Carl Hyrns, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 5, 2015.
Barbara Ann Waters Gee, 62, of Lawrenceville, died Jan. 6, 2015.
Dawson County High School Athletic Director Grady Turner confirmed on Wednesday that longtime football coach Jeff Lee will not be returning to lead the Tigers next season.
When I was growing up, my parents instilled in me the importance of a good education. They both graduated from high school, but did not attend college.
Dear Cameron Charles Yarbrough:
Robert S.E. Morrow, 86, of Cumming, died Dec. 29, 2014.
Steven "Steve" Lewis, 48, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 31, 2014.
Danny P. Kirk Jr., 38, of Dahlonega, died Dec. 30, 2014.
Patsy A. Echols, 64, of Cumming, died Dec. 29, 2014.
Bobby Darryl Cantrell, 51, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 1, 2015.
Curtis Lamar Bigham, 92, of Marietta, formerly of Gordon County, died Jan. 2, 2015.
When I was single, a friend suggested I sign up for an online dating service.
The quality of our water can have a direct and persistent effect on our health.
On weekends and spare moments here and there, retiring Juvenile Court Judge Cliff Jolliff chips away at packing up 24 years of mementos and paperwork that fill his office.
Looking back on 2014, it would be difficult and a bit deceiving to continue calling Dawsonville and Dawson County a quiet mountain town.
My fellow Americans, it is with heavy heart that I announce to you today that I will not be a candidate for President of the United States in 2016.
Many years ago, when I was raising my children, our family hosted an exchange student from Finland, named Marianne.
Earth Day was first celebrated worldwide 45 years ago today. Now millions of people celebrate Earth Day around the world.
I recently received a leaf sample from a homeowner whose tree had been rapidly declining for a few months.
My earliest job was before I even started kindergarten, with my Pop teaching me how to write so I could hand write his invoices. I was paid a whole dollar a week and I am sure the weekly trips to the store for candy were included in my wages.
Rowanda "Wanda" Rouse Pruitt, 82, of Dawsonville, died April 20, 2015.
Peter "Pete" Paul Martin, 49, of Forsyth County, died April 9, 2015.
Amanda Barrett Isom, 36, of Cumming, died April 17, 2015.
Frank Elbert Dills, 79, of Forsyth County, died April 13, 2015.
Talmadge Wesley Bolton, 81, of Cumming, died April 20, 2015.
Opal Mincey Beaver, 79, of Lilburn, died April 13, 2015.
George Abee, 73, of Dawsonville, died April 17, 2015.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.