Community & Southern Bank announced May 16 that it will merge with Alliance National Bank.
My last column was written in mid-April and here it is mid-May. Several of you have asked about the silence. So, now you have this personal note.
There's a few words that are fairly hard to say. "I love you" is usually the hard one for many; I know the ex didn't utter those words until we had been dating about a year. Don't ask why I married that fool. The only explanation I can give is that I love a challenge.
Connie L. Stradley, 65, of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2014.
How's this for a conflict? This past weekend I had to choose between going to New York and attending the prestigious Peabody Award ceremonies, sponsored by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Georgia or an opportunity to participate in the 14th annual Washpot Festival in Garfield.
Dawson County continues to show its patriotism by placing a new round of memorial markers along the roads this week.
Dewey Edwards Jr. (Junior Edwards), 89, of Dahlonega, died May 16, 2014.
Wyoma Donna Patrick, 72, of Demorest, died May 11, 2014.
Each paving stone that seasoned stonemason Allen Cerinetti placed on the ground marked a prayer by a college community and a pledge by a Catholic church congregation to build a memorial grotto in Dawsonville.
The weather so far this spring has been much better than last year for our vegetable gardens. The light, infrequent rain has been great compared to the excessive moisture of last season. While most of us have recently planted our gardens, we need to get a head start on scouting for problems. A common issue in many vegetable gardens is dark, sunken lesions on the bottom tomato fruit. This is a nutritional disorder called "Blossom-end rot."
A day after graduating from King's Ridge Christian School, Chase Elliott drove his way to another top-five finish at Iowa Speedway Sunday afternoon and continues to lead in the points standings as he contends for the NASCAR Nationwide Championship in his rookie season.
Elsie Vivian Bruce, 77, of Forsyth County, daughter of the late James Alvin Bentley and Ethel Electra Mahaffey Bentley, died May 18, 2014.
It is the merry month of May and you know what that means, boys and girls. It is time for Answer Man! You ask it, we answer it. Please know that all answers have been authenticated and hermetically-sealed by Funk and Wagnall.
Football and racing fans alike are expected to flock to Dawsonville later this week to get an up-close glimpse at the treasure trove of collectibles former NFL head coach and NASCAR owner and driver Jerry Glanville has accumulated throughout his storied career.
Johnny and Pam Young of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristen Patricia Young, of Dawsonville, to Ryan Andrew Seay.
Thomas Bielski, 62, of Cumming, died May 31, 2014.
Brenda Lee Callahan, 52, of Dawsonville, died June 4, 2014.
Teresa Holder Cantrell, 55, of Dahlonega, died June 6, 2014.
Paul Louis Castell Jr., 17, of Dawsonville, died June 1, 2014.
The Rev. J.W. Day, 68, of Dawsonville, died June 4, 2014.
Before the start of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, Billy Payne, the organization's CEO, reminded everyone that while much of the attention during the Games would be focused on the high-profile athletes, not to forget that all 10,000 athletes from the 107 countries represented were and would forever be Olympians - a title few people in the world would ever attain.
Dawson County's Madison Caldwell did just as much worrying as she did playing golf on the day of the state championship meet.
I wrote recently about the concerns of environmental groups over a proposal by the owners of Sea Island to develop 7.2 acres on the south end of the island. They say that the land is too fragile for the proposed development.
Harold "Howie" Walter Tompkins, 63, of Dawsonville, died June 1, 2014.
Ralph Loyd "Bug" Jones, 78, of Dawsonville, died May 29, 2014.
David E. Johnson, 72, of Dawsonville, died May 26, 2014.
Barbara L. "Lulu" Fawcett, 55, of Forsyth County, died May 31, 2014.
Melba Lynn Case, 66, of Dawsonville, died May 27, 2014.
Christy Leigh Ward Atwell, 41, of Dahlonega, died May 28, 2014.