Paul Louis Castell Jr., 17, of Dawsonville, died June 1, 2014.
The Rev. J.W. Day, 68, of Dawsonville, died June 4, 2014.
Before the start of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, Billy Payne, the organization's CEO, reminded everyone that while much of the attention during the Games would be focused on the high-profile athletes, not to forget that all 10,000 athletes from the 107 countries represented were and would forever be Olympians - a title few people in the world would ever attain.
Dawson County's Madison Caldwell did just as much worrying as she did playing golf on the day of the state championship meet.
I wrote recently about the concerns of environmental groups over a proposal by the owners of Sea Island to develop 7.2 acres on the south end of the island. They say that the land is too fragile for the proposed development.
Harold "Howie" Walter Tompkins, 63, of Dawsonville, died June 1, 2014.
Ralph Loyd "Bug" Jones, 78, of Dawsonville, died May 29, 2014.
David E. Johnson, 72, of Dawsonville, died May 26, 2014.
Barbara L. "Lulu" Fawcett, 55, of Forsyth County, died May 31, 2014.
Melba Lynn Case, 66, of Dawsonville, died May 27, 2014.
Christy Leigh Ward Atwell, 41, of Dahlonega, died May 28, 2014.
There probably won't be anyone building a snowman, but you just might see a sandcastle or two Friday night when Dawson County Parks and Recreation kicks off the popular summertime Movies in the Park series with Disney's "Frozen" on the beach at War Hill Park.
I didn't know Maya Angelou personally, but through her writing, her quotes that I loved and saved like cherished heirlooms, I felt like I knew her.
The Forsyth County Board of Education announced Monday afternoon that Keith Porter will serve as interim superintendent of the school system until the position is filled in the fall.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott trimmed the points lead held by JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith in Saturday's Buckle Up 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Alice Gentry Ramsey, 74, of Dahlonega died Aug. 24, 2014.
Thelma Green Samples, 91, of Cumming died on Aug. 18, 2014.
Gladys Akins Sosebee, 86, of Cumming died Aug. 22, 2014.
Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.
When you live in a small town, people know you. When you have the privilege of living in a small town in the mountains, people know your dogs, too.
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa this is one with a quick cure.
Not many people nowadays are familiar with whole milk, in which the richest part does indeed rise to the top of the container.
Jewell Strickland, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Lucille Lowman, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Rap. Rap. Rap.
I never thought I would be one to homeschool my child.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
Preston Silas Worley, 73 of Cumming died Aug. 9, 2014.
Alan C. Wade, 68, of Dawsonville died Aug. 6, 2014.
Scarlett Sierra Scroggins, "Littlest Bit", 6 weeks, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2014.