Cynthia Frady's class
Cecilia Rogers's class
Heidi McClure's class
Elizabeth Juanita Sumner, 73, of Ellijay, died Dec. 17, 2014.
Ruby Ethel Martin, 97, of Cumming, died Dec. 16, 2014.
Sonya Kendrick, 55, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 18, 2014.
Gartrell Sam Blackstone, 70, of Cumming, died Dec. 20, 2014.
An Oakwood man died and two other patients were taken to area hospitals Thursday afternoon following a collision on Hwy. 53, east of Dawsonville.
A teacher told me once she had never met a more inquisitive, curious child as mine. "He is just full of questions." I am not sure if her implications meant that to be a good thing or not.
I am often asked for recommendations regarding plant material in home landscapes. This can sometimes be a difficult task due to homeowners' personal opinions on plant styles, as well as the vast amount of plants available to the modern gardener. One tool that helps with the decision-making process is the annual Georgia Gold Medal Plant list.
It's Christmas again, which means we were granted another year. Ben Franklin was right: "Time is the stuff life is made of." It behooves us to give thought to its swift passage.
As 2014 winds down, all sorts of groups and individuals tend to take a look at where they've been, are, and are heading. I am not tackling that big job; I'm just tying up some of my own dangling ends.
About this time of year my family would be part of the decision to either head out to the family ranch in West Texas or not.
David E. Webster, 81, of Cumming, died Feb. 20, 2015.
Roy Eugene Westray, 87, of Cumming, died Feb. 18, 2015.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
For the second straight day, icy conditions and the threat of more winter weather moving into the area has postponed state basketball playoffs in Dawson County.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
Wanda Buffington, 92, formerly of Avondale Estates, died Feb. 11, 2015.
She was born Oct. 30, 1922 in Pulaski County, daughter of the late Oscar and Allen Stokes.
Ivar Brothen, 80, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 7, 2015.
Mr. Brothen was born Oct. 29, 1934 in Fergus Falls, Minn.
Clinton Chumbley, 71, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 9, 2015.
Born April 15, 1943, to the late Odum and Jethel Chumbley, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.
Janice Kay Dudley, 76, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 10, 2015.
Born Jan. 10, 1939 to the late Ernest and Frieda Byrd, Mrs. Dudley had been a resident of Dawsonville for the past 12 years, coming from Winter Springs, Fla.
Susan Elaine Carter Maciolek, 73, of Cumming, died Feb. 10, 2015.
She was born in Burbank, Calif. on Dec. 6, 1941.
Brenda Sue Roebuck, 56, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 9, 2015.
Her parents, Melvin "Doc" and Joyce Swanson; and son, Jeremy Roebuck, preceded her in death.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.
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.
The Rev. James Samuel "Sam" Cranford, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.