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Organizers of the sixth annual CVB Chocolate Fair, held Nov. 8 at Funopolis Family Fun Center at Banks Crossing, report that the event was a complete success. "The location at Funopolis was perfect and we received a ton of food donations for the Banks County Community Resource Association (BCCRA). The participants and attendees were asked to bring donations and practically everyone who came through the door brought at least one food donation. Some even brought clothing donations as well," said Banks County CVB President Bonnie Johnson.

December 05, 2010 | | Good news


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Residents and staff from Lanier Village Estates retirement community in Gainesville recently collected 1,300 pounds of food for a local organization in need.

November 28, 2010 | | Good news


School News

The Big Red JROTC competed recently in its first state qualifying Academic, Drill and Athletic Meet. The squad placed first overall. Other first-place finishes were in Personnel Inspection, with a perfect score for unit leader Anel Tavira; Unarmed Basic Drill (perfect score), Tavira as platoon commander; Unarmed Exhibition, Tiffany Townsend as platoon commander; Armed Exhibition Drill, Josue Hernandez as platoon commander; and in Team Push-Ups and Sit-Ups.

November 22, 2010 | | Good news


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The United Daughters of the Confederacy recently held their 115th Annual Georgia Convention in Augusta.

November 21, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform News

Air Force Airman Brian A. Patterson Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

November 21, 2010 | | Good news


School News, Nov. 15

Ronald Trotman was chosen recipient of the 2010 Outstanding TMC Alumnus Award by the Truett-McConnell College Alumni Association Executive Committee.

November 15, 2010 | From staff reports | Good news


Good News, Nov. 14

Former professional wrestler Lex Luger spoke Nov. 4 at Truett-McConnell Chapel.

November 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Good news


School News

Riverside Military Academy honored John R. Wood, Class of 1947, as the 2010 RMA Distinguished Alumnus at the alumni dinner Oct. 16.

November 08, 2010 | | Good news


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Walt Snelling was recognized by his classmates, the Gainesville High School Class of 1955, at their 55th reunion on Oct. 23, at the Chattahoochee Country Club. Snelling has been the "Voice of the Red Elephants" for three decades. Johnny Vardeman, a long time friend of the class as well as of Snelling, presented the trophy with the assistance of Kay Reed Scoville. The Class of '55 is happy to honor one of its own. The trophy will ultimately be placed in the trophy case at Gainesville High School where it can be noted by the students who know and recognize ...

November 07, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform News

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Allan H. Gillespie was recognized as the Top Performing Noncommissioned Officer supporting Operation New Horizons-Panama in July 2010.

November 07, 2010 | | Good news


School news

Joshua Gazaway graduated Aug. 6 from Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree - Cooperative Plan. Gazaway is the son of Nick and Libby Gazaway and is from South Hall. He was a 2005 graduate of Johnson High School.

November 01, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform News

Clayton C. Bean and Johnathan L. Whitemire have graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.

October 31, 2010 | | Good news


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Medallion awards were established at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in 1992 in order to honor the exceptional volunteers that contribute significant personal time, expertise and resources to the center, enhancing the organization in a way that only the people that truly care about it can.

October 31, 2010 | | Good news


School news

A total of 196 students received degrees from North Georgia College & State University in summer graduation exercises held on the university's Dahlonega campus.

October 25, 2010 | | Good news


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The fifth biennial Georgia Youth Summit was held Sept. 11-13 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. The leadership conference was attended by 716 youth and adults from 133 counties. Representatives from Hall County included Haley Woodard from East Hall High School, John Washington from Flowery Branch High School and Sydney Roach.

October 24, 2010 | | Good news


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Local Ducks Unlimited honored nationally for Top 100 fundraising

The Gainesville chapter of Ducks Unlimited made the list of Top 100 fundraising chapters in the U.S. in 2014.

April 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local residents inducted into honor society of Phi Kappa Phi

The following local residents recently were initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi.

April 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Humane Society receives $50,000 gift

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia has received $50,000 from the estate of the late Conrad Holsten.

April 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lanier Tech students win several awards at statewide competition

Lanier Technical College students brought home three gold and three silver medals from the statewide SkillsUSA Postsecondary 2015 competition held March 26-28 at the Georgia International Conference Center.

April 22, 2015 | | Good news


Students participate in Quinlan Visual Arts Center program

Elementary classes with the best attendance in the first semester of the year from each city school receive an "Arty Attendance Party" as a free incentive-based field trip to Quinlan Visual Arts Center. The reward is part of the Partners in Education program between the arts center and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.

April 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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