We have more than one television in our house. In fact, there are about as many televisions as there are people.
I was surprised and delighted by the number of reactions to my column discussing the book about Greg Martenson's schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan - from a few who had read it and others who want to.
A consultant leading a study to update the operating manual for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin plans to give an update on his work at a public forum tonight.
The Development Authority of Dawson County announced Friday that the monthly unemployment rate dropped in Dawson County for the first time since August of last year.
Teresa Conowal, a second grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, was recently named as Teacher of the Year, but her accomplishments and recognitions don't stop there.
Last week, Dawson County Middle School bid farewell to two long-time faculty members Regina Evans and Barbara Wallace.
Recently, RBC Bank honored Mandy Smith, a first grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, with a $500 award as part of its sixth annual Tribute to Teachers program.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
Friends, family and colleagues gathered last week to bid farewell to Nicky Gilleland, who has worn many hats in the Dawson County School System, from student and coach to teacher and administrator.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a teenager from drowning in Lake Lanier over the Memorial Day weekend.
ATLANTA - As an isolated, shy teenager, the seeds of Syed Haris Ahmed's jihadist aspirations were planted during hours in front of a computer screen in his family's Dawsonville home.
Some of Dawson County's young professionals gathered for the third time May 22 in efforts to bring a local chapter of the United States Junior Chamber, also known as Jaycees, to Dawson County.
Last Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, reeling from a 39 percent state budget cut, announced a series of "heart-wrenching" moves designed to deal with the spending cuts and a 24 percent drop in revenue.
A lot of folks in Dawson County like their cars.
Kathy U. Cowan, 62, of Dawsonville, died Monday, May 25, 2009.
Known as the Georgia Shaker, Hubert Platt is the grand marshal for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Last week Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
"You need to write something about domestic violence," a friend told me recently. I hadn't thought about tackling that subject because so many others have done so.
With all of the attack ads running on TV this election season, Georgians have no doubt had their fill of pessimism and negativity.
Hilda Voyles Batchelor, 72, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 15, 2014.
Walter John Victor, 97, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 14, 2014.
If you have watched television or listened to radio in the past few months, chances are you have heard at least one commercial from Scotts brand fertilizer. Their television ads feature a rugged, red-bearded Scotsman named, of course, Scott. He informs us that fall is the best time to fertilize your lawn to help grow new roots for survival during the long winter ahead.
I hate spiders. I know they play their role in the food chain, eating mosquitoes. That is all they are good for. I hate them.
It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.
Many homeowners ask me about recommendations for certain plants that will fit their landscape. Since many of us have wooded lots, a question I often get is what to plant in shadier spots of the yard. Here are a few suggested species for trees that can tolerate partial shade.
I have a bad habit of 'shoulda'-ing on everything. I've done it for quite a while, unfortunately, and just now realized it.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
Adalyn Josie Arp, 2 months, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 10, 2014.