I grew up in the era when astronauts were both heroes and celebrities. We knew the names of people like Alan Shepherd, John Glenn, Gus Grissom and others.
Ruby Mae Hamby, 79, of Cumming, died Monday, July 13, 2009.
The world of travel baseball presents many opportunities for its players.
This month, various organizations and businesses throughout the community have been sponsoring a drive to collect bookbags and school supplies for underprivileged children in the county, and there is still time to get involved and be accepted to receive the free materials.
This summer there has been more than just reading going on at the library.
There is a little dog that lives at our house. Her name is Buttons and in human terms, she is a senior citizen. When I came into her life, she was well into middle age and, like most who reach that point, was set in her ways.
Originally, this column was inspired by one written by Ted Oglesby in The (Gainesville) Times.
Being in the military requires much of those enlisted, which includes sacrificing many things that people at home enjoy on a daily basis.
According to Mark Weaver, there are many people and families who currently live in substandard housing conditions within Dawson County. An issue that he has been aware of for quite some time.
Jimmie Edward Collins, 67, a native of Forsyth County, died Friday, July 10, 2009.
Darliss "Dar" Long, 56, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, July 9, 2009.
Evelyn S. Smith, 79, of Cumming, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009.
On July 1, California became the first state in the country to issue IOUs instead of being able to pay its bills.
Mike Stevenson and Kathleen Martin, both of Dawsonville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Kathleen Stevenson, to Chase Vaughn Grosse. He is the son of Charles W. and Nancy L. Grosse of Cumming.
Keith and Tammy Chester of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Cherish Hope Chester of Dawsonville to Cory Nathaniel Gilleland of Dawsonville. He is the son of Stacy Gilleland and Sandra Gilleland, both of Dawsonville.
The Rev. and Mrs. Braden Eugene Taylor of Birmingham, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Hope Taylor, to Aaron Douglas Gray. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Douglas Gray of Birmingham, Ala.
Linda Roberts, 71, of Dawsonville, died April 18, 2014.
Sean Edward Vollrath, 19, of Cumming, died April 15, 2014.
Waymon Dee Williams, 67, of Dawsonville, died April 13, 2014.
Don Brodt, 65, of Dawsonville, died April 14, 2014.
Lisa Marie Berquist Polk, of Cumming, died April 19, 2014.
Many home gardeners and small-scale producers have a growing interest in organic production.
The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care?
A diary is such a treasured, sacred little book, holding secret thoughts, the most private of details.
The 2014 legislative session was one for the history books. Two winter ice storms interrupted legislative operations for several days at a time, and the introduction of unprecedented - and controversial - bills increased the time legislators needed to properly review the supporting research, documentation and the official bill itself.
Marjorie Stowers Bishop, 96, of Dawsonville, died April 11, 2014.
Eldon O. Miller, 74, of Dawsonville, died April 9, 2014.
"Mama, can I talk to you?" Cole asked me quietly one evening.
Edith Angela Ashe Pirkle, 90, of Cumming, died April 9, 2014.
Most young Georgians have never heard of Bo Callaway, a gentleman from Georgia.