This week's column will continue to wrap-up and review the 2010 Legislative Session.
L. New Business 1.Permit for Assembly: Tour of Atlanta Bike Race – Mr. James Lowe 2. Permit for Assembly: Poker Run for Dawson Humane Society – Adrienne Patterson 3. Proclamation: Emergency Services Week – EMA Director Billy Thurmond 4. Approval of the Emergency Services Fundraiser for Stations #5 & #6 – EMA Director Billy Thurmond 5. Approval of the Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant – EMA Director Billy Thurmond 6. Approval to declare surplus: F-250 Pick Up from Road Department – Public Works Director David Headley 7. Approval of GIS Website Hosting/Maintenance Services – Planning Director David McKee 8. Approval of AV Consultant for Dawson County ...
The 400 North Board of Realtors is sponsoring a men's one pitch softball tournament this summer to help families struggling to make house payments.
Dawson County Emergency Services invites all current sixth and seventh graders to attend the Junior Fire Academy this summer.
James Swafford was recognized by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia for completion of the Commissioners Training Program and the Certified Commissioners Advanced Program at the association's 96th annual meeting held recently at the Savannah Civic Center in Chatham County.
The polls have closed and Dawson County results are in for the special election for the District 9 U.S. House seat.
Chase Elliott's scheduled race at the legendary Winchester Speedway in Indiana didn't turn out like he expected, but he wound up with something even better - a win in the season's second "Show Me The Money" race at Montgomery Motor Speedway in Alabama.
Mack "Earl" Butler, 57, of Shakerag, died April 29, 2010.
James "Jimmy" A. Coats, 62, of Covington, died April 29, 2010.
James F. Lord, 72, of Dawsonville, died May 3, 2010.
Harry J. Martin, 66, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died April 30, 2010.
John E. Sears, 60, of Dawsonville, died May 2, 2010.
Eula Ann Gazaway Massey Smith, 82, of Canton, died Tuesday, April 27, 2010.
Now that we've reached the end of what has been one of the longest sessions in Georgia's history, it's time to move forward on new policies that will change the face of our state economy. Job creation is at the center of this transformation.
The Dawson County High School FBLA members once again made their presence known at the state conference in Atlanta on March 26 and 27.
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.