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.
If you watched the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago - and reports say that 114 million of us did - perhaps you saw a portion of the reprehensible behavior of Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin, who after scoring a touchdown proceeded to mime pulling down his pants, squatting as if on a commode before dropping the ball to the ground as if defecating.
My "here" is quite different from what it was at the beginning of 2015.
I am not by any means a jewelry girl.
Walter Louis Walker, 83, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 7, 2015.
Lewis C. Steward Jr., 90, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.
Margaret Daniel Payne, 70, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2015.
Ricky Jenkins, 56, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2015.
Jimmie Ralston "Jimbo" Hamby, 84, of Cumming, died Feb. 7, 2015.
Dorothy "Dot" Garner, 88, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2015.
Forrest L. Davis, 86, of Keller, Texas, formerly of Dallas, Texas and Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2015.
The Rev. James Samuel "Sam" Cranford, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.
Winter doesn't seem like a good time for insect control in your home orchard or landscape, does it? The frigid temperatures of February aren't conducive to much insect activity. However, right now insects are hiding out on your trees and shrubs waiting for the warm temperatures of spring to pop out and mess with your plants.
Let's get off the backs of law enforcement, shall we? Most of us couldn't do their job, or wouldn't do it, if we had the chance.
Caleb Christopher Millwood, 19, of Ellijay, died March 17, 2015.
Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville, died March 22, 2015.
William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.
Betty Heard, 80, of Cumming, died March 18, 2015.
Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings, 95, longtime resident of Adams, Tenn., died March 16, 2015.
James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Fla., died March 13, 2015.
Horace Gene Bennett, 55, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.
I just finished sending out congratulatory messages across the globe to various women I have worked with through the decades.
I spent last week helping to assess a group of people for a job I couldn't do if my life depended on it.
The legislature reached day 30 of the legislative session on March 13.
Opportunity for every American is a value which we all hope for.
In these final weeks of the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly, I would like to take this opportunity to offer appreciation, on behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, to Attorney and State House Speaker David Ralston, whose district reaches into Dawson, Fannin and Gilmer counties.
Now is the time to start preparing your garden for potato plantings.
"So, how are Mama and Uncle Bobby doing without Granny?" my friend Renee asked as she took a seat across the table from me.
Lyman Henry Smith, 74, of Dawsonville, died March 9, 2015.