Several Dawson County residents are planning the formation of a mounted search and rescue unit to serve Dawson County and surrounding areas.
Georgia is open for business and will remain that way as long as we don't raise taxes.
Katherine Kent, 66, of Cumming, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.
Jerrell William Steele, 80, of White, Ga., died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009.
Perhaps we all are guilty of overeating at Thanksgiving, but that's usually only a one-day binge, plus good leftovers. Now the round of Christmas luncheons, dinners and parties have begun and there is not much recuperating time between the food binges. Also, exercise time may get overlooked.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2009 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.
After announcing the new class designations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during last Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
Dawson County High School freshman softball pitcher and first baseman Jenna Abbott was named to the Gainesville Times All-Area second team last week.
I wish I had a dime for every time someone asked me what type of grass will grow best in full shade.
6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at city hall
The Good Shepherd Clinic has expanded its services to include gynecological exams.
It was 40 years ago, about this time of year that I repented of my sins and was baptized. At 9, my list of sins paled in comparison to some of the whoppers I committed over the ensuing years.
Earnest Hamilton Fields, 55, of Talking Rock, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009.
Peggy Joyce "Betty" Hicks, 72, of Gainesville, died Nov. 24, 2009.
For the past six weeks, some of my fellow legislators and I have been preparing for the upcoming hard work on the amended 2010 budget.
Perfection is really elusive. Sure, we all want perfect - the perfect body, the perfect smile, the perfect house - and sometimes, we have those moments of perfect, even briefly.
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Ruby G. Nelson, 85, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Edward "Ed" Reeves, 89, of Dawsonville, died July 24, 2014.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
Gardeners who grow fruit crops need to be on the lookout. There is a new invasive intruder that may cause frustration to backyard fruit growers - the spotted wing drosophila.
About this time of year, along the Russian Black Sea coast, radishes can be found in abundance at the open air markets and in all restaurants.
The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more unusual campaigns we have witnessed in Georgia. Neither has held public office and both are anxious to portray themselves as the ultimate "outsider."
Edna Dale Ingram, 88, of Warner Robins, died July 22, 2014.
Doris Maffucci, 69, of Dawsonville, died July 23, 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.