The most often asked question about newspaper columns is, "Where do you come up with this stuff?"
Backers of the reckless spending that has permeated Washington have found company in our European neighbors. The mega bailouts on which modern governments rely threaten to drown entire countries in their own debt.
Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.
Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.
Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox announced Monday she will leave her post at the end of the fiscal year to become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute.
Amanda Richardson is completing a four-month internship at Rushton and Company, a Gainesville accounting firm.
Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.
Two Dawson County High School seniors were among five selected from the area to receive a scholarship from the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 22.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.
6 p.m. May 20 at city hall
Pesticide poisoning can happen anytime of the year. However, since spring and summer is when most pesticides are used in the lawn and garden, the possibility of pesticide poisoning increases during these months.
If you're a school teacher, I hope you get an extra measure of patience this week.
Ever since the night I came home from Cape San Blas, my thoughts, conversations and energies have been concerned with illnesses and deaths. Hopefully, the next weeks will be better for all.
Pia Adolphsen of Dawsonville received a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies, she also graduated Magna Cum Laude, during May commencement exercises at Agnes Scott College.
Dean Carlton Burt, 85, of Demorest, died May 15, 2010.
Judy Truelove, 68, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.
The Rev. John Harvey Smith, 91, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.
Denver H. Harris, 64, of Dawsonville, died March 30, 2015.
Joel "Buddy" Burnett, 79, of Cumming, died March 24, 2015.
Larry Harold Bennett, 75, of Cumming, died March 25, 2015.
Jeff S. Bearden, 41, of Dahlonega, died March 23, 2015.
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.