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Amelia Brock of Gainesville was named Miss Georgia Preteen National Teenager in the 39th annual Miss Georgia National Teenager Scholarship pageant on March 15 in Marietta.

April 12, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Chestatee High School students recently competed in the Georgia Career Student Association's regional competition at Chestnut Mountain Church in Oakwood. Eilec Paniagua won fourth place, floral design; Shanice Kennedy, third place, construction technology; Alexis Shelton, first place, hair design; Sharon Smith, fourth place, Power Point; Hannah Simmons, first place, first aid/CPR; Danny Romero, first place, collision repair; Gustavo Gonzalez, third place, automotive service; and Dylan Bruce, fifth place; woodworking.

April 06, 2009 | | Good news


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Five hundred Jazzercisers from the Jazzercise and JazzerKids Fitness Center of Gainesville raised more than $170,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation by holding a benefit dance-fitness class on Feb. 15.

April 05, 2009 | | Good news


Uniform news

Air Force Airman Jennifer M. Burson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

April 05, 2009 | | Good news


Eagle Ranch adds two new girls’ homes

Eagle Ranch recently completed two new girls' homes on its campus in Chestnut Mountain.

April 05, 2009 | From staff reports | Good news


School news

Lakeview Academy Key Club members recently participated in the 64th annual Georgia District Key Club Convention at Jekyll Island. Members elected officers, attended workshops and participated in scholarship sessions

March 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Junior and senior Hall County 4-H Club members recently participated in District Project Achievement on March 6-8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. First-place winners go to the State 4-H Congress which will be in July in Atlanta. Winners in the junior division were:

March 22, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Brian Mallory, son of Jan Mallory, has been named to the dean's list at Georgia State University in Atlanta for the fall 2008 semester. He is a 2006 graduate of North Hall High School and plays on the golf team at Georgia State.

March 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Allen Earls, CEO of Sons & Daughters Unlimited, LLC, and the son of the late James and Eva Earls of Dahlonega, has a role in the new movie "Madea Goes to Jail."

March 15, 2009 | | Good news


School news

The Flowery Branch High School Science Bowl team earned a trip to the 2009 Science Bowl state championships on Feb. 28 in Savannah after placing third in the sub-regional Science Bowl earlier in the month. The team is coached by Flowery Branch advanced-placement chemistry teacher Sonha Payne and junior Andrew Popovici is the captain. Team members include juniors Spencer Hughes and Chelsea Freihaut and sophomores Kyle Williams and Kevin Williams.

March 09, 2009 | | Good news


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Six maple trees were planted at Jefferson Elementary School in celebration of Georgia's Arbor Day on Feb. 20. The trees will provide shade near the school's play set. The maple trees were donated by Richard Wilson Landscaping of Jefferson and Pinebush Nursery in Hull.

March 08, 2009 | | Good news


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The Col. William Candler Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution held its second annual Georgia Day Celebration on Feb. 12.

March 01, 2009 | | Good news


School news

Derek Rich recently has been named to the Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society at the University of Georgia in Athens. To achieve this honor, students must have completed 30 semester hours while maintaining a 3.3 grade-point average or maintained a ranking in the top 15 percent of their class. Rich is a graduate of North Hall High School and the son of Benny and Kathleen Rich.

March 01, 2009 | | Good news


School news

The following students have been named to the merit list at Oxford College in Oxford, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University.Andrew Allen of Gainesville, son of Tarrell Allen of Gainesville and Margaret Allen of Oakwood; Lauren Lewis of Gainesville, daughter of Daive and Charles Lewis of Gainesville; Lindsey Niblack of Buford, daughter of George and Cherie Niblack; Ashaka Patel of Gainesville, daughter of Vibhakar and Kripa Patel; and Olivia Tatuta of Hoschton, daughter of Gabriel and Tatiana Tatuta.

February 23, 2009 | | Good news


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Gainesville State College Foundation recently hosted its 42nd annual meeting, auction and thank you celebration at the Gainesville Civic Center.

February 22, 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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