In last week's newspaper article, I wrote about how herbicides are classified as selective, nonselective, systemic or contact. In this article, I will go a step further and write about how herbicides are classified as preemergence or postemergence, depending on the time the chemical is applied.
I don't know about you, but I sometimes have "what if" moments when I think about persons who have passed away.
Seeing the magnitude of disasters in Haiti makes it difficult to dwell on one's own problems, even though they must eventually be faced and dealt with. We also think more clearly about our blessings.
The Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, which serves the health care needs of 14,000 uninsured and underinsured residents in Pickens, Cherokee and Dawson counties, will receive a $50,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia.
Love is in the air in Dawson County.
John B. Blackstock, 87, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010.
Jeanne Castle, 65, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010.
Shelia Ann (Witherow) Chumbler, 51, of Cumming, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010.
Larry "Dirt" Gossett, 69, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010.
Clara M. Grier, 92, of Forsyth County, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010.
John Dallas Hall, 93, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010.
J.L. Lawson, 73, of Dawsonville, Lumpkin County, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010.
James R. Lee, 55, of Dawsonville, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010.
Evangelist Willis "Homer" Patrick, 73, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010.
Donna Rebecca Shaw, 48, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009.
GAINESVILLE - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in north Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
I am not sure what started the discussion but I was in trouble - big, big trouble.
Annie Mae Elrod, 86, of Dawsonville died Sept. 7, 2014.
Kelly L. Glaze, 50, of Dawsonville died Sept. 1, 2014.
David Richard Cooper, 85, of Dawsonville died Sept. 7, 2014.
Part of the joys of homeschooling is seeing my child's face light up during our discussions, the animated way he gets excited and can sit and talk about certain subjects for 45 minutes - which he said he didn't have the opportunity to do before. The heartbreak is hearing my child's fears of failure.
Carolyn Bennett Hammond, 70, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 28, 2014.
Sally Burt, 99, of Dawsonville died Aug. 28, 2014.
In college statistics, I realized the Evan Esar's quote that "statistics is the science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures" was true. They taught my class how to go to extremes with the science of figures. The point was to understand that everything has a counter point.
Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.
Alice Gentry Ramsey, 74, of Dahlonega died Aug. 24, 2014.
Thelma Green Samples, 91, of Cumming died on Aug. 18, 2014.
Gladys Akins Sosebee, 86, of Cumming died Aug. 22, 2014.
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa this is one with a quick cure.
When you live in a small town, people know you. When you have the privilege of living in a small town in the mountains, people know your dogs, too.