Quick - get that Jack O' Lantern out of the way, put the turkey and Pilgrim decorations out and back quickly, line store shelves with gifts and Christmas decor, and tune up the carols and Santa music.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office encourage everyone to participate in this year's second collaborative district-wide community clean up event Nov. 21.
Dawson County will celebrate America Recycles Day Saturday, Nov. 14 by waiving tipping fees for bagged household trash at the Transfer Station and Recycling Center.
Asa Downs, 34, of Oakwood, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.
Sandra Heard Martin, 58, of Dahlonega, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009.
Mack Mixer, 69, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009.
Johnny P. Moon Sr., 65, of Hillside, Wyo., died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.
Brett Myers, 27, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009.
Eler Vaughters Tanner, 93, of Dawsonville, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009.
James Eugene Wilson, J.D., 86, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009.
A November application of fertilizer is very beneficial to a lawn of cool-season grasses. It promotes root development without excessive top growth. With a strong root system, your lawn will be better able to withstand drought conditions next summer.
One thing the housing slowdown has given us is fewer cutely named subdivisions.
Again, I am apologetic to those who so kindly tell me that they read my columns. I am aware that I have been negligent for several weeks and have a good excuse for only one of those: I did spend a lazy one down at the Cape San Blas beach house. It was there that I thought of this way of describing the getaway time. Maybe you will find it interesting.
Pearl Florence Chastain, 91, of Cumming, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.
Desser M. Christopher, 84, of Braselton, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.
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.
Benny Anthony Mullinax, 59, of Ellijay, died July 15, 2014.
Adam Lee Stegall, 27, of Lawrenceville, died July 15, 2014.
Bobby Joe Wofford, 80, of Cumming, died July 20, 2014.
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term where I served until 2002. It was a rewarding experience and I am proud of the good things we accomplished at the commission.
It had been four months since Granny had passed. Not a day had gone by that I hadn't thought of her.
James P. "Buck" Cheves Jr., 90, of Dahlonega, died July 17, 2014.
Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.
Knowing when to prune different species of plants is a skill that many gardeners fail to grasp. Many plants have an optimal time or season when pruning should be done.
Verbally committing to the University of North Georgia is an exciting reality for Dawson County High School basketball player and rising senior Ashley Parker.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.