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.
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.
Gladys Akins Sosebee, 86, of Cumming died Aug. 22, 2014.
Thelma Green Samples, 91, of Cumming died on Aug. 18, 2014.
Alice Gentry Ramsey, 74, of Dahlonega died Aug. 24, 2014.
Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.
Lucille Lowman, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Jewell Strickland, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Not many people nowadays are familiar with whole milk, in which the richest part does indeed rise to the top of the container.
I never thought I would be one to homeschool my child.
Rap. Rap. Rap.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
Preston Silas Worley, 73 of Cumming died Aug. 9, 2014.
Alan C. Wade, 68, of Dawsonville died Aug. 6, 2014.
Scarlett Sierra Scroggins, "Littlest Bit", 6 weeks, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2014.
Jack Daniel, 71, of Cumming, died Oct. 12, 2014.
Gary "Durock" Hicks, 56, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 12, 2014.
John J. Mazzei Sr., 66, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 2, 2014.
Richard Myers, 82, of Cleveland, died Oct. 10, 2014.
Joseph Dale Neese, 54, of Cumming, died Oct. 7, 2014.
Othalee "Lee" Sosebee, 81, of Alpharetta, died Oct. 11, 2014.
Wyatt Willingham, 62, of Cumming, died Oct. 7, 2014.
For more than 40 years I was fortunate to be able to work in international business. I traveled the globe, not as a simple tourist, but living, in some cases for years, in other countries, getting to really know the people, the cultures and the governments in those many places.
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public school teachers about their respective education platforms. This week the floor belongs to Jason Carter, the Democratic challenger. Next week, it will be Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's turn.
A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.
A local World War II veteran and professional baseball photographer died today at the age of 97.
Ron Watson, 74, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 29, 2014.
Keith Dillingham, 81, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 3, 2014.
Anthony Waters, 55, of Dahlonega, died Oct. 3, 2014.