On the morning of April 15, America's dreaded "tax day," Georgians awoke to the news that their state legislature had voted to completely eliminate two separate state taxes.
As usual, we continue to revel in the beauty of spring: azaleas, wisteria, dogwood, tulips, pansies and green, green, green everywhere. And as usual, we suffer through the pollen that accompanies all that green - but we understand the importance of pollination, so we go through it.
Chase Elliott and the Aaron's Lucky Dog Crew took their road show to Hickory Motor Speedway, the North Carolina short track known to many as the "Birthplace of NASCAR Stars."
Keller Williams Realty Community Partners and Fox Realty have merged.
A Dawson County student was awarded a scholarship last week from the Sawnee EMC Foundation.
Howard J. Burt, 88, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 2. 2010.
Van Mize, 77, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
If you're reading this in a part of the world where they serve sweet tea, you can pull out your white shoes, your white pants and your linen suit.
Last Wednesday I was privileged to join Gov. Sonny Perdue in recognizing two local 9-1-1 heroes from Forsyth County. Both were 9 years old at the time of their emergencies.
A longtime banker has announced plans to run for the office of Clerk of Courts for the special election scheduled July 20.
You know spring brings the birds and flowers.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
I am a new face to the Dawsonville Community and love it here.
I believe there is no other landscape plant that is loved and hated as much as English Ivy.
Larry Morris Sewell, 64, of Dawsonville, died Friday, March 26, 2010.
The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.
I have often marveled how teachers could do it. Not just the keeping a classroom of children occupied or trying to keep track of how many kids have gone to the restroom, either. I have always been in awe of those good teachers who really inspire their students to learn.
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.
Georgia was greeted on President's Day with frigid temperatures that lasted throughout the week.
Bobby Dean Bagby, 54, of Zeeland, Mich., formerly of Silver City, died Feb. 12, 2015.
Foster "Gene" Bennett, 86, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Roger Ben Gilleland, 82, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Harold L. Harkness, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 21, 2015.
Lester W Kaiser Jr., 86, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Fannie Lou Martin, 91, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Marie Martin, 77, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Myrtle May Mooney, 86, of Flowery Branch, died Feb. 18, 2015.
J.C. "Red" Munda, 86, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Richard Pittman, 68, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 22, 2015.
Lucille Stancil, 79, of Cumming, formerly of Alpharetta, died Feb. 20, 2015.