Hemlock trees are very important to north Georgia. They shade our rivers and streams, allowing trout and other fish to survive. They firm up the soil around streams, preventing erosion and help to filter runoff water. They are majestic trees that add beauty and value to our properties.
Johnathen "John" Satterfield, 17, of Gainesville, died April 23, 2014.
The Rev. and Mrs. Braden Eugene Taylor of Birmingham, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Hope Taylor, to Aaron Douglas Gray. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Douglas Gray of Birmingham, Ala.
Linda Roberts, 71, of Dawsonville, died April 18, 2014.
Sean Edward Vollrath, 19, of Cumming, died April 15, 2014.
Waymon Dee Williams, 67, of Dawsonville, died April 13, 2014.
Don Brodt, 65, of Dawsonville, died April 14, 2014.
Lisa Marie Berquist Polk, of Cumming, died April 19, 2014.
Many home gardeners and small-scale producers have a growing interest in organic production.
The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care?
A diary is such a treasured, sacred little book, holding secret thoughts, the most private of details.
The 2014 legislative session was one for the history books. Two winter ice storms interrupted legislative operations for several days at a time, and the introduction of unprecedented - and controversial - bills increased the time legislators needed to properly review the supporting research, documentation and the official bill itself.
Marjorie Stowers Bishop, 96, of Dawsonville, died April 11, 2014.
Perfection is really elusive. Sure, we all want perfect - the perfect body, the perfect smile, the perfect house - and sometimes, we have those moments of perfect, even briefly.
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Ruby G. Nelson, 85, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Edward "Ed" Reeves, 89, of Dawsonville, died July 24, 2014.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
Gardeners who grow fruit crops need to be on the lookout. There is a new invasive intruder that may cause frustration to backyard fruit growers - the spotted wing drosophila.
About this time of year, along the Russian Black Sea coast, radishes can be found in abundance at the open air markets and in all restaurants.
The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more unusual campaigns we have witnessed in Georgia. Neither has held public office and both are anxious to portray themselves as the ultimate "outsider."
Edna Dale Ingram, 88, of Warner Robins, died July 22, 2014.
Doris Maffucci, 69, of Dawsonville, died July 23, 2014.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Lillian Dunn, 87, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.
Ronald Eugene Hastings, 64, of Cumming, formerly of Summerfield, Fla., died July 13, 2014.
Mary Jo Fortune Kinney, 48, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.