Fall is most closely associated with leaves dropping form deciduous trees, like oaks and maples. But did you know that evergreen trees, such as pines, shed their needles also?
Matha Tallant Tribble, 95, of Cumming, died Nov. 12, 2014.
Wanda Swofford, 74, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 14, 2014.
Davis C. Pennington, 71, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 11, 2014.
Linda Merritt, 75, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 8, 2014.
Jama Moore Evans, 81, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 10, 2014.
Floyd Cliatt, 70, of Winder, died Nov. 11, 2014.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.
He was just a simple man, my grandfather. All rough-hewn leather and tar from years of roofing. He just loved God, his family and his Bulldogs. Not much else mattered.
We are well into November, and the weather is becoming chillier by the day.
Tony Woodall, 63, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 9, 2014.
Cecil Jones, 72, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 3, 2014.
Donald Daniel Jackson, 62, died Nov. 8, 2014.
Robert Joseph Ferrall, 36, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 1, 2014.
Eugene Evans, 86, of Cumming, died Nov. 3, 2014.
Robert G. "Slim" Denny, 75, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 19, 2015.
Edwin Donald Gravitt, 75, of Cumming, died Jan. 20, 2015.
G. Dan Hulsey, 62, of Dumfries, Va., died Jan. 21, 2015.
Brian Thomas Johnson, 27, of Cumming, died Jan. 21, 2015.
Virginia Louise Vaughn, 77, of Cumming, died Jan. 19, 2015.
Forty years ago I embarked on a career in the oil industry that has covered decades. That career has taken me around the world far more than once. It has taken me from oil rigs to refineries, to massive tanker ships to the highest corporate towers.
Backyard apple trees are very popular in this area of Georgia. Many people see the apples being grown just down the road in Ellijay and assume it should be easy to grow them at home.
The State of Georgia's Juvenile Justice System is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing.
Georgia is still refusing the federal funds to expand Medicaid to cover more than 500,000 uninsured people. This decision will cost the state's health care system about $34 billion over the next decade, according to a new report by two well-respected research organizations.
Gov. Nathan Deal made it clear during his annual "State of the State" address that Georgia's economy continues to grow in the aftermath of the worst economic collapse of the 21st century.
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.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
Dorothy Lloyd Brown, 79, of Marble Hill, formerly of DeKalb County, died Jan. 14, 2015.
Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 11, 2015.