Heather Lyn Wicker and Joseph Hudson Blackwell were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Nov. 7, 2010, at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta. The bride is the daughter of David L. and Mary Anna Wicker of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Joseph Gerald Blackwell of Duluth and the late Lannis Blackwell Good.
Jessica Leigh Taylor and Richard Leon Walters Jr. were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Dec. 9, 2010, in the Chapel at First United Methodist Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Mary and Daryl Walker of Gainesville and Scott and Andrea Taylor of Canendaigua, N.Y. The groom is the son of Richard and Sally Walters of Gainesville.
Mary Frances Syfan and Joshua Graham Nimocks were united in marriage at 5 p.m. June 5, 2010, at the groom's residence in Fayetteville, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia Sims Syfan and James Daniel Syfan Sr., both of Gainesville. The groom is the son of David Ray III and Lynne Callahan Nimocks of Fayetteville, N.C.
Terry Charles and Connie Elaine Lester Evans of Gainesville announce the engagement of their daughter Julie Ann Evans to Joshua Marvin Brandsma, son of Scott Allen and Roseanne Brandsma of Murrayville.
Several years of huge and persistent state budget deficits have led some politicians to argue that the federal government should either continue or even increase aid to states as it has done since 2009 through stimulus funds. Others suggest that the matter could be solved simply by granting states the right to file for bankruptcy.
February 20, 2011|
By Lynndee Kemmet