CASA program recently held a swearing-in ceremony for its new volunteers.

November 01, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


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Students at Flowery Branch High School recently competed in the Miss Falcon pageant at the school. The pageant was directed by Stacie Mavis and the master of ceremonies was Bryan Mavis.

October 26, 2009 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


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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