Longtime friends of civic volunteer Helen Taylor are asking the community to save June 29 on their calendars to celebrate her 90th birthday.
To David Perdue, Jack Kingston and Michelle Nunn: Congratulations on making it this far in your quest to become our newest U.S. Senator. As you prepare for the next phase of your campaign, I thought I would pass along to you some unsolicited advice for your consideration. Please don't thank me. It was either this or clean out my sock drawer.
Marie Beck, 77, of Dawsonville, died May 20, 2014.
Tony R. Gravitt, 60, of Cumming, died May 18, 2014.
I have received several calls in the past week dealing with roses.
I am unashamedly, proudly a child of the '80s. Life was good then. Almost blissful, in its simpler times.
Jessie Tinsley, 72, of Cumming, died May 26, 2014.
Community & Southern Bank announced May 16 that it will merge with Alliance National Bank.
My last column was written in mid-April and here it is mid-May. Several of you have asked about the silence. So, now you have this personal note.
There's a few words that are fairly hard to say. "I love you" is usually the hard one for many; I know the ex didn't utter those words until we had been dating about a year. Don't ask why I married that fool. The only explanation I can give is that I love a challenge.
Connie L. Stradley, 65, of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2014.
How's this for a conflict? This past weekend I had to choose between going to New York and attending the prestigious Peabody Award ceremonies, sponsored by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Georgia or an opportunity to participate in the 14th annual Washpot Festival in Garfield.
Dawson County continues to show its patriotism by placing a new round of memorial markers along the roads this week.
Dewey Edwards Jr. (Junior Edwards), 89, of Dahlonega, died May 16, 2014.
Wyoma Donna Patrick, 72, of Demorest, died May 11, 2014.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Lillian Dunn, 87, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.
Ronald Eugene Hastings, 64, of Cumming, formerly of Summerfield, Fla., died July 13, 2014.
Mary Jo Fortune Kinney, 48, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.
Benny Anthony Mullinax, 59, of Ellijay, died July 15, 2014.
Adam Lee Stegall, 27, of Lawrenceville, died July 15, 2014.
Bobby Joe Wofford, 80, of Cumming, died July 20, 2014.
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term where I served until 2002. It was a rewarding experience and I am proud of the good things we accomplished at the commission.
It had been four months since Granny had passed. Not a day had gone by that I hadn't thought of her.
James P. "Buck" Cheves Jr., 90, of Dahlonega, died July 17, 2014.
Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.
Knowing when to prune different species of plants is a skill that many gardeners fail to grasp. Many plants have an optimal time or season when pruning should be done.
Verbally committing to the University of North Georgia is an exciting reality for Dawson County High School basketball player and rising senior Ashley Parker.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.