It was a toss-up when Amy Davidson was narrowing her graduate school options.
The Amicalola EMC Trust Operation Roundup quarterly board meeting was held on July 29.
Dawson County Retired Educators Association presented its first scholarship award to Dolly Henson, paraprofessional in the special education department of Dawson County High School.
It's been proven. In a down economy, if you get to keep more of your earnings, government gets more tax revenue. The reverse is also true. When governments raise your taxes in economic downturns, they generate less in taxes. Consumers control the economy by their spending habits.
Matthew Nolan, 9, of Cumming, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008.
Lula B. Helton, 76, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.
Betty Long, 63, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 at her residence following an extended illness.
The Vice District Governor of District 18-D, Grace Clower, will be making her official visit to the Dawsonville Lions Club at its regular meeting Sept. 8.
The great P.T. Barnum is often credited with saying "There's a sucker born every minute." Yes, there is a world full of gullible people.
It's one of Dr. Eugene Odum's (the late UGA environmental guru) laws of ecology: Everything is connected to everything else. It's also the basis of a healthy lifestyle. There is probably nothing in this column that you don't already know, but perhaps repetition will reinforce these truths enough to cause you to say, "Yes, of course," as I did - and act upon them.
People enjoy gardening for different reasons.
At 23, Air Force Col. Lee Ellis was flying on his 53rd combat mission. It was where he wanted to be.
Jack Martin says barbershop music is about as American as it gets.
Dawson County High School graduate Chad Cunningham will punt for coach Phillip Fulmer's University of Tennessee Volunteers this year when they open up with UCLA on Sept. 1 in the Rose Bowl.
For the past three months it has been an honor to serve as your county manager.
Marjorie Stowers Bishop, 96, of Dawsonville, died April 11, 2014.
Eldon O. Miller, 74, of Dawsonville, died April 9, 2014.
"Mama, can I talk to you?" Cole asked me quietly one evening.
Edith Angela Ashe Pirkle, 90, of Cumming, died April 9, 2014.
Most young Georgians have never heard of Bo Callaway, a gentleman from Georgia.
Hydrangeas are a staple in most southern gardens. Bigleaf hydrangeas, also known as Japanese, French and snowball hydrangeas, bloom in colors of blue, pink or different shades in between. Did you know that the bloom color of hydrangea can be changed?
I wish I had been there. In Jerusalem. With Jesus.
April is traditionally known for showers, blooming trees and shrubs and early flowers. We have had our share of those (including the pollen) and are enjoying the "popping out" beauty.
Bill Elliott's career
James W. Ray Sr., 73, of Dawsonville, died April 2, 2014.
Nancy Beaver has been named Lanier Technical College's vice president for student affairs.
Pauline Ivey, 97, of Cumming, died April 3, 2014.
Gary and Kim Porter of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Porter, to Chris Holmes. He is the son of Barry Holmes of Sharpsburg and Devin Holmes of Alpharetta.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Georgia, as proclaimed by Gov. Nathan Deal. Child abuse is a subject I don't like to think about, let alone write about and you would probably just as soon not hear about. But it is there and we need to acknowledge it and demand some solutions.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be holding an annual rabies clinic on April 26.