Elmer "Elmo" Samuel Evans, 69, of Pickens County, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.
Ollie Mae Higgins, 87, of Canton, formerly of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2010.
Charles "Darrell" Holloway, 73, of Alpharetta, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.
Herbs are great for the novice gardener. They grow quickly, and most can tolerate a range of soil conditions.
ALPHARETTA - After a rough 2009, Carolyn Mixon had just one message to share during the 400 North Board of Realtors' annual awards meeting Thursday.
Four Dawson County residents were arrested last week by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office as part of an alleged check forgery ring.
Kenneth Kirby, 65, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.
By now a lot of you know that most members of the General Assembly are taking a two-week recess while the rest of us work on the FY 2011 Budget.
Halfway through session, the Senate and House have passed a Fiscal Year 2010 Amended budget that takes us to July 1 and has been reduced to $15.5 billion.
In (Real story on Gov. Perdue's performance pay for teachers, Feb. 17, 2010), we at the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE), felt compelled to set the record straight for your readership. Rep. Amos Amerson's contention that we spread "pay myths" is incorrect.
The Dawson County 11 and 12 girls basketball All-Star team captured the District 7 Championship at Rock Creek Park this past weekend.
I applaud the school boards in the 9th Georgia House District for making the same tough decisions that we at the capitol have been coping with. We have tried to cut the least from those who are the most vulnerable; still, some people and organizations can't seem to accept or deal with today's reality.
Young journalists scooped the competition for work on the 2008-09 edition of "Tiger," the Dawson County High School yearbook.
Greetings from your 400 North Board of Realtors.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue and Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO George M. Israel III recently announced the launch of Hire Work Ready, a new initiative designed to provide funding to small businesses that hire Work Ready certified employees.
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.