6 p.m. Thurday at city hall
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.
Because of newspaper schedules, I actually wrote this column last year and it is being published this year.
In early 2009, no one predicted that it would be one of the rainiest years on record.
Ray Anderson Flowers, 72, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 3, 2010.
Irma LaRue Hitt, 72, of Cumming, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009.
Connie Lou Tinsley, 54, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010.
As I have done for the last nine years during the Legislative Session, I will hold Saturday breakfast with constituents in the district to keep you up to date on what's happening under the Gold Dome.
Along with the arrival of a new year comes the start of another legislative session. It's no secret that this year, legislators must find solutions to some challenging problems - a shrinking budget, securing access to water resources, funding transportation and fixing a broken property tax system.
Authorities say they have disrupted a burglary ring that may be responsible for more than 20 crimes over the past year in Forsyth and neighboring counties.
Well it's over. Another Christmas has come and gone.
I've lived several places around this state. Some of them were named for Revolutionary War heroes, former presidents or places in Europe.
Marjorie Vandivere Anderson, 83, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.
Jennifer West Budrawich, 22, of Jasper, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009.
Richard A. Kibler, of Dawsonville, formerly of Kenmore, N.Y., died Nov. 25, 2009.
The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.
I have often marveled how teachers could do it. Not just the keeping a classroom of children occupied or trying to keep track of how many kids have gone to the restroom, either. I have always been in awe of those good teachers who really inspire their students to learn.
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.
Georgia was greeted on President's Day with frigid temperatures that lasted throughout the week.
Bobby Dean Bagby, 54, of Zeeland, Mich., formerly of Silver City, died Feb. 12, 2015.
Foster "Gene" Bennett, 86, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Roger Ben Gilleland, 82, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Harold L. Harkness, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 21, 2015.
Lester W Kaiser Jr., 86, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Fannie Lou Martin, 91, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Marie Martin, 77, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Myrtle May Mooney, 86, of Flowery Branch, died Feb. 18, 2015.
J.C. "Red" Munda, 86, of Cumming, died Feb. 19, 2015.
Richard Pittman, 68, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 22, 2015.
Lucille Stancil, 79, of Cumming, formerly of Alpharetta, died Feb. 20, 2015.