The Lady Tigers are region champions.
Dawson County coach Steve Sweat was happy his team could book a spot in the Region 7-AAA title game.
If you watched the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago - and reports say that 114 million of us did - perhaps you saw a portion of the reprehensible behavior of Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin, who after scoring a touchdown proceeded to mime pulling down his pants, squatting as if on a commode before dropping the ball to the ground as if defecating.
My "here" is quite different from what it was at the beginning of 2015.
I am not by any means a jewelry girl.
Walter Louis Walker, 83, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 7, 2015.
Lewis C. Steward Jr., 90, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.
Margaret Daniel Payne, 70, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2015.
Ricky Jenkins, 56, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2015.
Jimmie Ralston "Jimbo" Hamby, 84, of Cumming, died Feb. 7, 2015.
Dorothy "Dot" Garner, 88, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2015.
Forrest L. Davis, 86, of Keller, Texas, formerly of Dallas, Texas and Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2015.
The Rev. James Samuel "Sam" Cranford, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.
Winter doesn't seem like a good time for insect control in your home orchard or landscape, does it? The frigid temperatures of February aren't conducive to much insect activity. However, right now insects are hiding out on your trees and shrubs waiting for the warm temperatures of spring to pop out and mess with your plants.
Let's get off the backs of law enforcement, shall we? Most of us couldn't do their job, or wouldn't do it, if we had the chance.
If you are a high school senior hoping to attend The University of Georgia, the oldest-state chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South, you have probably heard by now whether or not you have been accepted.
We returned to the Gold Dome last week to resume business at the state Capitol.
Only two days remain in the 2015 legislative session.
A friend and I were chatting one night, catching up on things and the conversation turned to our usual wistful, wishful discussion of how life was really going.
Judy Truelove, 68, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.
The Rev. John Harvey Smith, 91, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.
Denver H. Harris, 64, of Dawsonville, died March 30, 2015.
Joel "Buddy" Burnett, 79, of Cumming, died March 24, 2015.
Larry Harold Bennett, 75, of Cumming, died March 25, 2015.
Jeff S. Bearden, 41, of Dahlonega, died March 23, 2015.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.
Early March can be one of the blandest times in the landscape.
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you.
As I delete my forwarded emails, I often pick some to share in this column.