Kathy Gosselin last month became president of Georgia's Council of Superior Court Judges at a difficult time for the judiciary.
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.
If you are a high school senior hoping to attend The University of Georgia, the oldest-state chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South, you have probably heard by now whether or not you have been accepted.
We returned to the Gold Dome last week to resume business at the state Capitol.
Only two days remain in the 2015 legislative session.
A friend and I were chatting one night, catching up on things and the conversation turned to our usual wistful, wishful discussion of how life was really going.
Judy Truelove, 68, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.
The Rev. John Harvey Smith, 91, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.
Denver H. Harris, 64, of Dawsonville, died March 30, 2015.
Joel "Buddy" Burnett, 79, of Cumming, died March 24, 2015.
Larry Harold Bennett, 75, of Cumming, died March 25, 2015.
Jeff S. Bearden, 41, of Dahlonega, died March 23, 2015.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.
Early March can be one of the blandest times in the landscape.
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you.
As I delete my forwarded emails, I often pick some to share in this column.