Gary and Cindy Yates of Panama City Beach, Fla., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kylie Michelle Yates, to Shawn Robert Johnson.
Do you know how much water a family of four uses in one day?
In case you haven't noticed, it's an election year. Soon, those of you who are responsible citizens will begin receiving prerecorded phone calls from candidates and their supporters asking for your vote, and your mailbox, well, it will begin to fill up with mailers from candidates asking for your vote, too.
Thank you for your leadership in making the difficult decision to close school last week because of the weather.
Last week, Winter Storm Leon brought snow and ice to many parts of our great state. Leon's impact on the metro Atlanta area was particularly harsh.
Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Sunday night fire that damaged a house on Sundown Way in eastern Dawson County.
Lance Todd, 30, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 31, 2014.
Columbia University's John McWhorter lectures on English linguistics and he, along with other linguists, are excited people these days. That is good because I would hate to think of them being bored.
"Mama, did you have time outs when you were a child?" Cole asked one day.
Margie Frances Shiver, 90, of North Little Rock, Ark. died Jan. 24, 2014.
Jerline Stephens, 92, of Flowery Branch, died Jan. 31, 2014.
Broccoli is a vegetable that many home gardeners can produce successfully in Georgia.
Dennis G. Richardson, 68, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 2, 2014.
Michael David Finley, 63, of Cumming, died Jan. 24, 2014.
Earl B. Fry, 77, of Cumming, died Jan. 30, 2014.
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.