After announcing the new class designations last month, the Georgia High School Association moved forward in the next phase of reclassification, slotting teams into regions during last Wednesday's meeting in Thomaston.
Dawson County High School freshman softball pitcher and first baseman Jenna Abbott was named to the Gainesville Times All-Area second team last week.
I wish I had a dime for every time someone asked me what type of grass will grow best in full shade.
6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at city hall
The Good Shepherd Clinic has expanded its services to include gynecological exams.
It was 40 years ago, about this time of year that I repented of my sins and was baptized. At 9, my list of sins paled in comparison to some of the whoppers I committed over the ensuing years.
Earnest Hamilton Fields, 55, of Talking Rock, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009.
Peggy Joyce "Betty" Hicks, 72, of Gainesville, died Nov. 24, 2009.
For the past six weeks, some of my fellow legislators and I have been preparing for the upcoming hard work on the amended 2010 budget.
Michael James Hester, 20, graduated from the Naval Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. on Oct. 30.
United Community Bank has announced the 2009-2010 Junior Board of Directors for Dawson County.
Composting is a practical and convenient way of recycling leaves, lawn clippings and trimmings from the landscape.
There's been a lot written about blessing counting.
In the early days of television there was a game show called "Who do you trust?"
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to gather new public input for water control manuals governing the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
Floyd Cliatt, 70, of Winder, died Nov. 11, 2014.
Jama Moore Evans, 81, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 10, 2014.
Linda Merritt, 75, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 8, 2014.
Davis C. Pennington, 71, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 11, 2014.
Wanda Swofford, 74, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 14, 2014.
Matha Tallant Tribble, 95, of Cumming, died Nov. 12, 2014.
Fall is most closely associated with leaves dropping form deciduous trees, like oaks and maples. But did you know that evergreen trees, such as pines, shed their needles also?
"Once upon a time, in a small cabin nestled in the woods, on the side of a tiny mountain, was a wondrous and magical place, called Piglandia.
I was on St. Simons Island last week scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed Junior up when I told him that.
Well, this morning (Nov. 11) I got up out of bed, exhausted and not motivated to do much. I turned on the computer and thought maybe this year I would attend some veteran's appreciation event.
This is a story I shared with some of you a couple of years ago but given the well-deserved tributes this week to our veterans, it seems an appropriate time to share it with all of you. It is about a terrorist; an honest-to-God terrorist. Not only does he not deny the appellation, he's proud of it.
Larry Walter Austin, 61, of Cumming, died Nov. 7, 2014.
Harvey P. Chamblee, 63, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 2, 2014.
Curtis Scott Darnell, 50, of Forsyth County, died Nov. 3, 2014.
Eugene Evans, 86, of Cumming, died Nov. 3, 2014.