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Business students see financing at work in London

To get a firsthand look at international commerce and a culture rich with global influences, undergraduate students in the University of North Georgia's Mike Cottrell College of Business spent spring break in London as part of the college's flagship study abroad program, The London Experience.

June 08, 2014 | | Good news


GHS SPEED team places third in video contest

The Gainesville High School SPEED (Students Putting Extra Emphasis on Decisions) team entered a contest presented by the Governor's Office of Children and Families to promote the fact that most Georgia students make good decisions and do not drink underage.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville man earns Udall Scholarship

University of North Georgia junior John Dees has been selected to receive a Udall Scholarship, one of only 50 in the nation.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Brenau squad places third in national contest

For the third time in its three-year history, Brenau University's Golden Tigers intercollegiate cheerleading team finished near the top of U.S. rankings when it placed third in the National Cheerleaders Association college nationals tournament.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville grad heads to China for leadership summit

William F. Morris, a 2013 Gainesville High School grad, has been selected to participate in The Harvard Summit for Young Leaders in China.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Chestatee High senior qualifies for equestrian contest

Chestatee High School senior and equestrian rider Chelsea Cates competed in zone finals in the Hunt Seat category in the riding class of Varsity Open in Savannah and qualified for the national competition in Springfield, Mass.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Allegheny student earns Goldwater Scholarship

Allegheny College junior Erin Brown of Gainesville has been selected for a 2014 Goldwater Scholarship.

June 01, 2014 | | Good news


Georgia students shine in program at Reinhardt

Reinhardt's best student minds and talent were spotlighted during the university's sixth annual Robert L. Driscoll Convocation of Artists and Scholars recently.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Johnson High symphonic band earns high ratings

The Johnson High School Symphonic Band recently performed at the Georgia Music Educators Association Large Group Performance Evaluation and was awarded superior ratings for all of their prepared pieces.

June 01, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Wood’s Mill High student to attend summer institute

Shyderica Young from Wood's Mill High School in Gainesville was one of 26 students selected by the Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education to attend the Appalachian Regional Commission/Oak Ridge National Laboratory 2014 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute.

June 01, 2014 | | Good news


Brenau students initiated into an honor society

Brenau University announced new members recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

May 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


North Hall students sponsor food drive for Meals on Wheels

For their service project, North Hall International Baccalaureate juniors selected Meals on Wheels to complete their creativity, action and service hours.

May 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Jackson County woman inducted into honor society

Braselton native Winona-Gail Rogers, a senior at Reinhardt University, was inducted into the Georgia Mu chapter of Alpha Chi, a national college honor scholarship society March 9 in the concert hall of the University's Falany Performing Arts Center.

May 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Gainesville native enters into select collegiate group

Geoffrey Weidner of Gainesville was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Weidner was initiated at Georgia Regents University.

May 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


Goddard School pupils participate in annual trike-a-thon

The Goddard School recently hosted the St. Jude's Annual Trike-A-Thon on April 4.

May 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | Good news


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Hall County 4-H students compete in district project

Hall County 4-H'ers competed in the 2014 4-H District Project Achievement on March 14-16 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. More than 70 seventh- through 12th-graders from 39 Northeast Georgia counties attended. The Hall County results were:

September 26, 2014 | | 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


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