Last Thursday marked the 30th legislative day of the 2009 Session. Known as "Crossover Day," it marked the deadline for legislation to pass from one house to the other.
The legislature cleared the annual Crossover Day hurdle this week with both the Senate and House working feverishly to pass bills out of their respective chambers before the midnight deadline on Thursday.
My name is James Thurmond and I love my family.
Ten Dawson County 4-H members recently returned from the Northeast District Project Achievement competition with honors in their project areas.
Collaborative efforts of the county and Dawson County High School are brainstorming a way to teach high school students about their local government and community operations.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
New to Georgia, Kathryn Schultz is looking to re-enter the work force full time.
Those who knew Jake Fausett say he was proud of being part of the Chamber Singers at Dawson County High School.
The Development Authority of Dawson County has donated $50,000 to support the Dawson County Adult Learning Center.
The United Way of Dawson County is grateful for the community support that helped the organization nearly reach its 2009 campaign goal despite the economic downturn.
The warm weather last week got many gardeners in the mood to plant.
What can you do in 40 days?
George Ruel Bagley, 87, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died Friday, March 13, 2009.
Jake Eugene Fausett, 16, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009.
The Dawson County Parks and Recreation 11-12 girls all-star basketball team won the District 7 Championship February 27-28 in Rabun County.
Alice Gentry Ramsey, 74, of Dahlonega died Aug. 24, 2014.
Thelma Green Samples, 91, of Cumming died on Aug. 18, 2014.
Gladys Akins Sosebee, 86, of Cumming died Aug. 22, 2014.
Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.
When you live in a small town, people know you. When you have the privilege of living in a small town in the mountains, people know your dogs, too.
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa this is one with a quick cure.
Not many people nowadays are familiar with whole milk, in which the richest part does indeed rise to the top of the container.
Jewell Strickland, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Lucille Lowman, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Rap. Rap. Rap.
I never thought I would be one to homeschool my child.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
Preston Silas Worley, 73 of Cumming died Aug. 9, 2014.
Alan C. Wade, 68, of Dawsonville died Aug. 6, 2014.
Scarlett Sierra Scroggins, "Littlest Bit", 6 weeks, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2014.