James Eugene Wilson, J.D., 86, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009.
A November application of fertilizer is very beneficial to a lawn of cool-season grasses. It promotes root development without excessive top growth. With a strong root system, your lawn will be better able to withstand drought conditions next summer.
One thing the housing slowdown has given us is fewer cutely named subdivisions.
Again, I am apologetic to those who so kindly tell me that they read my columns. I am aware that I have been negligent for several weeks and have a good excuse for only one of those: I did spend a lazy one down at the Cape San Blas beach house. It was there that I thought of this way of describing the getaway time. Maybe you will find it interesting.
Pearl Florence Chastain, 91, of Cumming, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.
Desser M. Christopher, 84, of Braselton, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.
James E. "Jim" Chastain, 76, of Marble Hill, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
Ruby "Bobbie" Samples, 79, of Cumming, died Oct. 28, 2009.
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While a meeting between lawmakers from Georgia, Florida and Alabama did not end the tri-state water wars last Wednesday morning, U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, said it was a start.
Barbara Jean Turner, 70, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.
Hammond A. Young, 98, of Cumming, formerly of Acworth, N.H. and most recently of Dawsonville, died Oct. 23, 2009.
Leaf season is in full swing. For many local residents, that means it's time to make plans to head to the mountains.
Time is running out. The window of opportunity for the Federal and State Tax Credit is closing quickly.
Fall and winter are excellent times to add lime to soil. Understanding the relationship between pH and adding lime to the soil is important.
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.