Verbally committing to the University of North Georgia is an exciting reality for Dawson County High School basketball player and rising senior Ashley Parker.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.
I had signed my child up for swimming lessons before, several years ago. The first day, he loved it, splashing around in the water, making new friends.
Dawson County High School rising senior Joy Lewis had her eyes set on two colleges, University of Pennsylvania and Eastern Carolina University, but it was the call from Pennsylvania offering a softball scholarship that helped her come to a decision.
Thelma Stamey, 79, of Dawsonville, died July 12, 2014.
Wayne Painter, 72, of Dahlonega, died July 11, 2014.
Harold Jefferson McGehee, 78, of Smyrna, died July 10, 2014.
Jessie Lorine Henderson, 67, and a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died July 12, 2014.
Glen C. Amburn, 50, of Dawsonville, died July 9, 2014.
With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Ga., to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.
My path was crossed the other day by someone I had not seen in a while, and thankfully so.
Summer is a hot time for weed control issues.
I am humbled. I am grateful. I am honored. And I am overwhelmed. I said it to the people who came to my 90th birthday celebration at Bethel, and I say it again to the many people who made that lovely celebration possible and to those who sent good wishes even if they couldn't attend.
Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.
Carolyn Bennett Hammond, 70, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 28, 2014.
Sally Burt, 99, of Dawsonville died Aug. 28, 2014.
In college statistics, I realized the Evan Esar's quote that "statistics is the science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures" was true. They taught my class how to go to extremes with the science of figures. The point was to understand that everything has a counter point.
Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
Rap. Rap. Rap.
I never thought I would be one to homeschool my child.
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.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.