The Dawson County Park and Recreation 11-12 year-old girls captured the State Basketball Championship last weekend in Fannin County.
We've got a gang problem in my neighborhood.
It's been a long cold winter and it is far from over.
Trying to come up with a balanced budget for FY 2011 that requires another $1.2 billion cut is like riding on the back of a tiger. One slip and you are lunch for the tiger.
A. Roll call
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal announced Monday morning that he will leave Congress to concentrate on his bid to be Georgia's next governor.
A local legislator was honored earlier this month for his support of adult literacy efforts.
Lois Bannister Heard, 93, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and lifelong member of Concord Baptist Church, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.
Ethel Jenkins, 94, of Dawsonville, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.
I have visited 157 of the 159 counties in Georgia. They all have a courthouse.
I have forgotten the name of the sage who wrote: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: It might have been."
Ruby G. Densmore, 89, of Gainesville, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.
Elmer "Elmo" Samuel Evans, 69, of Pickens County, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.
Ollie Mae Higgins, 87, of Canton, formerly of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2010.
Charles "Darrell" Holloway, 73, of Alpharetta, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.
John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.
Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.
Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.
Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Ann Waters, 83, of Dawsonville, died March 1, 2015.
I sometimes think people have lost all sense of boundaries and personal decorum.
Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?
The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.
All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.
The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.
The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.
I have often marveled how teachers could do it. Not just the keeping a classroom of children occupied or trying to keep track of how many kids have gone to the restroom, either. I have always been in awe of those good teachers who really inspire their students to learn.
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.
Georgia was greeted on President's Day with frigid temperatures that lasted throughout the week.