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.
Ruenell Fowler Whelchel, 93, of Dahlonega, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010.
Last week at the Capitol was not what we usually expected at the start of a session.
There was a time in Georgia when two people could walk into what was then called the ordinary's office and swear that somebody was crazy.
With the public comment period over, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at completing within two years a document that will govern water usage in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin.
As I write this on the last afternoon in 2009, I probably should be considering some of the many resolutions that could be made for 2010. Instead I am remembering the theme, which I had intended to use as a focus for a column a couple of weeks ago. Obviously, my first resolution might be to take my own frequent advice: Don't just intend, do it.
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.