Larry Morris Sewell, 64, of Dawsonville, died Friday, March 26, 2010.
Lake Lanier Association officials pushed some of their agenda as they dined March 24 with one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' highest-ranking officers in the South.
After a long, cold and wet winter, spring has finally arrived in North Georgia.
Barbara Kovalski Anglin, 81, of Jasper, formerly of Griffin and Carrollton, died March 18, 2010.
Congress' passage of national health care reform proves that despite speaking loudly, Americans' voices were not heard in Washington. For the 59 percent of Americans who did not want Washington to pass such reform, we have been abandoned by a government that used to work for us, not against us.
Congratulations to Sally Sorohan for all of her work to get a "no texting while driving" bill passed. We still have a long way to go, but SB 360 and HB 938 both passed their respective houses. Surely one of them will make it to the Governor's desk. It was my privilege to be a sponsor of a House version of the bill. The final bill will incorporate the best efforts of all legislators who participated in this landmark legislation.
On the first day of spring, before the snow returned, I had visions of grandeur. As I have in years past, I dreamed of becoming physically fit.
A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has pushed back the date of a special election that will fill Georgia's vacant 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and two other vacancies under the Gold Dome.
A special election to fill former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal's seat in Congress will be on April 27. Qualifying for the election begins next week.
Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.
4 p.m., Thursday at city hall
Every spring I receive a large number of phone calls related to controlling mosquitoes around the home. Mosquitoes not only interfere with leisure time, but some species are able to transmit diseases.
I have some friends in the Augusta area who are devotees of the Masters golf tournament.
The calendar said "Spring Begins," and on March 20, we could believe it. There was bright sun, yellow jonquils dotting lawns and roadsides, trees and shrubs showing hints of budding. After a long winter, filled with weather disasters around the world, we are ready for spring and the new hopes it always brings.
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.
Addressing Georgia's critical transportation infrastructure need has been a priority for lawmakers under the Gold Dome throughout the 2015 legislative session.
"Mama, is it bad that I am happy?"
David Shortnacy, 75, of Forsyth County, died March 19, 2015.
Caleb Christopher Millwood, 19, of Ellijay, died March 17, 2015.
Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville, died March 22, 2015.
William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.
Betty Heard, 80, of Cumming, died March 18, 2015.
Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings, 95, longtime resident of Adams, Tenn., died March 16, 2015.
James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Fla., died March 13, 2015.
Horace Gene Bennett, 55, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.