During the past few nice weather days, your thoughts may have been on planting. Buying landscape plants can be confusing. Most garden centers offer about any size, color and shape of landscape plants. But which plant is right for your own landscape?
I was in fifth grade when the announcement was made that a meeting of the 4-H Club was being held that day.
The Dawson County Park and Recreation 11-12 year-old girls captured the State Basketball Championship last weekend in Fannin County.
We've got a gang problem in my neighborhood.
It's been a long cold winter and it is far from over.
Trying to come up with a balanced budget for FY 2011 that requires another $1.2 billion cut is like riding on the back of a tiger. One slip and you are lunch for the tiger.
A. Roll call
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal announced Monday morning that he will leave Congress to concentrate on his bid to be Georgia's next governor.
A local legislator was honored earlier this month for his support of adult literacy efforts.
Lois Bannister Heard, 93, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and lifelong member of Concord Baptist Church, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.
Ethel Jenkins, 94, of Dawsonville, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.
I have visited 157 of the 159 counties in Georgia. They all have a courthouse.
I have forgotten the name of the sage who wrote: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: It might have been."
Ruby G. Densmore, 89, of Gainesville, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.
Elmer "Elmo" Samuel Evans, 69, of Pickens County, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.
Dorothy Lloyd Brown, 79, of Marble Hill, formerly of DeKalb County, died Jan. 14, 2015.
Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 11, 2015.
Charles Wesley Holbrook, 65, died Jan. 13, 2015.
Lonnie Junior McBrayer, 78, of Cumming, died Jan. 13, 2015.
Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.
Muscadines are grapes native to America, and they are a staple of home gardens all over the Southeast.
Being raised an only child meant I spent a lot of time reading and pretending.
My fellow Georgians: In order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is required that I submit to you at the first of every year my State of the Column message. (Yay! Clap! Clap! Clap!)
We began the 153rd Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly on Jan. 12. Last Monday marked the first day of the 2015-2016 term, all the members of the Georgia House of Representatives were sworn into office. We then promptly got to work on our first order of business: Electing leaders to guide the Georgia House of Representatives through our next two years of public service.
It's that time of year again.
The 2015 legislative session is off to a fast and busy start. The Georgia State Senate swore in all 56 senators last week, including 10 new freshman senators, and announced committee assignments shortly thereafter.
Barbara Ann Waters Gee, 62, of Lawrenceville, died Jan. 6, 2015.
Carl Hyrns, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 5, 2015.
Dennis Gibson, 64, of Cumming, died Jan. 9, 2015.
Dorothy Jean Smith, 70, of Cumming, died Jan. 6, 2015.