Author: editor


I have seen his brilliance at work in the Senate

Posted June 28th, 2010 by: editor

As an Intern to Senator Hawkins in the Georgia Senate, I worked closely with him on many legislative duties and got to experience first hand the brilliance of ideas that he proposed to make the lives of Georgia citizens better and safer. His fiscally conservative values dictate how he votes on legislation before the Assembly.... read more

Category: Read the Stories

I know that he knows the Lake I love…..

Posted June 22nd, 2010 by: sharonhawkins

Both personally and professionally, I have loved Lake Lanier and worked to protect it in many different ways. Personally, I have lived on the Lake for over ten years and I am a former board member of the Lake Lanier Association, the Upper Chattahoochee Basin Group and the Governor’s Advisory Council for the Tri-State Study.... read more

Getting my folks back to work on the Lake…..

Posted June 22nd, 2010 by: sharonhawkins

Whether it is for fun or for business, fishing ,boating or building, there is nothing that I enjoy more than being around the water…..especially Lake Lanier. I’ve lived close to the Lake all my life, and I have owned and operated a small business in Gainesville, Georgia,  for the past 10 years that is centered... read more

He has new ideas to grow Blue Ridge…..

Posted June 22nd, 2010 by: sharonhawkins

Like a lot of people in Blue Ridge, I moved here because it is beautiful here in the mountains and the community is full of friendly, involved people. I’ve watched this little town grow and been a part helping it develop through being active in the world of real estate.I want to see it continue... read more

Category: Read the Stories

Sharing the importance of education with children….

Posted June 21st, 2010 by: sharonhawkins

In the fall of 2008 during the third grade Social Studies Unit on Branches and Levels of Government, Dr. Lee Hawkins graciously agreed to speak to the students in these classes about his role as a Georgia State Senator. Dr. Hawkins described the election process and time that he spent working at the state capitol in... read more

Help with health care for providers and patients…

Posted June 21st, 2010 by: editor

My wife and I are both independent pharmacists in Hall County, and we are each partners in ownership of two different pharmacies. So we are deeply concerned about what is happening today both in health care and to our business. Over the last fifteen years or so, I have been actively involved in Georgia and... read more

My mentor and friend – Mark Pettitt – Student

Posted June 21st, 2010 by: editor

I remember the first time I met “Dr. Senator” Hawkins. It was 2006 and I was 13 years old. Dr. Hawkins was campaigning in Flowery Branch to be my State Senator. I didn’t know a lot about politics or politicians then. I thought they were like people on TV, sort of distant and a little... read more

He fought to get cancer medication for my husband….

Posted June 21st, 2010 by: editor

When someone you love is sick, nothing could be worse than trying to deal with an insurance company that doesn’t care about you. Believe me, I have had that experience and I am so thankful to have had Dr. Hawkins fight for my family. My name is Linda White and I live in Sautee, White County,... read more

Giving his time and talents to the free clinic…

Posted June 21st, 2010 by: editor

For over 35 years I practiced dentistry as a general dentist. After retiring, I was approached in 1997 by the medical director of Good News Clinics (free health care clinic) concerning the start up of a program to address dental needs of the medical patients at the Good News Clinic. Physicians were already treating medical... read more