A Dawsonville man won $1 million after purchasing a lottery ticket at Granny's Country Store on Dawsonville Highway in Forsyth County.
State lawmakers recently welcomed Boy Scout troops from across Georgia to celebrate 100 years of scouting during Boy Scouts of America Day at the Georgia State Capitol.
Autumn Callahan, a freshman at Dawson County High School, was recently honored at a Dawson County Board of Commissioners meeting.
A. Roll Call
During winter months, many homeowners try to overwinter potted plants inside. Others enjoy inside plants year round, but there can be problems.
I am a fan of the eternal optimist. The person who sees the glass half full, rather than half empty.
Georgia consumers and businesses stand to benefit from two bills that have already received final passage by the full legislature this session. Banking customers in good standing, notably businesses and homeowners, now have a greater chance of getting their loans renewed.
Roy Holland, 61, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.
George Boerner, 91, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010.
The Dawson County Church Alliance partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Dawson to donate more than 100 bookbags filled with socks, diapers, toiletries and other personal hygiene items for children entering foster care.
Brittni Falkenberg is one tough girl.
Dawson County FBLA students attended the Region 9 FBLA competition at Woodland High School on Jan. 26.
Dawson County's Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter received a $2,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety recently to enhance its programs.
The technology isn't that widespread, but already the "Chips" are stacked against it.
The appointed panel that decides who leads the local public defender's office will get some new members and a new name.
Known as the Georgia Shaker, Hubert Platt is the grand marshal for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Last week Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
"You need to write something about domestic violence," a friend told me recently. I hadn't thought about tackling that subject because so many others have done so.
With all of the attack ads running on TV this election season, Georgians have no doubt had their fill of pessimism and negativity.
Hilda Voyles Batchelor, 72, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 15, 2014.
Walter John Victor, 97, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 14, 2014.
If you have watched television or listened to radio in the past few months, chances are you have heard at least one commercial from Scotts brand fertilizer. Their television ads feature a rugged, red-bearded Scotsman named, of course, Scott. He informs us that fall is the best time to fertilize your lawn to help grow new roots for survival during the long winter ahead.
I hate spiders. I know they play their role in the food chain, eating mosquitoes. That is all they are good for. I hate them.
It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.
Many homeowners ask me about recommendations for certain plants that will fit their landscape. Since many of us have wooded lots, a question I often get is what to plant in shadier spots of the yard. Here are a few suggested species for trees that can tolerate partial shade.
I have a bad habit of 'shoulda'-ing on everything. I've done it for quite a while, unfortunately, and just now realized it.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
Adalyn Josie Arp, 2 months, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 10, 2014.