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.
James E. "Jim" Chastain, 76, of Marble Hill, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Ruby "Bobbie" Samples, 79, of Cumming, died Oct. 28, 2009.
Not many people nowadays are familiar with whole milk, in which the richest part does indeed rise to the top of the container.
Jewell Strickland, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Lucille Lowman, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
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I never thought I would be one to homeschool my child.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
Preston Silas Worley, 73 of Cumming died Aug. 9, 2014.
Alan C. Wade, 68, of Dawsonville died Aug. 6, 2014.
Scarlett Sierra Scroggins, "Littlest Bit", 6 weeks, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2014.
Howard Kenneth Reagan, 63, of Dawsonville died Aug. 4, 2014.
Helon Pendley, 71, of Dawsonville died Aug. 9, 2014.
Richard A. "Obie" Oberleitner, 60, of Dawsonville died Aug. 1, 2014.
Dolores Colon, 72, of Dawsonville died August 4, 2014.
Residents who wish to learn more about their county government and how it works for them are encouraged to register for the Citizens Government Academy.
I just learned of a book called, "Say Goodbye to your Southern Accent."