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Zoe Rafford, a sixth-grader at Jefferson Middle School, was the overall winner named out of a dozen students statewide to win the Georgia Municipal Association's annual essay contest, "If I Were Mayor, I Would ..." Radford wrote that she would increase efforts to bring tourists to Jefferson, build a nature center and teach people to be more environmentally friendly if she were mayor.

June 20, 2010 | | Good news


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Army National Guard Pvt. Matthew R. Doss has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

June 20, 2010 | | Good news


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The following students local students recently graduated from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer's University in Macon, all receiving juris doctorate degrees:

June 14, 2010 | | Good news


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Cpl. Moises Vargas and Cpl. Douglas Whiddon, officers with the Gainesville Police Department, recently were selected as this year's Optimist Award recipients during the annual Optimist Awards ceremony hosted by the Gainesville Optimist's Club.

June 13, 2010 | | Good news


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Graduating cadets at North Georgia College & State University recently were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

June 13, 2010 | | Good news


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Math whizzes come out on top at state meet

May 31, 2010 | | Good news


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Cpl. R. Heath Mills was recently commissioned into active duty as 2nd Lt. United States Marine Corps during a ceremony at Blackshear Place Baptist Church.

May 30, 2010 | | Good news


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Gainesville State College held its summer/fall Commencement on Dec. 12 at the Gainesville Campus, awarding 470 two- and four-year degrees. Betty Siegel, president emeritus of Kennesaw State University, gave the Commencement Address.

May 24, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform News

Army Spec. Christopher L. Routh has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

May 23, 2010 | | Good news


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The National Federation of Music Clubs has awarded gold cups to 35 area piano, voice and strings students who participated in the annual North Gainesville Music Festival held recently at Brenau University.

May 23, 2010 | | Good news


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Disability Resource Center recently hosted a "beep ball" exhibition tournament for Hall County schools' Partnerships for Success clubs, an organization for students with or without disabilities that focuses on friendship, leadership and community service.

May 16, 2010 | | Good news


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Nine Hall County students have qualified to participate in this year's Governor's Honors Program. The students are:

May 15, 2010 | | Good news


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Gale Watkins, institutional effectiveness coordinator at North Georgia Technical College, recently received the Faithful Service Award for 30 years of service. The Faithful Service Award symbolizes the dedication and hard work that employees have performed for the institution.

May 10, 2010 | | Good news


Uniform news

Navy Seaman Recruit Ciaira J. Meyers, a 2009 graduate of Hidden Lake Academy in Dahlonega, and Navy Seaman Recruit Rily D. Passini, son of Gail Weaver of Clarkesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

May 09, 2010 | | Good news


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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently held its 2010 fashion show, highlighting a cruising theme.

May 09, 2010 | | Good news


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Articles by Section - 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


Lakeview Academy students selected as Honors finalists

Two Lakeview Academy students are finalists for the Governor's Honors Program.

April 16, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news


Health care science students win state awards

Students from Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Johnson and West Hall high schools recently competed at the State Health Occupations Students of America Conference in Athens:

April 14, 2015 | Times Staff Reports | Good news


2 students place at state literary meet

Several Gainesville High School students recently participated in the State Literary Meet, held at Northside High School in Warner Robins. Two of those students placed.

April 14, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Legacy Link receives $25K donation

Legacy Link, an agency that helps senior residents in a 13-county area, recently received a $25,000 donation from 1st Franklin Financial.

April 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Local man graduates from Air Force basic military training

Kaleb D. Linn, son of Tony D. Linn of Flowery Branch and Melissa Grechniw of New Port Richey, Fla., recently completed basic military training for the Air Force.

April 11, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville High School advances in math challenge

Gainesville High School advanced to the second round in the Moody's Mega Math Challenge, a competition for high school juniors and seniors to develop a mathematical model for a real-world problem.

April 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flowery Branch singers place at Literary Meet

A Flowery Branch girls trio and boys quartet each placed third in the state AAAAA Literary Meet in Warner Robins on March 14. About 85 schools compete at the AAAAA level. In front is Director Stacie Mavis. The girls trio, from left, includes Briana Koser, Amelia Waters and Alysssa Harris. The boys quartet, from left, includes Aaron Killian, Jacob Bryant, Layne MacPherson and Jackson Forrestall.

April 08, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


16 area students finalist for ’15 honors program

Governor's Honors Program finalists include 13 Hall County school system students and three Gainesville school system students for the summer of 2015.

April 07, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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