2007 was a busy year in Northeast Georgia. The area was hit hard by a record-setting drought. A local man became lieutenant governor. Our high school sports teams had great success. Lake Lanier turned 50.
But what was the biggest story of year? We want you to tell us.
The Times is asking its readers to help us choose the top news stories of 2007. Follow the link below to a list of 29 stories from the past year. Choose up to 10 of the stories you think should make our list. If you think we've left an important local story off our list, add a comment below and tell us about it.
On Sunday, we'll reveal your choices for the Top 10, as well as the choices made by The Times' newsroom staff.