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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy fifth-grader Michelle Nguyen was recently recognized by the Rotary Club of Gainesville as a student of the month. The students are chosen by the staff of their school for their contributions to the school and fellow classmates. Michelle is the daughter of David Cong and Hong Vuong. This was Michelle's first ride in a limousine.

February 16, 2009 | | Good news


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Local Lions clubs donate $1,000 to Parks and Recreation

The Gainesville and North Hall Lions clubs have donated $1,000 to help local children participate in Gainesville Parks and Recreation programs such as youth sports, swimming lessons and camp regardless of their ability to pay.

January 30, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Trouilliere graduates from Marine recruit training

Pvt. Charles Trouilliere graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., on Nov. 21.

January 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Airman Thompson graduates basic military training

Air Force Airman Taylor N. Thompson, son of Robin and Ted Moon of Commerce and grandson of Louise and Richard McDowell of Flowery Branch, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

January 28, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Flags fly high above new hospital thanks to donation from Rotary Club of Braselton

The Medical Center Foundation recently held a flag-raising ceremony and breakfast dedication to honor The Rotary Club of Braselton for its gift to name The Braselton Rotary Club Flag Plaza at the new campus of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton.

January 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


Johnson High students perform at art museum

Four flutists from Johnson High School recently performed at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta during a field trip with the school's International Baccalaureate program.

January 25, 2015 | | Good news


Domestic violence center welcomes 2015 board members

The Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville welcomed its new board, including four new members, during a Jan. 15 meeting.

January 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Good news


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