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.
Jack Wayne Quarles, 72, of Cumming, died March 10, 2015.
Fred Dwight McClure, 82, died March 8, 2015.
James R. King, 78, of Dawsonville, died March 15, 2015.
Carole D. Hollaway, 73, of Dawsonville, died March 13, 2015.
Theodore Joseph "Ted" Fedoruk, 92, of Peachtree City, died March 11, 2015.
Robert Eugene Bearden, 64, of Sparta, died March 9, 2015.
Elda Chumbley Looper, 68, of Dawsonville, died March 7, 2015.
Mildred Griffith Broome, 82, of Dawsonville, died March 8, 2015.
Larry J. Chambers, 72, of Cumming, died March 5, 2015.
Carolyn Jarrard, 77, of Dawsonville, died March 3, 2015.
C. Lee Shaw, 89, of Dawsonville, died March 3, 2015.
Bertha Margaret Estes Weeks, 93, of Dawsonville, died March 9, 2015.
June Young, 79, of Dawsonville, died March 8, 2015.
It must be open season on people who are overweight.
As usual, there are many big news stories swirling around, many of which we can scarcely affect and many which do not affect us. So it really becomes the "little things" that determine our daily outlooks, attitudes and actions.