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The Drill and Color Guard teams from Jefferson High School recently placed second in the Unarmed division at the Air Force JROTC Southeast Regional Drill Championships, improving on the team's fifth-place finish in the Drill division and third-place finish in the Armed Color Guard division last year.

December 21, 2009 | | Good news

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The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its Americanism Christmas luncheon at the Chattahoochee Country Club.

December 20, 2009 | | Good news

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Marine Pfc. Shidarius S. Randolph recently graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, S.C.

December 20, 2009 | | Good news

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Avery Hall, a graduate of Gainesville High School, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

December 14, 2009 | | Good news

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The Gainesville State College Humanities and Fine Arts Division recently sponsored a drive for troops from the 310th PSYOP Company from Fort Gilliam who are serving in Afghanistan.

December 13, 2009 | | Good news

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Johnson High School recently hosted veterans including World War II veteran Jack Blackwell, retired Vietnam veteran Mackie Etris and former U.S. Marine Rudy Gerraro.

December 07, 2009 | | Good news

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The North Georgia Barbershop Singers recently visited the Forsyth County Senior Center in Cumming to present the organization with a donation for the Holiday Gift Certificate Program.

December 06, 2009 | | Good news

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Jackson Electric Membership Corp. recently held its first Junior Solar Sprint competition at East Jackson Comprehensive High School, challenging students to build solar-powered model cars.

November 29, 2009 | | Good news

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The John Jarrard Foundation recently presented checks to recipients of the eighth annual benefit concert held earlier this year.

November 28, 2009 | | Good news

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East Hall Middle School Creative Learning students recently delivered 28 scarecrows to residents of the Smoky Springs Retirement Community in Gainesville. The students and their teachers, Lisa Martin and Scott Patrick, made the scarecrows as part of an intergenerational community service project with Kathryn Martin of CareSouth Home Health and the residents of Smoky Springs.

November 23, 2009 | | Good news

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Lynda Holmes recently was named the grand-prize winner in Hall Book Exchange's recent reading marathon. Holmes, literacy promotion chairwoman for the Col. William Candler chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, brought in the most pledges and won an Atlanta Braves jacket, gift certificates and a golf umbrella, among other prizes.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news

Uniform news

Lt. Col. Scott C. Poole recently deployed to Afghanistan where his mission is working with the Afghan National Army.

November 22, 2009 | | Good news

School news

Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy student Hannah Cadenhead recently was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Gainesville's meeting and luncheon. The Rotary's Students of the Month were chosen by the faculty and staff of their respective schools for outstanding citizenship and their contributions to their school and their fellow classmates. Hannah is the daughter of Trish McCoy and David Cadenhead. She was accompanied to the luncheon by her mother and her teacher, Beth Hester.

November 16, 2009 | | Good news

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Seaman William Ryan Deaton recently graduated from Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. He was named section leader, graduating in the top 5 percent of his class.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news

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The Gainesville Newcomers Club recently named its board members for the 2009-2010 year.

November 15, 2009 | | Good news

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Four generations of Griggs

March 29, 2015 | | Good news

Quinlan honors student winners of Youth Art Month

Each year, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center awards scholarship money to students as part of Youth Art Month, which is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville. Students' artwork is also displayed at the Quinlan until April 11.

March 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

DAR honors students, community members

The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently celebrated students and community members during the chapter's annual Awards Tea.

March 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

Jackson EMC Foundation awards $41k to area agencies serving Hall, Lumpkin

The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $110,500 in grants to organizations during its February meeting, including $41,000 to agencies serving Hall and Lumpkin county residents.

March 24, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news

El Sombrero donates to Phi Mu Fraternity’s philanthropy

Brenau University's Phi Mu fraternity partnered with El Sombrero No. 9 last semester to host "Taco Tuesdays" to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

March 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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