Those first few steps across the wide front porch may clop a little louder under the weight of a heavy heart.
The economy has affected the lives of many in Dawson County, and according to Doris Cook a growing need in the community has been addressed: hunger.
Jean Herriott Gilbreth, 86, of Cumming, died Sunday, March 29, 2009.
Lois C. Gober, 91, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, April 4, 2009.
Velma Lewis, 87, of Alpharetta (Cherokee County), died Friday, April 3, 2009.
Ollie Pruitt, 72, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 3, 2009.
Tabitha Jean Scurry, 34, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, March 29, 2009.
The recent discussion about Atlanta Motorsports Park has been littered with misinformation by people that live far away from the proposed site and do not have a dog in this hunt -but oppose anything and everything.
The 2009 Legislative Session ended at midnight last Friday with the governor thanking us for a productive session.
Many thanks to all of you who are proponents of the Atlanta Motorsports Park. With your support and the vision of the developer our community will thrive with new opportunities and growth.
Now that the gavel has fallen on the 2009 legislative session, Georgians will soon begin to see the product of the past 40 legislative days.
Holy week is one of my favorite times of the year.
For the past 12 years, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been offering a program to youth in the county that gives them a glimpse into the duties of local law enforcement.
Dawson County High School students and advisors of Future Business Leaders of America spent the last weekend in March at the organization's state competition in Atlanta, where juniors Brittany MacDonald and Logan Porter brought home awards.
The Lady Tigers recently hosted Jasper Middle School conquering another 8-2 win.
Perfection is really elusive. Sure, we all want perfect - the perfect body, the perfect smile, the perfect house - and sometimes, we have those moments of perfect, even briefly.
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Ruby G. Nelson, 85, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Edward "Ed" Reeves, 89, of Dawsonville, died July 24, 2014.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
Gardeners who grow fruit crops need to be on the lookout. There is a new invasive intruder that may cause frustration to backyard fruit growers - the spotted wing drosophila.
About this time of year, along the Russian Black Sea coast, radishes can be found in abundance at the open air markets and in all restaurants.
The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more unusual campaigns we have witnessed in Georgia. Neither has held public office and both are anxious to portray themselves as the ultimate "outsider."
Edna Dale Ingram, 88, of Warner Robins, died July 22, 2014.
Doris Maffucci, 69, of Dawsonville, died July 23, 2014.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Lillian Dunn, 87, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.
Ronald Eugene Hastings, 64, of Cumming, formerly of Summerfield, Fla., died July 13, 2014.
Mary Jo Fortune Kinney, 48, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.