Due to a press issue, today's edition of the Dawson Community News did not print in time to go out in the mail as expected. The papers will be delivered on Friday due to Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Cole was worried.
Have you been hearing erratic scratching noises coming from your ceiling and attic? Chances are you are the victim of a squirrel infestation.
I am writing regarding Dawsonville's Veterans Day Celebration.
On my "To Do" list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how to get the field at Sanford Stadium named for UGA's former coach and athletic director Vince Dooley.
I stepped nervously through the glass door of the main exhibition racquetball court to start my semi-final match.
Fannie Mae Ross Weidner, 67, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 20, 2014.
Anita Sweet, 53, died Nov. 19, 2014.
Grace Bales Mashburn, 91, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 22, 2014.
Glenda Lou Herring, 71, of Northport, Ala., died Nov. 18, 2014.
Harry Byron Cronan, 59, of Lumpkin County, died Nov. 14, 2014.
Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturday.
Well, this morning (Nov. 11) I got up out of bed, exhausted and not motivated to do much. I turned on the computer and thought maybe this year I would attend some veteran's appreciation event.
I was on St. Simons Island last week scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed Junior up when I told him that.
"Once upon a time, in a small cabin nestled in the woods, on the side of a tiny mountain, was a wondrous and magical place, called Piglandia.
Charles Wesley Holbrook, 65, died Jan. 13, 2015.
Lonnie Junior McBrayer, 78, of Cumming, died Jan. 13, 2015.
Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.
Muscadines are grapes native to America, and they are a staple of home gardens all over the Southeast.
Being raised an only child meant I spent a lot of time reading and pretending.
My fellow Georgians: In order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is required that I submit to you at the first of every year my State of the Column message. (Yay! Clap! Clap! Clap!)
We began the 153rd Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly on Jan. 12. Last Monday marked the first day of the 2015-2016 term, all the members of the Georgia House of Representatives were sworn into office. We then promptly got to work on our first order of business: Electing leaders to guide the Georgia House of Representatives through our next two years of public service.
It's that time of year again.
The 2015 legislative session is off to a fast and busy start. The Georgia State Senate swore in all 56 senators last week, including 10 new freshman senators, and announced committee assignments shortly thereafter.
Barbara Ann Waters Gee, 62, of Lawrenceville, died Jan. 6, 2015.
Carl Hyrns, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 5, 2015.
Dennis Gibson, 64, of Cumming, died Jan. 9, 2015.
Dorothy Jean Smith, 70, of Cumming, died Jan. 6, 2015.
Edna Grace McBrayer Wheeler, 91, of Cumming, died Jan. 7, 2015.
Evelyn Bennett Gazaway Parker, 90, of Gainesville, formerly of Dawson County, died Jan. 10, 2015.