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.
Howard Kenneth Reagan, 63, of Dawsonville died Aug. 4, 2014.
Helon Pendley, 71, of Dawsonville died Aug. 9, 2014.
Richard A. "Obie" Oberleitner, 60, of Dawsonville died Aug. 1, 2014.
Dolores Colon, 72, of Dawsonville died August 4, 2014.
Residents who wish to learn more about their county government and how it works for them are encouraged to register for the Citizens Government Academy.
I just learned of a book called, "Say Goodbye to your Southern Accent."
Travis Neal Norman, 78, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 1, 2014.
Edward "Ed" Hughes, 90, of Cumming, died Oct. 2, 2014.
Kyle Curl, 28, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 1, 2014.
If I die anytime soon - and I have no plans to do so at the moment - please see that the first paragraph of my obituary reads, "He was past president of the University of Georgia National Alumni Association." You can save for later paragraphs the part about my being often mistaken for Brad Pitt and my uncanny ability to put commas where they don't belong.
Autumn olive, mimosa, English ivy, Lespedeza, Chinese privet, Japanese honeysuckle, kudzu, Japanese stiltgrass, princesstree, Chinese wisteria, multiflora rose and bamboo. What do all of these plants have in common?
"Mama, why do they have Christmas stuff out already?"
A Dawsonville man being held on a felony probation violation has been charged with murdering his cellmate at the Hall County jail.
"I love you more" has been an ongoing thing between my son and me.
Last Saturday while the Bulldog nation sweated out a 35-32 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers that should not have been as hard as our scholar-athletes made it, former head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley's first team at UGA was recognized on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. As nice as that was, more - much more - needs to be done to honor the legendary Hall of Fame coach.
There's been so much disturbing news lately that I thought I'd share a couple of different "bits." They both came from forwarded emails, so perhaps you have seen them, but they bear repeating.
Hazel Laverne Kinsey Dills, 74, of Forsyth County, died Sept. 29, 2014.
Mae Elizabeth Mayer, 85, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 24, 2014.
Michael Brian Adamson, 35, died Sept. 15, 2014.
Mozell Hubbard Gilbert, 90, died Sept. 17, 2014.
Mr. Calvin Lee Chumley, 64, of Cumming died Sept. 16, 2014.