Georgia is open for business and will remain that way as long as we don't raise taxes.
Katherine Kent, 66, of Cumming, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.
Jerrell William Steele, 80, of White, Ga., died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009.
Perhaps we all are guilty of overeating at Thanksgiving, but that's usually only a one-day binge, plus good leftovers. Now the round of Christmas luncheons, dinners and parties have begun and there is not much recuperating time between the food binges. Also, exercise time may get overlooked.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2009 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.
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.
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.