Last week I attended a Family Connection open "networking meeting" for the first time in several years.
Abba House, a local women's ministry, recently began recycling paper to help support the women and children of the ministry.
The Father's House will be hosting a free Senior's Breakfast at the Fun House, a new ministry department in the church's building dedicated to family outreach, from 9-11 a.m on Aug. 14.
Mary Elizabeth Pearson, 91, of Alpharetta, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
Vivian Ruth Burrus, 78, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
Wendell Bramblett Otwell, 99, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 in Athens, Ga. at the home of her daughter and son-in-law.
Louis J. Marotti, 92, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 at Crababble Hall in Alpharetta, following a period of declining health.
Angie L. Young, 43, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 following a sudden illness.
Ruth Louise Witherow, 92, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died
Donald "Duck" Garrett, 57, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
Every Legislative Session yields many new laws that can affect your life. I have picked out 10 bills from the 2008 Session on which to comment because they continue to come up during conversations with you. They concern bills that are designed to make government consumer-friendly, protect families and protect our natural resources.
An opinion poll in a local publication asked in March, "Should Kevin Tanner be appointed county manager?"
The Bill Elliott Driver Development program recently announced the addition of 15-year-old racing prodigy Casey Roderick to its stable of young drivers.
Jeffrey Hazard and Amber Loggins, both of Dawsonville, were among the 271 students named to the Reinhardt College dean's list for spring semester 2008.
I don't understand why some elected officials and candidates for local office are still confused about tax cut referendums on the November ballot. Most taxpayers seem to get it. They understand the need for some property tax relief for their parents and grandparents and the permanently disabled who are on fixed incomes and being taxed off their land.
Known as the Georgia Shaker, Hubert Platt is the grand marshal for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Last week Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
"You need to write something about domestic violence," a friend told me recently. I hadn't thought about tackling that subject because so many others have done so.
With all of the attack ads running on TV this election season, Georgians have no doubt had their fill of pessimism and negativity.
Hilda Voyles Batchelor, 72, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 15, 2014.
Walter John Victor, 97, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 14, 2014.
If you have watched television or listened to radio in the past few months, chances are you have heard at least one commercial from Scotts brand fertilizer. Their television ads feature a rugged, red-bearded Scotsman named, of course, Scott. He informs us that fall is the best time to fertilize your lawn to help grow new roots for survival during the long winter ahead.
I hate spiders. I know they play their role in the food chain, eating mosquitoes. That is all they are good for. I hate them.
It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.
Many homeowners ask me about recommendations for certain plants that will fit their landscape. Since many of us have wooded lots, a question I often get is what to plant in shadier spots of the yard. Here are a few suggested species for trees that can tolerate partial shade.
I have a bad habit of 'shoulda'-ing on everything. I've done it for quite a while, unfortunately, and just now realized it.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
Adalyn Josie Arp, 2 months, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 10, 2014.