Well it's over. Another Christmas has come and gone.
I've lived several places around this state. Some of them were named for Revolutionary War heroes, former presidents or places in Europe.
Marjorie Vandivere Anderson, 83, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009.
Jennifer West Budrawich, 22, of Jasper, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009.
Richard A. Kibler, of Dawsonville, formerly of Kenmore, N.Y., died Nov. 25, 2009.
The Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health has relaxed the restriction for H1N1 vaccine and is now offering the vaccine to everyone age 6 months and older.
When it comes to the H1N1 virus there are several unknowns. However, one thing is for sure: The number of confirmed cases are "significantly" underreported.
Lisa Jones Stowers, 49, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009.
Dawsonville native Chase Elliott finished seventh in the Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Fla. on Dec. 6.
University of Tennessee junior punter Chad Cunningham got home for the holidays a day earlier and with his pockets a little fuller.
The polls show that 96 percent of Americans celebrate Christmas, while 5 percent observe Hanukkah and 2 percent celebrate Kwanzaa. Some celebrate more than one.
In 2006 the Dawson County Board of Commissioners initiated the necessary steps to determine the need for a new courthouse and administration facility. A company with expertise and a background in this type of project was hired by the county to research the need and to determine the size and scope of this project.
Morris "Moose" Griffin, 79, of Dawson, formerly of Tifton, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009.
All year long I write articles about everything from shrubs to you name it. Since it's almost Christmas, please permit me to set aside my "normal" topics and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.
The above title may seem a bit unconventional, but if the wise men came back today they'd probably agree that we have too much government and not enough God.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers fell 11-1 to Ringgold High School in their second game of the state's Class AAA Elite Eight tournament Thursday night.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of fall? If you're like most people, chances are you think of turning leaves and pumpkins. From carving Jack-o-lanterns for Halloween, to harvest-themed displays, to lattes, pumpkins are an integral part of autumn in America.
I woke up one Saturday with the desperate urge to get my hair done. It had only been six months - I am terrible about not scheduling regular hair appointments, especially when most of the time, my hair is pulled up in a ponytail on top of my head.
A wise man once said that our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception.
A Dawsonville man accused of murdering his cellmate in the Hall County Jail will be evaluated for mental competency.
Barry Andrew Harness, 58, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 24, 2014.
Sherman Lee "Tank" Heaton, 79, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 22, 2014.
Betty Reid Martin, 80, of Cumming, died Oct. 20, 2014.
Annie Etheleen Pilcher, 82, of Cumming, died Oct. 21, 2014.
Rene Samples, 49, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 23, 2014.
Willis M. Thrasher, 86, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 21, 2014.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
Dawsonville native Spencer Davis made history earlier this month when he was named 2014 Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour series.