The third week of the 2015 legislative session saw a significant piece of legislation pass through the Georgia State Senate. I am proud to say that with unanimous consent, Senate Bill 1 passed the Senate and is now under consideration in the House.
During the third week of the Georgia General Assembly's 2015 legislative session, my colleagues and I passed one of the most important pieces of legislation of the year: The 2015 amended fiscal year budget (AFY 2015).
No one listens to me.
Margaret "Peggy" Volmar, 87, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 28, 2015.
Capt. James M. Thorn Sr., 77, of Gainesville, died Jan. 25, 2015.
William "Shorty" Strayhorn, 84, of Cumming, died Jan. 27, 2015.
Janet Jones Pendergrass, 63, of Gainesville, died Jan. 26, 2015.
James J.J. Jinks, 54, of Cumming, died Jan. 31, 2015.
David "Danny" Lamar Hyde, 62, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 28, 2015.
Jill Elizabeth Hardy, 55, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 16, 2015.
Dorian Elise David, 53, died Jan. 25, 2015.
Chris Croft, 52, of Cumming, died Jan. 27, 2015.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
If you had asked me 25 years ago if I was an extravert or an introvert, I would have whole-heartedly responded with the former.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.
Although I have not seen the "Furious" film that features the late Paul Walker, I would guess that its box office success may be partially due to interest in how modern technology makes several stand-ins appear to be Walker himself.
Ugonda Mae Wooten, 63, of Cumming, died April 8, 2015.
Paul Elijah Pruitt, 77, of Cumming, died April 6, 2015.
William "Chris" Christopher Pittman, 32, of Dawsonville, died April 8, 2015.
Fred North Poole, 93, of Cumming, died March 30, 2015.
Fortune Magazine has announced its list of the World's Greatest Leaders for 2015 and would you believe that I got snubbed again this year?
The Georgia General Assembly wrapped up another legislative session on April 2 ending a long week in which nearly 100 bills were heard on the Senate floor.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be hosting the annual rabies clinic on April 25.
IKEA, I will never darken your doors. Never, not ever.
Edgar "Eddy" DeCoursey, 59, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.
James V. Grindle, 77, of Gainesville, died April 4, 2015.
Betty Jean Styles, 83, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.