Muscadines are grapes native to America, and they are a staple of home gardens all over the Southeast.
Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.
Lonnie Junior McBrayer, 78, of Cumming, died Jan. 13, 2015.
Charles Wesley Holbrook, 65, died Jan. 13, 2015.
Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 11, 2015.
Dorothy Lloyd Brown, 79, of Marble Hill, formerly of DeKalb County, died Jan. 14, 2015.
Someone asked me recently how many children I have and what their ages were.
All livestock require more energy during the cold winter temperatures to keep warm.
Allen Peake is a man on a mission. The five-term Republican state representative from Macon is the driving force behind proposed legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Georgia.
Trina Lynn Blackwell, 56, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 5, 2015.
Jerry Gibson, 69, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 10, 2015.
Evelyn Bennett Gazaway Parker, 90, of Gainesville, formerly of Dawson County, died Jan. 10, 2015.
Edna Grace McBrayer Wheeler, 91, of Cumming, died Jan. 7, 2015.
Dorothy Jean Smith, 70, of Cumming, died Jan. 6, 2015.
Dennis Gibson, 64, of Cumming, died Jan. 9, 2015.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.
Although I have not seen the "Furious" film that features the late Paul Walker, I would guess that its box office success may be partially due to interest in how modern technology makes several stand-ins appear to be Walker himself.
Ugonda Mae Wooten, 63, of Cumming, died April 8, 2015.
Paul Elijah Pruitt, 77, of Cumming, died April 6, 2015.
William "Chris" Christopher Pittman, 32, of Dawsonville, died April 8, 2015.
Fred North Poole, 93, of Cumming, died March 30, 2015.
Fortune Magazine has announced its list of the World's Greatest Leaders for 2015 and would you believe that I got snubbed again this year?
The Georgia General Assembly wrapped up another legislative session on April 2 ending a long week in which nearly 100 bills were heard on the Senate floor.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be hosting the annual rabies clinic on April 25.
IKEA, I will never darken your doors. Never, not ever.
Edgar "Eddy" DeCoursey, 59, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.
James V. Grindle, 77, of Gainesville, died April 4, 2015.
Betty Jean Styles, 83, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.