Doris Mae Adams McLaughlin, 84, died May 31, 2010. She was born July 21, 1925 in Cottageville, S.C. Her son, Lawrence "Larry" McLaughlin, preceded her in death. She moved from Cumming from East Point and was retired from the State of Georgia Department of Revenue.
Shelby Sorrells Westray, 73, a native of Forsyth County, died May 30, 2010. She was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church.
Glenn Harben, 78, of Dawsonville, died May 30, 2010.
Henry Patrick "Pat"Allen Jr., 49, of Cumming, died May 29, 2010.
Martha Jane Boling, 76, of Cumming, died June 5, 2010.
Clayton Free, 80, of Cumming, died June 1, 2010.
Jack Freeman, 68, of Dahlonega, died May 28, 2010.
Robert "Bob" Gauss, 80, of Dawsonville, died May 28, 2010.
Ineal Pilcher Grogan, 84, of Demopolis, Ala., died May 27, 2010.
School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.
Rebecca Brandt of Dawsonville was selected as recipient of the $1,000 ABC Literary Scholarship from the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the Reading Education Association of Dawson County.
4 p.m. June 10 at city hall
For years, gardeners had to contend with dry weather. We are now blessed with rain; however, too much water can lead to root rot.
Mose Coleman didn't know it, but he started an industry. In 1931, Coleman planted what he thought would be hot onions, but there was something about the sandy loam soil of Toombs County that made the onion sweet. It was so sweet you could eat it like an apple.
Quilts can tell a story.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.
Early March can be one of the blandest times in the landscape.
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.
"Mama, is it bad that I am happy?"
David Shortnacy, 75, of Forsyth County, died March 19, 2015.
Caleb Christopher Millwood, 19, of Ellijay, died March 17, 2015.
Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville, died March 22, 2015.
William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.
Betty Heard, 80, of Cumming, died March 18, 2015.
Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings, 95, longtime resident of Adams, Tenn., died March 16, 2015.
James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Fla., died March 13, 2015.
Horace Gene Bennett, 55, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.