As you enjoy the days of summer, a few landscape tips to keep in mind are as follows:
There are some people whom you recognize as "special," and even though you are not with them on a regular basis, you count them as favorite friends. Elovoyce Greer is one of those special people for me, as she probably is for many others.
In his first time addressing Lake Lanier's most well-known advocacy group, Maj. Gen. Todd Semonite, commander of the South Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, didn't make many promises to protect Lake Lanier's levels.
"The military is at war. America is at the mall." This has become a popular phrase used by military service members and Internet bloggers alike to remind Americans that U.S. troops need our support, encouragement and prayers every day.
Chase Elliott closes in on the current points leader of the Southern Six Pack Series, Augie Grill, after a strong third-place finish on May 23 at Hickory Motor Speedway.
The Atlanta Junior Golf program will be hosting an event at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville on June 30. The tournament is open to junior golfers in a 9-hole and 18-hole format.
With the end of school and the start of summer, the Dawson County Parks department is getting ready to open the pool located at Veteran's Park on Hwy. 9 just north of Dawsonville.
Construction and additions have become the norm for Northside Hospital-Forsyth, but a $51 million proposed expansion would be its largest project since the women's center opened in 2008.
Pauline King Stewart, 89, of Cumming, died May 23, 2010.
Tristan Keown, 14, of Cleveland, Ga., died May 21, 2010.
After my somewhat gloomy subject of illness and death in last week's column, I felt a nudge to look for brighter spots. And, of course, they are always there; we just need to open eyes.
Dawson Student Films, a program under Innovative Youth Development Inc, had its inaugural premiere May 14 at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Azaleas are beautiful this year. With spring comes the question when to prune azaleas.
The most often asked question about newspaper columns is, "Where do you come up with this stuff?"
John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.
Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.
Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.
Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Ann Waters, 83, of Dawsonville, died March 1, 2015.
I sometimes think people have lost all sense of boundaries and personal decorum.
Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?
The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.
All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.
The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.
The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.
I have often marveled how teachers could do it. Not just the keeping a classroom of children occupied or trying to keep track of how many kids have gone to the restroom, either. I have always been in awe of those good teachers who really inspire their students to learn.
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.
Georgia was greeted on President's Day with frigid temperatures that lasted throughout the week.