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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


School news

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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The Jackson County Historical Society's historic courthouse document recovery project has recovered thousands of historical documents dating back to 1796, and the project has garnered the group an award for excellence in archival program development.

October 25, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force 1st Lt. Jonathan D. Blount is deployed in Afghanistan.

October 25, 2009 | | Good news


School news

North Hall High School's Speech and Debate Team recently participated along with 11 other high school teams in a tournament at Sequoia High School in Canton. Sophomore Rachel Glazer placed first in Dramatic Interpretation. Glazer and senior Eli LoCicero placed second in Duo Interpretation. Sophomore Luke Tucker, competing in his first tournament, placed third in Humorous Interpretation. Senior Rob Brooksher was awarded the third-place speaker's trophy for Student Congress. The team's sponsor is Steven Wang.

October 18, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

American Legion members have coordinated a care package from the Mars/Wrigley Co. in Flowery Branch to members of the American Legion who are deployed overseas.

October 18, 2009 | | Good news


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More than 600 attended the recent Taste of Gainesville, where 34 local restaurants offered signature dishes.

October 18, 2009 | | Good news


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The Rotary Club of Hall County - Sunset recently donated $500 to Our Neighbor of Gainesville to help provide groceries for the residents of Randy's House, an Our Neighbor facility.

October 10, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


Uniform news

Army Pvt. Kristopher S. Semar has graduated from one station unit training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning in Columbus.

October 10, 2009 | | Good news


School news

North Hall High School's debate team recently placed at a tournament at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. Teams from Lakeview, Gainesville High School, Lee County High School and Sequoia High School also competed.

October 05, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Army Sgt. Maj. Tamela Dean recently graduated from the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas. She is the daughter of Linda Faye Webb of Gainesville and Fred Lee Webb Sr. of Dahlonega. She is a 1988 graduate of East Hall High School in Gainesville and is now stationed in Korea.

October 04, 2009 | | Good news


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Ambassador Claudia Fritsche recently presented the 2009 Abit Massey Lecture at a recent meeting of the Georgia Poultry Federation and received the lecture medal and an honorarium, which she donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Fritsche is from Liechtenstein and is the country's first resident ambassador in Washington, D.C.

October 04, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Students at North Georgia Christian School recently particpated in a reading challenge. Students read an average of 15 minutes a day for five days a week for the months of May, June, July and August.

September 28, 2009 | | Good news


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The Georgia Mountains YMCA received a $2,500 award from PepsiCo.

September 27, 2009 | | Good news


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Georgia Southern University in Statesboro recently presented the first Brittany "Ally" Harbuck Scholarship Award to junior Patrick Shuler of Gainesville.

September 21, 2009 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - Good news


DNR captain wins national award

Capt. Mike England was presented the National Safe Boating Council's 2014 Boating Safety Award at the 55th annual National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Fraternal Order of Eagles donates $500 to hospice

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


Hall County’s Safe Kids leaders named Georgia’s Coordinator of the Year

Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, was selected as Coalition Coordinator of the Year at Safe Kids Georgia's sixth annual awards breakfast Oct. 10, at Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson EMC Foundation awards $19K to literacy, pregnancy nonprofit groups

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $100,000 in grants during its September meeting, including $19,500 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin County residents.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


GTO 2000 celebrates 40 years and marks anniversary with bike donation

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Brenau students share ‘Truths’ through dance

Brenau University's fall production of "Evening of Dance: Unspoken Truths" showed student-choreographed pieces in which the dancers demonstrated each one's unique artistic prowess with performances Nov. 7-8 at Pearce Auditorium.

November 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news




Phi Kappa Phi inducts six new Georgia members

Four Gainesville natives, one Cleveland woman and one Flowery Branch woman were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies.

November 23, 2014 | | Good news


2 area residents graduate from Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Felix A. Paul and Air Force Airman 1st Class Davis Q. Moore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Lula-Belton School class reunion at Jaemor Barn

November 16, 2014 | | Good news




Congressman and Cresswind area honor veterans

The Cresswind community in Gainesville received a flag flown above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., from U.S. Rep. Doug Collins.

November 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Hall grad completes his combat training

Army Pvt. James H. Burns has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


Air Force sergeant retires after 20 years of service

Technical Sgt. Marla Camille Rubin of the 94th Communications Squadron retired June 12, with more than 20 years of military service. She was born in Gainesville and was a 1993 Gainesville High School graduate.

November 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Good news


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