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.
It's like a story of which movies are made and it really happened in downtown Dawsonville.
On Aug. 21, a descendant of one of the participants will tell that story at the Dawson County Historical Society meeting.
Tough times can take their toll on all of us.
This week as we gather with family and friends, we give thanks and praise God for the many blessings in our lives. During these challenging times for our nation, Thanksgiving is a time to remind us that hope is beyond the stock market, alternative energy solutions and big business bailouts.
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If you are a high school senior hoping to attend The University of Georgia, the oldest-state chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South, you have probably heard by now whether or not you have been accepted.
We returned to the Gold Dome last week to resume business at the state Capitol.
Only two days remain in the 2015 legislative session.
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you.
As I delete my forwarded emails, I often pick some to share in this column.
Addressing Georgia's critical transportation infrastructure need has been a priority for lawmakers under the Gold Dome throughout the 2015 legislative session.
I spent last week helping to assess a group of people for a job I couldn't do if my life depended on it.
The legislature reached day 30 of the legislative session on March 13.
Opportunity for every American is a value which we all hope for.
In these final weeks of the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly, I would like to take this opportunity to offer appreciation, on behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, to Attorney and State House Speaker David Ralston, whose district reaches into Dawson, Fannin and Gilmer counties.
As usual, there are many big news stories swirling around, many of which we can scarcely affect and many which do not affect us. So it really becomes the "little things" that determine our daily outlooks, attitudes and actions.
The Georgia General Assembly will reach a significant deadline this week-Crossover Day.
Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?
The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.
All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.