Mae Bell Wall, 65, of Winder, died Sept. 13, 2011.
Her daughter, Johanna Corbin; father and mother, Clayton and Clara Flanagan; and brother, Leroy Flanagan, preceded her in death.
When Nathan Deal was elected governor, I made myself a promise that I was going to get along better with him than I did with his predecessor, George E. Perdue.
If our new governor wanted to build a few concrete fishponds, I'd look the other way. If he wanted to dress up like Dr. Seuss' "Cat in the Hat" and talk to school kids while shafting their teachers, I would just shake my head in bemusement. If he rode a motorcycle around the Capitol or drove a bus across town for reasons that made no sense at all or ...
Have you noticed the rapidly rising food and gasoline prices? It seems like the prices go up on a daily or even hourly basis. What's a major cause of this? Corn-produced ethanol is the culprit.
Several years ago, I wrote about the stupidity of using corn to produce ethanol for fuel and predicted that food prices would climb. I said then that we would pay for it either at the pump or the supermarket. Now corn prices have risen from the about $3/bushel it was six years ago, to well over $7/bushel today.
The local development authority announced Friday that Dunkin' Donuts is currently looking to open a franchise in Dawson County.
The well-known doughnut company is seeking a potential franchise owner interested in starting a business in the area.
Eight Dawson County 4-H members recently competed in the Northeast District Forestry Judging contest held at the Wahsega 4-H Center in Lumpkin County.
The contest consisted of four parts: Tree identification, disease and insect identification, tree volume estimation and orienteering, which is measuring distance by pace and compass.
Several area historians gathered to volunteer their time Friday as Kilough Elementary held its first Civil War day for fifth graders.
The event consisted of six stations, each detailing a portion of life during the Civil War.
Fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere on Friday. So, what does this date mean as it relates to your landscape? Not much.
Fall, however, is a time of change from hot days of summer to cold days of winter.
Officials want to know why some Dawson County residents are paying a Lumpkin County entity a much higher rate for water that originates from the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority.
In all, nearly 50 Dawson County homeowners receive water from the Lumpkin County Water and Sewerage Authority.
Virginia Phagan Holbrook, 81, of Cumming, died Sept. 10, 2011.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cumming.
Estelle Reece, 72, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 11. 2011.
Born March 5, 1939, in Gilmer County to the late Mantley and Velma McClure, she lived in Dawson County most of her life.
Lt. Col. Thompson "Thom" Allen Terrell III, 71, of Blue Ridge, died Sept. 6, 2011.
He was a member of Alpharetta Presbyterian Church.
Remembrance was the theme Friday at Dawson County Emergency Services headquarters.
A crowd of more than a hundred people attended a moving ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. All those involved stressed the importance of never forgetting the heroism and horror of that day.
In the wake of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, another national day of remembrance has become overshadowed.
As declared in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan, Sept. 11 is 911 Emergency Number Day. It's a time to honor those who are the true first responders during a crisis.
A local boy scout recently performed a service for Dawson County Middle School and in doing so may have secured his place among the scout's elite.
Involved with the Boy Scouts of America since the first grade, Austin Little hopes to earn the rank of Eagle Scout by the end of the year.
Since he was 10 years old and designing forts with his friends, Michael Styles knew he wanted to build things.
Now as a Dawson County High senior, Styles is on track to build things professionally.
Dawson County police are searching for a Dawsonville woman who was reported missing on Sunday.
Fire ants can be a nasty problem in the home landscape. They love to make unsightly mounds in the middle of our lawn turf and ...
I regret I won't have time this week to get into the details about how Barack Obama managed to wiretap Donald Trump's shoelaces ...
On March 6, Ken Akins, Marissa Pyle, and Bette Holland met with Rep. Doug Collins (R) at his Gainesville office to talk about the Affordable ...
House Bill 217 has passed the House and is now in the Senate for consideration. It seems to me that the legislators are again trying ...
Do you remember the days when we used to say, "I'm gonna run into town and run a quick errand. I'll be right ...
As the General Assembly marches closer to Sine Die, our constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget for Georgia's government has become our biggest ...
Freud may have been onto something.
Dawson County Schools will be offering pre-k registration next week for one class at Kilough Elementary and two classes at Riverview Elementary.
A woman who entered the Dawson County Government Center earlier this month was able to make it past a security guard and a metal detector ...
When the planning commission voted to deny a request for a larger Dollar General at the corner of Harmony Church and Nix Bridge Roads, the ...
The driver of a minivan is being sought by authorities following a report that the man attempted to talk to a child near a bus ...
The cause of a February plane crash in Dawson County has been released in a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Former Dawson County Board of Elections member Tom Foley was honored last week during a retirement party at the board of elections office.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted March 16 approve two resolutions conveying their disapproval of the city of Dawsonville's current consideration of the ...