David Ralston, a Republican from Blue Ridge, has been elected speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Buying herbicides can be a challenge.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Jan. 5 to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
Ready or not, 2010 is here. For the most part, 2009 was a year that will go down in the record books as a year of adjustments in the real estate industry.
L. New Business from Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 Agenda 1. Board Appointments: • Library Board • Planning Commission – Districts 2, 4 and Chairman 2. Reappointments of County Attorney, County Clerk, County Manager and Vice Chairman 3. Approval of the Courthouse Construction contract 4. Ratification of Agreement L. New Business for the Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 Agenda 1. Approval of 2010 Mentoring Fiscal Agent Contract – Ms. Bindy Auvermann 2. Discussion of HVAC Bids – Public Works Director David Headley 3. Approval of 2010 Mileage Reimbursement Rate – County Manager Tanner 4. Howard Avenue Lease Agreement - County Manager Tanner 5. Discussion of Jail and Parking Lot ...
J.M. Pelfrey, 82, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010.
Rickey Lee Porter, 63, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010.
Ollie Ralston, 94, of Cumming, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010.
Corene Almond Roberts, 74, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010.
Donald G. Smading, 80, of Cumming, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010.
Dawson County Schools will be dismissed early Thursday as the result of a wintry weather forecast.
Canine companions have long been used in search and rescue missions, and now a handful of Dawson County residents are putting their equine companions to work saving lives.
Dawson is among 17 north Georgia counties where forestry jobs will be created as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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All of us have read the claims of amazing fruits and vegetables. Robert Westerfield, Georgia Extension Horticulturist, offers several rules to follow before purchasing unknown fruits to avoid disappointment and wasted money.
Robert G. "Slim" Denny, 75, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 19, 2015.
Edwin Donald Gravitt, 75, of Cumming, died Jan. 20, 2015.
G. Dan Hulsey, 62, of Dumfries, Va., died Jan. 21, 2015.
Brian Thomas Johnson, 27, of Cumming, died Jan. 21, 2015.
Virginia Louise Vaughn, 77, of Cumming, died Jan. 19, 2015.
Forty years ago I embarked on a career in the oil industry that has covered decades. That career has taken me around the world far more than once. It has taken me from oil rigs to refineries, to massive tanker ships to the highest corporate towers.
Backyard apple trees are very popular in this area of Georgia. Many people see the apples being grown just down the road in Ellijay and assume it should be easy to grow them at home.
The State of Georgia's Juvenile Justice System is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing.
Georgia is still refusing the federal funds to expand Medicaid to cover more than 500,000 uninsured people. This decision will cost the state's health care system about $34 billion over the next decade, according to a new report by two well-respected research organizations.
Gov. Nathan Deal made it clear during his annual "State of the State" address that Georgia's economy continues to grow in the aftermath of the worst economic collapse of the 21st century.
If you had asked me 25 years ago if I was an extravert or an introvert, I would have whole-heartedly responded with the former.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
Dorothy Lloyd Brown, 79, of Marble Hill, formerly of DeKalb County, died Jan. 14, 2015.
Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 11, 2015.
Charles Wesley Holbrook, 65, died Jan. 13, 2015.