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The Jackson County Historical Society's historic courthouse document recovery project has recovered thousands of historical documents dating back to 1796, and the project has garnered the group an award for excellence in archival program development.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


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

October 25, 2009 | | Good news


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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Gainesville Mayor Myrtle Figueras recently signed a proclamation presented by the Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution designating the week of Sept. 17-23, as Constitution Week in observance of the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1787.

September 20, 2009 | | Good news


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Lanier resort earns Southern Living Hotel distinction

Nestled on the Southern-most shoreline of Lake Lanier on 1,500 acres, the Lake Lanier Islands Resort received the distinction of becoming a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Helen Arts & Heritage Center rewards artists

Art ranging from photography to pottery to pen and ink and fine crafts were eyed carefully as part of the 2014 Judged Art Competition.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Firefighter retires from Hall County department, EMS

Paramedic and firefighter David Kinnunen recently retired from Hall County Fire Department and Emergency Services.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville Elk elected as state officer

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville humane society receives donations

The Tanger Outlets in Commerce delivered supplies to area animal shelters including Gainesville's Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Junior Chamber to induct 7 members into Hall of Fame

The Georgia Junior Chamber (Jaycees) hosted its first Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sept. 26, to honor seven prominent Georgia Jaycee Alumni. Gainesville resident Abit Massey was one of the seven honorees.

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Five churches, 140 volunteers spend day in service

On Sept. 6, more than 140 members and friends of North Georgia United Methodist churches reached out to serve residents in Banks, Athens-Clark, Jackson and Habersham counties during the third annual "Great Day of Service."

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Area 4-H students prepare for contest

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Cornerstone school receives state STEM award

Cornerstone Schools of Cumming has been named the statewide winner in the middle school category for the 2014 Georgia STEM Education Awards, according to the Technology Association of Georgia and the TAG Education Collaborative.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Cumming Catholic school wins US blue ribbon award

Pinecrest Academy in Cumming has been selected as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, announced the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Georgia DNR ranger wins Officer of the Year award

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division announced Ranger First Class David Webb has won the Officer of the Year Award from the North American Wildlife Enforcement Officers Association. Webb was presented the award recently at the Association's annual conference in Reno, Nevada.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


State ranger first class receives Torch Award

Ranger First Class Chad Hulsey with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division, assigned to Turner County, Region V-Albany, is the recipient of the 2014 Torch Award.

October 05, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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